Graph Paper Press Pro is now live! What is Pro? It is the total package: Bulletproof hosting, WordPress pre-installed, themes pre-installed, plugins preinstalled, email and killer support all rolled into one product. Better yet, it takes two minutes to set up. Sign up now.Continue Reading
Starting a new WordPress site from scratch can be cumbersome and the learning curve can be steep, especially if it is your first time creating a website. Many web beginners don’t realize that running one’s own WordPress site has significant dependencies, most notably: 1) a web host/server that meets WordPress’ minimum system requirements, 2) a suitable FTP client for WordPress installations and file modifications, and 3) a deep understanding of troubleshooting and debugging that, frankly, even seasoned web developers dread.
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The Photo Workshop theme for WordPress is finally here! After months of development, redevelopment and re-redevelopment (you get the point), we are now turning the keys over to all you WordPressers to see what you make.
Photo Workshop is an all-in-one solution for photographers and creative entrepreneurs who want the ability to show their portfolio of images or videos and pitch workshops, events, or products. The theme includes new features that were just released for WordPress 3.0 including Custom Post Types (details below) and Menus and also includes new theme display options including Slideshows with optional caption, thumbnail and navigational controls. The theme also includes image theft protection (right clicking on images is disabled), iPhone video display options, custom colors, homepage design options and two custom widgets.
We have just released updates to all of our themes to support a variety of new features available in WordPress 3.0. Visit your member page to download theme now. Here is a roundup of the changes: Theme framework upgrade, menu support, tighter PhotoShelter integration, embedded video tutorials, theme update alerts and page-blog.php template file addition.Continue Reading
We just dropped our latest theme, which caters to the photo, multimedia and design crowd. Widescreen is a flexible theme for WordPress featuring two optional homepage designs, a fullscreen slideshow, multiple interior page and post templates, a built-in video player and close to 100 design options. Subscribing members can download this theme right now from their member page.Continue Reading
What sense does it make to have a beautiful theme and a killer portfolio that isn’t search engine optimized? Google, Bing, and Yahoo could care less about your pretty photos and web design. They care about things like alt tags, file names, keywords, and hundreds of other really, really boring [...]Continue Reading
We’ve just released updates to our Modularity theme framework and its child themes which include some exciting new features including iPhone video support, theme internationalization (i18n) and localization (L10n), improved theme options panel, and theme file size minification. Starting today, PhotoShelter now supports seven of our themes.Continue Reading
Today, we are totally pumped to unveil our new theme showcase. To say that we have some amazingly talented users is a massive understatement, but this isn’t news to us. Now that we have a centralized place for users to post their sites and generate traffic, you can help us prove to the world what we have always known.Continue Reading
WordPress 2.9 delivers a handful of new features that cater specifically to those who demand total creative control over image handling. If you are a photographer, videographer, artist or serious online publisher, you need to familiarize yourself with these new features, which include easy selection of post thumbnails, the ability [...]Continue Reading
December 7th marks the two year birthday of Graph Paper Press. What a ride it has been! We have watched as WordPress and the theme market have literally exploded. We are lucky to have connected with amazingly talented users who are passionate and continually pushing the envelope when it comes [...]Continue Reading
We have been so busy making new stuff and improving old stuff that we just about forgot to tell you all about it. So, although this note might seem late and a wee bit long, the update below is priceless if you use WordPress and our themes. Discount coupons We [...]Continue Reading
Now this is going to be fun…. We’re excited to announce our first batch of WordPress + PhotoShelter plugins that allow you to: Integrate your PhotoShelter photos and galleries into your Graph Paper Press themes for WordPress Allow your visitors to search your PhotoShelter photos from your site’s sidebar Pull [...]Continue Reading
In case you’ve missed it, we’ve been busy reinventing our theme lineup, with updates to Modularity and all of its child themes, the Gridline suite, Fullscreen and Work-a-holic. You can read about specific changes by visiting our theme changelog page. These updates will give you the ability to: Add new [...]Continue Reading
You can now download theme updates for Modularity, F8, High-Def, Modfolio and Modslider by visiting your member page. These updates are for WordPress 2.8.1, so please make sure you are running the most current version if you want to get the most out of these theme updates. Notable improvements Optional [...]Continue Reading
Fullscreen is a free one-column photography and multimedia theme for Wordpress that can be used for portfolios, photoblogs, videoblogs, and virtually anything else where you want your content to be front and center. It provides visual artists (photographers, painters, videographers, motionographers, illustrators) a better way of presenting their latest work online using a minimalist side-scrolling homepage.Continue Reading
Next up: A minimalist photo gallery theme. This theme will cater specifically to photographers, illustrators and artists and will include two built-in lightboxes to pick from, HD video player, content slider, slideshow, minimalist navigation built atop the Modularity theme framework. Users will have the same variable homepage options as our current child themes for Modularity, plus the ability to over-ride the auto-generated thumbnails produced by Wordpress. As always, you can also over-ride the default theme styling from the theme options page. Sounds good, eh?Continue Reading
By now, most of you have had a chance to log into our new “members only” section. For those who have not, here is your chance. The new membership system improves how we interact with Graph Paper Press theme users, forum support, downloads, theme updates, etc. Users can now grab all our themes and member-only content (support, tutorials, etc) access by signing up. Both free and paid memberships are available.Continue Reading
If you have subscribed to our Quarterly or Annual All Themes Subscription Package, you can now head to your downloads page and grab the upgraded Modularity theme. This fixes the Color Customization bug as well as few others such as centering slideshow if you image is less than 950px and [...]Continue Reading