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Megalithe 1.0 – A Great New WordPress Theme for Bloggers

Into photography and photo-blogging? Have a portfolio of visual works to show off? You're going to love the new, mobile-responsive Wordpress theme just released by StudioPress - Megalithe 1.0. The Megalithe child theme includes the following features: 10 color styles, 6 layout options, custom background, custom header, featured images, fixed width, mobile responsive, theme options, threaded comments. So if you have your web hosting and a Wordpress-powered blog set up, …

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When People Are Lost… On Your Church Website

404 errors. Web developers hate it when a website visitor finds a "page not found" error on a website. It's a bug. There's a broken link somewhere. Or maybe the visitor made a bad guess at a particular URL. Either way, they're now lost. Grace Hills' website, along with 16% of the internet, runs on Wordpress, which has a customizable template for the "404. Page not found." error. So we customized ours like so... In case you can't read it in the image, it …

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Welcome to the New Grace Hills Church Website

We've just finished re-designing GraceHillsChurch.com from top to bottom. Check out this screenshot (or click it to visit the real thing) and then read more below... (Note that we have a separate design for mobile users - you'll only see this if you're on a desktop browser or if you scroll to the bottom of the mobile version and switch to the desktop version.) Why the Redesign? Primarily, for better communication. Our former design looked okay, but its …

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Launch Your Church Website with WordPress

Though I still dabble to stay fresh, I'm somewhat retired, at least for now, from the business of full scale design of church websites. But when I was developing sites for clients of all sizes, I built 95% of my church websites on Wordpress. I'm so passionate about it, I built a website called Wordpress for Ministry (which I've since sold). According to Wordpress' own website: WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that …

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Check Out the Midnight WordPress Theme

If you're into building church websites or blogs with Wordpress (like I am), and you're pretty handy with customizing Wordpress themes, you may want to check out the newest premium Wordpress theme from StudioPress: Midnight Theme. Here's a screenshot... Before you buy it, do understand that I think the "simplicity" of premium theme frameworks is often overstated. I always feel bad when people buy a theme I recommend and then struggle to customize it. It is best to …

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Free Minimal, Swiss Design WordPress Themes (4 Themes) from Smashing Magazine

Read more and grab the themes at smashingmagazine.com One of our favorite places to shop is IKEA because it's an enormous showcase of minimalistic Swiss design. So seeing these four Wordpress themes together is nice. …

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50 Most Creative Free WordPress Themes Of Year 2010

Read the rest at savedelete.com …

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Serving Strong Site and Blog Design

Just this week, I've completed work on the blog and website of Scott Couchenour, a great life and ministry coach with a heart for people. He had in mind to bring together his blogging and coaching identities under one roof, so to speak. Scott strikes me as the guy you want to get close to when life feels chaotic because of his ability to restore calm. Therefore, I styled his site accordingly. It's easy on the eyes, utilizes earth tones and a simple, scrolling left …

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LiveTheme is Live! A WordPress Theme for Live Events

I'm a big fan of Standard Theme and am using it as the basis of my newest blogging project (which I'll announce later). This weekend, the creators of Standard Theme have made another pretty remarkable release of the Live Theme, a Wordpress theme made especially for ministries using Wordpress who want to add a live broadcasting element or full-fledged online campus. Check it out! LiveTheme …

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The Best-Coded WordPress Blogging Theme… Ever!

If you're not familiar with the technical side of blogging, some of this may not make much sense, but I've just finished rolling out the newest re-design of this blog's theme. If you've been here before, you'll notice some differences. Most of the changes took place on the backend. This blog runs as a self-hosted Wordpress-powered blog and I host it myself on a server I lease from Hostgator (aff link). I recently had the privilege of being a beta tester for the new …

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