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Free Podcasting, Video and Photography WordPress Theme

  In this post we are glad to release Smashing Multimedia , a unique, flexible and advanced WordPress theme for artists, photographers, podcasters, designers and users. The theme was designed by Sarah Neuber especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. Download the theme for free! Smashing Multimedia was designed especially for podcasters, photographers and users who can now easily embed videos and images, rate them and showcase them in their own WordPress-based blog. It has a parent theme and an easily customizable child theme. This Wordpress Theme comes with layered PSD source files , a visual help guide and is fully localized ready for you to translate it into your target language. The theme is released under GPL. You can use it for all your projects for free and without any restrictions. Please link to this post if you want to spread the word. You may modify the theme as you wish. demo large preview (.jpg) installation guide and documentation (.zip) download the theme (.zip, 2 Mb) download the PSD-source (.zip) Features Easy media embed method , with shortcodes in the post content area or use a media plugin of your choice (supported are YouTube, Vimeo, Google Video, Blip.tv, Veoh, Viddler and Revver), Feature any post, any category – the easy way – just make them sticky! Why restrict yourself to one featured category when you can have the freedom to pick and choose any post from any category to feature! Choose and put together your Site’s Main Navigation without touching the code in the template files. All available options are right there for you included in the Theme Options. Choose and put together your Site’s Category Navigation (appears in sidebar) without touching the code in the template files. Again, all available options are right there for you included in the Theme Options. Choose the type of splash image for your media posts: sliding or static splash image. Do the same indepently for Category pages. Choose the type of post teaser (the usual excerpt or text from the content) to appear on multible post pages and customize it’s word limit through theme options. The word limit can be adjusted independently for sticky (featured) posts or multimedia posts on the front page and on category pages. Subpages appear dynamically in sidebar when created Related posts : if there are any, appear in the single page sidebar. How many should appear is set by you from the theme options 8 Independent widget areas : front page seperator (1) just below the featured area, front page (1 – index), category(1), archive (1 – daily, monthly, yearly, author and tag archives share the same widgets), single (1), page (1), search (1), 404 (1). Security : 2 common sense security precautions already hooked in just for you; hidden login page error feedback and hidden WordPress version number, Preventing Spam : a useful little function to deny Comment Posting to No Referrer Requests Extra goodies : cformsII styles, wp-Pagenavi, wp-PostRatings, WP125: Easy 125×125 Ad Management For WordPress styles included, show your last tweet (shows on the front page and can be removed and replaced by any plugin of your choice so in other words you are not stuck with it if you don’t like it), Social share media, Feedburner Rss and Email, Follow on Twitter, “Give it a Tweet” call to action to your readers, styles for threaded comments (if enabled), seperated comments and trackbacks (appear in animated dropdown), styled admin comments, custom avatar image for when your users don’t have their own! …and even more features! (pdf) Further screenshots The slide show navigation at the top of the theme in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. Category view in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. The sidebar in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. Thank you very much, Sarah! We really appreciate your efforts. © Smashing Editorial for Smashing Magazine , 2009. | Permalink | 33 comments | Add to del.icio.us | Digg this | Stumble on StumbleUpon! | Tweet it! | Submit to Reddit | Forum Smashing Magazine Post tags: photography , podcasting , portfolio , theme , video , wordpress

Free Podcasting, Video and Photography WordPress Theme

  In this post we are glad to release Smashing Multimedia , a unique, flexible and advanced WordPress theme for artists, photographers, podcasters, designers and users. The theme was designed by Sarah Neuber especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. Download the theme for free! Smashing Multimedia was designed especially for podcasters, photographers and users who can now easily embed videos and images, rate them and showcase them in their own WordPress-based blog. It has a parent theme and an easily customizable child theme. This Wordpress Theme comes with layered PSD source files , a visual help guide and is fully localized ready for you to translate it into your target language. The theme is released under GPL. You can use it for all your projects for free and without any restrictions. Please link to this post if you want to spread the word. You may modify the theme as you wish. demo large preview (.jpg) installation guide and documentation (.zip) download the theme (.zip, 2 Mb) download the PSD-source (.zip) Features Easy media embed method , with shortcodes in the post content area or use a media plugin of your choice (supported are YouTube, Vimeo, Google Video, Blip.tv, Veoh, Viddler and Revver), Feature any post, any category – the easy way – just make them sticky! Why restrict yourself to one featured category when you can have the freedom to pick and choose any post from any category to feature! Choose and put together your Site’s Main Navigation without touching the code in the template files. All available options are right there for you included in the Theme Options. Choose and put together your Site’s Category Navigation (appears in sidebar) without touching the code in the template files. Again, all available options are right there for you included in the Theme Options. Choose the type of splash image for your media posts: sliding or static splash image. Do the same indepently for Category pages. Choose the type of post teaser (the usual excerpt or text from the content) to appear on multible post pages and customize it’s word limit through theme options. The word limit can be adjusted independently for sticky (featured) posts or multimedia posts on the front page and on category pages. Subpages appear dynamically in sidebar when created Related posts : if there are any, appear in the single page sidebar. How many should appear is set by you from the theme options 8 Independent widget areas : front page seperator (1) just below the featured area, front page (1 – index), category(1), archive (1 – daily, monthly, yearly, author and tag archives share the same widgets), single (1), page (1), search (1), 404 (1). Security : 2 common sense security precautions already hooked in just for you; hidden login page error feedback and hidden WordPress version number, Preventing Spam : a useful little function to deny Comment Posting to No Referrer Requests Extra goodies : cformsII styles, wp-Pagenavi, wp-PostRatings, WP125: Easy 125×125 Ad Management For WordPress styles included, show your last tweet (shows on the front page and can be removed and replaced by any plugin of your choice so in other words you are not stuck with it if you don’t like it), Social share media, Feedburner Rss and Email, Follow on Twitter, “Give it a Tweet” call to action to your readers, styles for threaded comments (if enabled), seperated comments and trackbacks (appear in animated dropdown), styled admin comments, custom avatar image for when your users don’t have their own! …and even more features! (pdf) Further screenshots The slide show navigation at the top of the theme in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. Category view in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. The sidebar in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. Thank you very much, Sarah! We really appreciate your efforts. © Smashing Editorial for Smashing Magazine , 2009. | Permalink | 34 comments | Add to del.icio.us | Digg this | Stumble on StumbleUpon! | Tweet it! | Submit to Reddit | Forum Smashing Magazine Post tags: photography , podcasting , portfolio , theme , video , wordpress

Free Podcasting, Video and Photography WordPress Theme

  In this post we are glad to release Smashing Multimedia , a unique, flexible and advanced WordPress theme for artists, photographers, podcasters, designers and users. The theme was designed by Sarah Neuber especially for Smashing Magazine and its readers. Download the theme for free! Smashing Multimedia was designed especially for podcasters, photographers and users who can now easily embed videos and images, rate them and showcase them in their own WordPress-based blog. It has a parent theme and an easily customizable child theme. This Wordpress Theme comes with layered PSD source files , a visual help guide and is fully localized ready for you to translate it into your target language. The theme is released under GPL. You can use it for all your projects for free and without any restrictions. Please link to this post if you want to spread the word. You may modify the theme as you wish. demo large preview (.jpg) installation guide and documentation (.zip) download the theme (.zip, 2 Mb) download the PSD-source (.zip) Features Easy media embed method , with shortcodes in the post content area or use a media plugin of your choice (supported are YouTube, Vimeo, Google Video, Blip.tv, Veoh, Viddler and Revver), Feature any post, any category – the easy way – just make them sticky! Why restrict yourself to one featured category when you can have the freedom to pick and choose any post from any category to feature! Choose and put together your Site’s Main Navigation without touching the code in the template files. All available options are right there for you included in the Theme Options. Choose and put together your Site’s Category Navigation (appears in sidebar) without touching the code in the template files. Again, all available options are right there for you included in the Theme Options. Choose the type of splash image for your media posts: sliding or static splash image. Do the same indepently for Category pages. Choose the type of post teaser (the usual excerpt or text from the content) to appear on multible post pages and customize it’s word limit through theme options. The word limit can be adjusted independently for sticky (featured) posts or multimedia posts on the front page and on category pages. Subpages appear dynamically in sidebar when created Related posts : if there are any, appear in the single page sidebar. How many should appear is set by you from the theme options 8 Independent widget areas : front page seperator (1) just below the featured area, front page (1 – index), category(1), archive (1 – daily, monthly, yearly, author and tag archives share the same widgets), single (1), page (1), search (1), 404 (1). Security : 2 common sense security precautions already hooked in just for you; hidden login page error feedback and hidden WordPress version number, Preventing Spam : a useful little function to deny Comment Posting to No Referrer Requests Extra goodies : cformsII styles, wp-Pagenavi, wp-PostRatings, WP125: Easy 125×125 Ad Management For WordPress styles included, show your last tweet (shows on the front page and can be removed and replaced by any plugin of your choice so in other words you are not stuck with it if you don’t like it), Social share media, Feedburner Rss and Email, Follow on Twitter, “Give it a Tweet” call to action to your readers, styles for threaded comments (if enabled), seperated comments and trackbacks (appear in animated dropdown), styled admin comments, custom avatar image for when your users don’t have their own! …and even more features! (pdf) Further screenshots The slide show navigation at the top of the theme in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. Category view in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. The sidebar in the Multimedia WordPress Theme. Thank you very much, Sarah! We really appreciate your efforts. © Smashing Editorial for Smashing Magazine , 2009. | Permalink | 37 comments | Add to del.icio.us | Digg this | Stumble on StumbleUpon! | Tweet it! | Submit to Reddit | Forum Smashing Magazine Post tags: photography , podcasting , portfolio , theme , video , wordpress

Free and Commercial Stock Photography Sites

  Stock photography is often used in print and web design and has been around since the 1920s, when it was utilized by the newspaper industry. It has turned out to be such a common element to use now when designing, and has become more and more available, so that designers start using it on a daily basis. In the beginning there were only a few minor resources when it came to utilizing a variety of photos, but now as the times change and technology advances, so does the amount of resources in stock photography. Here are a handful of sites to check out when considering the use of stock photography on your next project. Free Stock Photography Sites Free Range Stock Just sign up for a free membership, log in and download high-quality, high-resolution free stock photos and textures. All images are at least 2400 x 1600 pixels and can be used for personal and commercial use. Stock.XCHNG Stock.XCHNG is one of the leading free stock photo sites on the Internet featuring over 400,000 quality images. Photos are available in five different sizes for print or web. Visitors can see the popularity of an image by viewing how many times the photo has been downloaded. Every Stock Photo Every Stock Photo is a search engine for free photos. These come from many sources and are license-specific. Membership is free and allows users to rate, tag, collect and comment on photos. Mayang’s Free Textures Mayang’s Free Textures is a texture library with over 3,800 free to download, high-resolution textures. Featuring everything from brick walls, leaves, water, paint effects and so much more, these images come in handy for any designer. Vintage Pixels Vintage Pixels is a large database of historical, high-quality, free-for-use images which allows people to share their archived photos. Visitors can download image for print, or use in graphic design, as well as upload images to add to the ever growing album of vintage images. Photogen Photogen is a source for quality, high-resolution free stock images. Photos are available for commercial or personal projects. Users must register for a free account to download images. Free Stock Photos Download free images to use for professional or commercial use. Categories include Athens, Christian, Egypt, Israel, Rome, Scenery, Sky, Weather and many more. ImageBase ImageBase offers free high resolution photos. In addition to beautiful images, the site also offers free PowerPoint Templates. Kave Wall Kave Wall presents free stock photos, image and textures. CD’s are available for download in various categories. Turbo Photo Visitors can browse and download 2,000 free stock images from 10 categories on TurboPhoto. Also available are high quality, professional stock images. Free Stock Photography Free Stock Photography offers a plethora of completely free Royalty-free stock photography. Browse over one hundred categories from animals to toy and games. Freepixels Freepixel offers free stock photography for any use. You can easily search for images as well as make full use of the tag cloud. Over 3,000 images are featured and some are usually found on paid registration sites. Stock Vault Stock Vault features over 13,000 free stock photos from over 3,600 photographers. The site’s helpful tutorials, videos and articles can also be a powerful tool for any designer. FreeFoto FreeFoto showcases a large collection of free photographs. A link back and attribution are required for some images

Free and Commercial Stock Photography Sites

  Stock photography is often used in print and web design and has been around since the 1920s, when it was utilized by the newspaper industry. It has turned out to be such a common element to use now when designing, and has become more and more available, so that designers start using it on a daily basis. In the beginning there were only a few minor resources when it came to utilizing a variety of photos, but now as the times change and technology advances, so does the amount of resources in stock photography. Here are a handful of sites to check out when considering the use of stock photography on your next project. Free Stock Photography Sites Free Range Stock Just sign up for a free membership, log in and download high-quality, high-resolution free stock photos and textures. All images are at least 2400 x 1600 pixels and can be used for personal and commercial use. Stock.XCHNG Stock.XCHNG is one of the leading free stock photo sites on the Internet featuring over 400,000 quality images. Photos are available in five different sizes for print or web. Visitors can see the popularity of an image by viewing how many times the photo has been downloaded. Every Stock Photo Every Stock Photo is a search engine for free photos. These come from many sources and are license-specific. Membership is free and allows users to rate, tag, collect and comment on photos. Mayang’s Free Textures Mayang’s Free Textures is a texture library with over 3,800 free to download, high-resolution textures. Featuring everything from brick walls, leaves, water, paint effects and so much more, these images come in handy for any designer. Vintage Pixels Vintage Pixels is a large database of historical, high-quality, free-for-use images which allows people to share their archived photos. Visitors can download image for print, or use in graphic design, as well as upload images to add to the ever growing album of vintage images. Photogen Photogen is a source for quality, high-resolution free stock images. Photos are available for commercial or personal projects. Users must register for a free account to download images. Free Stock Photos Download free images to use for professional or commercial use. Categories include Athens, Christian, Egypt, Israel, Rome, Scenery, Sky, Weather and many more. ImageBase ImageBase offers free high resolution photos. In addition to beautiful images, the site also offers free PowerPoint Templates. Kave Wall Kave Wall presents free stock photos, image and textures. CD’s are available for download in various categories. Turbo Photo Visitors can browse and download 2,000 free stock images from 10 categories on TurboPhoto