mgroeninger wrote:I've been meaning to post a thread in this forum asking for some help with some of my ideas. I think the basic ideas I have are mentioned here:
mgroeninger wrote:YellowLed, sorry if I hijacked this thread. But seriously, I hope one of these ideas piques your interest.
d_cee wrote:I've never really been inclined to produce a 'baby' template - although if someone specifically asks for one...
d_cee wrote:Collaborations between coders and designers, more 'Web 2.0', more interactivity (ajax?) and more 'non-standard' layouts and designs.
d_cee wrote:Perhaps a good way to start looking at this would be to try to organise the themes and templates in Spartacus into some sort of categories and then we could take a look at what we've got and what we need.
d_cee wrote:Maybe we should open a thread or better still a new forum section for template requests.
mgroeninger wrote:I think that a theme that "ages" the look of the site as the most recent post gets older and older would be fun.
I think this is a great idea - although last night I read in a web design mag that Shaun Inman has done this on his blog.
I'd be happy to pick up on this and work on it with you if you'd like.
YellowLed wrote:I think this would be a job for someone with a little more talent in graphics Smile It should probably be spruced up with some sun/moon graphics and tuff like that.
ooh, please let me do the one with the opening rose, that sounds like a really groovy template idea
mgroeninger wrote:I was thing of something far simpler, with just having the blog start to look shabby if you don't keep posting to it *grin*. Kind of like a garden goes wild if you don't maintain it.
Cool! I'll try to get the code pulled together a little and send you a copy.
Hi YL! While I agree that graphics might be neat, I don't actually think that a graphic theme is the only way to go with the time of day... I think subtle changes in theme colors with something as simple a an open/closed rose would work really well. (Obviously, that is a graphic but I think it illustrates what I am trying to say...
carl_galloway wrote:@dave, you mocking me?
Oh man you have no idea how frustrating it is being an amateur photographer in a world of experts who think you should have x or y but they don't consider me!
we're doing all the talking but I have yet to see a user get involved in any of these sorts of discussions. Where are all the other users who have great ideas?
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