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3 More WordPress Themes Coming Soon

Posted by on 13th Dec 2009 | 8 comments

I hoped you all liked the Principle WordPress Theme which we released a few days ago. My friends Rajat and Oliver over at Blog Design Studio did a great job with the theme, both with the design and with the themes admin area. I will be working closely with them over the next few months to bring you all some more great themes.

Themes are something that I want to bring you more of; free themes which are easy to use and customise as well as premium themes which are professional looking yet affordable. Like many bloggers, I am very biased towards WordPress. There are some other good blogging platforms out there but for me, WordPress is by far the best script to use; and it’s free as well!

I do appreciate that many BloggingTips readers use Blogger though. My advice long term would be to move away from free hosting and host your blog yourself if you want to take your blog to the next level however I understand that many of you like Blogger and will continue to use it.

So I have wanted to provide good Blogger templates for those of you who use the platform. However, it has proved very difficult. First of all, I am not a Blogger user and therefore am unfamiliar with using it and designing for it. Secondly, and most importantly, it is near impossible to find a good Blogger designer. Nearly all good designers design for the WordPress platform so I’ve not been able to find someone who can create what I want for the Blogger platform. Therefore, I hope Blogger users appreciate that I am not trying to exclude them, it’s just very difficult to for me to do anything for them.

WordPress users however will be pleased to know that we will be releasing 3 new WordPress themes on BloggingTips over the next few weeks. Two of these themes will be released for free whilst the third is a premium theme and will be released for $49.95. I thought I would give you all a preview of these new themes to give you a taste of what’s to come :)

Free WordPress Themes

Our first few theme is being designed by CustomTheme.com. It has a black background with a prominent light blue navigation menu. The sidebar and the footer are widget ready and the theme has an options area too.

Click on the image below to see the screenshot in full

Black with Blue WordPress Theme

Our second free theme is being designed by Tung Do, more commonly known around the web as Small Potato. Tung is the former owner of WPDesigner, a site in which he released dozens of great WordPress Themes.

This theme has a magazine style and has a white and light blue colour scheme. I’m sure this design will prove to be hugely popular.

Click on the image below to see the screenshot in full

White and Blue Magazine Style WordPress Theme

Both of these themes will be released free to BloggingTips newsletter subscribers.

Premium Video WordPress Theme

Our second premium theme was created specifically for Video Bloggers (aka Vloggers). This amazing theme was designed by Adnan and his team from Gut Shot Studios.

I’m sure this theme will prove hugely popular amongst video bloggers.

Click on the image below to see the screenshot in full

Premium Video WordPress Theme

The screenshot below shows you the post page (i.e. single.php). The video is displayed on the left with the post content on the right hand side. Just like a normal blog, comments are displayed underneath the post.

Click on the image below to see the screenshot in full

Premium Video WordPress Theme

This theme will be released for $49.95 however I will give newsletter subscribers a good discount shortly before the official release so make sure you are subscribed :)

Overview

I hope you all like these new themes. I plan on releasing more free and premium themes through BloggingTips in the future so if there is a specific type of theme you want designed please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate you.

Also, I hope you understand why I cannot release all themes for free. The premium themes take a lot more time, energy and money to develop therefore I need to charge for them; both to cover costs and to make it worth my while to support customers. Profits from premium themes will go back into developing more free and premium themes so in the long run this helps those who want more free themes too.

Thanks,
Kevin


Kevin Muldoon is a professional blogger with a love of travel. He writes regularly about topics such as WordPress, Blogging, Productivity and Social Media on his personal blog and provides support to bloggers at Rise Forums. He can also be found on Twitter @KevinMuldoon and .

8 comments - Leave a reply
  • Posted by Shevonne on 13th Dec 2009

    Wow, these are great! I want to start videoblogging, and I am definitely going to try the Video Blog theme when I do. Thanks!

  • Posted by Dean Saliba on 13th Dec 2009

    Great to hear you are producing more great themes.

    My favourite one has to be the first one. It looks simple yet professional. :)

  • Posted by Claudia on 13th Dec 2009

    I think the free themes can be adapted for Blogger easily ;)

  • Posted by Charnita Fance on 13th Dec 2009

    I love the Vlogger theme!

  • Posted by Facebook Application on 14th Dec 2009

    I love almost every WordPress themes. WordPress is just amazing :)

  • Posted by herretoej on 14th Dec 2009

    I love WordPress doesn’t bothered about the themes. After looking at yours and for free ;) I will change them to my couple of blogs. Thanks for sharing here.

  • Posted by Susan on 28th Dec 2009

    My favorite is the white and blue theme.

  • Posted by Noktaizle on 30th Dec 2009

    Thank you :D