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WP that doesnt look like a blog

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by ForeverNever, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. ForeverNever

    ForeverNever Power Member

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    I'm building a website for my doctor friend and it can be very simple so I decided to use wordpress. Is there some themes that do NOT look like a blog? I mean I know I could probably take out all of the sidebar options but I figured posting here real quick wouldn't hurt. Maybe there's a giant field of WP themes I am missing.

    Thanks!
     
  2. LiamLC

    LiamLC Regular Member

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    what do you want it to look like?

    Check this out:
    hXXp://www.dazzlindonna.com/blog/2008/02/07/best-premium-wordpress-themes-for-a-non-blog-look/

    I just googled "non-blog wordpress template". You should try to google it except be more specific like "medical wordpress theme" or something.
     
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  3. Hijinx

    Hijinx Junior Member

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    You can take a look at this theme... it removes sidebars, so you can post full pages... very clean...

    Code:
    http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/inove
     
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    MauDaFita Registered Member

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    Good looking themes... the price isn't the best (free) but they are really cool.
     
  5. twisted_one

    twisted_one Regular Member

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    Even I am in the process of building a non-blog style website for my BF who basically is into manufacturing tools & fixtures. I wanted to go with a normal site built using xSitePro but then I gave it a second thought ... his clients may even want to register or something. Hence, I settled with WP.

    This is what I am planning to do:

    Get a 1 column wordpress theme only with pages [OR]
    Get a two column theme, make the header a flash banner using KML Flashembed plug in. The side column will have quick links like Follow us on twitter, Stay updated with RSS, Login, Register and other blah blah.
     
  6. Berto

    Berto Junior Member

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    Some of the magazine template themes are nice. Look for those - I'm about to use one, and the blog is only going to be down in the corner
     
  7. showbizvet

    showbizvet Power Member

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    I can't recommend a specific theme since there are SO many good and useful ones. I can say that some of the best ones are available with a quick search here on BHW. I'm running a news site (kind of like a magazine site) and while it's run off WP, it doesn't look like a blog at all. So yes, it is certainly doable, plus you'll have the advantage of the WP engine.
     
  8. redsasy

    redsasy Newbie

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    I'll suggest to you this theme it works like a charm and with little tweaking it's
    awesome.
    Code:
    http://www.arrastheme.com/
     
  9. BenQs

    BenQs Regular Member

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    Yes, there are a lot of themes that just look like regular blank pages with borders. I use a paid package from this guy:
    Code:
    http://wp-landingpages.com/
    I think some of these might be in the downloads section. But also I just checked his site and you can get one for free -- that might be all you need.