After about 6 months I got tired of the themezee.com site and it’s webdesign. In the past few days I worked on the new version. I made just slightly changes in design to not confuse anyone. Beside the design ThemeZee offers now a directory for premium themes.
Changes in Design
Logo: I changed the logo font and a little bit the color gradient. In my opinion the new logo looks way more professional than the old one.
Header Image: The old crimpy black header background looks really ugly against the new image pattern with elegant stripes
Navigation: I have only changed the white into a transparent background – simple turn, but great effect
Intro Text: The Welcome Text about ThemeZee are now two stylish boxes colored in light blue and green. The right box shows my recommendations of theme frameworks.
SocialMedia: The buttons of RSS, Twitter and Facebook were spread around the whole page in different widgets and the header. I combined these in a new “Stay in Touch” Widget.
Other changes are only small like a new posttitle font, increased post thumbnail images, highlighting author comments and so on…
Premium Themes Directory
Apart from my and other free wordpress themes there are several theme companies who offer premium themes for small money from $30 to $80. These themes always comes with a lot of more features like Shortcodes, Widgets and various page templates, exclusive and professional design, an extensive documentation and superior support.
As you can see these are really good reasons to buy a premium theme – especially when you run a business or a professional magazine website. There are hundreds of premium themes out there – so it’s difficult to find the right one.
In the new Premium Themes Directory I carefully select my favorite premium wordpress themes. The highlight is a Theme Search where you can find your fitting theme by choosing the theme category, columns and preferred colors.
Free WordPress Themes
My free wp themes become more popular from week to week. That’s awesome. I’m really excited about your great feedback and the amount of downloads. There were about 25000 downloads the past 4 weeks.
I’m always happy to see people who finally choosing one of my themes for their websites. That’s a stunning response for me. Also I’m glad about every commenter, rss reader, twitter follower and facebook fan.
I was quite busy the last weeks to bugfix, update and tweak my existing themes to get them in the official wordpress theme directory. Finally all my themes are in the directory now.
So it’s time for new free themes I guess. I have two new themes in pipeline called zeeSynergie (Preview) and zeeBusiness (Preview). They are ready to 95% (just a few bugfixes to make) and will be released within the next two weeks.
As German I hope my English was not too bad. You can keep grammar and spelling mistakes – thats a german saying Thanks!
Here is a screenshot of the old themezee design.