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Posts Tagged with “ThemeForest”

Stocky, My Latest Theme

Stocky, My Latest Theme

Stocky was an exercise in patience for me. The past year has been a busy one, but I actually started design and development of Stocky in June of 2013. A little more than a year later, I present Stocky; A Stock Photography Marketplace Theme.

Back at it with Cartful


Woah, it’s been nearly a year since my last commercial theme release! Not to say I haven’t been busy with updates and supports for my other items in the meantime, but it feels great to get back in the saddle. My attention may have been on The Action Network for the past year, but I haven’t lost my roots. Which brings me to…

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Design Crumbs Themes Are Now 100% GPL

It’s been an interesting few months. As many of you know, back in January I was told I couldn’t participate in WordCamps while I sold my themes at ThemeForest under a split-license. The post I wrote brought some attention to the matter and now that the dust has settled it looks like it was for the best. Last night (here in the US) ThemeForest pushed their 100% GPL option live. This is a huge win for The WordPress Foundation, Envato, and the community at large.

My themes are now 100% GPL.

I assume my “Matt and Collis Present: The OMGPL BBQ” invitation is in the mail.


I’ll keep this short.

It’s been just over a month since the Automatically Blackballed post, and today Envato announced that they are going to have an option for authors to sell their items under a 100% GPL license. This isn’t only good for me and other ThemeForest authors, it’s good for the WordPress community as a whole.

And yes, I’ve been invited to participate in WordCamps again.

Automatically Blackballed

Last year I attended three WordCamps and spoke at two of them. This year I was on the planning team for WordCamp Chicago and was asked to speak again. I am passionate about WordPress and want to give back to the community.

On Friday, January 18, I was told that I may no longer participate in WordCamps.

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