The Columnist

Written by Benji May 8th, 2010

The Columnist is a grid based wordpress theme. It features a newspaper column layout, neat typographic heirarchy, a tidy grid system and some css3 & jQuery greatness.

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The Columnist WordPress theme is inspired by traditional newspaper layouts and the grid structures and typography techniques they employ.

Features & functionality include:

  • WordPress thumbnail support
  • Widget support
  • css3 column structures
  • jQuery functionality and animations
  • Helvetica in all its greatness
  • Custom fields for images
  • Custom meta fields
  • Featured latest post
  • Automatic latest post for each category

This theme can be applied to any content type; whether it be a photography portfolio, travel journal, tutorial service, news provider or a blog for your twelve cats, The Columnist theme will do the trick.

You can find The Columnist theme support and help documentation for topics such as: Adding images, Text styles, Downloading and installing, Video posts, The making of and Version control.

  • Date: 10th May 2010
  • Photo: Ga√ętan Rossier

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The Columnist is a grid based wordpress theme. It features a newspaper column layout, neat typographic heirarchy, a tidy grid system and some css3 & jQuery greatness.

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Images

The Columnist theme is extremely flexible with images and supports the latest Wordpress image functionality. It features custom fields to display various sized images and thumbnails to support each article.

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Videos

Keith Loutit’s awesome tilt-shift time-lapse clip of Tamarama Beach, Sydney, on the first warm weekend of the year.

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Design

The Columnist is inspired by grid structures, Helvetica, jQuery, Wordpress, photography, minimalism and the interwebs!

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Typography

The Columnist has a strong emphasis on typography. It uses an exponential formula for text hierarchy and the greatness of Helvetica along with column layouts and newspaper theme.

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Installation

This post demonstrates the step-by-step process to installing The Columnist Wordpress theme and applying it to your blog or website.

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Mentions

General mentions, mumbles and some examples of people repping The Columnist theme.

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Versions

The latest and greatest version of The Columnist Wordpress theme is ready and waiting for you.

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