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Twitter is one of the most visited social networking platforms on the planet. WordPress is one of the most widely used blogging platforms. When the two meet, you can expect beautiful things to happen.


Below we present you with 25 helpful Twitter plugins for WordPress – Plugins can make yo

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ur WordPress site do virtually anything.


Here’s an example of what you can achieve with one of these Twitter Plugins for WordPress.


It is a common habit nowadays that people sign into their Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail accounts when they start their computer, and after checking their accounts they typically close all these web pages but do not sign out of their accounts. Instead they go on to work on new web pages and they occasionally return to their accounts to check any latest updates. Now there is a plugin named “Simple Twitter Connect”, no. 5 below in this list, which enables you to log into your WordPress dashboard through your Twitter profile. Once you install the plugin and sync everything then you can login to your WordPress dashboard with your Twitter account. If you have the habit of being logged into your Twitter account all the time then you can log into WordPress by just a click of the button – you will just have to hit the “Sign in with Twitter” button and you will be in.


This is just one example of the power of the Twitter Plugins presented below. Scroll down for more info on these wonderful Plugins for 2012 – 2013.



1. Twitter Like Box Lightbox

Twitter is a great way to grow your websites traffic. With this plugin you can display an light box with a twitter like box. The result? More twitter followers.


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Demo & Download


2. Twitter Feed

The control functions such as connecting to a Twitter account and storing information on the tweets/blogs, can be accessed through the "Twitter Control" GUI in the WordPress admin panel.


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Demo & Download


3. Topsy Retweet Button

This plugin integrates the Topsy Retweet Button with WordPress blogs.


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Demo & Download


4. Tweet Blender

Tweet Blender is tag-aware and has support for multiple authors, lists, hash tags, and keywords all blended together.


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Demo & Download


5. Simple Twitter Connect

Simple Twitter Connect is a series of plugin that let you add any sort of Twitter functionality you like to a WordPress blog. This lets you have an integrated site without a lot of coding, and still letting you customize it exactly the way you’d like.


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Demo & Download


6. Tweetable

Tweetable is intended to help integrate Twitter into your blog. It can automatically tweet links to your blog posts as they are published. It can display your latest tweet in your sidebar and add a tweet meme widget after your posts.


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Demo & Download


7. Tweet Meme Button

The Tweet Meme Retweet button is the defacto standard in retweeting – used by some of the biggest websites in the world including Techcrunch.com, PerezHilton.com, Break.com, CNET.com, Wired, Time Magazine and hundreds of other massive brands, in total it is installed on over 100,000 websites around the globe.


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Demo & Download


8. Tweet Stats

This plugin adds two widgets to your site: “Most Tweeted Posts” and “Recently Tweeted Posts”. It depends on the Tweet backs plugin by Yoast, so make sure you have that plugin installed.


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Demo & Download


9. Twitter Widget Pro

A widget that properly handles twitter feeds, including @username, #hash tag, and link parsing.


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Demo & Download


10. WordPress Dashboard Twitter

Twitter is everywhere. So why not in your WordPress Dashboard? WordPress Dashboard Twitter is a Dashboard Widget that displays Twitter @replies, direct messages, sent messages, Retweets, Friends Timeline and favorites the convenient way within your WordPress Dashboard. WordPress Dashboard Twitter turns your Dashboard into a Twitter client.


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Demo & Download


11. Twitpic

Displays your latest pictures from TwitPic in the sidebar of your blog. The plugin is widget ready and comes with many configuration options! Because every theme brings their very own style, TwitPic has very little preset css.


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Demo & Download


12. Add Twitter RSS

Add Twitter RSS is a simple plugin that adds your Twitter RSS link to the header of your blog. It allows your readers to easily find your Twitter feed.


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Demo & Download


13. @ Reply

This plugin allows you to add Twitter-like @reply links to comments. When clicked, those links insert the author name and a link to the comment you are replying to in the text area.


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Demo & Download


14. Tweet Old Post

Tweet Old Posts is a plugin designed to tweet your older posts to get more traffic.


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Demo & Download


15. Tweet To Download for WordPress

Tweet to Download for WordPress is here! Turn the Tweet and Follow buttons into a social download system for your site and drives tons of new social traffic and back links to your WordPress websites.


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Demo & Download


16. Twitter Counter

Twitter Counter plugin allows you to integrate Twitter Counter.com badges on your blog.


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Demo & Download


17. Twitter Embed

Twitter Embed requires no configuration, it works out of the box right after activation. Copy a link to a tweet on Twitter.com and paste it on a line by itself in your post or page editor.


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Demo & Download


18. Twitter Fans

This plugin lets you display your twitter followers in the sidebar (or anywhere else in the theme). The display is similar to Face book’s Like Box.


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Demo & Download


19. Twitter Link Comments

This plugin will add an extra field to your comment form so a user can add their Twitter username. A user configured ‘follow me’ link is then displayed along with their details on all their comments.


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Demo & Download


20. Twitoaster

Twitter Comments system. Give to you readers the possibility to send comments via Twitter! Automatically retrieve Twitter Replies and/or Twitter Retweets to your Blog’s Posts. These Twitter mentions are handled like Posts Comments, using WP built-in comment system.


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Demo & Download


21. Twitter real time search scrolling

Twitter real time search plugin will scroll the most recent twittered content from your twitter account into your website sidebar. This widget displays the content using your twitter feed, and not just a display it will scroll the content one by one in the widget.


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Demo & Download


22. Twitter Retweet Button

Twitter has provided a twitter and retweet button. This Plug-in adds the official twitter button to your blog articles, pages, archives, categories and rss.


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Demo & Download


23. WordPress Plugins

The Twitter WPress for WordPress enables you to use the power of the Twitter API , on your own WordPress blog. Integrate the Twitter connect, the signup process using Twitter. Store your users Twitter tokens and update their timeline later. Display Twitter widgets and buttons with powerful short codes.


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Demo & Download


24. WordPress to Twitter

This plugin is a bridge between YOURLS, Twitter and your blog: when you’ll submit a new post or page, your blog will tap into YOURLS to generate a short URL for it, and will then tweet it.


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Demo & Download


25. WP to Twitter

WP to Twitter posts a Twitter status update from your WordPress blog using your URL shortening service to provide a link back to your post from Twitter.


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Demo & Download


I hope these 25 plugins will help you work more swiftly and easily. Let me know in the comments below what do you think about the above collection.







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When looking at websites, s

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lideshows and carousels are the best way to present images and this is usually achieved using jQuery. To have jQuery slider galleries or other image presentation on your web page you have to code or download a jQuery slider plug-in and integrate it. Those sliders give effective looks and are very attractive to users.


Here you can see 30 Different content slider plug-in for WordPress. Hope these plug-ins help you…Enjoy!!!



1. All in Banner ($18)

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2. CCSlider WP ($18)

CCSlider WP makes it easy to embed the CCSlider jQuery slideshow plug-in in your Word Press theme. CCSlider is an unique slideshow plug-in because of the fact that it supports 3d transitions! There are 14 stunning 3d transitions available, and also 16 stylish 2d transitions. You have the option for mentioning a 2d transition fallback for old browsers that don’t support HTML5 Canvas, which is used for producing the 3d transitions.


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3. Boutique Carousel ($8)

A ready to use jQuery slider/carousel to present your images in a unique, smooth and customizable way.Simply link to the JavaScript and CSS files and apply it to your HTML element like other jQuery plug-ins.


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4. Mark Sebastian (Free)

In this tutorial we are going to create a stunning full page gallery with scrollable thumbnails and a scrollable full screen preview. The idea is to have a thumbnails bar at the bottom of the page that scrolls automatically when the user moves the mouse. When a thumbnail is clicked, it moves to the center of the page and the full screen image is loaded in the background. Now the user can move up and down and the image will get scrolled automatically, giving him the opportunity to see all of the image.


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5. Matthewruddy (Free)

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6. Fancy Thumbnail Slider ($5)

Fancy Thumbnail Slider is a Full screen carousel slider with lot of features and settings. The slider fit automatically to the Browser size.

With just some small changes on the css file you can change the layout of your Slider.


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7. Jquery Slider ($20)

liJQuery Image Slider is carefully crafted slider/banner image rotator, full of features, easy to install and customize. Whenever you need a full featured slider image rotator or you need a simple ad banner, liJQuery Image slider will do the job with ease


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8. Ubill Board ($20)

uBillboard is a Premium Slider for Word Press. It is a jQuery based slider with a multitude of transitions and options for you to be able to customize it to your needs while not overwhelming you with options you never wanted or needed. Version 3 is a revolutionary release with most of the codebase rewritten from scratch.


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9. Blades Colors ($6)

BLADES jQuery is a flexible jQuery banner rotator that makes an impression. Easy to customize with several options including 5 unique transitions, BLADES jQuery is the type of banner that can easily headline your next project.


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10. DD slider Word Press Plug-in ($20)

DD Slider WP features EVERYTHING that the jQuery plug-in already offered PLUS a custom admin panel, with total management of slides.


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11. Book Shelf Slider ($12)

Multipurpose Bookshelf Slider Word press Plug-in is useful for displaying products such as books, magazines, DVD, cd and others. It’s a way to showcase products in an attractive manner.


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12. kreatura Media ($15)

This is a Word Press plug-in of the Layer Slider. You can create as many layers and sub layers as you want. You can use images or any other HTML elements, including Flash movies as layers. The script is very user-friendly, you can add global settings or local (per slide) settings to each layer or sub layer. You can change delay times, easing types, durations and much more with the WYSIWYG editor.


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13. Massive Pro Creation ($30)

Flip Book Word Press Plug-in is based on XML Flip Book / AS3 one of the three top selling items of all times on Active Den. It has been built from scratch. Almost everything you see on the page is easily customizable through the Word Press administration panel – easy installation, no coding skills required.


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14. Pixelentity ($20)

We’ve taken the solid technological foundation which underpinned the success of the Estro jQuery plug-in, and have pushed it even further. We have added a custom admin panel which will allow you to customize all aspects of your slider without having to touch a line of code. Drag and drop arranging of your slides, multiple slider insertion, skin selection, Ken Burns customization, you name it, we’ve included it.


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15. Phoenix Gallery ($18)

Word Press Media Gallery is the ultimate gallery for your Word Press site. It supports any kind of content from simple images to advanced inline content to videos. Because of this, it can be used not only as a gallery, but also as a slider, banner rotator, video gallery and more. This is the only gallery you will ever need.


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16. Theme Punch ($15)

A combination of Parallax Effect, state-of-the-art Slider and Text Animations defines this slider. Customize unlimited sliders with our own Drag&Drop Slider Editor to your very needs. Give each slider a parallax caption to transport your message.


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17. Royal Slider ($20)

Royal Slider for Word Press is a cross-device jQuery content slider with touch-based navigation and responsive layout.


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18. Rama ($6)

Rama – The jQuery Slider Plug-in animates your image and text slides with transition effects of the wide library (21 transition and 10 object animation effects available). Easy installation, state-of-the-art transitions and text animations define the fresh line style.


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19. Product Viewer ($10)

This file is suitable for homepage banner, slideshow, product viewer, Gallery even though you can use as an intro. All animations are customizable so it suitable for any type of banners. You can use any number of layer on each slider. You can position and spacing each layer easily using data attributes. In download file, five default samples are available in separate html file.


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20. Presentation Cycle (Free)

Cycle is a script that supports image presentations to easily display multiple images. This script supports a lot of effects and the cycling of html elements. Presentation Cycle is a variation on the functionality of Cycle. Instead of generating a list of numbers that are clickable Presentation Cycle generates a progress bar that shows when the new slide will appear.


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21. Accordion ($4)

jAccordion is a flexible and lightweight jQuery (1.4.3+) plug-in full of features that let you customize it to suit your needs.


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22. Translucent ($8)

This is a jQuery Banner Rotator / Slideshow with translucent background set for caption. Supports Responsive and fluid layouts. Supports touch swipe navigation on iPad and Android tablets. 8 example variations included with source package, Around 55 plug-in settings included for deeper customization. The captions can be customized by both plug-in settings as well as CSS .


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23. Chop Slider ($15)

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24. Before-After ($8)

Before-After allows you to place two images on top of each other and use a drag gable slider to hide and reveal each image. This is especially useful for highlighting a Before/After makeover or Untouched/Photo shopped images side by side.


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25. Kenburner ($10)

Responsive Ken Burner Slider jQuery Plug-in is the premium way of using a slider in your website. A combination of Ken Burns Effect, state-of-the-art Slider, Text Animations and Responsive rebuilding defines this slider.


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26. Grid Slider ($17)

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27. Time Line Slider ($10)

Timeline Slider is the definitive plug-in to build your history timelines. Its main configuration can be easily customized due to its compact config parameters, directly from the html file. Also more configurations can be edited through the css style sheet file. It comes with 2 skins, Dark, Light, to make easy the integration on your web project. The powerful jQuery library makes this component cross-platform.


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28. CJ Shuffle ($4)

CJ Shuffle A jQuery Banner / Ad Rotator, is a nice departure from typical banner rotators. It will instantly grab a users attention with its shuffle effect and help engage your website’s visitors.


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29. Jaw Dropper Slider ($5)

Jaw dropper Slider is a jQuery image slider that comes with some really unusual transition effects.


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30. Stack Banner Slide Show ($5)

Use this sexy and stylish banner slideshow to spice up your website. Place images, inline HMTL content, media (video etc) vie pretty photo inside the slider. Some of the options include vertical or horizontal orientation, with or without rotation, and 4 different types of movement. Embed multiple instances in same page (example included in download package). All 9 demo examples included in the download package for easy setup.


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Hope you enjoyed watching this different sliders, tell us what you felt by dropping down your comment.




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Do you prefer to shop from shabby looking shops? Well, I am sure that all of us will be answering this question with a resounding NO. If that is the case, then why should shopping online be any different. It is imperative these days for a website owner to have an inviting, user-friendly experience lest you go th

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e way of obscurity.


Application of a useful and at the same time beautiful theme in the website therefore becomes extremely important. Readily downloadable themes or templates compatible with different kinds of websites are available on the internet which can be used by designers as a starting point of their projects. Or it can be useful for novice designers who want to draw valuable inspiration from these examples thereafter start developing their own unique template. If you download a free shopify theme, then the work of the designer will be simplified and become much faster as well. These templates come with many useful features like ability to connect with the social networking sites, full customization features whereby the developer can amend it according to his own needs and all the latest technologies. With the use of these templates your website is surely going to stand out from the rest. It doesn’t end with having a unique template and features, its all depends on how well and different you do business. You can find experiences of popular ecommerce experts and help articles on blogs like Shopify ecommerce blog.


In addition to our article on some of the best ecommerce WordPress Themes of 2013, we have also created this detailed list of the 30 best and most diverse shopify websites for you designers out there. They can build up a unique, attractive and at the same extremely interactive platform with the help of these themes.




1. Urban Gear

Great free html template for on-line shop dedicated to the urban fashion industry. Easily replace the slides or just remove the slider area and use this template as a start point for your on line business.


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Demo & Download


2. Threadify

Threadify is a theme by Mark Dunkley. It has tons of customization features and includes all Shopify features like a blog and a customized checkout.


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Demo & Download 


3. High Violet

Couture is a free theme designed specifically for high-end fashion shops. Featuring the latest in web technologies, this sleek and elegant theme will make your products stand out from the crowd.


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Demo & Download


4. Cupcakers

Very customizable and easy to use. Has an optional homepage carousel, support for displaying tweets in the sidebar, a completely optional sidebar, customer accounts, and more!


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Demo & Download 


5. Radiance

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Demo & Download


6. Polaroid

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Demo & Download


7. Tokobajoo

Bring out and sell your fashion-related products with this themes and get all the fashion-related site needed : looks, simplicity and style really counts. With its simple design, TokoBajoo will make your apparel products look at its best instead. More, you can divide your shop into different type of items without overlapping one another.


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Demo & Download


8. Artificer

Artificer is a Woo Commerce theme with an arts & crafts aesthetic designed for sole traders and small startups looking to sell hand made products.


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Demo & Download


9. Balita

Balita Lite Word Press ecommerce Themes is a FREE Word Press ecommerce themes for baby and toddler products.


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Demo & Download


10. Bangkoo

It will make your furniture business looks even more elegant with its simple yet easy to navigate design. Bangkoo means “Chair” in English, derived from Indonesian word “Bangkoo”. Another greatness of Bangkoo is its features indeed, such as one click install to setup your store easily, slider to display your product items, Featured Image for your product teaser, WPEC 3.8 integrate, cool and flexible design to make your store more stand-out, and WP3 menu with two spot on the header and footer, header integration, two widget areas on the sidebar and footer, Blog integration, and more.


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Demo & Download


11. Fabulous

Fabulous is another great moves and serves for you by the end of year. Just like its name, by creating Fabulous we wish you to have a fabulous site to visit by. Sell your fashion, clothes, and more apparel products of your business site fabulously with this themes.


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Demo & Download


12. Kakileema

Kakileema Lite (Free) Word Press ecommerce Themes is the lite version Word Press ecommerce themes from Tokokoo. Kakileema will perfectly suits your clothes/fashion/apparel shop business because it is a special for apparel themes.


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Demo & Download


13. Mage World

Get the inspiration from one of the world leading online auction and shopping website, eBay, we have designed this free theme with the aim of bringing customers great shopping experience. It is promisingly suitable for any kind of magento web-shop. In addition, completely customizable sub pages are included.


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Demo & Download


14. Mystile

Mystile is a clean, lightweight Woo Commerce theme, designed as a canvas which you can use as-is, or easily create a unique design to match your products. The theme is responsive as standard, and comes bundled with plenty of options and alternate color schemes.


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Demo & Download


15. Jigo shop

Jigo shop is an ecommerce plug-in for Word Press developed by professionals with years of experience delivering online shops for global brands.


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Demo & Download


16. Tokokoo

This themes will help you to display your gadget/apps perfectly. The features included SEO optimized, Featured Products, Products Search, Product slideshow, WP e-commerce 3.8 integration, Widget zed sidebar and footer, Recent Product, Valid CSS/XHTML, cross-browser compatible, and more! Light up your store and be the number one application online store with App Cloud.


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Demo & Download


17. Wired

The homepage of the theme features many interactive elements. To the left of the newsletter sign-up box you’ll find a jQuery-based product slider. When navigating on a category page, the theme features polished “Add To Cart” buttons; it also integrates a light box for preview images of your products and e-commerce icons ready to be used. As usual, the theme is absolutely free to use in all your projects.


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Demo & Download 


18. Wootique

Wootique is a flexible, highly customizable ecommerce theme for Word Press. Wootique has been designed from the ground up to take advantage of all of Woo Commerce core features whilst delivering fantastic customizability.


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Demo & Download


19. Paloogada

Paloogada stands for “Apa Lu Mau, Gua Ada”, in English, we can say it as ‘What You Want is What We Served for’. Like its name, we try to cover and serve all what you wanted to have and what you wanted to be in Paloogada.Various kind of products are possibly to display here, you can choose to display it in grid / list view, we serve it for you.


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Demo & Download


20. Shop Around

Great free html template for on-line shop. Use it as a start point for your on line business. The template can be easily implemented in many open source ecommerce platforms.


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Demo & Download


21. Dark Alder

Woodland is a theme by Shopify’s Mark Dunkley. You can change the colors, backgrounds, the banner and upload your own logo.


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Demo & Download


22. Blue Scale

A very professional-looking Free Magento Theme (template). The perfect Magento Theme for a shop featuring items for kids and babies, toys and games, stationery, home décor, or crafts. Header has a custom quick access and customer service box styled with rounded corners. The home page layout has two columns and JavaScript featured product and image slider.


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Demo & Download


23. Arpegio

Arpegio is the special Woo Commerce themes for music online store. With Arpegio, you can sounds up your music’s to every corners of the world.


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Demo & Download


24. Music Store

Music Store is elegant design free premium Word Press theme. Suitable for any niche especially for shopping, fashion and entertainment web sites. Options page at admin panel.


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Demo & Download


25. Solo

An official Shopify theme made by Pixellent.com.


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Demo & Download


26. The New Standard

The New Standard is an official Shopify theme created by Pixel Union. Its clean and minimalist design makes it a suitable option for selling any type of product.


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Demo & Download


27. Velvet Sky

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28. Telescope Magento

The Telescope theme was the very first free theme ever released on Magento Connect! Telescope is a very simple theme that features a redesigned primary navigation and clean, whitespace layout.


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29. Monochrome

Monochrome is a clean and unique theme by Shopify’s Alex MacDowell. This theme comes with two presets, but features a wide-array of theme settings which allow for further personalization.


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30. My Shopping

My Shopping is a free Word Press theme with featured content option and supports the post thumbnails. Suitable for any niche. Theme Options at admin panel.


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For a designer creativity and inspiration are the most important tools. No human being can work for hours at a time with the same efficiency doing multiple tasks; it is a well known fact that some parts of the day turn out better work whiles others less or in the worst cases efficiency is close to zero.
On the other hand clients don’t have time to wait for you to regain your inspiration…meet the deadline or you won’t receive the money. Because the Universe respects Murphy’s rules a designer or developer will always receive more projects at those exact moments when inspiration and creativi
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ty are down and out. The natural question that arises is: “How to avoid these moments of less inspiration?”


Inspiration is an inner state and thus nobody can claim to posses the key to its improvement or the remedy for its lacking. This post is a sum of tips that were successfully tried out by many freelancers, so there is a great probability that they shall work for you too.
1. Have a positive attitude

It sounds as a generic piece of advice, but it’s scientifically demonstrated that it’s true. An optimistic behavior not only avoids less inspirational moments but it builds up a work appetite and this boosts your entire creation process. So don’t be sad!
2. Schedule your activity

It is not only beneficial for your inspiration, but it is recommended for your career and entire evolution to have a super-well organized way of work. Maybe it sounds a little bit too harsh, but it is quite impossible to become a successful freelancer if you aren’t disciplined. Beginners usually don’t have a good schedule, but perseveration is the road to perfection.
On the other hand, we are living in a perpetual changing world and it is impossible to only follow your schedule: what are you to do, reject a new project because you scheduled to read a design related book at that moment? Of course, NOT! Try to be flexible, which is also very important, but don’t forget your schedule.
3. Diversify your work and projects

A sure fact that really hurts inspiration is working on grisly projects or projects which are given by very unpleasant clients. Unfortunately the bills are paid by accomplishing all the tasks and projects finished, so it’s difficult, from a financial standpoint to give some up and only do those we like.
A solution is to diversify your daily activities – try to combine what you like with what is required. I believe all freelancers have faced “semi-hated” clients or difficult projects, but they handled these and received their payment, so apply rule number one, be optimistic!
4. Read blogs, magazines and articles related to your domain

A documented and updated freelancer who is up to date with the latest novelties in his domain has more chances of being hired by well paying clients. Inspiration and experience are interconnected, so never forget to read as much as you can. The Internet is full of blogs that present quality articles, tutorials or rounds-up (as a personal opinion, I believe there are too many blogs related to web design, developing or freelancing). The best opportunity to read and enjoy them is when simply you fell that the energy and inspiration level tend to zero out, this could be considered as an active break. The rounds up on the Internet are covering a large spectrum of fields so it is hard not to find your inspiration while looking at these.
5. Avoid routine by taking small and regular breaks

Even though we don’t like it, we aren’t some sort of perpetual mobile (neither superior will power machines). We are humans and none of us can work efficiently for long periods of time; it’s quite normal that after a few hours of constant work to need a walk or everything that implies a departure from the office. I personally tried a similar system which works best for me: I work for maximum 2 hours and after this time, I take an active break of 10-20 minutes and read my latest emails or some rounds up or articles; in this way I avoid monotony and routine, which are the worst enemies of inspiration. Please don’t consider it as a piece of advice from a lazy person, but breaks are as important as the work periods.
6. Establish deadlines and check points

Efficiency can be regarded as a characteristic value of inspiration, it is more than obvious that higher efficiency requires a superior inspiration, so it is easily deduced that someone who quantifies his efficiency could also determine the ”level of inspiration”. A good method to evaluate ones efficiency is to establish small deadlines or check points, usually one or two per day. This way by respecting these ones has the feeling of fruition and why not, happiness; moreover it is very good to be able to measure your daily work and progress, it really helps in making an objective opinion about your personal evolution.
7.Try to do small changes every day in your work room or office

A minor change in the design of my working room has a powerful influence on my state and improves my inspiration, even new wallpapers could bring me new ideas or an optimistic feeling. It would probably be even better to change my office furniture daily or weekly, but, as all people, I am conditioned by financial situation and can’t do this. What we should keep in mind is the fact that any changes in the design of a work place have, in most cases, a positive influence.
Forget about your PC!

There comes a time when all these tips don’t work, when everything you do it is hell…everything is boring and nobody understands you. Nope, you aren’t crazy! It is the time when your body and brain ask for some release or a much longer vacation… you should definitely take it! It is better to let all your clients know you are not available and that’s that, no more details. Shut down the PC and forget about your phone…you should take your family and go wherever else…farther is better.
It would be great if all of these tips worked for everyone who needs them. I will be grateful if someone shares other tips that really help in avoiding less inspirational moment and don’t worry if you are passing through such an unpleasant situation, it is normal, what is abnormal is to not fight against it.


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Toys not only are captivating for the children but they also appeal the elder people. Some toys are there that are more dear to the elder one as well. To bring the beauty and attractiveness of toys in to the real world, some creative photographers have chosen toys as their main subject for the photogra

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phy session and showed us some really cool and inspiring photographs.


In toy photography, photographers create nice and visually alluring compositions with artistic lighting and at one fell swoop have some real fun. A photographer can even bring life to a lifeless toy with his creative skills and imagination.

In this post, we are sharing an interesting and visually compelling collection of toy photographs to inspire you. Enjoy!


365 Toy Project

 


365 Toy Project – Day 56



Street Fighter Sagat

 


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McCarty

 


McCarty


Cammy and Guile

 


Cammy and Guile


Ironman

 


Ironman


Domo Rush Home

 


DOMO RUSH HOME


Cold Sunny Day

 


Cold Sunny Day


In a land of mist listening, observing

 


In a land of mist listening, observing


Hide and Go Seek

 


Hide and Go Seek


365 Toy Project – Day 15

 


365 Toy Project – Day 15


SotA Ken Ryu

 


SotA Ken Ryu


365 Toy Project – Day 63

 


365 Toy Project – Day 63


Cupcake – toy – bokeh

 


Cupcake – toy – bokeh


McCarty

 


McCarty


McCarty

 


McCarty


Drawing In The Sand

 


Drawing In The Sand


Barbie’s life

 


Barbie's life



 



Mio

 


Mio


Break Time

 


Break Time


Spidey Green Goblin

 


Spidey Green Goblin


Batman

 


Batman


Joker

 


Joker


The Mighty Thor

 


The Mighty Thor


Toy soldiers in the Tube

 


Toy soldiers in the Tube


The Egg Choice

 


The Egg Choice


Fairy dreaming

 


Fairy dreaming


War Toys

 


War Toys


War Toys

 


War Toys


XAGU EN TIERRAS MAYAS

 


XAGU EN TIERRAS MAYAS


BAIKU

 


BAIKU


Lady Midday-Poludnica

 


Lady Midday-Poludnica


MR travel

 


MR travel


My Danbo

 


My Danbo


Tilt Shift Photography aka little toys

 


Tilt Shift Photography aka little toys


Three Note Charlie

 


Three Note Charlie


Sunday Drive

 


Sunday Drive


Carl

 


Carl


Yotsuba & Ramen

 


Yotsuba & Ramen


Toy Story Cosplay 1 Woody Bo

 


Toy Story Cosplay 1 Woody Bo






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ThemeKiss

Everybody loves twittering these days. Don’t believe me? The statistics should make you a believer. As of 2012, Twitter had 500 million active users! The 140 character post social media platform is ruling the world, second only to Facebook. Considering the huge number of Twitter users, people are usin

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g Twitter options like plugins and add-ons on more and more websites.


These plugins and add-ons can have varied uses and applications. For example, some commenting systems like Discus allow you to post a comment with your Twitter picture being displayed in the comment as your Avatar. This helps you not to upload your display picture again and again whenever you want to comment and hence saves a lot of time. See entry #3 below for more on this.


Or maybe you want your blog posts’ links to become tiny so that your readers may share them on Twitter. As we all know…Twitter has a 140 character limit. Under such a constraint it is not a wise practice to share large URLs on Twitter as you will want some room to type out some text relevant to the link in your tweets to tell your followers about what you are sharing. Option #7 below enables you to achieve this.


There are 10 other options below that combine the technology of WordPress and Twitter to produce great results. Check them out by scrolling down.




1. Different content for Mac and Win

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2. Track post views without a plug-in using post meta

Add this snippet into the functions.php of your word press theme.


UTHASFWP 02


3. Twitter Avatars In Comments WordPress Plug-in

UTHASFWP 03


4. How to remove menus in WordPress dashboard

Simply paste the following code into the functions.php file of your theme. The following example will remove all menus named in the $restricted array.


UTHASFWP 04


5. Display your latest twitter entry on your WP blog

To display your latest twitter entry, just paste the code below anywhere on your blog.


UTHASFWP 05


6. Remove Pages Columns

How to remove a column from the pages page.


UTHASFWP 06


7. Automatically provide tinyurls for your WordPress blog posts

To achieve this recipe, simply open your functions.php file and paste the following code.


UTHASFWP 07


8. How to redirect to single post page if there is one post in category or tag

Archive indexes are a good way to organize your posts, but if there is only one post in an archive page it can be just a waste of time. Here i will give you a small #snippet to jump directly to the post page.


UTHASFWP 08


9. Display search terms from Google users

If a visitor reached your site through Google’s search, this script will display the terms they searched for in order to find your site. Put this code where you want to display the message.


UTHASFWP 09


10. Disable submenus from Admin Panel

This snippet disables submenus, like Themes and Writing, from the Admin Pane.


UTHASFWP 10


11. Display number Face book Fans

If you want to display the number of your Face book Fans then use this code.


UTHASFWP 11


12. WordPress Admin Tidy Dashboard Widgets By Role

UTHASFWP 12


I hope you found something of value in the above collection. Let me know in the comments below which of the above you liked the most?







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ThemeKiss

Have you even thought how all the designers around the world are coming up with unique design ideas? Inspiration is the key behind it. Have a look at all the following creative web layouts and I am sure you’ll find some inspiration.



1. Matteozanga

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alt="CAWSI01" src="http://aext.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/CAWSI01_thumb.jpg" width="580" height="283" border="0" />


2. Spoon

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3. Torpedo

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4. Vob

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5. Weight Shift

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6. Jeannie web

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7. Coocoocore

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8. Kathryn Cornelius

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9. Jiri Tordek

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10. I am Federica

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11. Meomi

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12. Muslimanie

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13. Nuances

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14. Play mogul

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15. Quazar Web Design

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16. Tbwahakuhodo

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17. Dedoce

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18. 3D Polystyren Roman Gallas

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19. Adline

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20. Believe In Work

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21. Foxie Graphic

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22. Luvra

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23. Amundsen

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24. Accept Joel

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25. Bandar arts

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26. Rainy day

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27. Finger Boardy

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28. Gesty

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29. Morphix

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30. Vegas Uncork’d

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31. Realmac Software

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32. Ready made Designs

CAWSI32


33. Rekkiabilly

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34. Sam Rides To Paris

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35. Themble

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36. Esteban Munoz

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37. Hitmo

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38. Web Is Love

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39. Zizzi

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40. Arvorecer

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41. Serial Cut

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42. Ralph

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43. True Rope

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44. OBZ One by Zero

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45. Art 4 Web

CAWSI45


Hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup.




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Educational Institutions and Universities need attractive websites to attract new students and serve exceeding students. Educational websites have lot of information to show, they need to provide details of admissions, syllabus, results, information of a student. So these types of websites need

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good designers to be worked on as UI is very important to make it reader friendly.



Having a nice website became mandate for any educational institution as right from admissions to certificates go online these days.


Here are 35 Different Educational Website Designs for Inspiration.


1. University of Washington

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2. Biola Undergraduation

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3. Johns Hopkins University

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4. Northwestern University

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5. Bea Long Horn

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6. Lovely Professional University

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7. Liu Global

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8. Indiana University

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9. Loyola Marymount University

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10. The University of Texas

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11. University of Notre Dame

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12. UT Health

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13. Virginia Common Wealth University

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14. University of Delaware

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15. The University of Nottingham

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16. The University of Chicago

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17. Seoul National University

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18. Washtenaw Community College

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19. The University of Melbourne

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20. Virginia Tech

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21. Denver Seminary

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22. Champlain College

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23. Boston University Alumni

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24. American University

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25. Asheville School

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26. Penn University of Pennsylvania

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27. Oregon State University

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28. Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

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29. Mississippi State

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30. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey

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31. Tennessee

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32. Maryland Institute College Of Art

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33. Oklahoma Wesleyan University

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34. Stone Laboratory

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35. William & Mary

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Hope you enjoyed, please post your valuable comments.




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