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Themify v7 Official Release – Faster & Better

Themify v7 Official Release – Faster & Better

Today we are proud to announce the long anticipated v7 release! Since our last major update (v5), we've been planning to further improve the pagespeed and performance of our themes and the Builder. The v5 update focused on the frontend pagespeed, whereas v7 is for the backend performance. The main goal is to make our themes faster and with better stability. We've re-coded many components in the backend to optimize the overall code — less database queries and lighter code (PHP/Javascript/CSS). We are happy to see many of our user sites getting A+ score on Google Pagespeed Insights (see some of our featured user sites and showcase). This update will make our themes much faster and better!

A significant frontend change in v7 is the Builder row grid system. We've replaced the old CSS flexbox to CSS grid to handle the Builder grid system. Using the CSS grid gives more layout possibilities such as adding unlimited columns, column re-ordering, and creating tiled-like grids.

This is a big update, so we jumped from version 5 to 7. Due to the data structure and grid system changes, we highly recommend not to downgrade your theme once it is upgraded to v7 (read the important notes at the end of this post for more details). Note that all Builder addons and Builder Pro must be updated as well in order to use with v7. Testing the theme update on a development/staging site is recommended.

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Themify Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale – 40% OFF

Themify Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale – 40% OFF

It is the best deal of the year again at Themify! Whether you are looking to join Themify or renew your memberships, it is the perfect time now. Take advantage of our 40% sale on regular memberships or $75 off Lifetime Club membership. Our Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale starts now until November 30th, 2022. The sale is applicable for new customers and existing members looking to upgrade/renew their membership.

40% Off Regular Memberships

Take 40% off our Builder Prothemesplugins, and Master Club (including renewals).

CODE: BF2022

$75 Off Lifetime Club

The Lifetime Club is an exclusive membership that gives you LIFETIME access to all Themify products, future updates, and support.

CODE: BFLIFE22

* Sale expires Nov 30, 2022

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Halloween Sale 2022

Halloween Sale 2022

If you've missed our anniversary sale, don't have to be disappointed. We are giving you an early Halloween treats. We are doing a one-week long promotion from now until Oct 31, 2022, so you still can catch up the real trick-or-treating. We are offering a 30% discount off all regular memberships or $50 off Lifetime Club. The promotion applies to new signups and renewals.

30% Halloween Sale

Take 30% off our Builder Prothemesplugins, and Master Club (including renewals).

CODE: TREATS

$50 Off Lifetime Club

The Lifetime Club is an exclusive membership that gives you LIFETIME access to all Themify products, future updates, and support.

CODE: TREATSLIFE

* Sale expires Oct 31, 2022

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Themify v7 – Final Beta

Themify v7 – Final Beta

Since the release of Themify v7 Beta, many users asked about the official v7 release. Today we have good news, the v7 is close to final. We are just finishing off the minor issues and doing final testing on our demos. Having said that, we have the final v7 beta version available. We would like to invite you to test out the final beta and let us know if you spot any issues. If everything goes well, the final v7 should be released in 2 weeks.

Download v7 Beta and Install

  • Download themify-beta.zip (don't extract the zip file). NOTE: If you previously have Themify Beta theme installed, you can use the Themify Updater to update it to latest version without having to reinstall it.
  • With any of your test/dev WordPress sites (please don't install Beta version on live sites): go to Appearance > Themes, click "Add New" > click "Upload Theme", then upload the themify-beta.zip and activate the theme. If you already have Themify Beta installed previously, you can use Themify Updater plugin to auto update (you should see the update notification on the admin area if you have Themify Updater activated).
  • NOTE: The Beta version doesn't work with the current Builder addons and Builder Pro. Please deactivate them prior to testing the Beta version.

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How to Get 90+ Score on Google Pagespeed Insights With Themify

How to Get 90+ Score on Google Pagespeed Insights With Themify

Since Google has officially made page speed and user experience as a ranking factor in search engine results page (SERP), having a fast loading site is very crucial as part of your SEO tactics. If you want to rank higher than your competitors on Google search, it is time to pay attention to your site's pagespeed!

Aside from the SEO purpose, pagespeed can also affect user engagement and conversion. No one wants to see a slow site. Reports show that slow load time can reduce conversion and increase bounce rates. In other words, if your site is slow then your visitors and customers are more likely to exit your site and move on to your competitors' sites.

If your site can not get a 90+ Pagespeed score, check out our flagship themes, Ultra and Shoppe. As seen in our demos and our customer showcase sites, there are a lot of fast loading sites built with Themify. Also see our pagespeed showcase round 1, round 2, round 3, and round 4. (more…)

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Themify’s 12th Strong Anniversary

Themify’s 12th Strong Anniversary

After 12 years, we are proud and grateful to be holding strong. Big thanks to our team who is staying strong with us and the users who are supporting us. To celebrate our 12th anniversary, we are offering a 40% discount off all regular memberships or $75 off Lifetime Club. The promotion applies to new signups and renewals. It is the best time to join Themify now at a massively discounted price.

40% Anniversary Sale

Take 40% off our Builder Pro, themes, plugins, and Master Club (including renewals).

CODE: STRONG12

$75 Off Lifetime Club

The Lifetime Club is an exclusive membership that gives you LIFETIME access to all Themify products, future updates, and support.

CODE: STRONG12LIFE

* Sale expires Aug 31, 2022

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IMPORTANT: Themify v7 has released! Please read the release notes.