Well, I can’t use the default WordPress theme on my new blog. Here are the ones I’ve tried:
I like this them but the 1st thing I noticed is that the blogroll sites are under the Blogroll heading. I had added categories under the blogroll when I added links to other sites and sort of like that with the default theme. I do like the bookmark widget on each post though. I get digg.com, reddit.com, et al for free with this theme.
I like this theme too but it has the same issue the last one does. It also doesn’t have the bookmark widgets. I like the place for a sponsor (like AdSense) link or something though.
I’m trying out this them because I like the whole container look. It doesn’t have the link features or bookmarking features I like though.
All right, I’ve found another couple criteria after looking at lots of different themes. First, I want the text to appear on a white (or light) background. Second, I don’t want realy large fonts. Third, I’d like the links to have the descriptions in a mouseover or title, but not listed separately from the name of the link.
- Gormspace 1.0
Ok, I’m trying out this one because I like the look of the blockquotes. I really like how they’ve added a category listing at the lower left that dynamically sizes the categories though. I’d like to blog about a lot of different topics and I like this. I’d have to customize the colors though.
I’ve about determined that I’ll need to modify the template I choose to include the functionality from the default template for the blogroll section. I’ll probably have to add the bookmarking widgets too. I’m going to think about this more later.
I’m posting a comment so I can see what those look like too.