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bjnet
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Hi, i presume every one spends about 2 weeks on designing a premium theme, some author’s even spend a month.

Usually i spend more time on Navigation/Menu and on mid section below the slider, which is quite challenging for me.

I am curious to know, that which part is difficult for you, when designing a great theme, and on which section you spend more time?

A. Logo

B. Navigation/Menu

C. Sliders

D. Mid Section, below the slider

E. Blog Page

F. Portfolio Page

G. Footer

Please, share your experiences!

Many thanks.

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ThemeProvince
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The main page content is what I struggle on. Where to put things…

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wizylabs
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Header, navigation etc.. designing them is just a pain, they take ages for me to do and to get right, but once its done, the rest of the theme comes along much easier.

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RocketshipThemes
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For me it’s the header too, when I’ve got that designed and looking “right” the rest of the design flows. Sometimes I’m not sure what to do with my footer I can be very picky on my own designs.

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PixelBin
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H. Getting started.

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dabaman
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I can’t say that designing one page is more difficult over another for me, but generally the most trouble I’m getting is making the typography look nice.

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RocketshipThemes
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H. Getting started.

Haha I withdraw my original answer and take this one :D

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ThemeBlvd
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You listed all the fun parts and left out the crappy parts:

  • Filling your demo site with content and making it nice and organized and actually show off all of your features correctly.
  • Writing your documentation.
  • Bug testing.
  • Making the call on when it’s totally ready to post for sale.
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wizylabs
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You listed all the fun parts and left out the crappy parts:
  • Filling your demo site with content and making it nice and organized and actually show off all of your features correctly.
  • Writing your documentation.
  • Bug testing.
  • Making the call on when it’s totally ready to post for sale.

I hate those bits. Specially the IE testing, most frustrating moments of my life :(

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reidknorr
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The hardest part for me is getting started with the color scheme. It takes me forever to decide on that or implement one that I find online. How do you guys pick/use a color scheme?

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