Today’s is the last day for August and it’s the time to have our monthly roundup to look at what were some of the best websites that been produced through-out the 31 days of August.

It’s doesn’t matter if you are a designer, an agency that produced websites or even a developer in the web industry it is always a great idea to see what others in our industry has been creating through the month, the following sites in this monthly roundup are just small bunch of awesome sites that been createf, these example below shows us some good use of images, type, texture, navigation including today’s “must haves” and much more.

I’m really hoping that these can inspire you to create your next awesome website build that hopefully be featured in the next month roundup of great websites. so let’s begin…

1. Hash Tag My Ass

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Icon-Pattern-Backgrounds
The last freebie for August is a collection of icon pattern backgrounds in PSD format. These backgrounds are designed with mini random icons formed in a pattern. These backgrounds would look good with any type of project such as profile screens, sign-in forms and many more.

Download from Best PSD Freebies

For this week WordPress Wednesday we will be taking a look at what are some of the newest, greatest and free WordPress plugins that you can directly inside the official WordPress plugin directory for you to play around with.

The plugins that are featured in today’s post can as features such as letting you to grant read-only permissions for selected users to see selected posts, allowing the people who are wanting to have a plugin that allows you to simply create restaurants reviews, a plugin that display notifications etc, a plugin that allows authors to show testimonials, a plugin that create an optin form and a plugin for those who running a WooComerce site and wanting a product carousel to be different from everyone else who have a WooCommerce store.

1. WP JV Post Reading Groups

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The first plugin in today’s post is called WP JV Post Reading Groups, this plugin will enable you to grant read-only permission for selected users (with no administrator role) on selected private posts without effecting any publishing “rules”

Having this plugin installed on your site as it great for those who are wanting to have “special notes” available for selected users that you choose to have reading your specific posts.

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vector-avatars
This freebie is a collection of avatars in vector format. These avatar images are very useful in creating unique online profiles for websites, apps and more. The package comes with AI and EPS files. You can import these files easily into Photoshop or Illustrator.

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As web designers, web developers and graphic designers we are constantly looking at for those new resources, tools and application that can help us increase our productivity while working on client or personal work.

So down below you will see some the more newly created resources that really deserve your attention, everything from some great JavaScript tools, jQuery plugins, Apps for your Desktop, Web & Mobile devices to some awesome items in Responsive Web Design, CSS, frameworks plus for those WordPress lovers I’ve added some themes and plugins, lastly you will see fonts, icons, mockups etc.

JavaScript & jQuery Plugins

Eloquent JavaScript

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Eloquent JavaScriptis a free ebook that offers up a second edition that shows a modern introduction to JavaScript programming. It covers everything from program structure to regular expressions to Node.js, and everything in between.

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Thunderbolt-Display-Presentation-Mockup
This presentation pack contains 3 real world setting Thunderbolt Display mockups. Perfect for advertisements and web page headers, included are mockups of an Apple Cinema Display 27” in a clean workspace environment at different angles for showcasing websites and apps. To use simply double click the Smart Object in Photoshop, paste in your screenshot and hit save.

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Like the old saying goes, Your first impression counts. As this counts for numerous things, especially if you are the one who are working in a design agency or an someone whom is freelancing.

We see with potential clients their often get their first impression from looking at your website, as it gives an indication of style, expertise and experience but you may wonder why would I use an WordPress theme that been made by someone else? as it could be strange how ever these themes that are featured in today’s WordPress Wednesday article have elements that can be tweaked or complete changed to make the theme unrecognisable. So below are just 10 great premium creative themes that could be a great fit for your own website.

1. AMY – $63

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AMY is a really handy and great looking theme, which can be used for any type of creative WP site as well as a creative online store. It has many features, which allow its transformation into many different and unique themes and stores, however its main and outstanding feature is the AMY creative slider, which will make your content pop. It’s a powerful display tool either for your portfolio or for your blog or store items. It has numerous setup options which you may choose with a push of a button.

The theme has a  slider that been built with mouse parallax that adds custom depth of field, providing a quite premium and outstanding feel when you browse. It supports 8 different scroll effects, 3 hover effects, dark / light colours scheme and infinite scroll / pagination. The theme has more then 200 theme options, over 600 google fonts and unlimited colours.

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