Do you want to customize your blog? Really customize it? Four freshly installed themes give you more control than you ever dreamed of.

They all offer menus, custom layouts and/or colors, widgets, multi-columns, color schemes; and each has its own special tweaks – icons, sliders, fonts, mobile versions. The possibilities to make your blog unique will grow exponentially.

Some details on what they offer…


  • Custom header image
  • Custom header height
  • Background image or background color
  • 3 menus: top, main and footer
  • 8 widget areas: 2 each in 2 sidebars; four in the footer
  • 1,2 or 3 columns in 6 different layouts
  • Customizable column widths
  • “Presentation” front page with multiple columns and sliders
  • Customizable font (for text, headers, sidebars, subheads) faces, colors, sizes, indents, alignment, letter- and word-spacing, shadows, line heights
  • Customizable borders, icons
  • Options to display titles, tables, text elements, post information (dates, authors, etc.)
  • Post excerpt lengths
  • Featured images, thumbnails
  • 5 different social media links, with custom placement
  • Custom CSS if it comes to that.

Weaver II

  • Looks a lot like 2010
  • Custom header image, rotation
  • Custom background image or background color
  • Primary and secondary menus; mobile-specific menu
  • 16(!) widget areas, site-wide, page-specific, blog-specific, headers, footers, archive pages, mobile views.
  • 28 child themes – different color schemes and header images. They can then be tweaked to customize:
    • Text colors
    • Backgrounds
    • Rounded corners
    • Borders
    • Custom CSS
    • Width
    • 1,2 or 3 columns, 8 options. Can specify different layouts for home, pages, posts, archives
    • Fonts and sizes
    • Widget colors, margins, borders
    • Header font sizes, colors, image size
    • “Shortcodes” that let you embed iFrames, show things only to logged-in users, VIMEO embeds, breadcrumbs


  • Custom header images, rotating selection
  • Background image or background color
  • 3 menus: top, main and footer
  • 2 sidebar and one footer widget areas, with the option to add more.
  • Twitter widget
  • Customizable “slider” of home page posts
  • Twitter & Facebook buttons
  • Sharing
  • Header display options (light, dark, random image, disable image)
  • 1, 2 or 3 columns in 6 different layouts
  • Customizable column widths
  • Detailed post and meta display options
  • Customize all colors and gradients, including buttons and widgets
  • And if all else fails, custom CSS can be embedded.


  • 18 color scheme selections — 9 dark and 9 light
  • Custom header images including tiling and position
  • Rotating header image
  • Custom background image or color, including gradients, and height.
  • 6 icon sets
  • Extensive control of navigation bars’ colors, fonts, shadows, transparency, borders, alignment
  • 2 menus, top and main
  • 34 widget areas. They can be placed just about anywhere.
  • 1, 2 or 3 column layouts, with fluid widths. Different setups can be applied to pages, archives, authors, search results, front page etc.
  • Very granular font faces and colors control. Drop caps.
  • Custom CSS and javascript
  • Custom RSS and Atom feeds.
  • Show full posts, excerpts, titles, mosaic, tiles on home or archive pages
  • Custom 404 page, sitemap.

Any one of these offers a staggering variety of options.