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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by watsonovedades, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. watsonovedades

    watsonovedades Senior Member

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    Hi BHW members
    im looking for some help, i have a website development business and my new client wants a website like this
    http://www.arcacontal.com/

    i want to work with wordpress because is more easy for me , i was wondering do you know a wordpress theme similar to the site i showed above?
    i dont even know with what software was that site developed but i want to recreate it with worspress

    I sent my client a dummy demo yesterday on a wordpress blog very basic and his answer was, "TOO UGLY" they need something more professional like the URL showed above, any suggestions

    Thanks
     
  2. Valefor

    Valefor BANNED BANNED

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    I have seen alot of themes which is better than this. But if you are going to build a new site from scrath it wont cost much if your client wants that site because the site is very simple and non-responsive
     
  3. watsonovedades

    watsonovedades Senior Member

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    I have basic knowladge of web development
    This site is to advance for me to recreate from scratch
    I used to hire freelancers now but now im on my own
    Thats why i love worspress, good looking pre-made templates

    Thanks
     
  4. LaLore

    LaLore Regular Member

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    kbos2hm Junior Member

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    I don't think with word press your going to achieve something like the site you show word press is too neat for that. Why not try doing your own theme take it to bits play about a little. I think i would go towards something more like Ocportal or Magneto you can get them to look pretty neat and big mind a little more work too.
     
  6. azeds

    azeds Junior Member

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    You have website development business but you can't design and code something from scratch?
    I feel sorry for your clientele.
     
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  7. watsonovedades

    watsonovedades Senior Member

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    Really? Why would you feel bad for them?
    I've never had any complaint
    like i said before i just to work with freelancer i dont anymore
    you know what outsourcing is?
     
  8. azeds

    azeds Junior Member

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    There's a difference between outsourcing and asking a bunch of people on a forum for a fricken theme that looks like the website you're asking about.
     
  9. ice41

    ice41 Power Member

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    Why not outsource it to someone who knows WP? Instead of asking here, people won't do it for free you know! Btw, that is really easy layout / website for a custom theme :)
     
  10. nethead01

    nethead01 Regular Member

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    how much are you charging him? you could just hire me ill do it for ya
     
  11. GoForJacob

    GoForJacob Junior Member

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    So you have a "web development" business and you don't actually do web dev? You just use WP themes... Thank you for ruining my industry.
     
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  12. autowakins

    autowakins Junior Member

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    Guys please stop berating the OP. There's nothing wrong with what he's done. He's asked a simple question, if you know a similar theme to what he's seeking then kindly direct him. If you don't, then don't post things putting him down! What's with all these holier-than-thou attitude in some of the posts?

    So he has a web development business and he uses wordpress to design for clients, there's nothing wrong with that. And to azeds, saying he has to be able to design from SCRATCH! Are you kidding me?! We are in the year 2013 for goodness sake, who designs sites from SCRATCH anymore? Complete waste of time! Find a template & customize it - that's the rule of the game now!

    OP, I don't know of a similar theme, but as Lalore & Valefor have suggested, there are loads of similar themes (if not better) on themesforest.

    Goodluck
     
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  13. swagguru

    swagguru Junior Member

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    This looks like a very simple site. Whats troubles are you concerned about?
     
  14. GoForJacob

    GoForJacob Junior Member

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    You're right... Digital Telepathy and MetaLab Design make millions a year from customizing "templates." You must really rake it in.
     
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  15. autowakins

    autowakins Junior Member

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    These are well established companies... Of course they'll have their own design team. And I'm guessing they'll still use ready-made stuffs of some kind (i.e plugins, scripts) even with their deep pockets