• Connections Reloaded,  Themes,  WordPress

    Connections Reloaded v3.1 – Now supports WordPress 2.9

    While Connections Reloaded 3.0.2 perfectly supports WordPress 2.9, the new version of WordPress introduced the feature of Posts Thumbnails. For some strange reason, your theme needs to have the necessary code to “enable” this feature. So, I decided to put together a version of Connections Reloaded that adds supports for the new post thumbnail features of WordPress. If you’re using this theme, you’ll notice a new section in your New Post screen that allows you to designate an image as a post thumbnail. By default, the posts do not display the post thumbnails, since each display requires two database queries. You can turn this on by visiting the Connections Reloaded…

  • Connections Reloaded,  Themes,  WordPress

    Connections Reloaded v3

    If you’re following me on twitter, I recently tweeted that I was working on an updated version of Connections Reloaded. After a few revisions to fulfill all the requirements of the repository, I give you the new and improved Connections Reloaded v3. The biggest feature addition to this version of the theme is the inbuilt options page that allows for easy customisation from within WP-Admin itself. The screenshots above give you an idea of what options are available. I plan on adding more options. Comment and let me know what you would like to control from the options page. Besides this, I’ve also worked on increasing the security of the…

  • Connections Reloaded,  Themes,  WordPress

    Connections Reloaded featured on Mashable

    Awoke this morning to find a lot of traffic being referred from Mashable. On further analysis was pleased to find out that my WordPress theme Connections Reloaded has been featured in Mashable’s 20 Great Free WordPress 2.7 Themes. Mashable is one of the top blogs on the internet with over 168K subscribers and 35K Twitter followers. Many of you may be aware that I updated Connections Reloaded recently for WordPress 2.7. It includes complete support for WordPress 2.7 including paged and threaded comments, gravatars, tags etc. As well as complete backward compatibility with versions of WordPress as early as v1.5. So, if you’re running and earlier version of WordPress, you…

  • Connections Reloaded,  Themes,  WordPress

    Connections Reloaded 2.1 is now live

    I had posted earlier that I had submitted the updated version of my theme Connections Reloaded to the repository. It’s finally been approved today. So, grab it while it is hot 🙂 The changes in this version are: Complete support for WordPress 2.7 Threaded comments and paged comments are now supported Custom Header. Now you can change the image header from within WP-Admin itself Support for all versions up to WordPress 2.7. So, even if you haven’t upgraded to 2.7, you can use the theme without modifications. Download Connections Reloaded or view the Demo.

  • Connections Reloaded,  Themes,  WordPress

    Connections Reloaded 2.0.1

    I have released Connections Reloaded 2.0.1. The theme has also been added to the WordPress Theme Directory, so that you can view and download and rate it there itself. Please redirect all support requests to the support forum. Changelog: Now Compatible with WordPress 2.6 and above Complete Gravatar support Better support for WordPress widgets. Comes with inbuilt widgets for best compatibility Fixed XHTML validation problem on posts with no comments Tags are now displayed on all pages

  • Connections Reloaded,  Themes,  WordPress

    Would you like to see a Connections Revolutions?

    I put up the Connections Reloaded 2 Roadmap over a year ago and updated the same with the Connections Revolutions Roadmap in mid-Feb. It’s December now and the only site that is running Connections Revolutions is this blog. With over 6000 downloads from this site alone for Reloaded, to be honest I lost the interest to create an updated version of this theme. Nor did I receive any encouragement for the same, either in the form of donations and/or through requests. Just got a request today about Connections Revolutions and would like to throw this question over to the public. Would you like to see a Connections Revolutions? And what…

  • Connections Reloaded,  Themes,  WordPress

    6000 Download old

    Connections Reloaded today crossed 6000 downloads. And that is counting downloads only from this website. There are other theme sites where this is being downloaded from and I have absolutely no track of those numbers. Thanks to everyone who is using this theme. If you love the theme, please do consider a financial contribution. Have you made changes to the theme? And would you like to show off? Comment and tell me about it.

  • Blogging,  Connections Reloaded,  Site Activity

    Join my MyBlogLog Community

    Do you read this blog often? If so, would you like to join the MyBlogLog Community for this blog. If you are not sure what MyBlogLog is then their About page does justice in explaining the system. To give you the gist, MyBlogLog lets blog readers to find out more about other readers of the blog. I have added the widget in the right sidebar titled Recent Readers. If you are a member of MyBlogLog, then your name will automatically feature there when you read this site. MyBlogLog also offers excellent statistics for your website. The paid version updates the stats several times a day and retains the stats. The…

  • Connections Reloaded,  Personal,  Themes,  WordPress

    5000 for Connections Reloaded

    Connections Reloaded today crossed 5000 downloads. I am sure there are a lot more unaccounted for downloads from various other theme sites hosting my theme. Am glad that this theme has found favour with the WordPress Community. For all you users out there. Thanks for making this theme so successful. If you love the theme, please do consider a financial contribution.

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