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Admin like theme for the blog itself (the other way around!) (3 posts)

  1. aalaap
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Now this is probably going to sound ridiculous, but I really love the clean-ness of the admin interface of my WordPress blog. I tried a lot of themes, but none of them managed to catch my eye, really. I want to know if there's any theme that can make my blog look like the default admin theme. Funny? :)

    I've read a lot of comments from people who hate the original admin interface and want to skin it. Admin Tiger does look pretty nice, but I still feel the original interface looks better. I found a plugin that steals the skin of the blog and puts it on the admin interface, but I want to do the exact opposite. Any plugin or theme out there that lets me do so?

    I've been using Blogger for a while now, and since I'm not a compulsive blogger, I loved the simplicity of it and also the fact that it's owned by Google (might help with SEO?). But after getting a wordpress.com account to try it out last night, I'm sold. I've installed WP on my site and I'm in the process of moving all of my blogs (around 5 of them) from Blogger into WP right now.

    Thanks for your help!

    - Aalaap

  2. Kafkaesqui

    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hmm. Looking over the Dashboard, I can see how it could be made to fit into a blog form factor rather well. And the components are already there, so it's not like coding the layout would be all that difficult!

  3. aalaap
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Yeah, its probably not too difficult to make one, but like most things on the web today, if you can think of it - someone's already done it, so I figured asking around would be a good idea...

    I couldn't even imagine that someone would already have made a plugin like vHost. I have around four or five blogs, each of which are for a different purpose and each of them are hosted on their own subdomain. Now that WP has categories and subcategories, I figured I could just put all of that into one blog. But I still wanted the separateness of the earlier setup - not just subdomain access, but also individual look and feel. vHost does just that. Once I get my blog setup, I'll give vHost a try.

    There is so much WordPress to discover... I feel like I've wasted an eternity by sticking to Blogger. Anyway, its never too late. :)

    - Aalaap

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