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As you may have noticed we have slightly modified our site design.  The biggest changes are on the homepage (if its whacky looking, be sure to clear your cache, in most cases those should resolved itself though).  The last design was focused primarily on Joomla. With the launch of new clubs we had to revamp the layout to also showcase other products to help you find the newest and greatest products from Shape5.

So why isn't phpbb on the homepage too?  Well, throughout the past months we've evaluated the club and if enough people are interested in club forum styles.  We came to the conclusion that phpbb just wasn't a good fit for Shape 5.  We are sorry to those who did enjoy it and it is sad to see it come to an end. We fully believe that phpbb is an awesome product and we do not regret taking on this endeavor it all. We still be releasing June and July club styles. Current phpbb club members at the end of July will be compensated with appropriate refunds and more. We will be sending those members more details about this soon. We will most likely will be launching another club for another platform in the future to take its place, we will provide more information as that develops.

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Need a Wordpress theme with a feminine touch? Avignet Dream is a one of a kind Wordpress theme that is designed with women in mind! Whether you're starting a small store, opening a boutique, posting a blog, or setting up a news site, Avignet Dream's calm effects and eye pleasing looks are a great match for any fun-going website! This theme comes with the ability to set your own custom highlight colors for links, titles, page backgorund much more, to make your own unique custom color scheme! Amongst other things this template also comes with RTL support, SEO Optimized, S5 Ultimate Drop Down feature, fixed and fluid widths, and so much more! Make sure to check out the demo for a full list of features.

For more information on this theme click here.

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Life Journey is designed for a church or ministry website, but can also very easily be used for any other type of site. This style comes packed with goodies to help any church easily gain a web presence. Some of these feature include: dozens of block positions, custom page and column widths, custom row widths, custom highlight color, Google fonts, mobile device support, and so much more!

 For more information on the Life Journey PhpBB3 style click here

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After many requests we've updated the s5 box module to now include a switch to the Mootools Javascript library. If you are encountering javascript conflicts with other modules you can now switch from the jQuery library to Mootools.

Just uninstall your current version and head over to the club extension downloads area to grab a fresh copy.

Enjoy!
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The Comaxium Wordpress Theme is built with style and functionality in mind. Its style can easily be adapted to just about any type of website you are running. With an amazing 35 widget positions and 6 styles it's functionality is superb and leaves you with hundreds of layout options to choose from!

In addition to its great design there are other great features such as Google fonts enabled, fixed of fluid width body settings, custom column and page width settings, choose your own highlight color, and so much more!

This month we have also added a new feature that allows you to a select widget style directly from the widget level. This option can be found when editing a widget from the appearance > widget menu.



Make sure to check out the demo for a full list of features.

For more information on the Comaxium Wordpress Theme click here .

Demo this style here

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The Phosphorus phpBB style is a very versatile and gives a wide variety of options. This month also introduces a new interface for the Vertex Framework and the ability to install modules! Vertex Framework for phpBB is truly turning the forum system into a CMS.    The framework is becoming quite polished, this month we've also revamped the admin to give it a nice slick look. 

Check out the demo available to get an understanding of what you can do with Vertex and this style. The Vertex admin area is visible even when not logged in, just click the admin menu item in the top right of the menu and you will be able to demo it without saving changes.
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We are happy to announce the Phosphorus theme release! It is a very versatile theme that gives a wide variety of options. We have added some options to change the color scheme of Phosphorus to any you desire! Check out the 7 presets available to get an understanding of what you can do. This month we also slightly modified some of the WordPress link output to better match the theme itself. Also included is a new admin interface for the theme, giving you an easier experience when changing theme options.

For more information on the Fusion Wordpress Theme click here

Demo this style here
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The Comaxium PhpBB3 style is built with style and functionality in mind. Its style can easily be adapted to just about any type of website you are running. With an amazing 35 block positions and 6 module styles it's functionality is superb and leaves you with hundreds of layout options to choose from!

In addition to its great design there are other great features such as fixed of fluid width body settings, custom column and page width settings, choose your own highlight color, support for right to left languages, and so much more! Make sure to check out the demo for a full list of features.

 For more information on the Comaxium PhpBB3 style click here
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We are happy to publish a new member bonus page that gives all club members coupons and discounts on some top Joomla extensions and services!  Currently the page is offering discounts on up to 11 different sites in the Joomla community.  These discounts will come and go as they expire and we receive new ones so keep this in mind. Don't delay on purchasing that extension you've been thinking about and keep checking back every so often for new discounts!  We hope this just adds that much more benefit to your Shape 5 club membership, enjoy!

Check them out here: http://www.shape5.com/promotions/member_bonuses/
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This month we are launching our Fusion template for Wordpress. The release of the Fusion Wordpress Theme brings you a modern design and layout with the option to choose 1 of six color presets! Be sure to browse through the entire demo to see all the features included!

For more information on the Fusion Wordpress Theme click here .

Demo this style here

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Free Vertex Template & Theme

Free Joomla Template
Are you new to Shape5 and the Vertex framework? Then download our totally free Vertex Joomla template or Wordpress theme to experience the power of the Vertex framework for yourself! This is the same framework that our club products are built off of.
  • Fully Responsive Layout
  • Integrated Bootstrap Styling
  • Easy To Upgrade Framework
  • Custom Module And Column Widths
  • SEO Optimized Layout
  • Right To Left Support
  • And Many Other Great Features!
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