200 Posts And A New Layout

200 posts

After having just published the previous review of a Händel Album, my WordPress Iphone app gave me a a quick ping, saying “Congratulations on writing 200 posts”.

Wow, given how little I have recently written, I really didn’t see this coming.

Let me pause here and thank you, my dear readers, for your continuous support. Reader numbers are growing steadily, I get a lot of great feedback from you.

When I started a bit more than 2 years ago I had no idea where this journey would take me. Well, here I am, still writing, and it is all thanks to you.

A new layout

I must admit, I’m really not great at graphic design. Therefore, I always priviliged readability and usability of my blog over fancy design. But after 2 years and 200 blog posts I just felt it would be time to adapt the layout a bit.

I didn’t go very far design-wise, this is still one of WordPress’ standard free layouts. I just changed from the previous TwentyTwelve to the more recent TwentySixteen.

I hope the usability and readability of the blog improves by this. If not, and also if you have any other feedback, please let me know. I always appreciate hearing from my readers.

Thank you for following me on this journey.

Author: Musicophile

I'm not a professional musician, I don't work in the music industry, I'm just what the name says, somebody who loves music. I've been in love with music for all of my life, took piano lessons for nearly 10 years, and played in several amateur Jazz groups. I go to concerts, both classical and Jazz, quite regularly. And I collect music previously on vinyl and CDs, now on my computer, and am slightly OCD on my music collection. You can reach me at Musicophile1(AT)gmail.com

6 thoughts on “200 Posts And A New Layout”

  1. Enjoy your blog as, quite frankly, there’s plenty of bloggers (myself included) who do rock and blues. I think you’ve carved out a unique and necessary niche.

    As to changing the look and feel, was it a simple matter of changing the template and all the posts fell into place? I’ve toyed with the idea but I was concerned that, with over 200 posts myself, I’d spend hours on cleanup (reformatting, new graphics, etc.)

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    1. Thanks Jim!

      The reformatting was actually pretty painless. In the past, I did relatively little formatting and was using one of the predecessor templates of the new one (twentytwelve vs. twentysixteen), so it worked out quite well.

      I tried a couple of other non-standard templates from WordPress and the result was quite different though. It’s probably down to trial and error. You really have to use the preview function to make sure though.

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  2. I’ve been meaning to comment on the new layout .. bravo! Simply, it’s easier to read on every device I use. Continued success with your superb blog.

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