WordPress Themes

WordPress Wednesday: Implementing Asides in 3 Steps

I always wondered how Mark had those small yellow posts over at Weblog Tools Collection. It was only after a while that I realized that they are what are called Asides.

Asides as the name goes is something aside your normal content. I use the asides to link to to posts on which I don’t want to comment much about. However, I feel it valuable to point my visitors towards that link.

The Codex article on Asides is the first place to start and proved to me to be a great help when I wanted to implement asides on both my blogs.

You have the option to implement asides using WordPress plugins or if you’re like me, you would prefer modifying your template files to implement the same. Without further ado, let me explain how I implemented asides on this blog.
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Halloween theme for Netvibes

Come Halloween and Netvibes is ready with a brand new Halloween Theme. This one is very different from the other themes that Netvibes has because this is the first dark theme they have. Though there is a dark background one wise thing is that the modules still have a white background with black text making it easy to read.

Widgetize your theme!

Automattic has released a new plugin called WordPress Widgets. Users at WordPress.com are already using these Widgets, and with this plugin it allows users running WordPress as their blog software to do the same.