WordPress Theme: Dusk

Dusk A new old theme for WordPress. The layout was originally released as a free template for Blogger, but I’ve now cleaned up the coding and converted into a theme for WP 1.5.

It’s quite simple and on the darker side, hopefully someone will put it to use. I haven’t spent a huge amount of time bug-hunting, so any error reports would be helpful.

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  • jacelly said,
    June 27, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    WOW!!!!!!!!

  • Laurie said,
    June 27, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    extremely nice theme it’s really great to see it as a wordpress theme since i dont use blogger.

  • Suzume said,
    June 27, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    The theme is absolutely beautiful! I love it!

  • June 27, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Wonderful theme.

  • Caroline said,
    June 27, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    It’s lovely . The colors are simple, but still flow well. I couldn’t find anything wrong with it, but what do I know?

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  • char said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Nice theme I think I may implement it tonight for a look see.

  • Scott said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Lovin the new theme. Nice smiley sets you have here too…

  • Ozh said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Really nice and sweet . There’s two things that could be a bit improved in my opinion :- the box for the blog title looks too much like a… box. :)- in the upper right rounded corner, there’s a “breach”, ok ? well it feels strange to me that the horizontal lines patterns of the header don’t flow in this breach. Ho well, I’m not sure I’m really clearly expressing myself :Þ

  • Makki said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Simply beautiful, I luv it thanks for your work and shaing this. I am using on my site now http://makki.hostdi.info/

  • Superkain said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Looks beautiful. I was looking at ocadia a while ago. seems you haven’t lost your touch. Great job.

  • ^aNi said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    oh, another of your lovely themes!!!

  • June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    This is another great one – thanks ever so much!

  • June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    This is another FANTASTIC theme – thanks ever so much!

  • Logan said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Very cool…good work!

  • Rina said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    It’s a beautiful theme, Becca

  • June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Beautiful New WP Theme from BeccaBecca over at http://beccary.com has put together a beautiful new WP theme called Dusk. Definitely worth a look… http://beccary.com/blog/2005/06/27/wordpress-theme-dusk/…

  • Brenda said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    The theme looks beautiful! Love the colours and the abstract looking style.

  • June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

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  • Adamus said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Got an error report for ya:Fatal error: Call to undefined function: wp_footer() in /(domain path)/wp-content/themes/dusk/footer.php on line 15Other than that I love this theme.

  • June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    a w e s o me… g r e a t….

  • Mestisa said,
    June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Ohh nice colors, I love the new theme Becca. Great job!

  • June 28, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

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  • Elea said,
    June 29, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I really like the new theme, as they include variations on my favorite colors (blue and silver). So you do have a darker side, eh, Becca?

  • valerie said,
    June 29, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    As usual, it’s very nice!! I love the mello-ness of it!

  • dandyna said,
    June 29, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    another lovely theme from you becca you’re the best. kisses from your italian friend dandyna

  • June 29, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Very nice theme and it validates XHTML 1.0. Very impressive!! Most people don’t take the extra effort to make it validate.

  • PJay said,
    June 29, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Am using the theme and get the same error that Adamus reported, 7 spots up..Great job!!

  • June 30, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I absolutely love it, but it does not vaidate

  • Nadine said,
    June 30, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    love the dark shades

  • Greg said,
    June 30, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I really love your theme, i’m using it atm.But the 404 page doesn’t and i really don’t know what to do.Please help me !Thanks a lot

  • gropher said,
    June 30, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    NICE!!!

  • Mk said,
    June 30, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I’ve always recommended that layout to my friends who use blogger It’s great that you turned it into a theme!

  • Maryam said,
    June 30, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Wow!! I always LOVE your wordpress themes I love that theme, im just bout to downlaod it, Thanks loads, you are really kind!

  • diana said,
    July 1, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    becca!!! i’m so excited that i found you. i was googling everyone i used to be aware of from back in the day. what happened to the shirley?

  • July 1, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    This is really nice but I would like to have YOUR theme… (for editing) cus the turtle and the pink dont fit for me but the layout of the theme is great! plz plz plz can i have it!?

  • July 2, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I looked through all the themes available at WordPress without looking at the authors names. I was pleasently surprised to find that I liked your themes the best. I used “Almost Sprint” for quite some time and just switched to “Ocadia” a few days ago. I uploaded “Dusk” to my site for the next phase. I really appriciate the class and style your work adds to me site. A very BIG Thank You for your work. You have very good taste.

  • Superkain said,
    July 3, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Is anyone else having problems with this theme displaying in IE? Anyone i know who looks at it in IE shows all the links at the bottom of the entire page and almost centered. something wrong? Any help would be appreciated. http://superkain.net

  • Monica said,
    July 4, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    The footer has an error, the same as two people report above:Fatal error: Call to undefined function: wp_footer() in /(domain path)/wp-content/themes/dusk/footer.php on line 15But when I replaced the footer.phpfile with the one from Almost Spring, it worked out fine. I love it, but would really love to have it bolder, slightly lighter colors.

  • July 5, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    still lovin’ it… – looks lovely with headline images: http://www.cal.de.tt

  • July 5, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    The wp_footer thing isn’t a bug in the theme, it’s a bug in wordpress 1.5 and has since been fixed. (If I were a developer, I would nag people at this point to upgrade to the most recent version because it has security fixes etc. etc.; but I’m not, and I haven’t, so I won’t.)

  • Thurmus said,
    July 7, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Great theme, the masthead design looks fantastic! One thing I’ve noticed that was mentioned earlier, was how the theme validated. Looks like some quotes are off when the permalink a href is being generated (line 10). I’ve tried a few things so far, but no luck =(.

  • Thurmus said,
    July 7, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Scratch that, found where I was going wrong — index.php was missing a ” and a > as seen below:Original:” title=”Modified:” title=””> Thanks again for a really nice looking theme!

  • Thurmus said,
    July 7, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Scratch that, found it — index.php was missing a ” and a > as seen below:Original: ” title=” Modified: ” title=” ” > Thanks again for a great looking theme!- T

  • July 10, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    reworkingjust loaded a different theme. Ive already made a ton of changes, but i cant call it my own just yet. if you dont like it, the theme changer is on the left. all comments welcome o ya, the theme name is dust by Rebecca Wei.iccoTunes:: “Firs…

  • Nat said,
    July 10, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I love it. thanks so much for creating this. as you can see from the trackback above, im now using this theme as my main theme. thanks again, and keep up the good work

  • Scott said,
    July 11, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I was asked if it would be hard to port this to expression engine, have you had any experience with ee? Just wondering if it would be difficult or not really nice theme.

  • doug said,
    July 15, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Ok theme but its a bit dark for me, prefer those light and airy ones.

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  • Guilherme said,
    July 25, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Cool theme.

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  • Geek Girl said,
    September 7, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Wonderful theme! I’ve been searching for weeks for a theme that I didn’t feel I needed to tinker with and finally found it!Many thanks, Becca! *hugs*

  • Monica said,
    September 11, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I have loads of colors now and whitened up the gray. . . right now I’m yellow, but I change it every week or so, electric blue, kelly green, purple, cinnamon, lavendar, hot pink. . . lovin’ it.

  • September 11, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    Your DUSK theme is awesome. Just wondering, do you know why the end of the page displays the folowin text:———————————————————-« Previous entries · Project-Id-Version: WordPress 1.5.1 es_ES Formal Report-Msgid-Bugs-To: POT-Creation-Date: 2005-04-26 16:30-0500 PO-Revision-Date: 2005-05-12 11:32+0100 Last-Translator: ala_747 Language-Team: wordpress-es MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit Project-Id-Version: WordPress 1.5.1 es_ES Formal Report-Msgid-Bugs-To: POT-Creation-Date: 2005-04-26 16:30-0500 PO-Revision-Date: 2005-05-12 11:32+0100 Last-Translator: ala_747 Language-Team: wordpress-es MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit ———————————————————-Thank you, best regards.

  • Superkain said,
    October 7, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    I had a serious sidebar issue with Internet Explorer with the initial build of this. Stole 5 pixels from the border and it looks fine on 99% of systems now. I don’t think it was a theme problem though… just certain builds of IE. ;pHooray for firefox, g’nite folks.

  • November 3, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    More work to indifferent.comWhen I first installed WordPress, I chose to use the beautiful Dusk theme by Rebecca Wei. I have been working on a custom indifferent.com theme which combines some styles from Dusk, Clasikue V1.0 by TTLF, and my own design. It’s going to take so…

  • November 4, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    […] When I first installed WordPress, I chose to use the beautiful Dusk theme by Rebecca Wei. I have been working on a custom indifferent.com theme which combines some styles from Dusk, Clasikue V1.0 by TTLF, and my own design. It’s going to take some tweaking over time to get things looking somewhat decent in all browsers. I am also working on more header graphics. […]

  • Pasquale said,
    November 15, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    http://www.darkmotion.tkused the navbar style for my site . Hmm i need some help. When in insert a flash header, It works out fine in IE, but when viewd in firefox, the navbar wraps around the bottom of the page :S. If anyone has som spare time could ya try inserting a flash movie the smae size as the pic in the top and seeing if it works in firefox?? thanks email me at pgdsilva@gmail.com

  • November 17, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    […] I’m giving the Dusk theme, by Beccary, a try for a while, so if you like it, please drop me a comment! It’s a little dark, but I like the idea that a matching skin for MediaWiki is available — I’d like to set up a wiki and the thought of the page style matching the blog is very nice. Particularly the part where I wouldn’t have to actually do any work on the PHP or CSS files to make it happen! ^_^ […]

  • Enyo said,
    November 18, 2005 9 years, 123 days ago

    In index.php, in the postfeedback paragraph, the permalink anchor tag isn’t closed properly; in fact, neither is the title attribute:<a href=”<?php the_permalink() ?>” title=”<?php _e(’Permanent link to’); ?><?php _e(’Permalink’); ?></a>Other than that, I’ve had no problems using this theme.I absolutely love all your WordPress themes; I run each of them on one of my blogs. Yours are the first themes I’ve found that I’m not tempted to tweak: they’re already perfect. Thank you for creating them!

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  • marie said,
    January 11, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

    I love it! This is just what I was looking for, dark and pretty and , what, pseudo-victorian? I don’t know what to call the style, but thank you!http://gothvirgin.com/images/tn_074.jpg

  • marie said,
    January 11, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

    I’m sorry, I messed up that link. I’ll try one more time and if it doesn’t work I’ll leave it.

  • January 23, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

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  • February 8, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

    Hi Becca, Just wanted to let you know that in response to a request on the serendipity blog forums I’m running a series of articles on how to convert your dusk theme over to serendipity blog. Feel free to add your two cents if you can think of anything the serendipity users should know about this theme. The first article url is http://www.carlgalloway.com/archives/78-Porting-Wordpress-themes-to-Serendipity-Part-1.html

  • Leion said,
    April 24, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

    This is a really nice theme and I am using it it my blog now.You are a talented IT student

  • April 25, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

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  • Pain said,
    May 5, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

    One problem. My server forced ads break it horribly, and I fail at PHP. Can anyone help me? URL: http://emos.cutpage.com/wp/

  • winz said,
    May 28, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

    i’m using this theme on my blog! tq 4 such a dark but beautiful theme.but there’s 1 tiny prob (2 me) – u didn’t put d author for each post.. humm.. could u plz put it.. plzzzz… coz my wp blog is on the free host.. huhuhu..

  • winz said,
    June 21, 2006 9 years, 123 days ago

    hi, i found a bug in this theme.. it’s the comment link in the loop. i think something is wrong with the title, instead of “comments for …..”, it’s like this “permanent link to”…

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