b2evo skin: darkling (xhtml strict version)

Published by Andrew Hreschak in Web Development, b2evolution 0.9.x, b2evolution blog skins
Published on 10/06/05 @ 12:19:00 am using 285 words, and has 20089 views

Just finished (well, maybe) the development of an XHTML Strict compliant variant of the darkling skin. It's based entirely on my xhtml-transitional compliant original version. Both versions of the skin contain the following features:

  • valid css and xhtml-transitional or xhtml-strict
  • css-based fluid and dynamic text size across all tested browsers, for accessibility reasons
  • title tags for all link text
  • wide-view in single post display
  • css-animated navigation tabs (flicker in IE6+ because IE sucks)
  • easy on the eyes color-scheme
  • separate print stylesheet (not quite complete yet)
  • optional static title across all blogs
  • post word-count and link to "all posts by author"
  • separate styles and hidden post-date for EdB's stickypost hack
  • display of last 5 posts made to each blog
  • optional display of last 5 aggregate posts from each blog (coming in the soon to be completed brightling variant of this skin)
  • display of last 5 comments made to each blog
  • stats page hidden unless user is logged in
  • super-cool textured header and footer area
  • each blog is numerically identified in the body tag, so custom header graphics can be assigned per-blog
  • probably a couple things I overlooked at the moment

I have to give thanks to all the helpful denizens of the b2evolution forums for their useful tips and tweaks. and, of course, to the Lord Jesus because he really had nothing better to do than to help me make this skin, or to help that football player score that touchdown... you know. ;)

Be sure to check out the 'b2evo blog skins' category for more custom b2evo skins...

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4 comments

Comment from: Daniel [Visitor]
Daniel

Hi! The darkling-skin really looks great! Could I download it from somewhere and modify it somewhat? PLS! ;)

10/27/05 @ 10:50
Comment from: walter [Visitor]
walter

muito bom

05/26/07 @ 17:01
Comment from: Andrew Hreschak [Member]  

Deprecated: Non-static method FileRoot::gen_ID() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/nodepart/public_html/blog/inc/files/model/_filerootcache.class.php on line 136

obrigado

05/27/07 @ 10:21
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