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BackupBuddy Contest Winners Announced

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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

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BackupBuddy WordPress Plugin – Video Review + Giveaway!

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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)

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WordPress Clone Themes – Your Take?

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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

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Blogwave – Free WordPress Blog Theme

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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

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Interview with the Owner of Premium Mod

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Last Friday in WP Chat I had the opportunity to chat with the owner of Premium Mod, a site which offers modified versions of commercial GPL themes for free. For more background information, be sure to check out this launch announcement post to get a better idea of what they offer. We agreed to do

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Are Free WordPress Themes Dead?

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Alex Denning over at WPShout brings up an interesting point in his post titled Free WordPress Themes? Forget it. It’s Over. Basically, he argues that free WordPress themes aren’t getting the love and attention they used to, mostly due to commercial themes taking all the spotlight. So do I think free WordPress themes dead? No,

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