Theme Show #12: “The Compliment Sandwich”

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Theme Show #12

In our second Theme Show episode of the new year, “The Compliment Sandwich”, we stick to our new format and dish over four new themes and pick one to rule them all. Well, for another seven days that is.

As a reminder, each episode of The Theme Show we tear apart four different themes — one for each of us to spend time with and properly review — and at the end of the show decide which one deserves the highest regard. Some weeks that might mean the best of the worst, and others it might be a really, really tough decision.

This week we review and discuss the Bloggit theme by WPExplorer, BlueBird by Just Good Themes, Identify by ThemeBros, and Soundstage by Mint Themes. Of course only one theme could be the supreme winner this time around — and you’ll just have to listen in to find out which one did it.

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Theme Show #11: “A New Year and a New Sound”

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Theme Show #11 graphic with Fort Wayne background

I’m very happy, and very excited to announce the newly refined Theme Show. For our eleventh episode, and first episode of 2013, we bring a new format, introduce a new member to the show (hi Ray!) and also introduce a brand new theme song courtesy of Chad Deutsch.

This year on The Theme Show we’re taking on a new format entirely. Each week, the four of us will bring a new WordPress theme to the table — something from the previous couple of weeks, something released this year. We’ll review it a bit on the show, and then each week we’ll choose which one of the themes is best. Each week we’ll be awarding a best theme of the week, and we’ll pit them all against each other at the end of the year. Got it? Cool.

This week we talk about the Reader theme by WP Minima, Response by Organic Themes, Gallery by UpThemes, and Velo by The Open Dept. Which theme will reign supreme? Well you have to listen to find out.

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The Weekly Theme Show #10 “BizWay and Launchpad”

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This week’s Weekly Theme Show featured a review of the InkThemes theme BizWay, and a new free release from Obox called Launchpad. We also spent a few minutes talking about child themes being in the WordPress directory since 3.4. If you’re crazy about WordPress themes, then this is a podcast for you.

This episode was sponsored by Harvest, the simple online time tracking software. Use the discount code “WP” to save 50% on your first month.

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The Weekly Theme Show #9: P2 and Polaroids

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In this week’s episode of The Weekly Theme Show we discussed the recently updated P2 theme and I gave a lengthy review of the Polaroids theme that was released on WordPress.org this week. The three of us are also working on contributing to the WordPress Theme Review Team, so there’s a bit about that in there too.

This episode is sponsored by Obox Themes and their Obox Mobile plugin.

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The Weekly Theme Show #8: “Theme Woot”

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On this week’s episode of The Weekly Theme Show, we discuss buying themes via a plugin like WP App Store, the results of the ThemeThrift project, and all sorts of options and dashboard notification fun stuff. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it?

This episode is sponsored by the upcoming WordPress service Raft.io and the Typecase plugin by UpThemes.

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The Weekly Theme Show #7: “There’s a wizard in your WordPress theme”

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In this week’s episode of The Weekly Theme Show, we discussed Weaver II (again!), Artisteer, theme options, and we discovered a wizard. In a WordPress theme.

Seriously.

This episode was sponsored by SeedProd’s Coming Soon Pro plugin and CSSIgniter.

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The Weekly Theme Show #6: “2 feet wide and 10 feet long”

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This week’s episode of The Weekly Theme Show saw discussion on moving a site over to WordPress.com, the Smartbiz theme on WordPress.org, and turning a Twenty Ten front page into an About.me lookalike.

This episode is sponsored by MonsterThemes.com, where a membership is currently $22/year. Also sponsored by ThirstyAffiliates.com, now running a 30% off special on the plugin.

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The Weekly Theme Show #5: “The Stooges of themes”

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This week’s episode of The Weekly Theme Show saw discussion on the Weaver II theme and theme options, keeping themes nice and speedy fast, and of course how Otto really looks ilke actor Tim Curry. This was a fun one.

This episode is sponsored by MonsterThemes.com, where a membership is currently $22/year. Also sponsored by ThirstyAffiliates.com, now running a 30% off special on the plugin.

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The Weekly Theme Show #4: “Five contrasting colors”

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This week on The Weekly Theme Show we (Ryan, Nick, and Justin) discuss WordPress 3.4 beta’s theme’s customizer and we take a swim through the free themes recently added over on WordPress.org/extend/themes.

This episode is sponsored by MonsterThemes.com (currently for just $22/year) and ThirstyAffiliates.com (running a 30% off special on the plugin right now).

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The Weekly Theme Show #3: “He has risen indeed!”

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This week’s episode of The Weekly Theme Show sees the crew discussing two WordPress themes in depth (FavePersonal and Launch Effect Premium) as well as the events surrounding a site getting hacked, and the personal WordPress projects everyone has on their plates.

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