The most successful posts on your blog won’t necessarily be the posts in a standard post format. These days bloggers blog on the go, and WordPress offers 10 unique formats that can be assigned to posts including: Standard, Aside, Audio, Chat, Gallery, Image, Link, Quote, Status and Video. Continue reading
There is an exciting new color palette feature addition that WordPress.com bloggers using eight free themes will enjoy. Eight free themes, including Superhero, Writr, Spun, Panel, Zoren, Fontfolio, Twenty Thirteen, and Typo, now offer free color palettes you can apply. Read the announcement. Hopefully, more themes will be graced with the same feature soon. Continue reading
Considered to be a fad when introduced, Tablets are quickly replacing PCs and Tablet sales are likely to surpass PCs by 2015. Worldwide PC shipments are down 11 percent. So, as Peter Cashmore predicted, 2013 is the year responsive design has taken off and soared. Continue reading
Between 2011 – 2012 I noted those visiting my blog using mobiles and tablets were on the rise. I also noted the affects the mobile explosion was having on blog design and learned either selecting a mobile friendly theme or responsive width theme was a choice I could make. That’s when I began experimenting with all of the free WordPress.com responsive width themes.
I have now tested all of the free responsive width themes and have used Able, Adelle, Blaskan, Misty Lake Sight, Sundance, Twenty Eleven, Twenty Twelve, Twenty Thirteen, Visual and Yoko on my blogs. Continue reading
WordPress.com bloggers do not have FTP access to free hosted WordPress.com blogs and we not able to upload third party themes. However, we have a fabulous selection of attractive themes with many customizable features in the Themes Showcase, which currently contains 154 free themes and 61 premium themes and the collection is growing weekly. Continue reading
I’m eagerly awaiting activation of this custom colors feature on free themes. There are some themes that I would be using now, if we had the ability to set custom colors without having to pay for a custom design upgrade, but we don’t, yet. Click through to see the image here Yellow Fonts, Contrast, And Clarity. Continue reading
How do you prefer your posts to be displayed on your Archives and Categories pages?
- Do you prefer an excerpt display?
- Do you prefer a full post display?
- Do you prefer only a permalink post title display?
- Do you prefer the inclusion of a thumbnail sized image?
- Do you prefer to create your own customized excerpts? Continue reading