Now you can get the latest Alien Ship news right in your admin dashboard. Starting with version .63, the theme includes an admin dashboard widget that displays the last 3 posts from the Alien Ship home page. Since there’s currently no auto-update mechanism in Alien Ship, this is a good way to keep up with … Continue Reading →
Well, it has been a little less than a month since the .40 release, and a lot has changed since then. Alien Ship version .60 brings a lot of changes and some nice new features. Honestly everything is running together for me, because I’ve been using the beta versions in live projects over the past … Continue Reading →
In addition to a featured posts slider, the theme includes a featured posts grid. Just like the slider, it uses the posts’ featured images for photo display. And just like the slider, using images that are the same size is recommended. If no image is attached, the post excerpt is displayed. And of course the … Continue Reading →
This is a featured posts demo. You can display this carousel at the top of your post index, or you can insert it into any post or page using a shortcode. This particular slider was inserted with the shortcode, which means I could have put it anywhere on this site. If you prefer it to … Continue Reading →
There have been a lot of changes since the .4 version. The list of changes made in the .5 beta versions is below. Before the release of .6, I will be changing the way the theme currently handles child themes. I originally set it up to automatically load the parent style.css file, because of some … Continue Reading →
The ship landed early this time, as I got some things done more quickly than expected. Also, the number of changes was getting pretty significant and I figured it was time to do the release. I’ve run the theme through some testing and it pretty solid. I’m pretty happy with the featured posts and theme … Continue Reading →
Development is coming along nicely. I expect to release version 0.4 some time in the next 5-7 days. I have some features to add and some things to tweak first. I had been avoiding doing the theme options panel, but finally forced myself to get it started. Alien Ship now has a theme options page. … Continue Reading →
Development is moving along. This version saw a lot of changes. The next version is in the works and will hopefully incorporate some really nice features.
This is a sample post in the “Sample” category. It is scattered with some bits of eye candy for testing.