You can make custom templates for Wordpress. But really the easiest thing to do is modify an existing template that you like. With my site I took the default theme and just changed the images, colors and fonts.
Bill Streeter LO-FI SAINT LOUIS www.lofistl.com --- In email@example.com, "missbhavens1969" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Bummer about my template. I love that damn thing. Why can't I take it with me? Some > weird code thing? Ah, well. No, no more pre-fab templates for me, so I won't go the free > Wordpress route. Thanks for all the info! > > Bekah > > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jen Simmons <jen@> wrote: > > > > If you want to move up from blogger, I suggest wordpress. You'll need > > your own webserver space, and the bravery to try some scary- seeming > > installation steps (that in the end aren't bad at all) to get wordpress > > onto your server space. Moving all your old posts from blogger to > > wordpress is easy -- which is cool, because you don't have to start > > over or retype everything... all your old posts are moved over + > > retained. As for the templates, no, you can't use a blogger template > > for anything but blogger. You'll have to pick out a wordpress template. > > Perhaps that's a place to start -- go surfing for a wordpress template > > (called a "theme") and see if there are any you like. You can modify > > them easily by just swapping out images (masthead, background etc.) > > More complex modifications are pretty hard and something most people > > don't do. Adding / changing the links in the sidebar, etc, is super > > easy -- easier than with blogger 'cause you do it in the blog > > adminstration world (in forms) not on the template/theme documents. > > Wordpress is more powerful than blogger -- categories being the biggest > > new feature. AND since the whole rig-a-ma-roll in on _your_ server, > > (not half on your server (if you have one) and half on their servers > > (like blogger), then if wordpress servers go down, it doesn't affect > > you at all. > > [All of this is me writing about wordpress the full install -- gotten > > at wordpress.org, and not wordpress.com, the new free service. The > > problem with Wordpress.com is that it's very limited in how you can > > customize how it looks. Basically you are stuck with their pre- fab > > templates without any way to modify them -- so I don't recommend that > > service (yet).] > > > > Check out: > > http://teaching.jensimmons.com/videoblogging/blogsoftware.htm > > for links to wordpress theme collections and other info. > > > > good luck!! > > and hey, email me if you'd like some help, > > > > Jen > > > > > > jenSimmons > > http://www.emergingawareness.org > > http://www.inclinationsthemovie.com > > http://www.jensimmons.com > > On Mar 24, 2006, at 12:10 PM, missbhavens1969 wrote: > > > > > Comment windows that won't load. Crashing. Posts and comments getting > > > eaten. Blah, blah, > > > blah. I like it's no-frilledness and ease of use, but the bugs seem > > > to be mounting and I have > > > fears of my videoblog vanishing into this air (I do back up, though). > > > > > > If nothing changes about my feed, and I decide to move on to greener > > > vlog pastures, canÂ I > > > take my template with me? Just copy the whole thing and paste it > > > elsewhere? Pack up and > > > leave? It's fairly new and I'm quite fond of it. > > > > > > Hey! No laughing, computer whizzes! I just don't know this stuff! > > > > > > Any input wouls be helpful, > > > Thanks, > > > Bekah > > > __ > > > http://www.missbhavens.com > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > YAHOO! GROUPS LINKS > > > > > > âª Â Visit your group "videoblogging" on the web. > > > Â > > > âª Â To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > Â > > > âª Â Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of > > > Service. > > > > > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/