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Gila Theme

Welcome to the Gila WordPress 1.5 Theme home page. Gila is based on the open source design of Harlan.

Gila requires two plugins and two images which are included in the distribution. The admin bar plugin places admin links at the top of the page as seen in the screenshot below. These links are only seen by a logged in admin. The other plugin places recent comments in the right sidebar. The images are for blockquote text and form fields.

Place the two plugins into the wp-content/plugins folder and then activate them. Place the images where ever you choose and then change the location in the style.css file.

If you don’t want to use the admin bar plugin you will have to take out the admin bar code <?php admin_bar(); ?> in header.php. If you choose not to use the recent comments plugin remove the following from sidebar.php

<p class="sideBarTitle">< ?php _e('Recent Comments'); ?></p>
<div class="sideBarText">< ?php mdv_recent_comments(10, 7, '', '<br />', true, 0)?></div>

For me at least, it was difficult to get the three columns to auto size based on the longest column. I don’t see how CSS is very proficient in accomplishing this. I also tried some JavaScript to get the columns to auto-size but that didn’t work out very well. The only time you will have issues is when you go to a page with only one or two posts, IE displays the center content funky. Firefox looks awesome.

You can download the theme here. If you have any problems use the contact form.