WordPress.com Announces Premium Themes
News from the WordPress.com blog – premium themes are becoming available to WordPress.com subscribers.
I am proud to introduce the very first two premium themes on WordPress.com: Headlines and Shelf.
Headlines is a sophisticated magazine theme from WooThemes with a Featured Post slideshow, multiple menus, and 15 beautiful color schemes. It’s available now for a one-time price of $45.
Shelf, from The Theme Foundry, is a unique tumblelog style theme featuring a fluid and responsive design. It’s available now for a one-time price of $68.
Interesting development. I still think that if you want true control of your site, a self-hosted site works much better, but if you’re looking for something simple and on-the-super-cheap with not a lot of bells and whistles, this may work for you