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November 16th, 2007

As you probably all know, I have done my best to keep Sebastien Schmieg’s ‘Blix’ wordpress theme alive and kicking by producing a heavily but subtly modified version which I call ‘blixkrieg’. It’s an open source theme, free to download and use and quite popular - suprisingly so, actually..

So… today I received a bit of welcome news - the great lads and lassies from the yahoo mail team in Ireland and the UK have chosen to use my theme on their blog.

Folks, if you’re hiring - I went through the long and arduous interview process with your competiton at mountain view not too long ago, and, even though I was unsuccessful, I’m still keen to work in the search industry (maybe I can be vice president of wordpress theme development :-D ).

Cheers and thanks for choosing blixkrieg.

doc

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  • 1. JohnMu  |  November 17th, 2007 at 2:15 am

    Wow, congratulations!!

  • 2. question  |  November 18th, 2007 at 1:02 am

    Whether BlixKrieg Theme is compatible with Wordpress 2.3?

  • 3. theDuck  |  November 18th, 2007 at 1:48 pm

    Hi Question - yes it is. Cheers - doc

  • 4. John  |  November 21st, 2007 at 10:56 pm

    Hi Matt - well done! That sidebar on the sub-pages looks familiar! Im glad it came in useful for you.

    RE - Blixkreig in Wordpress 2.3.1 - Ive had reports that it doesnt install correctly…

  • 5. theDuck  |  November 22nd, 2007 at 6:16 am

    Hi John -

    Firstly - apologies for the delay in making the additional mods you’ve requested - I got called up unexpectedly to do some work in the far north of Qld for a client for the last month and it had totally slipped my mind to follow up with your issues when I got back - I’m onto it - so sorry I haven’t been quite as quick this time around!

    re: the sidebar on the Yahoo site, I believe they have made their own modifications to allow the sidebar to be shown on ’sub-pages’ as I haven’t yet included any of the mods I made with your contribution publicly.

    That’s not to say I won’t in a future release as your requests were a very very good idea!

    I’m interested to know about any reports from your users re: 2.3.1 and compatibility issues - I so far haven’t found any with my limited testing but if you can advise any issues I will correct them where possible.

    Cheers,

    Matt

  • 6. susiej  |  December 2nd, 2007 at 4:06 am

    That’s great news. Congratulations.

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