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"Magazine" Theme: Introducing OpenBook (7 posts)

  1. jbjweb
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi,
    Just a post to let you know that I wrote a Magazine Theme, called OpenBook. It's free and do not require any manual editing of files.

    Download the OpenBook theme here.
    Licence: GPL.
    Restriction: User must keep the footer link.

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I was under the impression with GPL that a user could delete footer links etc if they desired.

  3. jbjweb
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    GPL or not, even if you do remove the link, I will not go to the justice court ;)
    It's just a normal way to say "thanks for providing a free premium theme".

    Greetings :)

  4. RoseCitySister
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You should probably take the word "Restriction" out then - make it optional, most people will leave it if it's unobtrusively styled...

    This

    # Integrated IE6 killer. If checked, IE6 will litterally crash.

    seems a bit extreme.

  5. jbjweb
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Yes, it's not really a restriction, just something I ask, because this theme took time to develop, take time for providing free support, and is totally free to use. In my opinion, it's a good deal.

    Don't worry about the IE6 killer, it is totally optionnal. The blogger is free to decide to use it, or not.

  6. StrangeAttractor
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I looked at your personal blog (demo for the theme) -- you should put in something for people with javascript disabled, because it looks like crap when it is. You know, a notice to tell you that you need it turned on to view the site, or alternative content.

    A lot of Firefox users have no-script, which disables javascript by default, until a site is whitelisted.

    For a guy who's being aggressive about trying to kill IE6 (and believe me, I'm sympathetic to your goal), you should certainly try to accommodate Firefox users.

  7. jbjweb
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Indeed it is a good idea, I keep it in mind for next versions :)

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