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Event Master – All in One WordPress Event Theme

Event Master WordPress Event ThemeEvent Master is a multipurpose and responsive WordPress event theme that is built to keep an online presence for any kind of events, including but not limited to conference, music, entertainment, meetup, festival, movie premiere, sport events etc. The simplicity of the theme allows it to be used for any kind of event and gives you an option to set up your site in minutes.

Event Master is fully customizable. Using the powerful theme control panel on admin dashboard you can change the dozens of aspects related to functionality and design such as colors and layout of the theme.

To our loyal fans and first-time buyers, we are offering the promo code – EVENT - for 35% off the regular price of this amazing theme. Hurry, the coupon code is only valid until Sept 1, Monday 11:59PM EST

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Gabfire’s 6th Birthday – 50% Off All Themes!

gabfire birthdayHappy birthday to us. We can’t believe it’s been 6 years since opening our doors to the WordPress community and we’re so grateful that you guys have joined us for the amazing ride. We’ll be celebrating this week in as many bars as possible and hopefully you’ll have one for us as well.

It’s been a great year and we’ve launched our best themes to date: BootStart, StyleBook, and Sharp Magazine. We have a lot in store for you this year, including multiple plugins, themes, and a soon-to-be-released one pager theme (it looks great!). Thanks for choosing Gabfire and for making this all possible – enjoy this 50% off sale with the code 6YEARS!

This Year for Gabfire

We’ve been building a lot of stuff behind the scenes, so prepare yourselves for a year of plugins and themes:

  • We are about to launch an event theme!
  • We’re going to launch our first one-page WordPress theme (fully responsive, of course)!
  • We’re putting together almost a dozen plugins for your sites. Many were inspired by the community.
  • Love Sharp? More magazine style themes are on their way!

Happy Birthday Sale – 50% Off

We love you guys so much, without you we wouldn’t have lasted a single year.

So from now until Monday, August 11 (Midnight EST) use the code – 6YEARS - for a 50% discount on your entire purchase. Grab one theme or multiple themes. You can also use same coupon code to get 50% discount on our service packs. This is your chance to save and continue to reap the benefits of the Gabfire community.

Thanks again, see you on the inside!

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How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

We’ve all been there: the crossroads of updating your theme and overwriting the edits you made to it. Either you have

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to leave your theme out of date or erase all the work you put into customizing it. Maybe you’re lucky and the changelog specifies which files are new so you can update manually, but this can be meticulous and time wasting. There must be an easier way!

Why Child Themes are Useful

Child themes are the root of customization. They allow you to customize your themes, while keeping the main theme intact so updating won’t erase your changes. Basically, a child theme is a ‘new’ theme that simply loads the framework from the parent theme. This way, whenever you update the parent theme, the child theme is ‘updated’ too. Neat!

Note: For minor CSS changes, use the Custom CSS box located in your Theme Options; for any PHP customization, use a Child Theme.

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Advanced Search Techniques on Twitter

techniques on Twitter

Twitter is a powerful social network to improve your brand, find content ideas, and connect with people who can help you grow your business. The best way to use Twitter in these ways is to use their advanced search. The following are some ways to use effectively the advanced search techniques on Twitter.

Use Top Tweets

To find out what’s trending in your industry, you can put in a keyword that has to do with your products or services. When you click on search, the results that come up first are the “top” tweets. These are tweets that have been favorited, retweeted, and posted by people with a high number of followers. Essentially, these are the tweets that are the most influential.

You can use this information to decide what you’d like to share with your followers. Since these are influential tweets, they have a high likelihood of being successful on your feed.

You can also use these results to create content for your website, since the stories in these tweets are so popular. Citing information you’re using is easy with the links in the tweets.

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