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The free, feature-packed theme used for this WordPress blog is called Weaver and is based on the popular Twenty 10 theme.
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This website uses a custom program called Product Style Amazon Affiliate WordPress Plugin, (AMZPS) which allows anyone with a site or a WordPress blog to easily add products from Amazon or other affiliate programs.