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For a successful business an outstanding site plays a

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major role, Today a lot of creative professionals have realized this and use Word Press as the engine for building an online site. The ease of use of WordPress, the high number of portfolio styled themes and plugins available for building a professional portfolio web site makes the decision easy. 


1. Extensio ($40)

Extensio is a clean, modern and Powerful Professional Premium Word Press Theme suitable for any kind of corporate / business website. It comes with an impressive jQuery homepage slider with unlimited possibilities and options.


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2. Pure Vision ($45)

Pure Vision is a very powerful theme which suits both, users with no programming background as well as advanced developers. It will help you build your site in no time to your liking with minimal effort.


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3. TryMee ($40)

Try mee It’s a responsive word press theme you’ll love! Try it now on your devices. Clean and stylish corporate design is what you need to create perfect websites.


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4. Classy ($45)

Classy is a premium Word Press theme created to meet your client’s needs. It’s a very clean and elegant business style theme that is super easy to use and customize.


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5. Tre Anni ($37)
Tre Anni Business Theme is clean, elegant and professional Word Press theme that can be used as personal portfolio, business or for a blog website.

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6. Cruz ($45)

A blend of clean and minimalist design style, exclusively crafted for modern business requirements and corporate web sites. You can equally use this theme for personal blogging, portfolio and freelance business ventures.


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7. Adapt (Free)

Ultra is a theme that is ideal for businesses  that want a very clean, elegant and professional website, however, with the custom portfolio and blog templates it is also an awesome website for personal portfolios and blogs.


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8. Display ($45)

Display is a Word press Theme, best suited for Business and Portfolio sites. It comes with a fantastic 3D Image slideshow that can be controlled from your backend with a custom tool.


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9. Ecobiz ($40)

Ecobiz is clean,elegant and modern corporate and business Word Press theme that can be switched as eco/green business and portfolio theme.


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10. Envision ($49)

A top of the line business Word Press theme for any company owner that wants to be one step ahead the competition when it comes to their online presence.


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11. Barely Corporate ($45)

Barely Corporate is a clean Word press theme that couldn’t be more easy to use. With a beautiful exterior and a backend that gives you ultimate versatility and freedom, Barely Corporate will have your website up and running in no time.


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12. Chameleon ($39)

Chameleons are known for their ability to change the color of their skin. The patterns and color combinations you find in chameleons are almost endless, and our new theme is no different! Chameleon was created to be a simple and professional theme with loads of customization options that do not require web development experience to utilize.


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13. Ellora ($37)

Ellora is a simple and clean Word Press Theme for any type of business or portfolio website. It comes with a plethora of options so you can modify styling and fonts directly from within the backend theme option panel.


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14. Fabseries (Free)

Avenue is the very best free real estate theme you will get your hands on. This theme is fully loaded like any premium real estate theme out there.


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15. WPExplorer (Free)

Complete is another Word Press theme created by me! I’ve built it with a very clean, modern and professional design that is very simplistic and content focused. Using custom post types, an advanced admin panel and meta boxes, the Complete theme will allow you to easily set up a business, portfolio and/or blog website.


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16. Thiel ($37)

Thiel Word Press theme comes with elegant responsive design (adaptable to the visitors screen size), unique Elastic slider and takes advantage of new Word Press 3+ features such a custom post types (Portfolio, Slider, Services) or custom taxonomies.


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17. Studium ($40)

Studium is a powerful business corporate portfolio theme based on the custom Vam Tam framework and fully compatible with Word Press 3.3. It presents two subsets of features suitable to users with zero programming skills as well as advanced developers. Studium is the perfect match for your business with predefined styles, theme integrated short codes and widgets, multilingual support and flexible and awesome sliders.


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18. T Studio (Free)

Thao Studio is a clean Free Business Word Press Theme suitable for company, corporate and business sites. Coming with featured posts option and theme options page, this free word press theme would be perfect for you website.


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19. WP Zoom ($69)

Prime is a professional Word Press Theme, that suits perfect for your Business and Portfolio website.


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20. Shelf ($68)

Shelf is a unique tumble log style theme featuring a fluid and responsive design with an original horizontal layout.


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21. Corporate ($40)

RT Theme 9 is best suited for business, corporate, service or portfolio websites.


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22. Powered ($40)

Powered is a modern business and portfolio Word Press theme that serves as a simple yet powerful solution for all sorts of corporate/agency websites. Whether you are looking for a theme for a small business with just a few services or a larger business with many more services/projects, Powered is a good solution.


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23. Infocus ($45)

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24. Duotive ($45)

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25. Maya Shop ($60)

Maya Shop is a fresh Word Press theme that utilizes the powerful Jigo Shop and Woo Commerce plugins to create a versatile Word press powered shop, with unlimited layout options and unlimited skins. Make this theme your own.


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26. Flexum ($40)

Flexum is a beautiful, flexible and responsive Word Press Theme targeted on users without programming skills and also for the experienced developers.


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27. Flagship ($45)

Flagship is a responsive Word Press Theme (try resizing your browser), suited for business websites and users who want to showcase their work on a neat portfolio site.


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28. Karma ($40)

Karma is a Premium Word press Theme built on a highly intelligent framework. It’s the only theme on Theme forest to feature the amazing new CU3ER v1 3D slider. Whether your a word press pro or just a beginner, you’ll have absolutely no problems at all working with this theme.


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29. Greatio ($35)

Greatio is a Premium Word press Theme, best suited for Business, Portfolio, Interior and Architecture sites. It comes with some JQuery scripts which makes it better view.


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30. Full Screen Template ($50)

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Hope you like my above collection, please post your valuable comments.




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Designing a website for kids is a fun task. If you are lucky enough to have landed such a project, you need to work hard to get thing right for the kids. In this article, we shall discuss five essential tips for building websites that children fall in love with.
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Photoshop is a really powerful tool to draw any digital presentation that we could possibly imagine. Some of us might have familiarized ourselves with Photoshop and may have even been working with it for ages. Still, I often find a Photoshop file stacked with poorly managed layers, causing headaches when a refinement is needed, or when converting it into another format.


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For a graphic or web designer who regularl

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y works in a team environment, where multiple designers may work on a single Photoshop file, the issue of managing and organizing the file suddenly becomes a very important matter.


In general, there are some benefits when we organize our files properly:



It will streamline the workflow.
It helps other designers to understand our design structure easily.
All designers involved with the file can do a revision, quickly and easily, if necessary.
This minimizes errors in the criss-cross production process.

Thus, in the following post, we will share some basic tips to manage and organize Photoshop files so that we can work more efficiently, particularly in a team.



1. Creating folders and managing assets

When working with Photoshop, we typically have many files like photos, backgrounds, fonts and the PSD file itself.


To organize these files and reduce the possibility of chaos, the items should be placed in corresponding folders. So, before we even start up Photoshop, we should create these folders first. For instance, a fonts folder for font files or a background folder for the images we use as backdrops in the design.


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That way, you will be able to do the project faster, as you already know where to go for which file. On the Windows OS, files can be stored according to recent history, which will help you call files even faster.


In web development this practice is obvious. Files and all assets must be placed in the respective directories for the website to work properly, otherwise it would cause a 404 Not Found error.


2. Setting the document properly

In early 2003, I was working with Photoshop for the first time. I did not set up the document properly, which eventually became a real pain during the production process.


Photoshop comes with several preset documents that you can use to quickly and easily create a commonly used standard document for your project. However, often times we need to work with a document size that is not available in the Presets. In these conditions, we have to set up the document ourselves.


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When creating a new document through Files > New... menu or hitting Ctrl / Cmd + N, a new window with several options will pop up. In this dialog we can set document parameters: like the dimension, DPI, background and color mode.


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Print Design

When designing a project intended for print, the document will need some pre-requisites to ensure that the document can be printed correctly. It normally needs a 300 dpi resolution and has to be in CMYK color mode to be printed via color separation. Document size may vary depending on the project specifications.



You will also need to ‘bleed’ print designs. To bleed a document is to give it an extended area from the actual document size it will be printed on. This is important for designs that use a colored background instead of white. Bleeding prevents the occurence of white spaces that will turn up when cropping is not done with perfect precision.


Web Design

Designing websites need fewer specifications as it is only for screen view purposes, so a 72 dpi resolution with an RGB color mode should be sufficient. The pixel (px) is used as the unit measurement.



You can save this customized document specification, if you find that you will use it regularly.


3. Naming the layers

We have prepared the files and the new document has been set up. We now move to working with layers.


When we have layers that grow along with our design, it would be better to rename these layers to be more descriptive and meaningful rather than just with random names like Shape 1 or Layer 1. That way we will be able to find the layers we want to edit more easily.



Be descriptive with the name. However, make the layers’ names simple, and short as well. Use your local language if it is the preferred language in your work environment.



4. Grouping the layers

We may find that we have too many layers and these layers are actually several parts that shape a single object. In this case, we can group those layers and name the group to appropriately represent all the layers. We can also create a sub-group and nest it inside a group like a tree structure, if necessary.


When naming the groups, try to be descriptive, simple, short and intuitive. For instance, in web design, we typically have default groups of layers like header, sidebar, content and footer.



This practice will be helpful when working in a team, particularly when we work with developers that tend to work in an orderly and organized fashion. This practice can also be applied in print design projects.


5. Arrange layers or groups in order

Poorly ordered layers will drive anyone insane, and it is a nightmare to look at as well.


Let’s try putting the layers and the groups in a logical order. Have the layers and the groups positioned in the Layer tab as matched with its visual position. For instance, when we have several layers/groups like question, replied, option box and screen, the layers position should be as follows:



That way, anyone who will continue working on the design can intuitively find the layers and the groups faster.


Bonus Tips: Clean up unused layers

Sometimes we try a lot of things to get an effect or look for a design; this often leaves some unused layers. Eliminating these layers will not only keep the Layers tab clean and neat but it also reduces the PSD file size as well.


Conclusion

These practices, ideally, should be done from the moment the first layer is produced. It’s a matter of preferences what sticks and what goes. Some might prefer organizing the layers/groups from the beginning while others might do it after the whole design is complete.


However, these tips are not the only way to be organized and nobody is totally right when it comes to tips and best practices. It all depends on our working experience with Photoshop. Feel free to share and add your experiences in the comments section below.



Related posts:
10 Killer Adobe Photoshop Tips For Designers
How to Create a TRON Minimal Design – Photoshop Tutorial


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