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My First WordPress Theme (Paper Linen)

What you’re looking at is a shameless derivative of the now default Kubrick layout for WordPress, true, but what the hell. I haven’t seen a better looking layout yet, which is why I was using it before it became the default theme anyway.

And who knew back then that WordPress would become the de facto standard for anyone and everyone considering a migration from their old blogging software? But I guess as long as they (meaning the folks at WordPress) keep combining excellent software with free, we should expect to see a lot more of that mass exodus in the future.

In anticipation of that, at least now my site doesn’t look so much like yours.


Ed Hidden
26 February 2005 @ 11pm

Nice look.

Kubrick is nice. I like it and have used it as my base for all my sites. There are a lot of things I don’t like about it though. At some point, I’ll probably get around to making and releasing my own theme for it, based on Kubrick.

There are a bunch of themes… just not that many great ones for WP. I’m anxious to see the “Shuttle” project. Once the backend is looking prettier, it’ll be a GREAT package.

27 February 2005 @ 12pm

Nicely done. 🙂

Ross M Karchner
28 February 2005 @ 6pm

I like the theme!

I’ve resisted the urge to spend too much time on design, mostly because I’m not much of a designer.

1 March 2005 @ 3pm

Just as I’ve resisted the urge to program it.

There’s a whole sordid story about how I royally mangled my local MySQL database in the process of making this theme, but I’ve decided other self-deprecating stories should probably take precedence. 😉

Thanks for the hollaz!