New Theme

Obviously, as you all have noticed by now, I’m playing around with a new theme.  The one I was using was getting pretty long in the tooth, and didn’t support WordPress widgets, so I decided to grab and heavily modify a theme that did.  I tried to do my best to change as little as possible from the way the old theme works, but there are differences.  Feel free to let me know if you find anything particularly annoying, as changes can be made.  Especially let me know if something doesn’t look right in IE, Opera, or some other browser I don’t use.

Added benefit to the new widget based theme is I’ve added a “Top Commenter” sidebar, which shows those of you that most need to get a life ;)  Don’t feel bad, I’m really the top commenter, but I figured it wasn’t fair of me to compete against you all in the “need to get a life” category, so I excluded myself.

UPDATE: Folks seem to like it.  I might have to put up a poll after a week or so.  I’m still getting used to it myself.  It’s like looking at someone else’s blog.

10 Responses to “New Theme”

  1. Chris says:

    so far i like it

  2. Alcibiades McZombie says:


    Must remember to comment less…

  3. Turk Turon says:

    Love it! I can finally read you on a Blackberry.

  4. rev214 says:

    like it, with the white background for the text/reading area…

  5. Jym says:

    I prefer the new theme, good choice.

  6. Robb Allen says:

    Looks the exact same in my RSS reader ;)

  7. Sebastian says:


    The plugin is meant to make you comment more! Think of it as a contest.

  8. It looks a little squished on my monitor (which is weird, considering it’s a wide-screen), but since I usually read on Google Reader, I suppose it doesn’t matter. I do like it, though.

  9. Murdoc says:

    Looks great!

    I’m working on a redesign (okay, really a first non-default design) and have been thinking about little date boxes like you’re using.

    I think you’ve got a great mix of new and old here.

  10. Alcibiades McZombie says:

    I just noticed Jadegold has 155 comments. That’s an awful lot given the short time frame in which he commented, but considering his background, it makes sense.