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December, 2012

Responsive Email Templates  

by posted in Community, General, Industry News, News
Dec 19
2012

Responsive web design is accepted across the internet as a great solution for viewing sites on a multitude of different devices. It wasn’t always this way— when responsive design was in its infancy, there were naysayers and those who were reluctant to jump on the bandwagon. My question, and the reason behind this article, is why hasn’t responsive email design taken off in the same way?

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Envato’s Most Wanted – $5,000 Reward for the First 10 VirtueMart Templates  

by posted in Envato's Most Wanted
Dec 18
2012

Envato's Most Wanted

We’re putting a $5,000 bounty on the heads of Envato’s most wanted file type – VirtueMart Templates on ThemeForest. The first 10 files uploaded (and subsequently approved) to the CMS Themes > Joomla category each get $500 (with a maximum of 2 files or $1000 per author).

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Outstanding New Marketplace Items  

by posted in General, Outstanding New Items
Dec 18
2012

What outstanding items have been arriving on the marketplaces? Here are a handful that have caught the eyes and ears of the reviewers.

The image above is a VideoHive item called Retrostyled Christmas by elvya, a Christmas Template project that contains 10 video/image placeholders, four text holders. also comes with additional comps with triple video/image placeholders and single video/image placeholders.

Read on to explore more awesome new items.
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How Do I Pay for Items on the Marketplaces?  

by posted in General
Dec 17
2012

The Envato Marketplaces offer two options to purchase files; Buy Now for convenient one-off purchases, and Prepaid Credits for multiple purchases to save you money. All purchases are made in U.S. Dollars. All major credits cards are accepted via Paypal and Moneybookers.
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Rails3 Upgrade Completed!  

by posted in Community, General
Dec 17
2012


Hi Everyone! You will be pleased to hear the Marketplace Rails3 upgrade has been completed! The upgrade was a success, with the site performance unaffected during the process. We had a few small issues on the day and these were quickly resolved by the team.

With the upgrade complete, we are now in a better position to take advantage of the new features in our software framework and other compatible components.

A big thank you to the community for reporting issues on the day, you all helped the upgrade run smoothly. I would also like to thank the dev team for their hard work and to the support and community teams for being on hand throughout the process.

New from Skellie on Rockable:
“The Freelance Business Funnel”  

by posted in News
Dec 14
2012

Do you wish you could sift through Skellie’s brain for clever tips on blogging, freelancing and personal branding? Would you like to learn dozens of innovative strategies you can immediately use to create a strong and sustainable freelance business? Are you looking for a new book to read?

Well, all your wishes have just come true. Rockable Press have launched a new book, The Freelance Business Funnel by Skellie.

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Featured Profile Image: trustbogdan +4  

by posted in Community
Dec 14
2012

There are almost as many approaches to creating a profile image as there are authors. Some focus on showcasing artistic skills, others prioritize with slogans and company information. Some show their personal photo, while others display abstract forms. This one belongs to trustbogdan. Check below for four more! Which is your favorite, and why?

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Envato’s Split Licensing and the GPL  

by posted in News
Dec 13
2012


We’ve recently published a KnowledgeBase article about Envato’s split licensing and the General Public License or GPL. This article replaces all our earlier blog posts. The article covers what it means to create items that are affected by the GPL or other 3rd party licensed components and how the Envato licenses work with the GPL to protect the rights and freedoms of all the components of an item. Make sure to have a read of the article to ensure you understand how this form of split licensing works.

7 Minutes of Gmail Hacks from FreelanceSwitch  

by posted in General
Dec 13
2012

Brian Casel is a freelancer and web designer. He recently put together a short but helpful video for FreelanceSwitch on how he makes the most of Gmail for his business.

Which tip was your favorite? Do you have any to add? Let us know in the comments.

The Envato 2012 Holiday Roundup  

by posted in General
Dec 12
2012

Image from PhotoDune

With Christmas just around the corner, many of our sites have been posting on holiday-related topics, from gift guides to illustrations to carol performances to gift wrapping tips. And I’m sure there will be more coming in the next week or two.

So, as it stands today, here is a roundup of Christmas posts from around Envato.
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