I registered the domain themelets.com several months ago (way back in August of last year) in the hopes of one day making a WordPress child theme “portal” of sorts. I started working on it off and on for the past few weeks, and earlier today I finally got it ready. On the site you can
It’s been a long time since I last updated Theme Lab – over five months, so where do I start? First of all, yes, I am still alive. I apologize for just disappearing without a trace like that. That was unacceptable, although I’m not using this post to shower you with excuses. Let’s just say
As you all probably know, this site is focused around WordPress, and more specifically, WordPress themes. Believe it or not, but there are a lot of other themeable (is that a word?) CMS and blogging platforms out there besides WordPress out there. Most of these platforms don’t have nearly the amount of themes available that
It was announced a few days ago that bbPress would be releasing a series of 1.0 alpha versions. These versions will be compatible with WordPress 2.6 and above, which is good news for me. I took this opportunity to upgrade my own forums after sitting dormant for nearly a month after upgrading to WordPress 2.6.
Some of you who frequent Theme Lab’s support forums may have noticed you aren’t able to login anymore. Why is this? WordPress 2.6 – that’s why. The cookie changes between 2.5.1 and 2.6 are so “radical” they render the WordPress-bbPress integration useless. When is the bbPress update coming? Apparently, not any time soon. WordPress-bbPress users
Minus one minor problem with an outdated WP-DownloadManager plugin, upgrading to WordPress 2.6 was relatively painless. The aforementioned plugin, which I use for managing the theme downloads here at Theme Lab, was updated by the author – correcting the bug. Here are a couple articles with tips on upgrading your own WordPress install: Backing Up
To those who don’t read the archives of the “Site News” category, today is exactly one year after Theme Lab was launched. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone and everything who made all of this possible, go over a little Theme Lab history, as well as let you know what is in
Head on over to the new WordPress video tutorials page to check out my latest video tutorial on installing a WordPress theme. I know this is probably something most know how to do, but hopefully it will be helpful to beginners just starting out with WordPress. I also want to thank all the people who