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35% OFF Halloween Sale

We’ve got some surprising news that will give you goosebumps during Halloween 2014. This Halloween weekend, get any of our WordPress Themes for 35% discount on all products.

The sale only lasts until Monday, November 3 (Midnight EST), so take advantage of this offer before it expires. To purchase, just pick as many themes as you want and use coupon code HALLOWEEN at checkout for the discount.

Happy Haunting!

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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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