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Winson enjoys the comfort of being able to engulf himself in the constant flux of information on the Web. He craves new technologies and always discovering new ways to improve his work. He loves the outdoors and the wild backyards of British Columbia.

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NOW ON: 3 Minimalist WordPress Themes from ThemeCobra - only $23!

Expires: November 21, 2013, 11:59 pm EST


In today's fast-paced, senses-overload society, sometimes the quieter you are, the more you're heard. Take website design, for example. Fill your theme with tons of colors, textures, flashing graphics, and other in-your-face features and not only will your important content get buried in there, but also you may just lose your customers for good.

Consider a minimalist design, then. Slick and simple in nature, a minimal design not only looks elegant, but also lets your content do most of the talking. To help you get started, this Mighty Deal from ThemeCobra includes 3 impressive WordPress themes all done with a beautiful and highly functional minimal design. Heck, even the cost is minimal, seeing as how you can over 50% off the regular price!

Highlights:

  • 3 Premium Themes
    With this minimalist Mighty Deal, you'll get 3 high-quality WordPress themes. Each of these premium themes from ThemeCobra is a great way to change up your site.
  • Minimalist Design
    These days, less is certainly more. That means minimalist designs are all the rage. All 3 professional WP themes in this bundle include a minimal design, not full of in-your-face, super-crammed layouts. Instead they're simplified to let your users easily get straight to the most important part of your site: your content.
  • Browser Compatibility
    Firefox. Chrome. Safari. Internet Explorer. Whatever browser your users are surfing with, your WordPress site will look fine, as it's been fully tested across all of today's most popular browsers.
  • Theme Options
    Thanks to a Theme Options feature in the admin, it's a snap to make some basic changes to any of your themes. It's even super easy to install any of these!
  • Free Updates
    Take advantage of any and all future updates to these themes. No need to worry about missing out on any changes down the road.
  • Customer Support
    Should you need any assistance at all with these themes, your purchase of this Mighty Deal includes full customer support. So no need to panic if you're stuck on some functionality you just can't get right!

The following 3 WordPress themes are included:

Svelte (Demo | Details)

This elegant theme with a minimal design is just perfect for blogging pros or as a showcase for your web design or photography collection.

Features include:

  • Responsive Layout - Works and looks great on any mobile device from tablets to smartphones!
  • Theme Customizer - Easily change up your site's colors, icons and textures.
  • Keyboard Browsing - Jump around between posts by simply using your keyboard arrow keys.
  • Featured Slideshow - Show off your featured content or photos in this built-in slideshow.
  • Retina Optimization - Svelte icons are in SVG format that look spectacular on retina devices.
  • Social Integration - Just add your social network usernames and your site will instantly have appropriate icons leading to your social pages.
  • Custom Widgets - Use some of Svelte's custom-built widgets (like the ones for Instagram and Twitter) to really make your site interactive!
  • SEO Optimized - With real lightweight HTML and CSS coding, search engines like Google will easily be able to crawl and index your content.


Photopia (Demo | Details)

If the name doesn't give this one away, we'll give you a hint... this gorgeous WordPress theme was built for all you photographers out there. The minimalist design lends itself perfectly to photo galleries. Let your work do all the speaking for you. Images are shown at large sizes, including up to 1440px for featured images on large desktops.

Features include:

  • Responsive Design - Show off your spectacular photographs at as large a size as possible, while still fitting beautifully on a user's screen, no matter the size.
  • Big Format - There's big and then there's BIG! Photopia justifies your photography at a truly stunning size to blow your users' minds!
  • Keyboard Browsing - Flip between posts just by using your keyboard's arrow keys.
  • AJAX Loading - With theme options, you can choose AJAX loading archives for your site.
  • Retina Ready - Don't worry about your images looking bad at all. Far from it. This theme looks crazy sharp on all tablets and mobile devices, especially retina-optimized devices.
  • PSD Included - With the original Photoshop files, you'll be able to easily alter any of the site graphics.


Deliciously Simple (Demo | Details)

Looking for a super-popular theme that's already received over 20,000 downloads? Yeah, it's Deliciously Simple, and it's a perfect minimalist WordPress theme for today's modern blogs and portfolio sites.

Features include:

  • Out-of-the-Way Search - Search boxes are a necessity but often bulky and just in the way. This unique slide-down search is functional, slick and incredibly minimal.
  • PSD Included - This scrumptious theme comes with original PSD files so it's real easy to change up any of the graphics to meet your needs.

Pricing:

Normally, you'd pay $47 for these 3 premium WordPress themes, but for a limited time only, you can get this premium bundle of minimalist themes for just $23! That's a 51% savings!

Click the BUY NOW button and score three perfectly fantastic new themes for your site. Hey, it's the least you can do!

Deal terms:
  • Delivered as an instant download, after completing your purchase.
  • These are WordPress themes and all themes required WordPress 3.5 or greater.
  • All of these themes are 100% GPL - meaning that you can do whatever you want with them and use them on as many sites as you like.
  • Includes free updates for all themes.

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NOW ON: SlickGallery: An Elegant Photo Gallery Script - only $14!

Expires: December 9, 2013, 11:59 pm EST


Taking great photos has certainly gotten easier over the years. So has displaying them! Whether it's in a digital frame in your house or through various photo galleries on websites.

There are certainly a number of online image galleries available, but the Mighty Deals crew doesn't want you using just any old image gallery script. Uh uh. We want you to be the talk of the town! So we found SlickGallery, an elegant and easy-to-use image gallery that's sure to turn heads.

What's more, it's pretty tough to beat the price. Even the normal price of $25 for this powerful and gorgeous image gallery is a steal. So what if we told you it's yours for a mere $14? Yeah, you probably don't even need to read on to see the many highlights, but go ahead. Check them out. You won't be sorry!

SlickGallery Highlights:

  • Elegant Design
    There are photo galleries, and then there are photo galleries. SlickGallery is a gorgeous option to show off your favorite images in a stunningly elegant and clean design. Take a look at a Demo Gallery!
  • 3 Browsing Modes
    Users love different options and whether you choose just one or change things ups, SlickGallery offers 3 different types of browsing modes. Turn your gallery into a beautiful photography portfolio by using any of the available modes: thumbnail view, carousel and a full screen slideshow view.
  • Responsive Design
    No matter where your users are enjoying your photos, they're sure to see them as you intended. Thanks to the responsive design which Slick Gallery is built on, the script works perfectly on any devices from smartphones to laptops to tablets.
  • Simple and Powerful Admin
    It couldn't be easier to add content to your gallery. With the powerful administration area, you can upload an unlimited number of photos, order and organize them any way you like, create albums, and even share them all with your friends or potential clients. Take a tour of the SlickGallery Admin.
  • Password-Protected Albums
    Want to create some personal photo albums for your friends, family or just yourself? Or maybe put some key images in a folder for a client's eyes only? Just add a special PIN code to any albums you want to protect.
  • Unlimited Installs
    After purchasing SlickGallery, you can install the gallery on as many domains and websites as you'd like. You can even put it up on your clients' sites if you'd like!
  • White Label
    Want to merge SlickGallery right into your agency's own branding? No problem. You can easlily change up the logo and the name of the script itself! You'll get all of the features of SlickGallery, but take all the credit for yourself.
  • Great for Developers
    With your license, you're pretty much free to do almost anything you'd like with SlickGallery! You can set up copies for clients, and even manipulate the source code if you wish. A built-in JSON API makes customizing the code super easy!

Live Demos:

Click the images below for gallery and admin demos.

See more demo galleries

Testimonials:

"When I stumbled across SlickGallery I found exactly what I needed! It was very easy to install the SQL database and load my photographs using the excellent install script and admin interface! I highly recommend this product." - Greg Sundt, gsimaging.net 

"Martin provides a very prompt support all the way, and makes installing, using, and modifying SlickGallery a very pleasant experience. Looking forward to the next iteration of this extremely useful app!" - Len, Interactive Designer

Pricing:

To purchase the SlickGallery script, you'd normally pay just $25, but for a limited time only, you can get this beautifully slick gallery for only $14! That's almost a saving of 50% off!

Click the BUY now button and give your images the elegant display they deserve!

Deal terms:
  • The script is delivered as an instant download, after completing your purchase.
  • You can use SlickGallery commercially, and if you are a web developer / designer, you can install it for your clients and integrate it with their websites.
  • You can use this gallery an unlimited number of times and on unlimited web sites.
  • You need to be running PHP 5.2 or later and MySQL 5 or later on an Apache web server (this covers nearly all web hosting providers).
  • This is a stand alone script - not a WordPress plugin. See the installation instructions here.
  • Support is provided by the vendor via email.

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NOW ON: eBook: Insites: Real World Advice From Top Entrepreneurs - only $7!

Expires: November 26, 2013, 11:59 pm EST


Ever wonder just how some of today's top designers and developers made it big? Were they overnight sensations or did they survive failure after failure before hitting the big time? Well, stop wondering and start reading! Insites: The Book by Elliot Jay Stocks and Keir Whitaker gets to the bottom of those very questions.

This 256-page eBook published by Viewport Industries features 20 deep and personal conversations with some of the biggest and most successful entrepreneurs in the industry today. Learn by example as these professionals mince no words in sharing how they started out, the major mistakes they made, the lucky breaks they caught, and more. We'll give you an early start on the road to success by slashing the price of this incredible eBook by 50% off the regular price. So you can be both insightful and frugal at the same time!

Insites: The Book Highlights:

  • Real World Advice from Top Entrepreneurs
    Insites features real personal stories and anecdotes from some of today's most innovative designers and tech entrepreneurs. Learn how they got started, what mistakes they made and what advice they have to offer to budding entrepreneurs like yourself!
  • 20 Deeply Personal Interviews
    This fascinating book from Viewport Industries features 256 pages of pure emotional and inspirational storytelling. Through 20 in-depth and very personal interviews with 21 of the top names in the Web community, Insites is a definite must-read for anyone looking to get ahead as a Web designer or developer.
  • 21 Top Names Share Their Stories
    You can master countless volumes of detailed code and put together one heckuva website. However, the true learning comes from experience, and what better way to get ahead than by learning from some of the most successful entrepreneurs out there? With "Insites: The Book", you'll get the lowdown on how 21 of the industry's best designers, programmers, and entrepreneurs got things moving: Tina Roth Eisenberg, Jason Santa Maria, Cameron Moll, Ethan Marcotte, Alex Hunter, Brendan Dawes, Simon Collison, Dan Rubin, Andy McLoughlin, Kevin Rose and Daniel Burka, Josh Brewer, Ron Richards, Trent Walton, Ian Coyle, Mandy Brown, Sarah Parmenter, Jim Coudal, Jeffrey Zeldman, Tim Van Damme, and Jon Hicks.
  • No Technical Mumbo Jumbo
    Nope, Insites isn't your typical developer's manual offering tips, tricks, and loads of code. You won't find any snippets of code in fact. It's purely filled with inspirational anecdotes from those who've been where you are today and mounted some hugely successful careers.
  • Multiple Digital Formats
    Take "Insites: The Book" with you wherever you go! Your purchase of this Mighty Deal gets you this fabulous eBook in three digital formats: PDF, ePub, and .MOBI so you can enjoy it on your computer, your iPad, Kindle, smartphone or whatever mobile device you're using!

About the Authors:

Keir Whitaker is a web developer based in Bath, UK. With a focus on front-end development and WordPress, he has been building web sites for clients big and small since 1999. He has contributed to a number of industry publications including .Net magazine and SitePoint, and was the inaugural editor for Smashing Magazine Coding. He is a fan of fine coffee, cocktails, transport-related graphic design, F1, and paper-based media.

Elliot Jay Stocks is a designer, speaker, and author whose work can often be found in books, blogs, and magazines, with a client list that includes brands such as Virgin, Microsoft, Brooklyn Beta, Founders Fund, and MailChimp. He gives talks at various events across the globe and writes for several leading industry publications. Elliot is also the founder of typography magazine 8 Faces.

Pricing:

Normally you'd shell out $14 for the "Insites: The Book" digital bundle, but for a limited time only, you can get this amazingly inspirational eBook in 3 digital formats for only $7! That's a smashing 50% off the regular price!

Click the BUY NOW button and get some powerful insights into making it big.

Deal terms:
  • Delivered as an instant download, after completing your purchase.
  • The eBook is delivered in PDF, MOBI (Kindle) and ePUB (iPad and other e-Readers) formats.
  • Sold on a per user basis.

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NOW ON: Add Ornamental Elegance with the Fleuron Font - only $12!

Expires: November 25, 2013, 11:59 pm EST


It's amazing how a simple border or ornate element can completely change the feel of your design. With the right object, your otherwise flat sketch can blossom until an elegant work of art. And one of the easiest and best ways to pretty up your pictures is through Fleurons.

Derived from the French word for flower ("Fleur"), Fleurons are typographic ornaments that beautifully weave vinelike flowers and leaves together into perfect embellishment tools for any occasion. This beautiful bundle of 7 Fleuron sets from Wiescher-Design can help you add a touch of sophistication to your latest project. And you don't need to be a millionaire to make your next project make you look like one either! That's because for a limited time only, you can get this entire bundle of Fleuron sets for only $12!







Fleuron Font Bundle Highlights:

  • 7 Ornamental Sets
    This beautiful collection of typographic ornaments includes 6 full sets of Fleurons, plus 1 additional set of ornamental frames. use these gorgeous embellishments of any occasion imaginable.
  • Wide Range of Design Styles
    No matter the occasion or the tone you're going for, these Fleuron sets are perfect for your next project. The designs include classic, vintage, traditional, modern and even swinging curves!
  • Tons of Uses
    Where can you use these elegant and professional Fleurons? Anywhere your imagination takes you! These beautiful ornaments are great for logos, invitations, greeting cards, posters, T-shirts and anything else that needs a little splash or touch of class.

Pricing:

This collection of elegant ornaments normally sells for $276 for either the Desktop or Web fonts, but for a limited time only, you can get the Desktop version of all 7 Fleuron sets for only $12! That's a ridiculous savings of 96% off the regular price! OR get both the Desktop and Web Font versions together for just $19!

Click the BUY NOW button to choose your preference and add some elegance to your next project.
Deal terms:
  • Delivered as an instant download, after completing your purchase.
  • These fonts can be used for commercial and personal projects, in any way that you would like to use them.
  • Sold on a per user basis. You may choose to purchase quantities in the shopping cart.
  • The Desktop font files are in both .ttf and .otf formats and work on both Windows and Mac.
  • The Web fonts are delivered in .eot, .svg, .ttf and .woff formats.

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