August 9, 2010
Build Your Own Wicked Wordpress Themes--New from SitePoint
Sebastopol, CA—Written in response to huge demand, Build Your Own Wicked Wordpress Themes (SitePoint, $39.95 USD) will not only show web developers and designers how to build premium WordPress themes, but how to sell them.
What's more, unlike other books of its kind, this highly anticipated title will teach readers how to easily build gorgeous themes using the free solid framework, Thematic.
"There is massive demand for stylish and practical WordPress themes," says SitePoint CEO Luke Cuthbertson. "Our objective is to help web designers and developers learn how to cash in on this booming market."
"And what a booming market it is," adds marketing director Shayne Tilley. "A successful WordPress theme marketplace is selling anywhere between ten to fifteen thousand themes each month, with some theme developers earning over $25K in that same period!"
With an all-star cast of authors including Thematic framework guru Allan Cole, best-selling themes author Brandon R. Jones, online marketplace specialist Jeffrey Way, and WordPress wizard Raena Jackson Armitage, this book will teach how to:
- Use design elements effectively to create amazing themes
- Leverage the power of the Thematic framework
- Create color variants and custom widgets
- Apply your existing CSS skills to skin up your themes
- Promote and sell your themes for maximum profit
For review copies or more information please email email@example.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.
For other inquires, such as excerpt or interview requests, please contact Jennifer.Sheahan@sitepoint.com.
Raena Jackson Armitage is an Australian web developer with a background in content management and training. A former SitePoint technical editor, you'll find her speaking at some of the more popular geek conferences.
Alan Cole is a web designer and developer based in Brooklyn, NY and is widely known as a Thematic framework guru. He specializes in front-end user experience and WordPress customization.
Brandon R. Jones has developed some of the Web's best-selling WordPress themes. He has a strong background in graphic design, digital illustration, and user interface design.
Jeffrey Way manages CodeCanyon, an online code marketplace, and Nettuts, a popular web development tutorial site. He also ran the biggest online marketplace for buying and selling WordPress themes—Theme Forest—for 2 years.
For more information, please visit the book's dedicated home page: http://www.sitepoint.com/books/wordpress1
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