In this post we release our last freebie for the Christmas and the New Year season: a beautiful Christmas and New Year’s Eve WordPress Theme, designed by Site51 and released for Smashing Magazine and its readers. The theme is decorated using Smashing Christmas Icon Set2 and its main goal is to give a blog a very festive, snowy, New Year’s atmosphere. The theme has no particular requirements, except that the WordPress 2.8.5+ should be installed. As usual, the theme is free to use in private and commerical projects.
Download the theme for free! Link
The theme is released under GPL. You can use it for all your projects for free and without any restrictions. Please link to this article if you want to spread the word. You may modify the theme as you wish.
- live demo5
- large preview6 (.jpg, 0.6 Mb)
- installation guide and documentation7
- download the .zip-package8 (.zip, 0.4 Mb, including instructions)
- release on Site 59
Here are some of the features of the theme:
- CSS-based layout,
- 2 columns of fixed width,
- XHTML 1.0 Transitional valid,
- multi-browser compatibility: tested on Firefox, Safari , IE7, IE8, Chrome,
- easy to setup, theme options page,
- JQuery Lightbox,
- AJAX-based based contact form,
- Live form e-mail validation.
Thank you, Gabi. We appreciate your work and your good intentions. And Merry Christmas, folks!
- 1 http://www.site5.com
- 2 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/12/08/free-smashing-christmas-icon-set/
- 3 http://wordpress.site5.net/xmas/
- 4 http://wordpress.site5.net/xmas/
- 5 http://wordpress.site5.net/xmas/
- 6 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/full-preview-christmas.jpg
- 7 http://wordpress.site5.net/xmas/doc/
- 8 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/images/christmas-theme/christmas-new-years-eve-wp-theme.zip
- 9 http://www.site5.com/wordpress-themes
- 10 http://wordpress.site5.net/xmas/
- 11 http://wordpress.site5.net/xmas/
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