Today, only 1 page indexed in Google:
Jun 24 – Buy a new domain.
Jun 25, 2008 at 06:51 – Installing WordPress on this domain.
Jun 25, 2008 at 17:23 – Installing new theme.
Jun 25, 2008 at 16:57 – Installing Platinum SEO Pack.
Jun 26, 2008 at 21:22 – Installing NextGEN Gallery Plugin.
Jun 26, 2008 at 09.00 – Create link back from my personal site.
PS: I do not submit this domain to Google or Yahoo or other search engine/directory until today, and I don’t plan to. WordPress already has this facility when installing WordPress for the first time. When I typed site:webminimalist.com on Google search yesterday (June 26 at 18:00…), my pages already indexed.
Minimalist web design should use fonts that screen friendly and web safe fonts. Web safe fonts are fonts that are common along all version of Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. I recommend you to use 2 or 3 different type of fonts, for the title, content, and navigation.
Font-family property is a prioritized list of font names. Here are the list of font-family. I use this to help me designing website. (more…)
This theme is designed based on a iWeb template on my Macbook. And I love it more when it is integrated with WordPress, make my jobs so much simpler.
The main idea is: make a website with static page on the home page, and set up a blog that has link to the home page, with only single installation of WordPress in the root folder/directory.
I duplicate the Page Template / page.php and rename it homepage.php (or home.php, or intro.php, it’s up to you). Add this code to the top line:
<?php /* Template Name: Homepage */ ?>
Then I published a page, name it Home, and choose Homepage as the Page Template. (more…)