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Storefront 1.5 arrives, brings Right-to-Left support

August 19, 2015 in Blog, Storefront. 15 Comments

TL;DR: Storefront version 1.5 has arrived – upgrade via your WordPress dashboard or try it for the first time by downloading a copy here. Enjoy!

The last major release of Storefront saw us add many accessibility improvements and achieve the “accessibility ready” tag on

That release went a long way towards making Storefront a more rounded solution for store owners looking to make their online shops accessible to the widest audience possible. Storefront 1.5 carries on that theme of enabling, and achieves another coveted tag on


Introducing Storefront 1.5

Here’s a look at some of the biggest chances in Storefront 1.5.

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Why child themes are so important

July 1, 2015 in Blog, WordPress tips & tricks. 3 Comments

We recently released our first premium Storefront child themes, Galleria and ProShop. These, coupled with the two child themes already available for free on (Boutique and Deli) takes our total up to four, a number we hope will grow rapidly in the coming months.

But you may have questions about this. What is a child theme and why should you use one? How do they change the look of a WordPress site? And how should you go about modifying a child theme to preserve all your changes even when there’s an update?


Two Storefront child themes.

We think we can help. Here’s a little more about how child themes work, why you should use them, and what you should keep in mind when modifying them.

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The Month In WordPress: February 2015

March 2, 2015 in Blog. 5 Comments

February has been a busy month for WordPress – particularly if you’re interested in what’s happening on With a maintenance release and some significant UI improvements, there’s a lot to cover.

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Celebration time

July 9, 2012 in Blog. 38 Comments

4 years ago today WooThemes launched. What started as 3 WordPress designers dabbling in commercial theme development working from three home offices in Cape Town, London and Stavanger, is now a 24 person team supporting a community of 240,000 users.

WooThemes has become much more than just a WordPress themes company and we are hugely excited about our next few steps we are taking to truly become a one-stop WordPress powered business solution provider. WooCommerce and WooDojo have proven we are also a plugin development powerhouse and with our recent re-structuring and recruitments the next year is bound to be a monumental one for us.

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