Curated Theme

A WordPress theme to easily make your own curated directory.

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#4 Product of the DayOctober 17, 2016

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B.B.@benjaminboukris
@kaufman_jack Great idea and well-executed ! I was wondering how your WP theme compares to http://chipmunktheme.com/, lately featured on product hunt as well ? At the first sight, your theme seems more minimalist and straightforward. How come your price is much higher (49$ vs 149$) ?
Jack KaufmanMaker@kaufman_jack · Entrepreneur
@benjaminboukris Great question! You're right that my theme is a bit more minimalist and straightforward. But, I want to stress that I think the guys behind Chipmunk have done a great job with it! Finally, there are three different tiers of pricing, but I'm thinking of lowering the price based on your feedback and the feedback of other people as well. Please let me know if I can answer any more of your questions!
Jan Wennesland@janwennesland · Digital designer
@kaufman_jack congratulation on launching and a big thanks for your kind words! Cheers from team Chipmunk ✌🏻️
David Carpe@passingnotes · Thinker & Layabout
@benjaminboukris after a quick review, i still prefer chipmunk theme - just waiting for user submissions to include images and a voting mechanism of some kind (or simple instructions to include a voting plugin and incorporate into navigation within categories)
Jack KaufmanMaker@kaufman_jack · Entrepreneur
@janwennesland Thanks and of course :)
Piotr Kulpiński@piotrkulpinski · Full Stack Developer, maker of Chipmunk
@passingnotes @benjaminboukris Thank you David! I'm working on adding the images to the user submission form at the moment. It should be ready with the next release.
Piotr Kulpiński@piotrkulpinski · Full Stack Developer, maker of Chipmunk
Great work @kaufman_jack! Great to see people inspired by our recent product - http://chipmunktheme.com 🤘
Jack KaufmanMaker@kaufman_jack · Entrepreneur
@piotrkulpinski Thanks, Piotr! I love the work you guys did!
Stuart of Vacord@vacord · Founder, StartupResources.io
I built https://startupresources.io/ on a CSS/HTML template and it's sort of a PITA to update. I have been wondering when someone would build a platform specifically for curated sites, and it makes sense to do it on Wordpress. Jack, does this let the site moderator easily add submissions from the web? For example, on my site, people can suggest a tool for a category.
Jack KaufmanMaker@kaufman_jack · Entrepreneur
@vacord Thanks, Stuart! The theme does not let the moderator easily add submissions from the web yet. But, that is on my product roadmap and I plan to add it soon!
Jack KaufmanMaker@kaufman_jack · Entrepreneur
Hi there, everyone! I'm the founder of Curated Theme. I built Curated Theme because I found it was too difficult to create simple, yet high-quality curated directory websites. If you have any questions about Curated Theme please ask them here! I'd love to answer whatever questions you might have about it. Curated Theme normally costs $49, but for the next week you can buy it at a 20% discount for $39.
Greg GilbertHunter@gregoiregilbert · Founder, Blades.live
These kind of collections are great for marketing purpose. And since they have become so popular, this theme come in handy. @kaufman_jack can you tell us why you built it? Also, do you use it yourself for some collections?
Jack KaufmanMaker@kaufman_jack · Entrepreneur
@gregoiregilbert Thanks for sharing! I built Curated Theme because when I went to build the first version of Revenue Numbers I had to cobble together a WordPress theme and HTML to make the site look kind of good. I knew there had to be a better way to build a curated directory, so I decided to make this WordPress theme to make the process easier. I've built Revenue Numbers (http://revenuenumbers.com/) and Startup Fundraising (http://startupfundraising.net/) using the theme. The theme makes the process of building a curated directory easier by allowing the users of it to: - Easily add an unlimited number of category pages to your curated directory website. - Easily add an unlimited number of resources to each category in your curated directory website. - Add images or no images for each resource in your curated directory. - Describe your curated directory's purpose and the purpose of each category page for the directory. - Create fully responsive curated directory websites that look great on any desktop or mobile device. - Update the color of each category link and page in your curated directory. - Customize the footer of your curated directory. - Delete categories and resources from your curated directory at any time. Please let me know if you have any questions about Curated Theme and thanks for checking it out!