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EPIC 50% OFF Black Friday Sale + FREE $150 Amazon Gift Card & Master Club Giveaway!

Black Friday Sale and Giveaway

It’s the busiest time of year when traffic (on foot and online) come through your doors! Make sure your website is glistening and gleaming by taking advantage of Themify’s biggest sale and giveaway!

We want to celebrate and thank you all for another wonderful year with 50% OFF all Themify products (excluding Lifetime Club Memberships), $150 OFF the Lifetime Club Membership, and an amazing $150 Amazon gift card plus Master Club Membership giveaway!

Read below for details on each promotion and how you can enter our giveaway.

50% OFF ALL PURCHASES

Take 50% OFF all Themify products! Yes, you heard us right – 50% OFF. This includes all plugins, Builder Addons, WordPress themes, and all Club Memberships (excluding the Lifetime Club Membership). Psst! You can even use this promo code for your membership renewals and upgrades!

Use the promo code: BLACKFRIDAY to get 50% OFF now!

$150 OFF LIFETIME CLUB MEMBERSHIP

We never like to leave anyone out so, for only the second time ever, we are offering a massive $150 OFF our Lifetime Club Membership. This exclusive membership will give users LIFETIME access to all Themify products, updates, and support. And for a limited time, it can all be yours for $249! This package is an absolute steal and comes highly recommended from newbies and veteran web designers alike!

Use the promo code: BFLIFE150 and get the Lifetime Club Membership for only $249!

Lifetime Club Membership Retail Value: $399

WIN A $150 AMAZON GIFT CARD & A FREE MASTER CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Not one, not two, but three lucky winners will receive a $150 Amazon Gift Card as well as Themify’s Master Club Membership. The total cost of this grand prize is valued at $289!

You can enter our giveaway and have a chance at winning one of three grand prizes by submitting an entry below. Choose to either follow or tweet us, share this giveaway on Facebook, or comment on this blog below. To increase your chances, you can make one entry every day for the duration of the giveaway. The more entries, the more chances of winning a free $150 Amazon gift card + Master Club Memberships!

This promotion and giveaway ends on Cyber Monday November 27, 2017 @ 11:59pm EST, so be sure to take advantage of this amazing deal now!

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Good luck and Happy Black Friday/Cyber Monday!

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How I Built A Reputation For The Fastest Website Creation – Joseph Abraham

We wanted to share with you another installment of our Customer Story series. We love hearing just how far Themify can take a web designer or an entrepreneur. In this case, Joseph Abraham is both! With the high demands of a website for just about every business these days, Joseph has been delivering with speed and efficiency using Themify's many themes and page Builder. Read more for how he stays ahead of the pack when it comes to web designing!

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The Beginning Stages & Struggles

My name is Joseph Abraham. I have been making websites professionally for over 15 years. I used to make custom flat file CMS websites for my clients. At the time, I felt WordPress was too difficult for my clients to maintain on their own and most of my clients could not afford to pay me a retainer for maintenance. When I wanted to give websites more unique functions, I would eventually migrate back to WordPress. Back then, the WordPress landscape was like the Wild West. Custom themes were unpredictable. Default themes left fewer options.

Building Websites & My Reputation With Themify

About four years ago, I heard about Themify through my favorite blog (Web Designer Wall). All of the design and development aspects I had been religiously following through Web Designer Wall were already built into WordPress themes. Currently, Themify is my first choice for all of my projects. The speed at which I can create a site with Themify is unparalleled. I am known among the local WordPress community for having the fastest work output. With Themify I can literally import a layout on a site I built years earlier or I can just fill out one of their demo pages.

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Project: Techie Design
Base Theme: Ultra

Pushing The Envelope Further

The themes are beautiful and responsive if left alone, but if you have some CSS prowess you can take it as far as you like. Many businesses just need something fast, and Themify serves this end. Themify also does a great job at continually implementing current and new technologies into their themes. In regards to their support, I have hit them with some difficult requests and there was always a resolution. Themify is very responsive to answer my questions so long as I give them a bit of time. Some of my sites include functionalities that other businesses have paid 20 times as much for. Furthermore, with the Themify Builder, my clients are able to maintain their sites themselves and even create new pages and posts on their own.

My Work Using Themify

  • Jamie English Screenshot
    Project: Jamie English
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • Atlas Clean Energy screenshot
    Project: Atlas Clean Energy
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • Janey Makes Play screenshot
    Project: Janey Makes Play
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • Meatmen Screenshot
    Project: Meatmen
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • Steal and Escape Screenshot
    Project: Steal and Escape
    Base Theme: Shoppe
  • Spice Luxe Screenshot
    Project: SpiceLuxe
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • Crossfit Upcountry Maui Screenshot
    Project: Crossfit Upcountry Maui
    Base Theme: Float
  • Jarel Paguio Screenshot
    Project: Jarel Paguio
    Base Theme: Float
  • Kara Ryska Screenshot
    Project: Kara Ryska Life Coaching
    Base Theme: Float
  • Web Design Critique Screenshot
    Project: Web Design Critique
    Base Theme: Landing
  • It's Raw Poke Shop Screenshot
    Project: It's Raw Poke Shop
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • The Young Wild Screenshot
    Project: The Young Wild
    Base Theme: Ultra

A Designer's Honest Recommendation

In my honest opinion, the Ultra theme is the most useful theme in existence. All of the other Themify themes tend to focus on specific web design styles and business types, which is great. In regards to plugins, many of their plugins are the best of their kind. Many times I use the builder when fixing someone's existing site and the Themify builder is a great alternative to Microsoft's Visual Composer. I will always be thankful to Themify for helping me to build my own business.

- Joseph Abraham

Share Your Story Now! How have you used Themify for your site? Whether it's for your business site, personal blog or portfolio, we'd love to hear your story and share it with other people! Please contact us.

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Discontinued Flow Theme

It is sad to announce that we are discontinuing the development and support for the Flow theme. Unfortunately, the feedback we have received for Flow included a lot of difficulty using the theme despite our drag-and-drop tool, Themify Builder.

Non-coders found it challenging to understand the concept of themes, templates, and layout parts. Coders also found plugin compatibility was an issue due to the fact that Flow templates are not the traditional PHP templates, as most plugins rely on the standard WP functions to hook filters.

As always, thank you for trusting Themify for all your website needs. We look forward to creating many more amazing themes/plugins for you all!

Themify has completely discontinued the Flow theme. No file downloads or support will be available.

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New Cheetah Framework: Updated with Newer, Faster, and Better Features!

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We are continuously trying to improve your experience with Themify as part of our commitment to deliver the best WordPress themes and plugins. We would like to introduce to you the latest Framework update, titled Cheetah. The Cheetah Framework looks quite similar on the frontend, but is now a complete powerhouse on the backend! A significant change that you'll notice is an increase in speed and performance while using the Themify Builder, and some cool new features that'll allow you to build your site faster and more easily. Please read ahead for the Cheetah Framework's major performance changes! 

*Please Note: Both the theme AND all Builder addons on your site must be updated TOGETHER in order to work with the new Cheetah Framework. Updating the theme WITHOUT updating all addons that your site uses will be incompatible with the new Cheetah Framework.

In more detail, if you update your theme, it will automatically be updated with the new Cheetah Framework. The Cheetah Framework requires the latest version of all Builder addons. Therefore you must update all Builder addons along with the theme update. If you experience any difficulty with the update, please contact us immediately using our contact page.

Featured Performance Changes:

Faster Performance: As mentioned, the major improvements in this update are on the backend performance, which you might not notice visually at first. But as you start using the Cheetah Framework, you will notice the improvement in speed. It loads the option lightbox faster, and copying and editing the module works more smoothly.

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Dock Module: Now you can dock the module on the right as you edit the module. This allows you to edit your page without having to move the lightbox. You can now fully edit any module (content + styling) even when you're on mobile or tablet mode.

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Builder Static Content: In the previous version, the Builder content is always appended after the content in the WordPress editor. Now you will see a badge in the editor called "Builder Content Placeholder", which represents where exactly the Builder content will be displayed. You can add content before or after the content placeholder. If you don't see the Builder Content Placeholder, make sure you are using the latest version and migrate the old post's data. Now when the Builder is disabled or the theme is switched, the Builder static content remains. Note that the dynamic content such as Post module is excluded because the Post module requires the PHP function to query the posts (when you disable Builder or switch the theme, said function will be removed). The Accordion and Tab content will output as static HTML since disabling the Builder will exclude the required Javascript and CSS files. Once you upgrade to the latest framework, you will see a button to migrate the existing posts to generate the Builder static content.

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Create a Favourites Module List: Do you have a set of modules that are frequently used? Now you can favourite them on the module panel, so you don't have to go through the long list of modules every time you use it. To favourite or un-favourite a module is very simple - just click on the tiny star icon on the module.

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Zoom In/Out & Preview: You can now view your website either zoomed in or out at your leisure! This viewing option has also been updated for the Preview mode, so you can now see the big picture of what your website would look like in its finished form.

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Important Upgrade Notes

  • All Builder addons MUST be updated to use with the latest theme version.
  • If you see any errors or malfunctions, upgrading everything to the latest version might resolve the problem.

We at Themify are constantly striving for the best WordPress user experience. Update to the latest Cheetah Framework (both theme + addons) and get the fastest performance today! Let us know what you think about the latest features in the comments below. We look forward to hearing from you all.

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Come Trick-or-Treat at Themify – 30% OFF Sale!

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We’ve been brewing up a magical potion for a special Halloween treat! This hallow’s eve, don’t forget to stop by Themify to get a spooky 30% OFF all of our products. Yes, that’s right – 30% OFF every single Themify product we have to offer. This includes the Lifetime Club, all our themes, plugins, and all other club memberships. Just use the coupon code BOO30 and take advantage of the last few sale days of the year!

  • 30% OFF Sale on all Themify products: BOO30

Themify's Halloween 2017 sale runs from October 23 - 31, 2017

Have a spooky Halloween everyone!

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How I Travel The World By Working Remotely with Themify – Veronika Subrtova

Welcome back to another instalment of our Customer Stories series. Today, we'd like to share the unlikely story of Veronika. Most web designers get their start on the technical side of things, be it graphic designing or web developing. But Veronika on the other hand got her start in designing as a necessity to get her own lifestyle and travel blog off the ground. Enter in Themify and the customers started pouring in. Read more to see just how she manages a work life balance.

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A Little About Me

I call myself travel & online girl, sometimes it's hard to explain in one sentence what I do, but basically I am a digital nomad and travel blogger. I have a blog about travelling, talking to a Czech audience about my adventures, as well as urbex, zero waste and my lifestyle. The other part of my life is to do the best for my clients in the online world. It includes helping them communicate online through social media, preparing newsletters for them, planning fun stuff like online contests etc. It goes with the other part of my service, which is building websites for them. They are mostly websites about their business or project. Finally, I also love to offer video making services.

Needing to Find Work Online

I worked in a PR agency and studied university. After I decided to move to another country with my boyfriend I had to figure out what I would like to do. I knew I wanted to share my story, my adventures, and my new life, so I began to work as a freelancer online at the same time I decided to build my own blog.

I never produced any of my websites from scratch. I started using WordPress right off the bat as my intial goal was to be a blogger. I used some other themes for a short period. However, I eventually picked Themify. I remember I discovered Themify through some online course on YouTube. The guy showed me in like 3 hours how to build websites using Themify and I loved it. I loved to learn new things and this was it.

Building Websites Using Themify

I started using Themify to build my blog page about travelling. It was a pretty challenging time because I quit my masters studies, my job in Public Relations and I moved with my boyfriend to a different country. I found that I can build really good looking websites by myself, but I just needed some time to figure it out. I have a sense for design, so it was really about the technical aspect. I do not have a problem with that now. I also liked the way I could ask the Themify support team about anything and they would answer my questions in a short time to help me solve the problem.

At Last! Creating My Lifestyle Blog

Weefs World Screenshot
Project: By Weef
Base Theme: Ultra

So I spent days and hours learing how to do build sites in the best way. And I launched my travel & lifestyle blog in January - I spent 3 months finding the best way that works for me and for my audience. And after that, I really got into building new websites. I decided to keep it going and I tried to do the same thing for somebody else using Themify's themes. It worked! People loved their websites, how I created them, how I care for my clients, and also my sense for design. Now I am not only travelling, making videos, working online as a social media manager, but I also make websites for new clients. Sometimes it's challenging, but I love it and I have Themify to help me figure everything out! :)

My Work Using Themify:

  • Weefs World Screenshot
    Project: Weefs World
    Base Theme: Simple

  • essentialist screenshot
    Project: Essente Beauty Institute
    Base Theme: Shoppe
  • Martin Brixi screenshot
    Project: Martin Brixi
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • Aki Votrubva screenshot
    Project: Aki Votrubova
    Base Theme: Shoppe
  • subtr trans screenshot
    Project: SUBTR TRANS
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • new stronger me screenshot
    Project: New Stronger Me
    Base Theme: Landing
  • Berny's Pizza screenshot
    Project: Berny's Pizza
    Base Theme: Ultra
  • Centrum Alma screenshot
    Project: Centrum Alma
    Base Theme: Ultra

Final Thoughts

I like how easy it is to use Themify. I also like that Themify gives me the opportunity to build from scratch using the Ultra Theme. I can do whatever I want and get very creative with building. But I also appreciate having an easy-to-use theme that saves so much of my time. Of course, I want to give a special shoutout to the support team. They're really fast at answering my questions.

With Themify I am able to save time, have a great support team, and use timeless designs as well as the useful Builder addons and plugins. I would definitely recommend Themify to fellow WordPress users and web developers!

- Veronika Subrtová

Share Your Story Now! How have you used Themify for your site? Whether it's for your business site, personal blog or portfolio, we'd love to hear your story and share it with other people! Please contact us.

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