Tapeworm’s newly revamped site has inspired me to introduce a few changes here at the3500. I thought about changing the theme/template to this more professional looking three-column template but I realised that would involve losing my precious fighting monkeys picture (see top right corner). I’ve decided to stick with the current template and have instead made a couple of overdue additions to my sidebar:
- Recent Comments: Shows the latest five comments. What’s really cool is that if commentators have blogs or web-sites of their own, clicking on their names will take you straight there. Otherwise, just click on the title of the post to see their comments.
- Top Posts: This shows the top posts based on the past 24-48 hours viewing. I would have preferred to show the top posts of all time but this doesn’t seem available on wordpress.com blogs.
- Blog Stats: A simple statcounter.
I think I’ve got the basics of a blog now, but if you would like to see further changes just drop me a comment with suggestions.