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Customizing WordPress theme Mystique « Ruben Woudsma. Theme Mystique customization For one of the websites I am maintaining I implemented the Mystique theme of Digital Nature.

Customizing WordPress theme Mystique « Ruben Woudsma

I was already familiar with the theme’s of Digital Nature as I am using it for my own website. One of the advantages of the Mystique theme is that it is highly customizable via user style sheets. Unfortunately there where still some difficulties to overcome, which I would like to share via this blogpost. Adjusting the default Mystique layout As the initial layout of Mystique was to dark for me I started modifying the basis settings of Mystique. Set the layout to one sidebar on the right;Set the color scheme to ‘green’;Add my own background color;Set the font to Helvetica/Arial;Upload and add the site specific logo;Some site specific setting on the Content, Navigation and SEO option groups; Most of the work has been done by modifying the User style sheet. Twitter widget not working Initially the Twitter widget was not working.

Positioning of the extra navigation icons. Tribute To Mystique « Tribute To Mystique users. Extend WordPress With Custom Fields - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement WordPress’ popularity has grown exponentially as of late.

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