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    No matter what I try I can’t seem to get this site looking like I originally envisioned.
    I wanted a newspaper feel to it.

    There’s not much color; in part due to a lack of royalty free photos in this industry.
    Still haven’t come up with a home page even though it’s listed in the nav menu.

    Any ideas would be appreciated……
    Thank You

    Andrea Rennick
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    Your home page is your blog url, not a separate page called home.

    Use the custom menu link box. Fill out your URL. Label it home.

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    If you need technical support for your theme please file a ticket.

    The forums are community based. Staff only monitors the forum for issues relating to the forum itself and to redirect users to where they need to go.



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    Yes, I shall fix the home page as soon as i decide what to put there.


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    Well, these forums are certainly not much help at all.
    Just seems very quiet.
    Anyone have any other suggestions as to where to go to get assistance?


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    Hi chalfant. First of all nice avatar. Are you familiar with Chris Whitley?

    Anyway, you wanted a newspaper look. Are you talking about the pattern you’re using for the content? Or an overall “newspaper” style?

    I would start with all white or very light beige and try different fonts and sizes. I would check out the newspapers I like the look of best and see if they have an online version. I would check istock and others for photos of old newspapers to see what they looked like.



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    Gotta love the National Guitars; wish I found an original 1932 version that was affordable, oh well..
    Yes I am familiar with Chris……….. Sad though.

    Thanks for your thoughts. I’m looking at newspapers so will find something suitable.
    Still playing around with ideas but I think I’m on the right track but who knows!

    Back to it!

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