Theme Update 2.01 →
Added support for selectively including followees Cleaned up display of A tags in the side side bar Moved font-family declaration to BODY tag instead of *. (Decided not to include font selection customization.) Corrected bug: some footer elements were missing their class name.
Theme Update 2.00 →
As hinted at in the post below, the look and feel of this theme has been completely revamped. If for some reason anyone prefers the earlier version, it can still be obtained here.
MFUs Travel In Packs
ninjineer: A Little Background A while back, I submitted a theme to the the Theme Garden that was rejected with the ever-so-helpful feedback, “Does not fit accepted Tumblr blog aesthetics.” This came as something of a disappointment. I looked but saw no obvious technical flaws or egregious style violations. I was left with an irritating conclusion: the reviewer just did not like the way it...
Skin Your Tumblelog →
Instructions for the Adventurous Suck the theme down to your computer. It’s waiting for you at the link above. (IE users beware: When saving make sure the file extension is .txt; IE will mistakenly try to force it to .htm) Jump to your Tumblr Dashboard and click the “Customize” link. Select the “Theme” tab Click on the “Use custom HTML” link. ...
If the corners of the posts and the side bar items are not rounded, it means you’re viewing the theme with a browser that does not support this CSS3 feature (*cough* Internet Explorer *cough*).
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.– Arthur C. Clarke
Guy: Knock, knock!
Gal: Who's there?
Gal: Orange who?
Guy: Orange you gonna let me in?
20 Seconds of Silence
With the previous step, the theme was nearly complete. Only, there were a number of non-obvious problems, especially if the window was narrow or the followed list was extensive. Trying to correct these issues only seemed to raise other problems. I came to understand much of fault lay with the way I had originally structured the page. Rather than attempt to wedge in the necessary modifications, I...
Giving each post type a color did not work well in my tests. It produced a riot of color. I decided to try it with just one color. Picking that color was tough. Here’s a sampling of the colors I weighed:#900 #600 #090 #060 #009 #006 #099 #066 #033 #909 #606 #ff0 #990 #660 #444 #666 The red (#900) I had used in the header and footer seemed the obvious choice....