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I recently came across the Sydney theme by aThemes and loooved it! I loved it and use it so much that I applied and got approved to be their affiliate. In the future I might just purchase the pro version to get WooCommerce integration. I first started using it on a client’s site as you can see here:
Isn’t it pretty???
I loved it so much, I decided to convert my own site to it. I first created my site’s front page from scratch, coding the html and css by myself. It was challenging but freeing at the same time because I was in control and as long as I knew what I was doing, it was so easy to make changes with just typing (compared to having to research plug-ins, themes, and more with WordPress). This was my site with the awesome Bootstrap framework, Font Awesome awesomeness, and Google fonts:
I loved it but I ended up having to switch to a WordPress installation because things got too complicated having to update too many sites. Now this is what my site looks like with the WordPress Sydney theme:
Still good looking, huh?
I redid my author site as well. Here is my Author site that I coded from scratch:
And here it is redone in the Sydney theme:
Here is my tutorial on how to install the Sydney theme to look like their demo!