DAILY NEWS AND REVIEWS OF THE WEB TEMPLATES INDUSTRY

10Dec

Quality WordPress themes are always in demand. Whether you are looking for some design inspiration or a well-coded ready-made solution – in both cases you can apply them and start creating customized designs without the necessity to reinvent the wheel all the time.

And what if you could grab a professionally designed WordPress theme toll free? Though it sounds like something unbelievable, TemplateMonster team breaks all stereotypes and releases a free predesigned solution just for you. This week we are happy to present a sleek, clean and modern Free WordPress Business theme. It boasts flexible framework, which allows adjusting the design to fit your particular needs hassle-free. Developed to fit any screen size, you may feel safe your business website will properly run throughout multiple devices.

What can it be used for? The theme is primarily intended for financial, bank, consulting, IT, marketing, investment, or any other business you are running. Coming paced with multiple theme options, it allows adjusting any element of the design the way you wish, including fonts, colors, visuals, content structure, etc.

With dark background and vivid blue accents, the template looks decent and professional. Grids enable you to build solid, well-balanced form and structure into the design. Owing to this, the content is organized in a logical, easy-to-perceive manner. Visualization plays a significant role in any kind of website one is running. So, Accordion, Carousel, Isotope sliders will no doubt come in handy. Your website will look catchier and more visually appealing with full-width background images that can also be used to separate different content blocks.

Overall, if you are looking a usable, easy-to-customize and pocket-friendly design to build your business website with, then feel free to download this Responsive WordPress Theme right away.

View Demo Here | Download Here

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10Dec

Being one of the most anticipated and joyful times of the year, Christmas celebration is busy season for many of us. Just imagine, you need to buy gifts for the loved ones, prepare for the party, decorate Christmas tree, sign greeting cards, and do plenty of other stuff. For web designers, this is a rather stressful time as well. Alongside with having plenty of household stuff on the to-do list, they need to bring festive mood into their business projects, in order to please each and every. Taking all this into consideration, we have decided to smoothen things down for you and simply treat you with a fresh set of free Christmas vectors. Meet your deadline by downloading and customizing any of these.

When the December is on, many of us start thinking on new outstanding designs to develop. However, sometimes the only solution to launch the next project on time is buying something on the web. There are plenty of premium resources to choose from. However, if you have limited budget, there are always many free Christmas vectors and illustrations for you to consider. To save your time, we have handpicked 30 of the most stunning new designs that can breeze fresh air into your website or blog and cheer up every passer-by.

If you need a wider selection of creative free Christmas vectors and PSD files for your work, you may click here. TemplateMonster Blog has a freshly released post with dozens of free icons, stickers, textures, patterns, fonts and Photoshop brushes. All of the mentioned above are free to download and use in personal and/or commercial purposes. Just click the link/image, download the necessary item, edit it the way you need, and bring it live.

That’s enough about the MonsterBlog post. Now let’s get straight to our compilation of free Christmas vectors. Take your time and enjoy!

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5Dec

Great new, guys! Now there is no need in browsing the web in search of web design trends of the past years. TemplateMonster has released a breakthrough infographic that has gathered all web design trends from 2004 till 2014 in one place. As a bonus, they provide four web design trends that are expected to rock the market in 2015. Click here and browse year by year, trend by trend.

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28Nov

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Thanksgiving offers plenty of awesome deals. There are sales to be found on Black Friday, with Cyber Monday bringing more specialties. TemplateMonster couldn’t stand apart and has announced the start of the Thanksgiving season. Now each of you can save 50% on any design from their inventory, without the need of waiting till Black Friday to come.

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26Nov

You’ll not have to surf much before bumping into bloggers and web enthusiast harping on about how a website is lifeless without SEO, and how webmasters who are not leveraging social media for more traffic are wasting massive opportunities. Should you believe these strong statements? Well and truly, YES, you should!

SEO is, indeed, the fuel that can take a website to its success destination. The simplest, and arguably the smartest option for webmasters is to work with the best SEO plugins to make their WordPress websites in line with what Google and other search engines want. Add meta tags for all previous and new posts, create keyword focused content, fine-tune housekeeping practices for the best SEO impact, automatically create and submit sitemap, get rid of SEO dissuades such as 404 pages, erroneous internal links, and do everything that an SEO consultant will do for you for hundreds of dollars, using the best WordPress SEO plugins.

There’s nothing like a shortcut to the enviable traffic counts that webmasters always chase. However, social media marketing of your websites is as close as you can come to triggering an avalanche of traffic, and social media plugins are the weapons that you’ll need to use for the same. Create aesthetically impressive sidebars housing one-click share, like, post and comment buttons at bottom of your posts, offer all your social connections in the form of stylish tiles, analyse the most successful social channels from all your campaigns, and publish your web content to all social channels in one-click, all this with the best social plugins for WordPress.

26Nov

When you decide to bring your business on the web, developing a stunning logo design is a must. It’s no secret the more appealing and remarkable it looks, the more likely you will stick in users’ memory. There are so many tips, recommendations, and inspirational posts available on the net that one can easily get lost in their rich variety. Today, we have decided to narrow down the list of possible logo designs and have a closer look at how pen and pencil logos can fit business websites.

If you want to increase brand recognition, this will be a win-win solution. Generally speaking, a logo design is a graphic element used as trademark for brand recognition. Custom made logos are the best option for representing the beliefs, values and morals of your company. A logo containing a pen or pencil image accompanied by some easy yet sparkling headline is not that easy to forget. Pens and pencils are used to depict intelligence, education and learning. So, these will be the perfect choice for writing and designs firms, translation agencies, educational institutes and businesses. Though some may find these boring, people may change their opinion once casting a glance at logos designed with pen and pencil.

Designers have a constant craving for fresh logo ideas. Below you may have a look at some of the most creative examples of pencil logo design developed by logo artists from around the world. Have a look at this showcase to get some ideas that you can find helpful for you r own logo design. Take your time and enjoy!

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21Nov

TemplateMonster keeps on rocking the web with all new freebies. This week is no exception. Get ready to meet the freshly tailored WordPress Freebie for Photographer website. Functional and visually appealing, the theme was built for photographers, service providers or other creative personalities who want to showcase their stunning products and services online.

Just cast a glance at its main page. Opposed to elegant dark grey background, the top slider, thumbnails and photo gallery look very eye-candy. Featuring visually appealing layout, the design can be the perfect match for promoting photography, beauty, fashion, dating or wedding sites on the web. If you are working in the different field, you can adjust the given freebie the way you need with built-in customizer.

The designer of this template offers to play with contrast and make use of vivid coral hues for highlighting meaningful areas on the site as well as separate different content blocks. The background is dark, which makes photos placed above it more vibrant.

Since the template is primarily intended for art & photography website, the main focus is put on the visual part. Once reaching the site, users will be introduced to the full-width slider showcasing the most recent projects. In such a way, you can set the right tone for your website and dip every viewer in the creative atmosphere of your photo studio. Scrolling down the page, one can see small thumbnails accompanying featured text blocks. ‘My exhibitions’ box is highlighted with bright coral color in the background and features bold preview images, which gives users clear understanding of what they’ll see when clicking the ‘read more’ button. The theme comes with audio player and video integration, which allow presenting your works in a more engaging way.

The rich functionality of this theme combined with visually appealing presentation and fully responsive nature will be enjoyed by both site visitors and its owner. Just give it a try and discover its full potential.

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21Nov

Online shopping is in trend today. Many shift to the web since it’s a more convenient way of finding the stuff that meets your requirements and budget. One can order something from abroad or at a discount, which is a great profit making decision. Taking this into consideration, everyone involved into buying and selling, should run a business webpage.

The competition is tough, so making a website user-friendly, simple and intuitive is highly important. There are many ways to attain the desired results, but one of the most effective ones is picking the right jQuery plugins that will save you tons of time, help engage more buyers in, as well and deliver better user experience.

People like everything that can be downloaded free of charge. In fact, the free nature of some solutions doesn’t mean that they lag behind premium equivalents in any way. Many of them boast similar functionality and let you add & manage shopping carts in websites hassle-free. There are plenty of free jQuery plugins for ecommerce site available on the web. But how to choose the ones that really work? Basically, this is the reason why we have decided to share this post. In order to help you with decision-making and narrow down the list of solutions to consider, we provide our chart of the 10 best free jQuery ecommerce plugins. These will help you implement, validate and maintain your shopping cart based online shop, as well as provide the end user with enjoyable shopping experience.

Take your time and enjoy!

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Cloud Zoom is used by many of the high profile real estate sites. As its name suggests, this is a popular fly-out jQuery image zoom plugin that is fully responsive and super fast. It will make your images even more impressive across devices.

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13Nov

The end of the year is always busy. We consolidate the results of our work, review what made the past year so remarkable and get ready to meet new challenges. It’s a busy holiday season as well, and TemplateMonster couldn’t have missed an opportunity to treat you with something special. So, get ready to participate in our End of the Year Giveaway! Starting from November 11 till December 30 you have an opportunity to win one of the SEVEN last-gen gadgets that will make all tech geeks jealous.

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8Nov

Are you in search of the best template to build your restaurant with? Do the themes you’ve found look boring and cost a pretty penny? Don’t give up! Here is an awesome solution that boasts great design and can be downloaded toll free. Traditionally, bi-weekly we release a new free theme that each of you can grab without any hidden charges. So, please welcome the brand new Free WordPress Template for Restaurant Site from TemplateMonster.

The design is sappy and complete, exactly what a professional restaurant site should look like. It incorporates all the required pages that are so important to better introduce visitors to your business. Here you can see a content-rich main page that doesn’t look cluttered thanks to its smart structure. What is more, menu, ’About us’ section and Contact form are all at your fingertips. A review page is one of the indispensable elements of such resources since here your visitors can find out what other people who have ever visited your place say about cuisine, atmosphere, services, etc. This is one of the strongest points that influence decision-making.

Being the perfect fit for any food and drink related website, the offered design combines style and functionality is a stylish manner. Here you will find blog and portfolio options for better visualization, audio and video integration, lots of custom widgets for commenting and social sharing, as well as Accordion, Carousel, Isotope gallery scripts. The design is powered by the latest Cherry Framework version 3.1.4, which makes it extremely easy to install and use. Both site owners and online visitors will enjoy how intuitive the layout is.

Nothing can compare with watching the design in action. You are welcome to see it live by clicking the demo button below.

NOTE: TemplateMosnter has applied changes to the procedure of Free Themes download. Now all of them can be found among the rest of premium themes on the official website. Downloading any of the freebies, you will not have to enter either credit card details or your billing address. Just click and download. Mind that you can benefit from this as well. By creating an account at templatemonster.com you will be able to enjoy several benefits, like regular updates on the recent blog posts, new promos, themes, etc.

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