Articles by Marlin Cobb

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In Defense of Theme Frameworks

At the risk of sounding dismissive, I have to admit that I roll my eyes most of the time I see people pronounce the inferiority of WordPress theme frameworks. I’ve been hearing this argument since…

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New Loop Hooks in Genesis 2.0

If you haven’t heard, Genesis 2.0 is coming soon (you can run Genesis beta by using this plugin). And with it comes the ability to make your site output HTML5 markup and microdata, which…

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Absentee Blogger

I won’t deny it. I’m embarrassed to see that my last blog post was published in 2009. Let’s catch up. I joined StudioPress in November, 2009 At StudioPress, I was privileged to build the Genesis…

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10 Most Influential WordPress Twitter-ers

A couple of days ago, Bryan tweeted (via the @modthemes twitter account) that I was considered the 6th most influential WordPress Twitter-er according to Very cool! So I figured I’d share the spotlight with…

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BizTech: Free WordPress Theme

If you’re looking for a simple, super-easy to modify, free WordPress theme, check out BizTech from the folks at Web Design. Developed by Yours Truly. Source Article from

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After 15 months as a lead developer at, today marks the launch of my very own Premium WordPress Theme business, That’s right, myself and three other talented individuals, are launching a new business…

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