Hello. In this tutorial i will show you how to create a clean dark wordpress theme. You can download the PSD layout for Free if you don’t manage to create alone this layout. however i recommend you to try to follow my tutorial because i am sure you will came up with a great simple wordpress layout
For start create a new document with the following sizes: 1200×1200 pixels. Set the background color to #D5D5D5. As you can see from the following image i have placed a dark shape ( #414141 )on the top of the layout.
On the top of the layout i will add our simple text logo: Free-Stock-Graphics
I will use the following layer styles.
Under my logo i will create a round shape with Rounded Rectangle Tool
For this navigation bar i will use the following layer styles.
This is how the navigation bar will look like.
Under this navigation bar i will add another shape where we will place our slide show. You can use different types of slides hows powered by jquery, or mooTools.
Over my Horizontal Navigation Bar i will create another round shape. here i will create a search form.
Here are the layer styles i have used to create this indented search form.
This is my result so far.
On the right side i will create another round shape, where i will place the latest blog posts.
To create this shape i have used the following color: #CFCFCF, and of course i have used also a simple layer style
On the footer of the layout i have placed some text and some horizontal lines.
I will zoom in to see better how this lines are aligned. If you look more carefully you will see that i have used two thin lines with different colors.
I have placed also on the left side on the footer some text, and this is my result.
On the body of the layout i have placed also some text and some images.
And on the right side i have used Horizontal Type Tool to write some text in the Latest Blog posts area.
This is my final result. i hope you like it. If you need another types of tutorial do not hesitate to leave us a comment with your suggestion. I would also like to recommend hosting plans for wordpress
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