OK, the poll ended about which look for the blog, you collectively liked best, only 9 people answered, and it ran pretty close, at least until the very end, it ended up being 6 like the original look, 3 like the new look. I liked both looks, so I decided to combine the two, it still has the same layout and I kept most of the desert colors. The header, that is from the new look featuring a changing sky depending on the time of day you read this blog. If you want to check out all the different sky colors, then you will need to change your computer clock, here are the times when it changes:
- 6 am
- 9 am
- 12 pm
- 3 pm
- 6 pm
- 8 pm
- 10 pm
- 12 am
I noticed it does load up a bit slower so I removed a few things on the sidebar, I also shortened the page by only having fewer messages show up on the front page (I had it set up to show the last 500 messages), that has helped, I will continue to work speeding things up.
For now, I hope you enjoy this look, now I can focus more on posting messages and less on overhauling the blog. ;)
For what it’s worth, this blog does look better in Firefox than Internet Explorer, don’t know why but IE doesn’t show rounded corners (when they are made using code (CSS) instead of images), if you are an avid IE user and do not want to use Firefox, that’s OK too, the blog is still 100% readable in IE, it’s purely an aesthetic thing.
Let me know what you think.
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