Posts Tagged ‘kubrick’

Is It Time For Kubrick To Retire?

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Dion Hulse a.k.a. DD32 who is a very active WordPress contributor created a ticket in Trac about eight weeks ago outlining his proposal for a new theme to be based on the current WordPress codebase. It’s long been known that a majority of themes that are created for WordPress end up using Kubrick as the base theme. In this day in age, that is not such a good idea as this leads to themes that are not easy to customize, little documentation, and possibly ugly code. DD32’s proposal for a new base theme contains the following suggestions: Uses clean markup Has a basic style included, Which is designed to be replaced. The default style should be able to be used by itself, But it should be in such a way that its simple to be customized Doesn’t rely upon fixed width styling, or fixed background images Uses limited JavaScript Uses […]

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Kubrick Header Generator

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I came across this blog header generator via TechWack.com Big Huge Labs is the company behind this header generator which takes an image from either your local machine, Flickr, Photobucket or a linked image and creates a custom header image for you to use on the Kubrick WordPress theme. The generator provides options to align the visible part of the image in case it needs to be cropped. You can also choose whether to add credit to the image or not. Linking to an image I found on a quick Google image search, this is what I was able to come up with. Click on the image to see the full size. Big Huge Labs allows you to edit your result, save the image or share it through links or email. You can also elect to start over if you choose. Although I hate seeing Kubrick being used all over […]

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