WooThemes

Standard Theme Lives on with WooThemes

In a recent email to its customers, 8BIT announced that its Standard Theme will live on under the control of WooThemes. Here is an email excerpt from Joel at WooThemes. Dear Standard Theme Users, Joel here from WooThemes. Like many of you, we were surprised to hear about 8BIT closing down. We have a lot…

The Human Side of WooThemes

WooThemes recently gave their homepage a refresh, a refresh that I’m in love with. The one element of the page that I think they executed on really well, is bringing their support team to life. Does your support team exist? One thing I’ve seen far too often with premium theme companies, is a lack of…

WooThemes Now Available on ThemeForest

WooThemes are now available on ThemeForest….did anyone else see this coming? I certainly didn’t. But now it’s starting to come together as to why WooThemes shut down their affiliate program. ThemeForest has one built into their platform. So why is WooThemes stooping moving into the premium themes marketplace world? From the outside, it appeared like…

WooThemes.com, Redesigned.

In a huge relaunch, WooThemes launched a new site and soon, new services. I really like the “Apple approach” that they took in re-designing their site. The new design highlights specific offerings that WooThemes has and it feels very well thought out.

WooThemes Celebrates 4 Years with Huge Discounts

WooThemes is undoudbtly a successful premium themes company. They have certainly left their footprint both in the WordPress core and the on the WordPress community as a whole. 4 years ago today WooThemes launched. What started as 3 WordPress designers dabbling in commercial theme development working from three home offices in Cape Town, London and…

WooCommerce Subscription Billing Extension

WooCommerce is a great free e-Commerce platform for WordPress. It offers a lot of functionality out of the box and makes it easy to get started running your own e-Commerce website. Today marks the announcement of WooCommerce Subscription Billing. Here are just a few things you could sell using this subscription billing: Selling magazines —…

WooThemes to Retire 17 More Themes

Earlier this year, WooThemes announced they were retiring some of their themes. Some of their best themes went to rest, such as VibrantCMS, Gotham News, and Fresh Folio. It was sad to see them go. It’s that time again for Woo. Announced early this morning by Magnus, there are 17 more themes going into retirement.…

25+ Business WordPress Themes

Modernize WordPress Theme [wpfthemes details=”http://themeforest.wpforce.com/item/modernize-flexibility-of-wordpress/1264247″ preview=”http://themeforest.wpforce.com/item/modernize-flexibility-of-wordpress/full_screen_preview/1264247″] Modernize is clean, easy to ready, and simply just a beautiful business theme. This feature-packed WordPress theme even comes with its own page builder, making it a breeze to create customized layouts to fit any need. Just a few features of the theme include: 6 footer layouts, 350+ fonts,…

WooThemes Retiring Some Older Themes

WooThemes has over 100 themes available to download. That’s a lot of themes to continue to maintain and add functionality to over time. As part of the WooThemes 2012 strategy, they are simplifying and refocusing their efforts. I applaud for them for wanting to do that, as they should. 125 themes (what is currently available),…

WooCommerce 1.4 Coming Soon

The Woo Team announced that WooCommerce 1.4 is on the way soon. Here’s the short list of new things coming soon: A new default theme Much better and easier to use templating system for beginners Local and compound taxes Many code optimisations to improve loading time/memory I recently started using WooCommerce for a project I’m…

WooThemes Launches WooCommerce 1.2.2

WooCommerce, developed by WooThemes, launched its 1.2.2 version this morning. What are some of the new features? Customer email notifications about the status of their order Ability to make a layered navigation have an “OR” query so you can expand search You can now display size/weight on the attributes tab of the product listing page…