The Luscious theme from StudioPress is a bright blog style theme with a unique display of post dates. Released on 10/11/11, Luscious is a 2 or 3 column theme with 6 layout options and a blog style home page. Beyond the WordPress standards of custom menus and threaded comments, Luscious also supports custom headers and custom backgrounds. The Luscious theme has a total of 7 widget areas, 4 … [Read more...] about Luscious by StudioPress
Blog Style Home Page
Themes with a blog style home page display posts one after another in what is called a "loop." They're a great way to display an updated stream of posts and take less work to set up than a theme with a widgetized home page. Most of our themes provide control over which posts are displayed by category selection. WordPress itself controls the number of posts shown by editing the Settings->Reading entry for Blog pages show at most. It's possible to hard-code these selections, making it more difficult to change which posts are displayed on the home page. If your post content comes in a lot of varieties and you want to be able to filter which content appears on your home page, look for a theme where these values aren't hard coded.
The Fabric theme from StudioPress brings a fresh palette to a blog style home page. Released on 6/29/11, Fabric is a 2 column theme with 3 layout options and 3 color styles (tan, blue, and pink). Tan is the default color style. If you'd like to use one of the alternate color styles, just activate the Genesis Style Select plugin and choose your desired style. Three of the typical 6 Genesis … [Read more...] about Fabric by StudioPress
The Rough Print theme from Themedy is a Tumblog-style theme that makes use of WordPress post formats on a blog style home page. It lacks the custom widgets found in Themedy's newer themes. Rough Print also includes a landing page template and 3 color styles (green, red, and black - the default). Themedy's custom shortcodes also work with the theme. Introduced on 03/22/11, Rough Print is … [Read more...] about Rough Print by Themedy
The Feedpop theme from Themedy is a simple blog style home page adorned with a horizontal menu in the sidebar. It includes a landing page template and a custom widget to display up to 5 fixed social icons: RSS, email, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. If you want a different set of social icons, you'll have to activate a plugin. Feedpop also includes settings to include categories or … [Read more...] about Feedpop by Themedy