[wp-hackers] "For the rest of us" theme
shorty114 at shorty114.net
Mon Jul 31 02:47:01 GMT 2006
I'm just wondering, what external plugins does K2 require that should be
"basic functionality". They aren't bundled with K2 IMO because rewriting the
code for that purpose (e.g. del.icio.us integration) would be reinventing
the wheel (lots of del.icio.us plugins out there already). K2 is just the
theme -- if you want extra stuff you have to install a plugin. Just like any
On 7/30/06, Dave W <dabbaking at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't have a mobile phone with web access, but I gather that the
> Where specifically would the ajax be implemented? Some popular services
> already in use in some templates. Like some automatically put the "digg
> this" and technorati tags in.
> A lot of the services can be built in using widgets (adsense setup etc). I
> think the theme package should come with the widget plugin and then when
> template is activated, it checks to see if the plugin is activated. I
> that widgets should become part of the wordpress core, but I know everyone
> will disagree because we don't want to bloat wordpress with code.
> On 7/30/06, Charles <lists06 at wiltgen.net> wrote:
> > > So, basically what you're saying is that you wan't a new default
> > > wordpress design?
> > I hope to get together with a couple other people to create a very
> > customizable, very easy-to-use new theme that does everything the
> > enthusiast would want to do without having to resort to editing text
> > files.
> > It wouldn't be created under the assumption that it /would/ replace the
> > default theme, but it has to be more than good enough that it could.
> > > And then added customizable features like the widgets or how you can
> > > change the header color in Kubrick?
> > Widget support would be a basic requirement, as would the ability to
> > customize all theme colors/gradients and images without having to resort
> > to
> > a text editor. Some other internal guidelines off the top of my head:
> > - Great user experience for authors and readers
> > - Ajax everywhere it improves the UE
> > - Excellent support for mobile clients, too
> > - Allow authors to create radically-different looks/feels
> > editing code
> > - Support for popular services built-in
> > - FeedBurner, AdSense, YPN, Digg, Reddit, etc.
> > As far as I can tell, there's nothing that offers the experience that
> > personally like to see.
> > -- Charles
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