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“Digital Experience Design: Ideas, Industries, Interaction” – book review

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: April 26th, 2023

I had the luck of running into this book by accident. It managed to draw my attention mainly because it was a newly published book (February 4, 2009) compared to other books that discuss the web-design industry and user experiences. The editor and author of some of the chapters, Linda Leung (a senior lecturer at […]

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Future Child Themes for Thematic in the works

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: December 7th, 2021

Spring is at it's end and makes room for a promising Summer. Finishing the new design was a fulfilling moment for me. When you put so much effort into something, your personal expectations are always high. Building something for myself and things are prone to be problematic. In the initial stages nothing really feels right […]

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Commune Child Theme – Update

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: May 4th, 2009

I've updated Commune Child Theme to version 0.2. This is just a bug fix release, most of them css related. Thanks to everyone that submitted bugs through the comment form on the original Commune page.

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Content design – what makes a good landing page

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: May 26th, 2009

Photo by divemasterking2000 I want a redesign. I need it to be forward thinking with easy access to most sections of the site. Although this sounds like I'm trying to sell something to a client, please bare with me. Creating an effective landing page (in my case the front page) is a must. This is […]

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When in doubt blog about your Author’s Block!

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: April 16th, 2009

I have Author's Block. I doubt it's contagious so if you're reading this no need to worry. Now to the mater at hand, why blog about it? For some particular reason I don't want to write that much stuff anymore. My fear is that I don't write enough interesting posts! Why write about something that […]

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Green anyone? Try Commune – Thematic Child Theme!

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: December 13th, 2021

Update 11.17.2010 The category image was removed and all thumbnails are now created using the Featured Image default functionality. If no Featured Image is added a default image appears in place. Simply put I have been lazy lately. I know this isn't the best way to sell my self but a little bit of honesty […]

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Quickly add a Category DropDown to Thematic 0.9

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: October 19th, 2021

With the launch of Thematic 0.9 we now have out of the box drop-down menus to work with. This is one of the many features added to 0.9 that was requested by the community. However sometimes one might want to replace the default Thematic menu with a menu composed with the categories and sub-categories of […]

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Multilingual solutions for a wordpress installation

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: December 7th, 2021

Since writing this article we developed TranslatePress, a frictionless WordPress multilingual plugin that lets you translate all your site content directly from the front-end, using a super intuitive interface. Download it for free and go multilingual, the easy way. Photo by mykreeve From my point of view the internet has became a really crowded place. […]

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Themes in Gmail

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: November 21st, 2008

I was really starting to get bored with the blue in Gmail. For such a functional and really easy to use interface it looked really unappealing. To be honest Gmail is the only online app that I use daily to make my life easier as a web-designer. It's fast, really functional, full of features (you […]

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Byty the Free Child Theme – Built on Thematic

Author: Cristian Antohe
Last Updated: December 13th, 2021

        [download#1#image] This is my first Free to Download Child Theme. It was built for a friend of mine and we decided to release it for free in hope of some extra publicity :) . In order to install it you have to download the Thematic Theme (from which this child theme inherits all of the […]

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