The Making of Autochrome v3

Autochrome v2 It all started with an eagerness to create one of the simplest WordPress Photoblog. After a rough work with the first version of Autochrome, the second version saw a huge improvement in speed, crispness and a clear focus to the photos. Autochrome v2 leveraged the powers of WordPress while achieving minimalism and simplicity […]

Introducing Acorn WordPress Theme at Theme6

After multiple delays and hesitations, I have finally released Theme6, a site dedicated to carefully crafted and well designed themes and templates. I’m lucky to have partnered with an awesome designer – Saneef Ansari. Our first release is a Typographically tailored theme for WordPress – Acorn. Acorn is a mobile-first, retina-ready responsive theme focused on […]

How-to: Numbered Pagination for your WordPress Blog

There are a bunch of awesome WordPress Plugins that can do Numbered Pagination for your WordPress powered blog. However, it may be noted that WordPress have the option to do it without relying on a plugin. Let’s do a clean, nice and simple numbered pagination as seen on this blog. You can choose to have […]

Bulletproof your self-hosted WordPress blog: how to survive traffic spikes

There is a rather complex, long and detailed article on how to Bulletproof your blog: a guide for surviving traffic spikes, but for all the other self-hosted WordPress blogs out there, here is a simple non-geeky solution suited for most of us. You don’t need to edit anything, pull or push anything – you’ve to […]

Nishita Photo theme on WordPress.com, another Photography theme, Autochrome, released

About a month ago, I got an email from Lance Willett of Automattic that they would be launching Nishita WordPress theme on WordPress.com. That was great news! Honestly, I had not really been maintaining the theme though it turn out be a rather popular theme. The wordpress.com version was released sometime back – Nishita Theme […]

Free CSS3 Videos, Startup Marriage, Effective Minimalism in Design, Free WordPress themes of 2011 and more

Looks like I spend quite a bit of my time reading news and information on the Internet. Here are few good ones that I found today. Effective Minimalism in Experience Design Tara Hornor writes about the strength of Minimalism which can bring forth clarity of form; clean lines, ample white space, and how minimal graphical […]

The best blog platforms of 2011

Now that blogging has firmly entered the mainstream of online activities, the number of blogging services seems to be increasing by the day. But there are a few platforms out there that are miles ahead of the competition, offering the perfect mix of basic functionality and advanced features. These blog hosts each have their own […]

How about an Open Sourced office?

Open source software has a lot of options for the business world, alongside the home user bandwagon. Apart from the other generic features, Open Source softwares at times have a greater degree of customization as compared to their proprietary counterparts.