Color Palette Generator Color Palette Generator #ffeeff #ffccdd #eeaaaa dull #33aa77 Template: Orange on Olive Orange on Olive Phorum Template Version: 0.1 Author(s): James Revillini Date: Feb 2008 License: Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States [creativecommons.org] Fonts used: Calibri, Arial, Silkscreen (get silkscreen here: [www.kottke.org]) Photoshop Version: CS3 Notes: The psd files are provided to allow you to modify the header graphics as well as to encourage you to use this as a jumping point for creating more templates for phorum. You WILL need to edit the PSD file and change the header graphics to fit your site, then export them as PNGs. If that didn't make sense, you're going to need assistance with modifying those files, and I may not have time to support you in doing that, so find a buddy who knows photoshop. I did not modify the template for index_classic.
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15 Useful Tools for WordPress Bloggers If you use WordPress as your publishing platform, you’ll find a ton of useful tools you can grab off the web that’ll help you improve your productivity and make sure your WordPress site is running smoothly. In this collection, you’ll find a few convenient applications, plugins, and browser extensions that will help you accomplish a variety of blogging tasks that range from easier screen captures to making sure your WordPress site is secure. 1. ScribeFire turns Firefox into a fully-featured blog editor.
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