stephen lam

blog about nothing

First commit to GitHub
Thursday, 2016-10-13

So I did my first commit to my GitHub for this theme. I need to read about the licensing regarding Semantic-UI's work and make sure they are properly credited. Either way, I'm glad the initial commit/push is done. I doubt any other PicoCMS user will use this theme beside myself, but it's available now for anybody to clone and start using.

I don't know how active I'll be developing this further, but I'll slowly work on this to my ...

Cover page added
Wednesday, 2016-10-12

I added a cover page for the this blog, to make it look a little more fancy. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out, but it's basically the Semantic-UI's layout example, but I did change some stuff. I added a background, and set the menu borders to none. The background image I used is a super gaussian blurred shot that Tuong and I took while on vacation at Maui.

All to say, I'm quite happy with what I have right now. I have done most of wh...

Menu and pagination generation added!
Friday, 2016-10-07

I've been putting more time into this PicoCMS theme, and there's a little bit more functional now. The menu is now auto-generated from .md files with specific YAML header. I've also start using the PicoCMS pagination plugin with this theme, and it's working out well.

There's still a lot of work left; the top menu is something I want to fix, as I find it extremely boring right now. Another thing I want to ...

Slowly getting there
Friday, 2016-09-30

My progress with theming this site is slow going, as it's hard to find enough time to actually work on it. I've made some progress with the user profile page, and also customizing colours that are available to be change easily. Progress is good, but it'll probably take forever until this will be "complete". I'll keep at it, as Twig is pretty awesome to use. All in all, PicoCMS is a lot more powerful than I gave it credit for, and you can build some complicated stuff with ease.

Success with theming!
Friday, 2016-09-09

Site is working with the theme I created, just need to fix up some links and such and it should be good for now. A lot more work is needed though to make it functional.