Tell me what you want!



Dantearaujo.net is still a new website, and as you know I am having a little trouble dealing with time. So I had this idea and I want you guys to help me, I will only make new templates based you my users needs. Yes, Now you tell me what you need and I will analise the replies everytime I make a new template.

Please use the comment section as this post as your channel to talk to me and tell me what you desire to have in my next template. Tell me the colors, the style, the features, everything!

I think this will help me optimizing my templates and it will save time for you because you won't find useless templates here anymore. Only quality and useful templates. For this, your feedback is everything.

Please leave you comment below and Tell me what you want!

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Marzuki Jalil

i want a new template every week :)

Dante Araújo

Cool! How would you like the next template to be ?

andy.wergedal

I love the 2plus.

I use it at 40x50.com

Can you do it opposite?
-- blog entries on the left with nav on top,
-- sidebar on right

TIPS-BOX

Wow that is just awesome Dante.
that will really make things easy, but i think you will need to make some rules to plan the choices
For me i really looking for this awesome template Here
i don't know if you can rip it with out it's source but it is looks amazing and professional with it's three gadgets in the footer and drop down menus in the navigation bar and the 125 ads place with black background and the black and red colors in it, i am just in love with this template :D
and i have little twist for it instead of the big post in the top of the template home page you can but posts gallery like the one in this template.
which you can download it from Here
i hope you got interested in that template and the other readers.

Regards
Mohammed

Dante Araújo

Hey Andy, Unfortunately the way that template was made doesn't allow me to make it like that just with simple coding.

But I will write your suggestion down and consider making one similar to a inverted 2Plus in the future.

Thanks for your great feedback,

Dante

Dante Araújo

Hey Mohammed,

The rules for analising the suggestions are based on the usability, design and dificulty level of the template hehe, I have to consider the time I spend making them too.

I will surely take a closer look on each of your great suggestions later. This is a great webdesign and i like how it shows the posts, with a thumbnail floating to left. That will be challenging to make considering blogger is not like wordpress. But will make it hehe.

Thanks for the feedback and suggestions Mohammed!

Regards,

Dante

PS.: That Penalti Kick was OK dude, the referee did the right thing to do... hehe

TIPS-BOX

Thank you Dante, glad that you liked the template i know it is very hard but you can see how much it is pretty

For the floating right thumbnails it is kind blogger hack called ( Automatic posts thumbnails for blogger)
there are a lot forms it on many blogs a little search on google will unveil them to you

For the Penalty kick i know it is right but Howard wasn't allowed to look into video reply and change his decision based on it, any way it doesn't matter now coz yesterday we won on Italians WOOOOOOW

Dante Araújo

Hahaha I saw it, you guys beat Italians, I couldnt believe it. It was a great game, such a nice job!

Danny

I really like 2Plus, but I would absolutely love if you'd be able to make the main text area cover a bit more in width. Is that possible? It's just so much space wasted to the right and I plan on posting quite a lot of pictures in between paragraphs.
Thanks! Have a great day!

Kiran

Hello Dante,

I just came across this blog and I must say that the templates you designed are awesome! I simply fell in love with the PaperView template!

How difficult would it be for you (or me ;) to convert it into
1) a 3-columns template with a left sidebar and a right sidebar?
2) accommodate fluid-width?

Thanks again for providing such excellent off-the-beaten-track templates!

Dante Araújo

@Danny Please send me a link for your blog using 2Plus so I can help you doing that.

@Kiran thanks for the kind words, The paperview template uses a image as the content background, so for doing that I would have to edit the whole thing in photoshop, upload all the images again and make it fit, kind of much work. But don't worry because i plan to make something similar to paperview using 3 column in the future.

Danny

Hi again Dante and thanks for the quick response. I've sent you the link through the contact form.

Dante Araújo

Hey Danny, I have sent you the solution trough email.

Regards,

Dante

Kiran

Thanks for the quick response Dante. So are any of your other templates offered in fluid-width?

Dante Araújo

@Kiran I don't think so... I usually make them fixed width. But There's more to come :] I will certainly make a fluid template in the future!

Thanks for your feedback Kiran!

Regards,

Dante

Claudel

hey Dante, i already sent you an e-mail with an idea of a good template :) ya noe that one fotofolio based on the scarlett template i hope you can work on that one :D i can't wait for it :)

best regards

Dante Araújo

Hey Claudel, Can you please send me again if that is not too much work for you. I had some problems with my emails and i might have lost some of them :/

Regards,

Dante

Claudel

ok i'll just repost the e-mail here
-------------------------------

> hello m8,
> i jumped over your blog last night while i was searching for a cool
> looking art-photo-like portofolio template and guess what, i haven't
> found any good ones! what a surprise! big one.. after hours wasted in search
> engines... so i came up with this great idea for a template that will
> totally whoooop any other template gallery website for blogger plus
> you'll get tons of downloads and traffic off it, cuz you'll be insane
> not to get it, plus if you check google you'll see like 200 website
> showing the same old templates or just modified the old ones to make
> new ones but they are still boring so i'll bet you can make some $ off
> this also. i have seen tons of artists struggling to find a decent
> portolio mixed with a small blog, yanoe not every1 is rich to buy
> their own domains and hostings and other shlt like that from the start
> and like you may know you don't make that much money as an artist,
> maybe if you're a well-known-dead-by-now-geniusartist and still
> someone else might eat all that for you while you are in heaven :D
>
> i really dunno if you can code this one but i guess it's worth asking
> here is a little scrap that i made for you to understand better the concept
> http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/6866/test1copy.png
>
> sorry if it's a bit messy but i haven't played with PS like in ages...
>
> now about the second page when you click on a post in the footer and
> it loads the second page it will be nice to have a small post body,
> not a huge one and also to make it smaller you can use the comment
> option for in-another-window thing, it uses less space on the blog
> plus it doesn't ruin the whole "smaller body" concept, it will be nice
> if the post body could be as big as the image slider from the main
> page.
>
> well that's about it i guess, i'll let ya sleep on it
>
> ps; please let me know if you're willing to work on this one with a
> simple yes or no, i really don't like waiting a week for a no, if you
> are busy or can't code it just let me know, i'll find someone else
> thanx a bunch!

Dante Araújo

Claudel your idea is great! I totlly got your point. I will make something like that, but im not sure if i will use the scarlet thing... I will figure out... But I will certainly follow your idea!

Thanks for the feedback!
Regards,
Dante

Claudel

great to hear this! thanx alot m8! the scarlett pieces were just the best examples i could give so you can understand better :D)
can't wait to see how it will look :D

Pradeep CD

I want a minimal template... thanks for asking..u rock

Dante Araújo

Minimal templates are great. I will surely make some in the future.

Catatau

Olá Dante!

Em primeiro lugar, parabéns pelos belíssimos designs!

O que você acha de convertê-los também para o blogsome? Não é difícil, mas como se deve conhecer linguagem de programação, é um pouco mais difícil para pessoas comuns...

De nossa parte, parabéns especialmente pelos pixious, showcase e paperview. Muito bons!

Dante Araújo

Olá Catatau!

Primeiramente obrigado pelos elogios! Eu adoro esse tipo de feedback.

Eu particularmente nunca tinha ouvido falar no Blogsome, mas dei uma olhadinha agora no site e percebi que existem bastante usuários nele. Você poderia me informar quais são as principais características que diferem o blogsome dos outros sistemas de blogs ?!

E sobre a linguagem de programação, do que se trata ? Os templates não são baseados em xHTML e CSS ? Funcionam com PHP como o wordpres ? Me explique melhor para que eu possa analisar a possibilidade.

Obrigado mesmo!

Dante

Catatau

Olá Dante!

O blogsome é uma plataforma em wordpress (acho que 2.0), mas vertida em 4 arquivos separados: index, css, post e comments. Não sei ao certo, mas parece que há algumas tags alteradas quanto à linguagem original de php, e tudo se divide nesses 4 arquivos. Pelo que dizem, é fácil converter os temas, mas embora eu tenha meio em tentativa-erro vertido alguns temas, não tenho muita idéia de como fazer... (rsss)

Dante Araújo

Ah tá... Vou guardar sua sugestão. Se no futuro a demanda de usuários me motivar a converter ou até mesmo criar temas para blogsome, eu farei.

Um Abraço!

Dante

Stefano Amato

Hi Dante,

what about taking the sidebar of Minima Blogger template, and moving it to the bottom?
It then would be, from top to bottom of the page:

Header
Post
Older Post
Sidebar

aRkimz™

i want template like wordpress like this one http://www.elegantthemes.com/preview/WhosWho

mel

Dante, please consider the Irresistible template...it has a good mix....http://www.premiumwp.com/irresistible-wordpress-theme/

Mj :)

I Recently came across a blog which looked exactly like smashingmagazine.com!
I was amazed and searched all over the web for that template.But i wasn't able to get even a single result.So finally,when i asked that blogger he refused to tell.
So my request here is,please create a template exactly like smashing magazine with the same 3 columns etcs and add 3 columned footers.
Colors are not a prob.so if you wish give your own lovely colors.
Im waiting for the template.
Thank You in advance!:)

Dante Araújo

I am sorry Mj, But I can't just create a template EXACTLY like smashing magazine, that is called copy :]

What I can do is to find inspiration on it to create something that will work as good as it!

Regards,

Dante

Mj :)

No Problem Dude.What I meant to say was not exactly like that..But A Good looking template with matching colors,inspired by that design..!

Dante Araújo

Got it !

mystarterlife

I tried to end you an email but I am not sure if it went through. I am trying to create a PSD file with no luck. Can you help? I tried using other designs with the Glamorous blog page but the logo is what makes the page come alive.

Thanks,
Miriam

Dante Araújo

Hi, Of course I can help you, please tell me in details the problem you are having =)

mystarterlife

Hi Dante,

I downloaded Photoshop but it does not have buffet script installed. I have been searching the internet but I can't find it either. I am using CS4 Enhanced. When I load the image to edit, it doesn't load properly because some of the layers are missing fonts and it tells me they have to be replaced before they can be used for vector based output. I tried using the same style to create a new image but it is not reading the what you created.

Can you develop my logo for me based on the title of my blog site? I have been trying all day. I had my blog up yesterday and started from scratch because that logo makes the whole thing. Nothing else looks quite right.

My Starter Life - Confessions of Redefining Mia

Thanks,
Miriam

Mia the Rainwatcher

Dante,

I have a photobucket page and I know how to edit the code once I have the file. I haven't made any changes yet to the code since I deleted all of the files and started over today.

Miriam

Dante Araújo

Ok I can make the logo for you. I am afraid buffet script is not a free font, that's why you are finding problems to find it.

Do you want me to make it exactly like it is now, just changing to "My Starter Life" ?

mystarterlife

Yes. Thank you.

Dante Araújo

http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z105/dantearaujo/my-starter-life-logo.png

Here is the link for the file, Enjoy :)

Mia the Rainwatcher

Thank you so much!

Anonymous

Dante please convert the theme irresistible for blogger!

Anonymous

Olá Dante, cara meus parabens pelos templates, o Pixious então, é um dos temas/templates mais bonitos que já ví.

Adoraria ver uma nova versão do Pixious mas agora em 3 colunas, segue algumas idéias que poderiam ser implementadas nesse Pixious 2.0:

- Alterar o tema para 3 colunas, com a parte superior da sidebar ocupando toda a largura da sidebar, e do meio pra baixo a sidebar com 2 colunas, tipo a sidebar do Arthemia.

- Colocar gravatar nos comentários, semelhante como tem em alguns temas wordpress.

- Destacar visualmente os comentários feitos pelo autor do blog.

- Colocar paginação na listagem dos posts igual uns temas pra blogger como o Arthemia, convertido do wordpress, que na navegação da lista de posts, ao invés de "posts antigos" "início" e "posts recentes" tem uma paginação numerada dos post tipo:

[Página 1 de 10] 1-2-3-4 > >>

Bem, era isso, sei que pedir é fácil e você deve ter muitas outras coisas a fazer do que atender os pedidos de todos que postam no seu site, mas pense na possibilidade de lançar um Pixious 3 colunas.

Abraço e parabens pelo fantástico blog e templates, tudo aquí é nota 10.

Marcelo Caetano

Minshaf

Hi !

i wnt to know how to add Text-link-ads to blogger Template from = Performncingads.com ot Text-link-ads.com

please reply !

Dante Araújo

Just add them manually... There is no secret!

Text-link-ads is just a list of links...

Storm-rx8

i made myself blog template, but it's not looking as good as u design. can u give me some advice what else should i do to trim my blog? feel free to visit http://www.northernbionaf.blogspot.com

ajdpadbury

Hi Dante, I would love for you to make a videoblog template, there are so many Wordpress themes like that but we prefer Blogger! I would like to display a gallery of videos in like a grid format of thumbnails and where we can embed videos from YouTube, is that possible?

Dante Araújo

Yup!

Vic

I want a template for an artist that wants her pictures to be the prime star of it, buuut also wants to be able to make writen entrys... aaaaaand, she wants to manage the blog for herself, so it´s hard for me to teach her to upload every picture and then link it to use the Mosaicus...
can you help me???

(sorry for my english)
thaks A LOT!!

Dante Araújo

@Vic, Yes, I can help you!

http://www.dantearaujo.net/2001/05/services.html

Anonymous

I want VIDEO BLOG for blogger

saiko-raito

hey Dante

besides want some new and uniqe blogger templates,

I hope you also give some tutorials or tips and tricks to make a great blogger template like you create...

thanks b4

Carnaen

hi dante,nice to know about your site..well im new to this templates world..and would be wonderful if you can give me ideas for my blog which is music related.Need cool menu navigation bar and perhaps 3 colum as well..tq

Carnaen

i would like a simple music related templates..(i like your own blog's template)

Anonymous

Hi, i'm looking for FotoFolio Wordpress Theme converted to a blogger template (http://demo.wordspop.com/fotofolio/). it would be wonderful if you could it.
Thank you.

mmigo

hi tanks for this post
for me please can you give me a help to creat a templet like in
http://www.leblogger.com/
tanks

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