Themes are like a chalkboard. [One] can make a chalkboard that has a bunch of predefined spaces and colors and ways to fill it with things, but you still need to pick up that chalk and fill up the given space yourself.
A couple of days ago, WP Display Header surpassed the 10,000 downloads mark! #woohoo
On July, 3 2010 this year’s WordCamp Germany will take place in Berlin. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend, since I’ll be writing my final exams at that time. Nevertheless I wanted to contribute, and so you’ll find a banner in the sidebar, explicitly inviting you to have a look and educate yourself.
HolidayCheck Campus is the first blog that I created on the HolidayCheck Blog Network. Its theme is a child of the theme framework I used for the Polish and German Blog, thus taking advantage of all modules I incorporated in the parent theme. Since its design (Mock up by Thomas Witt) is so different from its counterparts, it almost exclusively uses its own templates (even the searchform!).
Again, I had to customize a lot to meet the requirements. Here are some modules I had to extend or create:
- Admin Advice
Textbox in the settings area to edit a Dashboard Widget, viewable for all authors and guestauthors with instructions
- Code Markup
This is still in development, I’m currently looking for a possibility to highlight the code without a buggy plugin
- Post Thumbnail
Adds theme support and displays the thumbnail in the posts overview
- Search excerpt
Highlights the searchterm and displays the section of an article where the term was found (try it here!)
- Twitter anywhere