Just a quick one today, because I’m trying a new Wisdump design concept, and if it turns out OK (or promising at least), I’ll post it here and let you guys say what you think. Just like I did with the previous one.
So, premium themes are in for a rough ride. There’s a lot of money involved, and support is great for buyers needing that, of course. However, if there’s something the open source community is good at, is to offer alternatives. Blog Perfume features the BranfordMagazine theme for WordPress, a theme that’s bound to take a way some sales from newsy premium themes.
And here’s the problem for premium themes. There will always be theme designers who do similar ones, and release them for free!
The premium themes are indeed in for a rough ride.
Originally posted on February 7, 2008 @ 1:37 am