2017: Year In Review

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Phew! What a year. We are very thankful for the opportunity to look back over 2017, our fifth as a company. The highlight of this year was the launch of our second flagship product, Pro. Originally slated as a massive update to X, we realized fairly quickly that what we were doing would be better suited as a separate product. … Read More

Cloudways Review: An Easy Way to Deploy WordPress Websites on Cloud Servers

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Cloudways is a managed cloud hosting platform for freelancers, designers, developers, bloggers, creative agencies and ecommerce stores. It allows users to deploy, monitor and manage high-performance websites and applications on scalable cloud infrastructure providers. The platform offers industry-leading page load time because of the ThunderStack, Cloudways’ home-brewed stack that ensures optimized performance for all WordPress sites. The recent partnership between … Read More

Themeco + Cloudways Partnership

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Themeco is pleased to announce a partnership with Cloudways. Through this partnership we hope to introduce many of our customers to Cloudways, and, in turn, welcome many of the Cloudways customers into the Themeco family. As a theme provider, we’ve seen our fair share of hosting companies: some good, some not so good, however one thing we have consistently appreciated … Read More

X and Pro Are Now Compatible With WordPress.com

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Pretty much since the beginning of WordPress there has been confusion around the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com. There are many articles explaining the difference with the quickest being that WordPress.com is owned by the guy who was one of the founders of WordPress and he/his company (Automattic) leverage the WordPress.com domain to sell certain products and services. In doing … Read More

Apex – The Community for Creative Professionals

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Update: You are now required to have purchased a Themeco product to join. For several years we’ve dreamed about creating a community for creative professionals (and those aspiring to be) that brings together content and people in a meaningful way. We all know the challenges of trying to stay on top of the latest industry trends, and we also know … Read More

Say Hello to X 5.0 and Pro 1.0

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Today is an exciting day. Without a doubt this release is the culmination of our most ambitious project to date and charts the course for the future of Themeco! We are pleased to announce both an update for X (v5) and a new product called Pro (v1). Existing X customers have the option of switching to Pro for free. Wait, … Read More

2016: Year In Review

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When you are in the early days of starting a new company, everything is up in the air. The product, your vision for it, the people and financial needs to accomplish your goals, all of it. As time goes on however, your thinking evolves from, “How are we not going to die? ” to “How are we going to thrive? … Read More

Why TactikMedia is Going ALL IN with X in 2017

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In today’s Customer Spotlight we are excited to introduce TactikMedia directly from the Great White North (Canada). They proudly decided to go all in with X-Theme for 2017 and share with the community the 10 reasons why they do so. #1 Blocks are Awesome Our first introduction to blocks with X was through the 10X Layouts website, which demonstrated what … Read More

Version 5: Progress Report

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I wanted to give everyone a progress report as to where we are with Version 5 of X and some adjustments we’ve made along the way. First off, there have been several sneak peaks along the way, so if you have not had a chance to review those first please do so here (must be in the X User Facebook … Read More

Cubit: A More Flexible Media Query

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This post and idea were developed by Themeco’s lead developers Kory Wakefield and Alexander Rohmann. Much has been written about the humble media query. In the world of modern web development it is a necessary tool for most all projects, while being equally venerated (yay for responsive design!) and denounced (we need container queries!) at the same time. Media queries … Read More