Below is the download link for version 2.0 of the Ahimsa theme for WordPress.
Ahimsa for WordPress
As indicated by the major version number change, there are a lot of new features in this release:
- Admin preference panel for setting customising various settings
- Collapsible sidebar:
- Sidebar now present on pages and posts also, but collapsed.
- Sidebar visible on main/home page but collapsible.
- Tab on side of main section can be used to hide/unhide sidebar.
- Sidebars collapse with neat fade effect on non-IE browsers.
- Authors section in sidebar can now be disabled if so desired.
- Custom copyright text shown at bottom of page.
- Credits (back to my site) are no longer always visible at bottom.
- Login/logout and RSS links now moved to the top.
- Smaller font size for the page, post and comment text.
- More XHTML compatibility.
- Category and Tag bubbles more subtle on main page:
- Option to fade them unless hovered over, to minimise distraction.
- More subtle rendering of tags and categories without bubbles.
- Support for a “Links” section at the top of the main/home page, using
the Delicious for WordPress plugin (plugin has to be present).
- More consistent styling (e.g: Next/Previous page links at bottom.
- Removed the white border around main section.
- More attempts at decent IE rendering. Still no curved borders, but
post titles now render similar to Firefox/Safari/Chrome. A lot of
such IE specific fixes.
- Dulled down the rather bright bluish colour of quoted text.
- Even for long blog titles, space between title and vertical bar
in header is preserved.
- Lots of other subtle fixes and changes.
A word of caution: some of these changes might be reversed in a later release. I am ambivalent about:
- Replacing the clean green line separating the bubbles for categories
and tags with a fading grey box. The green line might return!
- Reducing the font size of entry text. I have to see how this renders
across browsers, fonts and screen resolutions.
- Top fixed section for login/logout and RSS links might undergo more,
including perhaps moving to the left edge of the page.