As I have announced few months ago, theme development on Dev4Press will not be driven by numbers and we will not release as many themes as other developers do. Right now there are several themes in different development stages and 3 of them will be released in the next 2 months.
The Easter Weekend is starting today, and special Easter promo coupon is available on Dev4Press from today until April 27 2011. Coupon is for 25% discount on initial payment, and applies to all Pro plugins and themes. Read the rest of the post for the coupon code and Happy Easter.
Theme number 8, Focus is released. This is first xScape theme to feature new jQuery powered highly customizable Nivo slider. Theme has 14 color styles built in, allows for control panel background control and has different templates for both normal blog or magazine style layouts.
New xScape Theme Framework based theme called Focus is very close to release, and here is a small preview of how the theme is gonna look like. Currently, only one style is available using gold/red colors, but more than 10 styles will be available with built in color style switcher.
No matter how your website may be fast, it’s always good idea to find some new ways to speed it up. This time, speed will be gain by using very simple cache method that will allow you to cache some parts of the page: menus, widgets and other elements that don’t change that often.
WordPress 3.1 once again made some new changes to post types and added own archives for custom post types, so here is updated plugin version that handles post types archives differently for WP 3.0 and WP 3.1. There are also number of other changes and improvements.
New version of framework brings one very important upgrade thanks to the latest version of gdr2 Library 2.2.1, and this feature deals with caching of several key elements of the theme rendering process, in this version with widgets and menus. Widgets are also further improved.