WordPress Theme Design – Open House

Published On March 9, 2008
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Open House

Here is a chance for you to be a part of the next free WordPress theme release on Blog Oh! Blog. I am looking for suggestions and ideas that should be incorporated in the upcoming theme. If you want a feature that has never been included in any WordPress theme so far (even if it’s a simple one), just mention it here and I will try to integrate it in the new theme. You can provide me with layouts, graphics, rough sketches or examples of existing websites that have always fascinated you. I will be choosing the best suggestions based on feasibility and value addition.

Reasons for you to participate in this creative experiment :-

– The theme will have your design, colors and layout.

– You also get to suggest a name for the WordPress theme. (Winning name will be chosen from all the suggested names)

– All contributors’ links will be listed on the new theme.

– The new theme will be a reflection of popular demand and style.

– Last but not the least, the theme will be free for everyone.

So, consolidate your thoughts and let me hear it from all of you.

14 replies on “WordPress Theme Design – Open House”

I believe that is one of the such a lot vital info for me.
And i am happy reading your article. But want to
commentary on few common things, The site style is perfect, the articles is in point of fact great :
D. Just right process, cheers

I think people will always react personally to bold colour and style -so your site gets a huge Yes from me! Being able to manipulate objects with surreal colours/shapes/backgrounds is great, and these suggested sites offer so much -thanks.

Hello Jai. Most wordpress themes these days are too restricted to the same bland old column by column format. Why not try something more in the lines of a magazine style theme. An example is Revolution Pro Theme .

Here is A handy list of Magazine style themes.

P.S: Magazine style themes are quite hard to come by on the web so might want to consider dominating that niche because it is the next thing in WordPress templating.

P.S.S: I use a modified version of one of your Wonderful themes for my website and it is simply amazing. Thanks a lot for all the hardwork.

Johnathan Reply

Love what you are doing here.
I am glad to see there are at least a few theme designers that are staying current and interacting with there theme users.

I sent you a messege, via your contact form (of personal interest), Hope I here back from you soon.

Keep up the good work!

Personally, I’m looking for the following in a site:
3 columns, availability to customize rotating header images, and of course all the other bells and whistles that I’m just learning about.

Would like it to have clean lines, neutral/natural colors, feel open and fresh, contemporary, and yet reflect environmentally-friendly and organic nature: clean and “green”. Design should convey a sense of trust in the content.

I’m searching for a theme with three columns, two large and one small.
Every large columns are like one single blog and the third as usual for menus, archives, etc.
I wish an easay manner to put the articles in the two large columns without be obliged to use features…

One thing I have been super interested in seeing, is a way to redirect the RSS feed from the WP blog itself. I use FeedBurner, and it is a pain to have to go in and edit every place the RSS feed appears to my FeedBurner feed. This may be a limitation in WP, but if not, I’ll use any theme that I don’t have to go in and manually edit this stuff. It would be great just to add that feed into a form in the Admin panel and have all feeds redirect to the specified feed.

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