Contest Winner Announced + Coupon

For the past week or so I’ve been running a contest to win a free hosting for life from I closed the comments last Friday but being busy with WordCamp Raleigh I didn’t have a good opportunity to pick the winner until I got back home. And the lucky winner is…

I Am Attending WordCamp Raleigh

Thanks to a bit of last second planning and a ride from Benjamin Bradley, I am going to be attending WordCamp Raleigh 2010. I realized a lot of you probably wouldn’t recognize me if you saw me there, so I made this quick video.

I Was Interviewed At 1stwebdesigner

This is just a quick post to let you know about an interview of myself over at 1stwebdesigner, a popular web design blog. The interview was conducted by Saad Bassi, who you may recognize as a frequent commenter here at Theme Lab, and also as the co-editor of 1stwebdesigner. In the interview, I go over: […]

Resurrected Themes – Bringing Old WordPress Themes Back to Life

There have been a lot of great WordPress themes released over the years. Not all themes are actively maintained and supported by their developers, and while they might have been very popular back in the day, that doesn’t stop them from slipping into obscurity. These themes slowly become forgotten about, an afterthought, so what do […]

Premium Mod is For Sale on Flippa

I just stumbled across for sale on Flippa. In case you missed it, all the background info you could ever possibly need about it is in my interview with the owner of Premium Mod (including the comment section) posted in November of last year. I’m not that shocked to see it for sale, as […]

BackupBuddy Contest Winners Announced

For the past week I’ve been running a contest to win a free license of the BackupBuddy plugin. It’s a premium WordPress plugin which basically just makes it super easy to backup and migrate your WordPress site. Up for grabs were one developer license ($150 value) and one single use license ($25 value). There were […]

BackupBuddy WordPress Plugin – Video Review + Giveaway!

A new premium WordPress plugin store launched the other day called PluginBuddy, the same people behind iThemes. Their latest plugin is called BackupBuddy which describes itself as an “all-in-one solution for backups, restoration, and migration”. You can check out my quick video tour below where I go through all the menus and take a (surprisingly) […]

WordPress Clone Themes – Your Take?

I came across a theme the other day called TweetPress, which bears a very obvious resemblance to the Twitter profile design. Let’s compare. First, here’s a screenshot of the TweetPress theme: And here’s a screenshot of my Twitter profile. Not only is it a striking resemblance, it appears the cloudy background image was lifted directly […]

10+ Most Creative Free WordPress Themes in 2009

Believe it or not, there were actually some really great free themes released in 2009. You might not know it because a lot of theme roundup posts these days are riddled with affiliate links to paid themes. This post will list some of the most creative themes I’ve seen produced in 2009. Note that I […]

Blogwave – Free WordPress Blog Theme

Blogwave is a free WordPress blog theme that I just released over at Custom Theme. It has four different color options including blue (pictured below), red, orange, and green. This is just a clean, simple blog theme with no fancy options or features. I know it bears a striking resemblance to Slick Red (a free […]