Authorsite reborn as Polymath

If you’re a regular visitor to my site you will no doubt have noticed that things have changed a little today. What you’re seeing is the evolution of my theme for authors. Formerly known as “Authorsite”, I renamed the theme to “Polymath” to better suit it’s nature. I needed a theme that would cope well […]

Authorsite V0.3 – Time to start making it configurable

After another few hours of hacking, and I think Authorsite is starting to really take shape. It’s still monochromatic, it still has lots of widget areas, and it is slowly developing a sort of “newsprint” look that I personally really like. The next challenge will be learning how to use the WordPress Customiser and making sure that […]

Authorsite V0.11 – A site looking slightly less like a dog’s breakfast

More changes to Authorsite today as a I chase down the “perfect” super-flexible, minimalist, monochromatic theme for writers and authors on WordPress. I’ve changed the layout of categories, archives, searches etc. to make the Featured Images smaller and increase the amount of text on the page at any one time. It also makes the Featured Image worth having […]

Authorsite V0.1 / Why does my site look weird?

True to my word, I’ve been working on a new WordPress theme specifically tailored to writers who want a flexible writing workspace with enough features to help them promote and sell their books. I’m not ready to put the theme up on just yet, but quite a bit of progress has been made including […]

Building a better WordPress for Writers

WordPress is the de-facto standard for writers who want to set up a website to publicise their work. It’s such an important part of the eco-system for writers that I use it even though I run a business that has its own content management platform! Despite this, I don’t think WordPress offers a great experience for […]