Archive for the month 'April, 2012'

Introducing – the natural place for all things WordPress

I’m very pleased to announce the launch of wpliving, a new site devoted to WordPress, to helping newcomers discover the platform, its themes and plugins. This is a sister site to osliving (hence the similar naming convention). Yet another WordPress site I hear you say? Well yes it is focused on WordPress, however the content [...]

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Chameleon WordPress CMS Premium Theme Review

I’ve been using WordPress almost since day one and I remember the arrival, circa 2008, of the first main Premium Theme developers. Among those was a one-man band by the name of Elegant Themes. One of the things that set Nick Roach’s company aside from its competitors was the particular type of premium model he [...]

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Briefcase Free Premium WordPress Theme Review

I received a tip by email the other day from a reader asking me to check out a theme by a fairly new Premium Theme company called Rockable Themes. The theme in question is called Briefcase and it comes in two versions: one free the other paid. On first glance, the theme looks pretty much [...]

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Hero WordPress Theme Review

Welcome to the latest edition of my WordPress theme reviews. In this episode, I take a look at the latest theme by ThemeTrust called “Hero”. It’s a clean and user-friendly portfolio theme with a responsive layout and it comes with a range of customisation options. This is the third theme by ThemeTrust that I’ve reviewed. [...]

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SourceForge - one of the longest running portals devoted to housing projects from the Open Source community. A great place to find OSS projects to collaborate on.

Open Source Initiative - the OSI maintains the Open Source Definition and offers a range of information on OSS licensing and standards.

OSALT - a brilliant site devoted to open source alternatives. The site compares quality OSS with its commercial peers.

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