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Emptiness Header Images

First of all, my apology to Tony Lauria for making him wait for a long time and for not being able to upload these images earlier as promised. Life has been exceptionally busy, but I’ll save the details for another blog post. It was a pleasant surprise for me to find out that Tony and some other Emptiness Theme users like to the header images from previous versions of the theme and requested their availability for download.…


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Testing Reflection Plugin

I spent several train rides this week putting together Reflection Plugin for WordPress. This plugin applies reflection effect to images on a blog. The reflection effect is done on the client side using the excellent Raphael JavaScript library. You can use normal image on your posts as usual, and you’ll get the reflection effect by simply adding ‘reflection’ to the class value. Here are some examples of the effect… Wide movie poster: Album covers, aligned, with wrapping text: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.…


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100+ Custom Emptiness

Five months since v0.1 was released, Emptiness Theme has been downloaded 5,867 times and given 4⁄5 stars average rating. Not bad. Even though it’s not as popular as other themes with fancy graphic design, I think Emptiness has its own target audience with it’s simplistic style. I’m particularly happy to find (via Google search) more than 100 blogs using Emptiness Theme with customised header image and some with customised css. Check them out on my Picasa Web album.…


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Emptiness Theme v0.1

Introducing Emptiness Theme v0.1 . Since I started using WordPress few months ago, I’ve tried various minimalist themes available from WordPress Theme Viewer, but none of them really suits me. So, just like any designer-wannabe, I rolled out my own minimalist theme. It’s available for download, though I’m still trying to register it on WordPress Theme Viewer. I don’t know what’s wrong with Theme Viewer, they must be really busy with backlogs of registrations to process, or they’re totally ignoring the current Theme Viewer and currently building a better system.…


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