Renovations are Done

Things have been a little bit in flux the past few weeks here as I completed the move between WordPress themes. It’s pretty much all hammered out, now, and I hope you like the new look of the site.

What has changed? Mostly superficial stuff, but here’s the list:

  • Switched to Mantra theme.
  • Changed to two-column layout.
  • Tweaked colours ((Well, tweaked greys, anyway.)).
  • Wrote a new About… page, including review policy.
  • Played with sidebar widgets.
  • Added new Twitter feed widget.
  • Cleaned out the link list, and added some new ones.
  • Doubled the number of quotes in the quote database.
  • Ditched the old tagline and replaced it with a new one.
  • Added a custom banner created by my friend, Sandy. Thanks, Sandy!

That’s about it. I’m gonna stop poking at it for a while, now. If you’ve got any comments or feedback about the new look, feel free to post them below.

 

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2 Responses to Renovations are Done

  1. LogicMouse says:

    It looks very nice! I love the top image, and the new tag line is much less awkwardly self-deprecating than the old one. That’s a definite improvement. 🙂

    When I first saw the renovations, I was a little annoyed at the necessity of clicking through to read a given post, but two minutes later, as I was looking for the spot I’d last left you, I realized that it makes navigation much easier. So I’m cool with it. (Not that you need the approval of a lurker, but you have it anyway.)

  2. Rick Neal says:

    Well, I’m glad you like it. And it’s always nice to have people say good things about stuff my friends make, like that banner. So, thanks for the comment!

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