In most wordpress.com themes, posts have the same standard format on the main posts page (title, content, plus metadata & comment tab), and all the posts in a theme have the same styling. Usual exception: sticky posts or other “featured” posts.
But in some of the newer themes, you can select alternative formats for a post, in order to distinguish or highlight particular types of content. Continue reading
Vertigo supports ten different post formats: standard, aside, status, chat, image, gallery, quote, link, audio, video.
Each one meant for different types of content, each one visually differentiated on the main posts page – subtly or not.
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http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Chief attraction: the unique Showcase page template. Chief drawback: no sidebar on single posts and static pages (Duster), no sidebar on single posts (Twenty Eleven). Post formats In addition to standard posts, Duster and Twenty Eleven support Aside, Link, Gallery, Status and Quote formats. Effect Aside, Link, Status – on main posts page: no … Continue reading