Exciting news from the Themify camp: we'd like to introduce Music, a theme with artists, musicians, managers, and app developers in mind. Responsive and retina ready, Music introduces fullwidth video backgrounds, embedded music players, and a slick design right out of the box.
In addition, we've been working on some behind-the-scenes projects in tandem with the Music theme: Builder and Themify panels have been completely redesigned, now including a Customize panel which allows for customization of the theme with a live preview from the frontend! Builder is also coming with new features like the aforementioned fullwidth video background, pre-designed Layouts, and a new feature called Layout Parts.
Music is a theme that brings art to life. Built for artists, musicians, and anything related to music, Music is responsive and retina ready out of the box. We've jam-packed it full of much-requested features (like fullwidth video backgrounds) and made the Builder more powerful to make it even easier to create truly unique and beautiful websites.
While developing Music, we wanted to improve the user experience of using and customizing your Themify themes. We've completely redesigned the Themify panel into a flat design with a cleaner interface, and increased the overall font size for better readability. In addition, we've made the panel completely responsive to work on any sized screens, and replaced all graphic images with Themify Icons font to increase load speeds and make less HTTP requests.
Builder Interface Redesigned
Not wanting to stop at just the Themify panel, we also redesigned the Builder interface. On a module hover, Builder now indicates what module is in use, and we minimized the interface borders and strokes to provide a more accurate preview of what you were designing.
New Customize Panel
Giving our users even more power, we built a new Customize panel that allows the customization of theme elements and options with live frontend previews. You can select over 600+ Google fonts, use the color picker with opacity support, upload background images, set padding/margins/borders, write custom CSS, and much more.
In addition, you can easily set menu navigation, set the widebar widgets, and change the front page option. Watch the video below to see it in action.
A new exploit that affects WordThumb (the img.php script that we use in our themes) was disclosed today.
First, we want to put emphasis on the fact that the alleged vulnerability is not true for Themify themes, since there are a number of factors that would have to be set plus a few modules enabled in your server for the exploit to become a viable one. Basically, you were never in danger.
To be cautious, we have taken immediate actions to remove all the code that, under the most pessimistic assumption, could lead to an exploit and have released an update. All Themify users are recommended to upgrade the themes.
Themify is looking for a customer service representative to join our team. This position will be responsible for customer inquiries/support, blog writing, and social media. The right candidate must have: good written communication skills, experience with WordPress (eg. how WordPress works) and social media (YouTube, Twitter and Facebook). Having experience with Themify products is a plus. This is a remote position in which you can work anywhere.
To apply: please email your resume, and/or your site URL, along with your hourly rate and availability to jobs @ themify.me or send via our contact form. If you have blog writing experience, please send some sample posts that are written by you.
We are very excited to announce Themify Icons: a complete set of icons, for use in web design and apps, consisting of 320+ pixel-perfect, hand-crafted icons — available to the public absolutely, 100% FREE! While the icons were inspired by Apple iOS 7, we are constantly inspired and driven by web design and development community, so we wanted to give back by offering this fantastic set of icons for free, with the ability to use and distribute it for any purpose, whether personal, commercial, or anything in between.
As the title says, Conditional Menus is a simple WordPress plugin which allows you to swap or disable the menus in the theme as per specific conditions. This means you can create different menus in different posts, pages, categories, archive pages, etc. It is super easy to use. You would create the menus as usual in WordPress Admin > Appearance > Menus, then add the menu conditions in Manage Locations tab, and the menus on the frontend will swap according to the specified conditions.
Themify has been hard at work behind-the-scenes, building more tools to give you greater control over your WordPress websites, without forcing you to dig into the code. Today, we are releasing another tool to make your life easier.
With The Announcement Bar, your WordPress theme now has the ability to prominently display important messages, content, or announcements anywhere. You're in full control of the style, design, and display locations of your announcements, with a vast array of options at your fingertips. Responsive and retina ready out of the box, the Announcement Bar works with many other plugins like Themify Builder and WooCommerce, making it extremely simple to hit the ground running if you want to schedule and display your announcements.
The Announcement Bar plugin is available, starting today, for the low price of $29!
And that's not all we're announcing today...
Introducing: Master Club
With our list of plugins and tools quickly growing, we wanted to create a new tier of Themify Club membership that included our current plugins, as well as any and all future plugins released by Themify.
The Master Club membership is the highest tier available to our customers. With the Master Club membership, you will receive all of our current and future Themify themes, theme mockup (Photoshop) files, and plugins. All of this is available for the incredible price of $139!
To celebrate the release of our Announcement Bar plugin and the Master Club membership, we are providing you with a limited time offer: using the coupon code "MASTER" to save 20% off of the Master Club until May 2, 2014!