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A Kirby That’s Not Pink


Ahh, Kirby. One of my favorite games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. That little pink guy could eat anything! Alas, this Kirby is not pink. It’s white, black, blue, and has square corners. One of the news bits that came out of the WordPress Developers Chat on January 7th is that Matt Mullenweg is spearheading the creation of the new default theme in WordPress named 2010. This means that the default theme will not be something created by a third party. However, Ian Stewart took the challenge upon creating a default theme and Kirby is his result. Kirby is clean, simple, and has good typographical elements, all the building blocks of a good theme. I encourage you to check out Ian Stewarts insight into the design process of this theme and then read the feedback he’s received. Although it won’t be the new default theme in WordPress, it sure looks […]

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How Much Would You Pay?

June 25th, 2008

So how much would you pay for an installation of WordPress? This question was raised by Damien Mulley of In his post (Wanted: People to install WordPress without robbing others blind), Damien mentions that he is building a list of people with reasonable prices who will perform default WordPress installations. According to Damien, there are a few people who are charging anywhere from €550 to €1500 (Euros). This equates to $857.00 to $2,338.33. I can’t imagine anyone in their right mind who would pay that amount to have WordPress installed for them. However, when I stop to think about those who are brand new to blogging or to WordPress in general, those are the ones that when offered these prices, may believe this to be normal when in fact, it’s not. The conversation about this topic was handled pretty well within the comments. Most people commented that they would […]

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