Issue #8 - July 20, 2011[newsletter archive]
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In This Issue:
LoopBuddy Final Released

Builder 3.0's new Header module

BackupBuddy Multisite in Beta

Builder 3.0, the weeks after

How to show posts from certain category on a separate Page

ThumbsUp video tutorial

CSS beyond the basics training

How to Let Your Visitors Change Font Size

New Child Themes: Keen and Thinner

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LoopBuddy Final Released
logo After Beta testing, and a lot of hard work, and yes, we admit, some delays, LoopBuddy has finally been released. With LoopBuddy, you can modify the behavior and appearance of this Loop without touching a single line of code. Details here.
Also, watch a replay of an exclusive webinar, our webdesign.com Professor Benjamin Bradley did on Builder and Loopbuddy, perfect duo.


Builder 3.0's new Header module
logo Builder 3 introduces a new Header module, that can be added to the layout. It is not a replacement for the image module, but if you want a background image as well, here's how to do that Read more ».

BackupBuddy Multisite in Beta
logo A new addon to BackupBuddy now allows you to migrate your standalone self-hosted WordPress site into a WordPress multi-site! Exciting new feature, that is currently in Beta. BackupBuddy owners will find the download in their members area. More details and a video here.

Builder 3.0, the weeks after
logo The release and rollout of version 3 of Builder was a huge project. Fortunately, it has not caused any major issues, and those that did show up, were squashed instantly. The new features in Builder are spectacular, and most of all, Builder is ready to integrate LoopBuddy seamlessly. Watch a chat with Chris Jean (from our weekly iThemes tv show), lead developer at iThemes, and the brains of Builder regarding the smooth launch of Builder 3.0 ».

How to show posts from certain category on a separate Page
logo Another Powertip by Sridhar, on how to have all posts from a category (e.g. Movies) on a Page titled Movies (slug = movies-page). Read more ».

ThumbsUp video tutorial
logo Ronald Huereca, plugin developer for iThemes created a 6 minute video demonstrating the new features in ThumbsUp 1.3, most notably the new ThumbsUp Suggest feature. Watch the video here.

CSS beyond the basics training
logo On Tuesday, July 26, this Premium training will be conducted by Benjamin Bradley. Have you ever wondered how to accomplish a certain task using only CSS? Want to take your CSS skills to the next level? Learn how to do more than simple CSS editing and become truly creative with your design and layout, reserve your seat now. Free for webdesign.com members, and only $27 for non members.

How to Let Your Visitors Change Font Size
logo Note, instructions are for Builder, but this will also work on other themes. Allow your site visitors to increase / decrease the font size on your site. Read more »

New Child Themes: Keen and Thinner
logo We have released our 40 and 41st child theme for Builder, Keen and Thinner. Check out the Keen announcement and demo, and the Thinner announcement and the demo. And of course, all child themes for Builder are free and included with your purchase of Builder!

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