New template: Variant Dark

I have never been a fan of light-on-dark websites. I find them harder to read, and they often remind me about the old times when complex layouts with nested table layouts were considered trendy. Basically the late 1990′s. But I know that a lot of people disagree with that opinion, and more dark templates are…

Translating the templates

I got an e-mail asking if there were any translations of the website templates available, more specifically Japanese versions. Unfortunately, to my knowledge the templates have not been translated to Japanese or any other language. But even though the texts in the templates are mostly intended as placeholders, it may be a good idea to…

Publish your WP-theme on andreasviklund.com

As the interest for my WordPress themes continues to be big despite a lack of updates for a long time, I have decided to put more energy on the WordPress themes page and start creating new themes again. I have not kept up with recent changes that WordPress 3.1 will require from new themes, but…

How to add an image gallery to a template (part 2)

This is part 2 in a series of tutorial posts about adding an image gallery to a website template. For this post to be useful, make sure to read part 1 first! In the part 1 of this tutorial I described how to replace the single sample image of the Gallery template with a simple…

Upgraded to WordPress 3.0.5

In order to speed up the site, I have installed a couple of plugins and done quite a lot of optimization work on the site. Since some time back, andreasviklund.com is using WP Minify and WP Super Cache, which appeared to give a significant boost to the site performance. However, I have realized that it…

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