Welcome to my blog on a new theme!
I am using a custom child theme of the default Twenty Twelve theme. It features a modified featured image, custom width sizing depending on the size of monitor (it’s also slightly wider on most larger monitors than the original), footer widgets and a generally different style.
My fonts are Zeyada (title), Amaranth (headings) and Lora (body). (Although I still might change it). All fonts are from Google webfonts for now.
This blog is best viewed on a higher resolution monitor (such as 1500px+) with a newer browser. It does work on tablets and phones – more or less. Right now it is currently less… especially on small tablets…I’m still working on that.
It works in all modern browsers (I think?), but I can’t vouch that all functions will work or display correctly on older browsers.
The background is made by me…although I may change it as I’m not entirely happy with it.
For anyone else wanting to undertake this, note that the CSS to this theme is a bit….odd. It makes use of newer techniques and has CSS classes that aren’t as simple as you think.
Tutorials I used
http://voodoopress.com/woking-with-featured-image-in-wordpress/ (and a few other very similar ones on that subject)
http://wordpress.org/support/topic/getting-post-thumbnail-url (linking featured imaged to itself)
+ probably more! (And lots of trial and error).
I also used several generator and such. (The media query playground is also very useful)
Stole a bit of CSS from the Presswork theme for image hovers.
I do not know PHP so I consulted tutorials for modifications to the PHP files.