Archive for October, 2013

31Oct

Holidays are for joy and presents. This Thursday is for Halloween and with the coming of dark the fang-tastic night will begin. All costumes are ready, spirits riding high… Do you want to make your mood even higher? We know how to do it. Great news for you, guys – TemplateMonster starts autumn promo – 30% Discount for all holiday templates.

2 weeks from October 31 to November 14th, you’re welcome to get any theme you like from a huge collection of Holiday Templates. Search for the following product types in this collection:

Magento
VirtueMart
Moto CMS
PrestaShop
OpenCart

and many others. Browsing all themes, you’ll find solutions for Christmas sites, Halloween costume shops, Valentine blogs, etc.

Get Holiday themes with 30% Discount during October 31 – November 14th

View some of them here:

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Christmas Moto CMS HTML Template

Christmas Moto CMS HTML Template

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Masquerade Masks OpenCart Template

Masquerade Masks OpenCart Template

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25Oct

What’s the idea of a good site navigation? If should guide the viewers easily through-out the site and be quite understandable. What’s the idea of creative navigation? It should do the mentioned above plus make the visitors’ journey around the site captivating.

Under creativity I mean some techniques like parallax scrolling that creates a kind of 3D effect (of course, a faux one). When you see a site with various backgrounds that move at different speeds to one another, it is definitely parallax. It’s hard to mix it up with something else, ‘cause it can be clearly seen that it creates the feeling of depth (the objects that are close to your seem to be larger than the other ones).

Parallax websites is a way to withdraw from boring layouts with the usual navigation that can be a wise one, but oft-recurring.

If you think that all parallax websites look the alike, you’re mistaken. It only seems that the changeable layers produce the same effect, but various ways of their implementation can give totally different results. What exactly? Continue reading this post to see it and discover the top parallax websites.

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Flandria

Parallax Websites

Have you ever seen a site of typefamily that presents it so impressively? Single page layout with parallax scrolling invites you to see all the variations of the type. The contrasting colors, interesting solutions for presenting text examples (as citations, magazine pages, prints on cups, book paragraphs) work excellently for catching your attention.

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aBencao

Parallax Websites

This design reminds me scrapbooking where a variety of pieces (different materials, papers, fabric, ribbons, etc.) are nicely arranged in one work. This site welcomes you with its delicate tones, so wonderful images, nice typography and parallax scrolling.

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24Oct

Good design is of A-importance for those who want to get a solid web presence. Do you have any ideas where to find it? Consider our weekly series of freebies that offer you a variety of goodies that can be a good basis for your websites. Free HTML5 Theme for Organic Food Site from TemplateMonster is at stake today. Whatever agriculture project you’re going to set, this free theme will nicely work for it.

All the Details about Free HTML5 Theme for Organic Food Site

Clea&clear minimal layout with a negative space is not usual for agriculture sites, but here is the example of how good it can behave. It doesn’t distract attention from the information presented by the company. Though, the design gives visual accents on the key content parts, underlines the most important, makes the content readable.

Focus on visuals. Two sliders implemented on the front page (one in the top and one in the right sidebar) give a power to present the whole range of products the company offers.

Wise categorization. Multi-Item image slider is a great solution for arrangement of products categories. It shows 4 of them, if you need more, you can customize its code.

To get an idea about how the future site based on this theme will look like, follow the link below to see live demo.

view demo | get .psd here

Go on browsing the post to find out how all pages of the theme look like.

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Free HTML5 Theme for Organic Food Site

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16Oct

Columbus Day, October 18, 2013. Any ideas about promo timed to this date? I’ll not try your patience, and will speak to the point –

40% OFF any Travel Theme, till October 18, 2013.

What themes will you get? It’s a Columbus Day Promo from TemplateMonster, so you get travel themes from a large collection of designs for:

• travel agencies
• travel magazines
• airline companies
• travel insurance companies
, etc.

These and much more you can find in the same name category at TemplateMonster site.

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Trendy designs, user-friendliness, easy customization plus support if you need it while polishing the chosen template – premium travel themes offer all this under one package.
Are you still here? Go on and get any Travel Themes with 40% discount.

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16Oct

Here we are! And here is our present – the freebie we are glad to deliver you. Get this Free HTML5 Theme for Design Studio from TemplateMonster and make it work for a good web presence. If you want your future customers visit a trendy site, try this sleek theme.

Stylish or not? Visitors will not face this question when they see your site based on this theme. Its fashionable look fits design studios that want to present their creative ideas online. Be sure that the theme you see will perfectly cope with this task.

sharp look
– user-friendly navigation
– easy customization

its all about freebie from this post. This layout imparts significance to the services the company offers and provides customers with seamless navigation (facilitated with drop down option of the main menu). Clean stylish look is achieved with the white and blue color scheme and wise arrangement of all content blocks. The theme through its design will communicate the message of your company in effective way.

demo | download here
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11Oct

Say “welcome” to premium eCommerce designs and get them for half the price! It’s absolutely possible with an ongoing eCommerce promo at TemplateMonster.

50% OFF any eCommerce theme, through October 9-16, 2013.

It’s hard to believe in it, but the prices are really slashed in half! You could save up to $90 on a professional ready-made theme for your online store.

Product types under discount:

Magento
PrestaShop
VirtueMart
osCommerce
Zen Cart
OpenCart
Jigoshop
WooCommerce
 
 
50% Off eCommerce Themes TemplateMonster

Over 4,600 eCommerce themes fall under this promo and waiting for you to choose them. Clear and effective layout, content-oriented design, trendy colors, wise placement of content blocks, visual accents on headlines and call to action buttons – these themes know how to make visitors interested in products the shop offers.

The promo will end in 5 days. Hurry up to get any eCommerce you like 50% OFF!

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8Oct

Whatever party plans for the forthcoming Halloween you have, we can offer you something cooler – the freebie that will help you start a creepy site and share holiday mood with people around. This Halloween Free HTML5 Theme from TemplateMonster is a ready-made template that can be seamlessly customized according to the needs of your online project.

What’s Cool About this Freebie?

Trendy color scheme. Flat design colors are used in this design not only for effectiveness, but also for better visual separation of the content parts.

• Along with the neat types in the headings this theme features animated typography (Typogami) in the upper content part. It’s a unique type that you can use for free in the projects of your own.

• The theme makes use of the countdown (jQuery Countdown Timer) in the header to show the time left till Halloween. Its script was a bit customized and the day after holiday it will show all zeros. Follow the link above to bring changes into the script and restart counting.

History, Recipes, Decorations, Party Planning – share all the information you want with the audience all over the web. The set of subpages offers you the wise arrangement of all the content you have.

live demo | download here

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4Oct

If you ask anyone who knows a bit about web design to enumerate the most popular trends for today, this person will certainly mention: flat design, responsivity, App style interfaces, UX centered design, simplicity of layout, emphasis on the conten and, of course, metro style. The latter has become extremely popular after the release of Windows 8. Its simple, effective, content-centric design has been inherited by a number of sites, and now is to be found here and there on the web.

What’s so special about this metro style?

• It arranges content (written information, photos, icons, etc.) into a grid where everything is placed in boxes of different sizes.
• It is characterized with minimalism.
Less focus on graphics.
• The usage of strong colors that are typical for flat design trend.
Emphasis on typography and so cool boxes.

Such designs look really fresh and sleek, that’s why they are so attractive for web designers.

Metro style brings modern tone to design that makes use of it, thus attracting the viewers and welcoming them in. If you’re going to set up a site that will feature the latest design trends, choose this style and rock.

This collection of the Best Metro Style Website Templates is a good source of inspiration for the skillful designers, and features great ready-made solutions for those who only start working in this field. All of these templates are easy to work with in terms of customization, so it will not take you a lot of efforts to get the desired site up and running on the basis of these themes in metro style.

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Responsive Electronics Store Magento Theme

Metro Style Website Templates

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Responsive Hosting Store PrestaShop Theme

Metro Style Website Templates

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3Oct

This post will give you a clear picture of what your blog design needs to be in the list of top ones. Read this article to see the examples of great blog designs and a list of must-have points of such good designs.

Sharing information – this is the main goal of a blog. People who are interested in its subject area are its target audience. Making people interested in what the blog publishes and welcoming more viewers in means increasing its popularity. In the following post I’d like to consider the design principles of blogs as important elements of their success on the web.

Design sets the tone, it is the first impression the viewers get from the site. Attracting people visually, it makes them eager to perceive all the information the blog publishes. Let’s enumerate the main principles that make blog designs effective and welcome viewers in.

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