I noticed that the blog lacked some flair, while the changeable images on the top are rad and all, the blog lacked some much needed Oomph! While the menus at the top are a nice way to navigate through one will inevitably miss older posts as no one will want to work his or her way through each and every page, so I’ve added a much needed Archives Widget at the right hand side.
You can also see a much needed “Avatar” of sorts, which actually sort of looks like me in real life by the way, and that’s something I’ve wanted to implement for some time now but haven’t been able to do since I’m a little bit out of the web design scene these days. I will eventually draw myself in some kind of cool way (like The Sega Dude) and use that instead, only I might not look as wicked.
Then, in a way to promote great blogs and to keep the community alive, I have added the blogs I follow as well at the column to the right.
Well, what do you think? Are they too much? I find them quite handy myself.
I wonder about the Header at the top, you know, those interchangeable images. I initially planned to have images that would change but all would have my custom “Logo” of sorts embedded in them, but even if I use the dimensions stated by WordPress I can’t make them fit, the tool always wants to crop them beyond recognition so that parts of the header are lost. I don’t know why it’s being such a brat! Do you have a solution to this? Here’s an example of a header I was going to use:
The problem is that, even when cropped, the web browser and the mobile browser will only show a portion of the image, it simply won’t scale to fit the software used- is there a way around this?
Until next time peeps!
This GIF from: http://giphy.com