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    25 Best Free WordPress Themes

    Saturday, April 25th, 2009


    Some of the best free WordPress themes will take the design of your blog or website to a whole new level  … if you can find them. How to locate a great  WordPress theme is like panning for gold. Every now and then, your patience is rewarded and you find a free theme that just shines head and shoulders above the rest; a rare nugget that feels like it could almost be a premium theme if the author wanted it to be.

    This crop of WordPress themes moves the “free line” closer to Premium than ever before. Regular readers will know that late last year I featured “413 Best Free WordPress Themes” which although cool, felt like overload. I mean, sifting through 413 WordPress themes is no small task. So with this round up, I’ve saved you some time and handpicked what I feel are some of the best free WordPress themes currently available.

    So lets get this show on the road! Let me start with a free theme that I liked immediately.

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    Free Hosting For WordPress Blog

    Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

    Some don’t know about free hosting for WordPress blogs.  I mean, if you are in the business of designing and developing sites or you’re just savvier than the average Joe then yeah, you’ll know you can host a WordPress blog for free. However, many people don’t know about the joys of WordPress, let alone they can get their own WordPress blog with free hosting.  So here’s the perfect solution you can recommend to low budget clients … you know, the one’s you have to turn away due to budget constraints.

    free-hosting-for-wordpress-blogPhoto by dotbenjamin.

    "Free WordPress blog hosting makes me happeh!"

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    40 bbPress Themes for Download

    Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

    Came across this clean bbPress theme the other day called Beer Bongs …heh.  For those of you unaware, bbPress is simple forum software by the makers of WordPress. bbPress is perfect for integrating registered WordPress blog users over to forum users with the same username and password.  It alos lead me to the most excellent stash of bbPress themes I’ve come across.


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    Premium Icon Set

    Sunday, March 15th, 2009

    It’s not just their premium icon set that we like about the team over at Function … we dig pretty much everything they put their hands to.  They get what good clean design is all about and to go along with their free icons set they’ve released a sweet set of premium icons which are priced to sell.


    Function has their Premium Icon set for sale at a steal for $12 and their free set which is, er free.

    Go check ’em out and tell ’em you found them on EliteFreelancing.com.  What about you … have you got a favorite icon designer?

    Free Texture Downloads

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

    Some of you may already know that I’m chronic.  When it comes to projects I’ve got to have  a few on the go at any given time or I get crazy bored.  One of the newest projects I’m involved with is TopTextures.com … a site where you can download free textures for use on commercial and personal projects. Being a photoshop guy at heart, I love having good stock to work with but with sites like iStock (who’ve been jacking their prices over the last couple years) I started feeling like my wallet was getting hammered just to get a small collection of decent textures together.


    So I cooked up the TopTextures.com project and put together a small team to make it happen.  The site is looking wicked and we’re almost ready to open it up for private access.  If you want free access to some killer textures you can sign up for our private beta. We’re only taking on 100 beta testers on a first come, first serve basis so if you want to add some premium stock textures to your list of creative assets, then you’ll want to sign up quick before the 100 spots are taken.

    413 Best Free WordPress Themes

    Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

    With 2008 coming to a close in a couple of months, we’re showcasing the best free WordPress themes from around the web.  WordPress continues to go from strength to strength and the volume and quality of free WordPress themes released in 2008 is staggering.

    "Dude! I said WordPress!"Photo by aheram.

    "Dude are you freakin' deaf? I said WordPress ... not shoulder press!"

    This makes 2008 another epic year for WordPress users who have more free themes, plug-ins, hacks and fellow users to draw upon than ever before.  Why are these 413 themes the best? Simple … because they were hand picked by some of the top web design and development blogs on the planet then tagged, bookmarked and shared by tens of thousands of people across the major social networks. Continue reading…

    3 Clean & Modern WordPress Themes from Jai

    Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

    For the second offering of free WordPress themes here at EliteFreelancing.com, I’ve decided to feature one theme maker in particular — Jai from BlogOBlog — and hone in on what I feel is his best work.  Let’s start with Angel.


    For those you you fond of neutrals, Angel is offers you a low contrast look that can be used for many different purposes.

    Angel - Free WordPress Theme

    Angel - Free WordPress Theme

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