Tag: blogging

  • A cool site for designing color schemes

    I recommend Work With Color’s Color Schemer to get complementary colors and multi-color palettes for blogs. To customize two of my blogs, I used the OS X color picker “eye dropper” to copy the color of an element of a blog’s default style and find out what the color’s hexadecimal code was. Then I entered the hex […]

  • I made the Adventures in Freelance Translation blog…

    I made the Adventures in Freelance Translation blog’s Weekly Favorites (Sep 10–16). Seems like a nice blog, so I’ve added it to my blogroll.

  • WordPress themes not showing author bylines explained

    The other day, I expressed my concern on the WordPress Support Forums that my author bylines were gone from my posts in this blog using the Twenty Twelve theme. Today I got a response from staff explaining that, because of feedback from the WordPress community, they started using CSS (the style markup that composes the […]

  • WordPress.com themes that support post formats, WordAds, and bylines

    I’ve been looking for a theme that will support my WordAds account, support post formats, and show my byline. As of this writing, only 57 out of 206 themes support post formats. Only 24 support post formats and WordAds. I wonder how many of those 24 show bylines. Let’s see:

  • WordPress.com photoblogging themes reviewed

    When searching for a theme for my photography blog, I tried many different themes. I will not review every photoblogging theme WordPress makes, but here are my thoughts on the ones I tried: AutoFocus is only good for posts with featured images, and even then the images are cropped in ways that make them unrecognizable. […]