Washington Dc, MD (PressExposure) June 29, 2009 -- Blogs are very common nowadays. They are used by everyone to create their own website or sometimes, just an online, personal journal. WordPress is a favorite blogging platform among people who have their blogs hosted on their own domain. One of the things that make WordPress popular is the customizability that it offers the users when it comes to the blogâs theme. According to an Orange County web design company, it is inevitable that you will change your blogâs theme from time to time especially with the frequency of WordPress versions being released.
Bloggers donât need the advice of an Orange County web design expert to know that it most advantageous to update to the latest stable releases of WordPress. Latest versions often address issues, fix bugs, and include new features.
However, sometimes it causes problem with your current theme or some of your plug-ins. Thatâs why itâs also important to always be on the look-out for new themes designed for use with the latest WordPress release.
Three-column themes are very popular. These themes actually give you more space in the most important part of your website, the top-fold. Thereâs no need to get the services of an Orange County web design company, there are many free themes available online. Below are just some of the free three-column themes for WordPress 2.7.
* Blue Grace (http://www.prelovac.com/vladimir/wordpress-themes/blue-grace)
This theme comes with customizable colors using a PSD file. It is released under the GPL license.
* CryBook ([http://themetation.com/2008/09/11/crybook/])
This theme is based on Facebook and its two sidebars are widget-ready. It also has five color schemes to choose from, supports threaded comments and comment paged, and compatible with Google AdSense banners.
* ClearPress (http://www.blogohblog.com/wordpress-theme-clearpress/)
This is an unconventional three-column theme because it actually divides your posts over all three columns. The categories, archives, recent posts, and other widgets are located in a dropdown pullout that fully retracts into the header when not in use.
* AquaBlue (http://www.skinpress.com/aquablue-wp-theme/)
This theme provides a two-column feel with the placement of four 125x125 ads in the top right corner, above the two sidebar columns.
* GenkiTheme (http://ericulous.com/2007/05/21/wp-theme-genkitheme/)
This theme is versatile in the sense that its content column uses fluid width while its two widgetized columns use fixed width.
* Limau Orange (http://www.blogohblog.com/wordpress-theme-limau-orange/)
This theme is designed with a stylish, orange accent. The two sidebars are on each side of the content column.
* FREEmium (http://freebiesdock.com/freemium-wordpress-theme/)
This theme supports FlickrRSS plugin and threaded comments. It comes with two widget-ready sidebars and a lot of advertising spots.