Hack Day Project: Update Reblogs

You can reblog a WordPress.com post to your own site by using the reblog button. reblog

The colors and typography¬†of a reblogged post vary from theme to¬†theme, but the overall layout¬†remains fairly consistent. I updated the look and feel of reblogs to be cleaner and easier to read. You can check out a “before” shot if you’d like to compare ūüôā

Below is a reblogged post from en.blog.wordpress.com, which features sites using the theme I designed:

The WordPress.com Blog

Kelly, which was designed by Automattic’s own Kelly Hoffman, is an inviting, fun theme for bloggers of all stripes. Its clean, one-column layout makes it perfect for text-heavy posts, but can be just as ideal for a tumblelog-like stream of images.

With bold featured images, the ability to customize the header and the background, and three widget areas in the site’s footer, you can make it your own with just a few quick tweaks. Here are some examples of the theme’s versatility.

Curated Style

curated style

Curated Style, a Toronto-centered¬†fashion¬†blog, makes great use of¬†Kelly‚Äės out-of-the-box look. The theme‚Äôs cursive font in the header injects¬†a stylish playfulness, while the generous white space in the posts makes the images of Toronto‚Äôs fashion scene stand out.

The blogger behind Curated Style effortlessly added a few personal touches, like a patterned custom header image, a splash of bright pink in the custom background, and an easy-to-navigate

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