Introduction to the theme

June 18, 2009  |  documentation, general, video

BigFeature is a flexible theme with Content Based Design. CBD is when the articles themselves changes the look of the site, with feature images and big headlines. Another important thing that this theme got that makes it a true CBD is that the rest of the design is simple and clean, with no distracting elements to take away the focus of the content. Adding a lot of space between elements is also essential to move to the next generation of CBD.

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They live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics

They live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics

June 12, 2009  |  illustration, photography

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Cufon font replacement

Cufon font replacement

August 24, 2009  |  documentation

In version 1.1 a cufon uploader was added, and since there have been many questions about this, some documentation on this functionality seemed necessary.

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The BF Slider

The BF Slider

August 8, 2009  |  documentation

In version 1.1 a content slider was added. It is very integrated with wordpress, since it is using pages for the slides. This makes it possible to easily add images and html to the slides. Code can be just copied and pasted into the page from an article and it has the same look. There is also a featured posts feature of this slider, where it takes a category name as parameter and displays the posts in a preformatted design.

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Widgets

Widgets

July 14, 2009  |  documentation

Several custom widgets comes with the BigFeature theme. They are prefixed with BF, so it’s easy to see them in the widgets admin area. They were initially written for the pre wp2.8 API, but since the multiwidget API got so much simpler, they were recoded. That also means that the theme’s minimal requirement became WP2.8, but new is better than old! The new admin area widgets also got much simpler, now widgets can be dragged to a sidebar and rearranged without having to save.

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Page templates

Page templates

July 9, 2009  |  documentation

In BigFeature there are several custom page templates, to change the look of pages. The default pages contains the sidebar, but there is a template to remove the sidebar. The about and contact pages on this demo site is using this template. The look of the pages is created with html code, so therefore the code will be listed here so it’s easy to copy and paste to get the same layout.

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writing articles

writing articles

July 8, 2009  |  documentation

I guess you know how to write articles in wordpress, but BigFeature have added some new functionality to the posting procedure and also quite a few formatting and styling possibilities.
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