Name: <member type="brilliant" alt="foolish">James Lewitzke</member>
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All those features reflect a good theme.
The theme I use for my blog (Royale
) is an example of a great theme, IMO, because it goes above and beyond what normal themes offer, such as:
- Four Widget sections (incl. header and footer)
- The option to have two or three columns (and where those sidebars go)
- A version checker (if the theme is up-to-date)
- Built in SEO options (and title tag customization)
- Different background options to choose from
- Automatically include HTML insert option
- And what pages to include in the header
- (among a variety of other features)
I think the more customization the theme offers the better it is. Along with the fact that it's user-friendly, so people can edit it without having to know as much code.
But personally, I'm not a big fan of "commercial" themes. Mainly because it tends to run against the "Open Source" spirit. And maybe because I've never actually used a commercial theme, as there are plenty of free themes for someone running a personal blog, such as myself.
Last edited by jamestl2; 01-20-2008 at 04:38 PM..
Reason: commercial POV