[wp-hackers] New Default Theme For 2.1

Rob Miller r at robm.me.uk
Mon Aug 7 17:31:43 GMT 2006

Robert Deaton wrote:
> As we grow nearer to the 2.1 release, I feel the need to bring this
> topic up once again. I think that we need a new default theme for WP
> 2.1. Not only is that a nice new feature to list, but for people who
> are new to WordPress, we need a theme that can be easily modified via
> CSS, something that users can actually learn from, instead of the mess
> that Kubrick (and Kubrick 2 even more) is.
> I think we need to include a theme without the silly fixed-width image
> basis that Kubrick currently has. There are countless questions on how
> to change background colors, how to change the width of the default
> theme, and they are questions that nobody wants to answer because
> kubrick is a mess and a pain to customize. So basically, we need an
> XHTML and CSS compliant theme that makes sense, semantically as well
> as to someone new to CSS trying to customize it.
> Right now, I have no particular theme in mind, and so I ask you all
> for your opinion on replacing Kubrick as the default theme as well as
> what the replacement should be.
See the recent "'For the rest of us' Theme" thread for some good 
discussion on this :)

Rob Miller
http://robm.me.uk/ | http://kantian.co.uk/

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