With the recent launch of MODX Themes in ThemeForest, Envato and MODX are teaming up once again, to help grow inventory of high-quality MODX Themes available in ThemeForest. Today marks the launch of Envato’s Most Wanted contest.
With $10,000 in cash and prizes from Envato and MODX, we’re setting the stage for a real showdown. The contest is in two parts, a First 10 race and Best Overall theme.
In the First 10 race, the first 10 submissions will be rewarded with $325 in cash and $250 in MODX Cloud credit. In the Best Overall Item Contest, MODX will select 5 best themes from all submitted themes with first prize over $1250 in cash and prizes. And, authors are eligible to win one of the First 10 rewards plus a Best Overall award.
For the complete details on the contest rules and prizes, head on over to the Envato’s Most Wanted announcement. All submissions are due by May 14, 2014 with prizes awarded soon after.
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If you are a front-end developer who’s no PHP expert, MODX is a great way to start creating themes for content-managed sites without having to learn how to code or to working around complex theme systems. If you know HTML and CSS, you already know how to design for MODX!
If you already create themes for another platform, you’ll probably find MODX refreshingly straightforward. Learn how to take your HTML prototypes to MODX-powered masterpieces in our Markup to MODX video series, and take advantage of a free Lab Account for MODX Cloud to start working with a full, unrestricted MODX install without even having to install it.
For existing MODXers, we created a MODX Theme Packager Add-on—it’s in beta now, and it’s probably all you need to launch a new source of passive income with ThemeForest.
Seriously, how cool is that? Ten-large split between folks who create MODX themes. And they’ll make even more, later!
So put on your creative hat, build an amazing theme, win one of the killer prizes all including cash, and make even more money down the road with ThemeForest. If you’re a MODX-devotee already, you’ll help spread MODX awareness and adoption. If you’re new to MODX, you’ll get to experience true creative freedom and how liberating MODX can be for building the web. In either case, get to pushing pixels, figuring out breakpoints and creating amazing, today!
One Last Note
If you’re a regular MODX.com visitor, you might have noticed we’ve spruced up a little. It’s a taste of things to come. Thanks to Oliver Haase-Lobinger and Jesse Showalter for creative assistance and inspiration.