A couple of days ago, I was looking for Twenty Eleven Child Theme for this site. Luckily, I found it on WPMU.org in article 8 Free Twenty Eleven Child Theme by Siobhan McKeown. However, because I was looking for the theme that looks like Tumblr theme, my eyes focused directly on HUM theme by Daryl Koop. It has a fixed header (contains site title, featured image, search box and navigation section) which is located on the left side, and what I like most is its simplicity has made it a beautiful child theme. However, I made several modifications to meet my mood like you can see now.
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Following are some changes that I’ve made, although I am still figuring out to make another remake.
- First look: Narrower content column and wider header section,
- Header section: made title size smaller with slick rounded search box, and compact line-height for navigation menu.
- Content post column: Added dynamic video post-format style (you have to activate it through the function.php), Change contrast for each footer entry-meta, Full width image post format, Made quote text size smaller, 50% max-width for native gallery post-format style (in case there isn’t thumbnail image on media library), Rounded comment balloon, Rounded gravatar image for status.
- Single page: full and dynamic layout for video and image with highlighted author information section. I also made comment form rounded as well as gravatar image.
At the moment, it’s all I’ve done for the theme. You can download and install it on your WordPress blog.
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