WordPress themes

In Design, General by JohnLeave a Comment

Yesterday the thought crossed my mind that anyone who visits this blog page fairly often will by now have got used to the Thesis theme design and the rotating image gallery, and will perhaps have come to believe that it’s how the page looks and that its appearance is set in concrete. So I decided to browse around for a …

West Coast Swing

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Late last night I tried to move the WordPress directory that powers this page from the subdomain of blog.jthonline.com to www.jthonline.com the same as the rest of my web site.  I’ve been wanting to make this change ever since I installed WordPress but I didn’t know how to do it.  WordPress is not just the web page you can see, …

More changes

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I‘ve made more changes including the title of this blog.  I had a friend at Elders IXL – Foster’s (Andrew W) who always called me the Silver Fox, so that’s where that came from.  Apart the new name for my title, and the new subtitle, the most obvious change is the design of the new header.  It’s not permanent, and …

A PS to yesterday’s post

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For a few days I’ll be changing the WordPress themes (CSS styles and images) so that you can see that I wasn’t talking about mild changes to the appearance of this page.  You can do Google searches for WordPress themes to see the range of themes that are offered.  Remember this.  You could have your own Blog page at WordPress.com …

Just because you can

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In the past 24 hours I’ve experimented with a wide range of WordPress themes to see what this page looks like with them.  I should explain that WordPress is a great example of keeping structure and content separate to design layout (with CSS).  So I can have my existing content and then download and activate a new theme, and suddenly …