Being a consultant you are constantly, though rightfully, asked by the clients to document everything before you leave. Now updating my personal blog I am my own client so why be partial towards oneself. Here is what I did to update Beta Thoughts to version 3.0.

  1. Download Latest Nightly

  2. Adapt Ryan’s Kubrick Theme

a. style.css for width and color changes

b. header.php for header image width

c. Create pages for Links template and Archives template

  1. Introduce Navigation based on Listamatic’s Simple Horizontal List

a. style.css for navlist

b. create a navigation.php and include it in header.php to show on every page

  1. Plugins

a. Brian’s Latest Comment for Activity in the sidebar –

b. Nick Momriks Recent Posts for Other Recent Posts in the sidebar

c. Alex’s Related Posts on the Single Post page

d. Kitten’s Spam Words

e. Matt’s Spam Stopgap

  1. Announce on WordPress Support Forum