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Free Dark and Clean WordPress Theme: Designpile

In this post we are glad to release DesignPile WordPress Theme, a theme designed by Site 51 and released for Smashing Magazine and its readers. The theme comes with 3 color styles and a couple of jQuery-based goodies. It can be used for portfolios and blogs as well as corporate webAs usual, the theme is free to use in private and commerical projects.

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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.

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Features Link

Here are some of the features of the theme:

  • Widget ready (footer and sidebar),
  • Easy to setup, the Theme Options Page has 3 color styles,
  • Custom homepage,
  • Simple Post Thumbnails Plugin,
  • 125×125 ads section with enable/disable option, using “WP125” plugin10,
  • JQuery Lightbox,
  • JQuery Forms,
  • AJAX-based based contact form,
  • Live form email validation,
  • Theme Requirements: WordPress 2.9.1+

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Sidebar

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Content, overview

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“About the author”-section

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Comments

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Categories archive section

Thank you, Gabi Schiopu and the Site 5 design team! We appreciate your work and your good intentions!

Footnotes Link

  1. 1 http://wordpress.site5.net/designpile
  2. 2 http://wordpress.site5.net/designpile
  3. 3 http://wordpress.site5.net/designpile
  4. 4 http://wordpress.site5.net/designpile
  5. 5 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/uploader/images/wordpress-theme-designpile/full_preview.png
  6. 6 http://wordpress.site5.net/designpile/doc
  7. 7 http://wordpress.site5.net/themes/designpile_wp.zip
  8. 8 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/designpile_wp_updated.zip
  9. 9 http://www.site5.com/wordpress-themes
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  11. 11 http://wordpress.site5.net/designpile
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    Thanks! Looks great :D

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    Thanks! Looks great :D

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    Awesome… Just what I wanted… Everyone suggested me a redesign for my blog. I wanted a clean and free, yet unique theme but never found one.. This fits like a charm. SM, Love you guys!!

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    Awesome… Just what I wanted… Everyone suggested me a redesign for my blog. I wanted a clean and free, yet unique theme but never found one.. This fits like a charm. SM, Love you guys!!

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    Thomas Craig Consulting

    February 20, 2010 1:20 pm

    Very nice theme, thanks.

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    Thomas Craig Consulting

    February 20, 2010 1:20 pm

    Very nice theme, thanks.

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    nice one
    thanks ^_^

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    nice one
    thanks ^_^

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    Looks nice! Thanks!

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    Looks nice! Thanks!

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    Very nice clean theme. Thanks share SM! Great.

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    Very nice clean theme. Thanks share SM! Great.

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    How about some Drupal themes, for a change? :-)

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    How about some Drupal themes, for a change? :-)

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    Looks Great i can’t wait to use it.

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    Looks Great i can’t wait to use it.

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    Helge-kristoffer Wang

    February 20, 2010 2:39 pm

    Awesome! I have to test this out!

    Thanks alot Smashingmag :)

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    Helge-kristoffer Wang

    February 20, 2010 2:39 pm

    Awesome! I have to test this out!

    Thanks alot Smashingmag :)

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    Lovely theme

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    Lovely theme

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