Dapit Hapon theme now available!

You can now download the Dapit Hapon theme. This theme is also an entry to the WordPress 2.0 Theme Design Competition. Hopefully, the entry was received so I’ll updating the download links if it was.

Write up on the theme coming soon. I’m just pretty busy right now. Please leave a comment if you find any bugs. This is the first version so it might still be buggy. Any help will be appreciated.

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21 Replies to “Dapit Hapon theme now available!”

  1. Hi! My protected posts aren’t showing the input box for the password when I test your theme. You might want to look into that.

  2. {{Love Dapit Hapon Theme! Thank you!}}

    New to CSS and PHP but not new to programming in general or hacks so if you could help me understand two things that may benefit others as well.

    1) Would like for “Category” post #’s to show beside each category. In my blog, it would help a lot. Tried altering this in sidebar.php:

    Can’t make “0” to “1” or else the # site on top of the Category name to the left. [Using IE]

    Saw the following in stylesheet:

    .list2 {padding:0px 0px 10px 0px; margin:0px; color:#BE9A54;}
    ul.linklist {padding:0px;margin:0px;}
    ul.linklist li {padding:0px; margin:0px;}

    Does this have anything to do with it’s placement to not have the count sit on top of the Category? I would need to know what to change if so.

    2) Could you, with relative ease and comfort, explain how to take the excerpts from the front page? I would prefer to have posts in their entirety there. I think. [I am used to from past blogs.]

    Again, thank you so much for the theme and for taking the time to answer questions especially since you charge nothing. 🙂

  3. Hey there!
    Thanks for your entry into the competition. Look forward to more creative minds (or designs) like you(rs) in the themes competition…. cheers!

  4. hi:

    your theme is quite nostalgic and very filipino- kayumanggi. It is beautiful. The header’s color is burning- as in burning desire. I love it. However, Ii observed that it doesn’t display pictures in the front page.

  5. RIK: Glad you liked the theme. Most Filipinos aren’t exactly what you’d call “nationalistic” in terms of web design, so I thought I’d start advocating it. 🙂 Anyway, the index page really wouldn’t display pictures ‘coz I used the entry Excerpt tag for it. See this link for more info:


  6. Hi. IE7, the new internet explorer browser, is messing up the dapit hapon theme. It is putting the tagline partially under the graphic and spacing out the home, links, etc buttons on the top right. Do you have a way we can fix this as this browser will likely be very popular soon.


  7. Nice theme, im currently experimenting with making changes to the 3k2 theme to get it to look like my main pages with a left and right side bar with my main menu on the left in all pages then i will change over from the edited basic theme i currently use.

  8. Hi Tom.

    The CSS code to fix (at least part of) the IE7 bug is already in the Stylesheet. What you’ll have to do it copy that commented out code into a new file, call it, say IEpatch.css, and then make a check and call it IF the browser is IE7. It’s not perfect, the sidebar is still messed but it fixes the top bar at least.

    To Call it, I add the following (Javascript) code to the top of the sidebar.php file:


    d = document;
    if(navigator.appName == “Microsoft Internet Explorer”)

    Of course this code isn’t perfect as it looks for ANY IE browser or clone but it does the job for me. Will investigate further,


  9. I really like this theme, so thank you for making it. One of the things in particular I like is the floating date of the post. However, I would like to see the age of the post displayed as well. I cobbled up some PHP to generate the age, and modified the style sheet as well. I don’t know CSS so if there is a better way, so let me know if it is completely borked.

    In index.php and single.php (both if you want the effect on the home page, just single.php if you only want it on the page of the post), make these mods:

    1 ? ‘s ago’ : ‘ ago’);


    It generates the seconds since the post was made, then manipulates the elapsed time into human readable units. There is a small bug in that it doesn’t appear to take time zone localisation into account, but I haven’t bothered to fix it since it really only signifcantly affects posts made within one day.

    Here is the CSS, about which I’m much less confident. This is in style.css:
    .datebox {width:65px; float:left; height:65px; margin:0px; background:#952A04;}
    .titlebox {float:right; height:74px; width:480px; text-align:left; line-height:18px;}

    .datenum {height:34px; font-family:”Times New Roman”, Times, serif; color:#FBEAB2; text-align:center; font-size:36px; padding:0px;}
    * html .datenum{margin-bottom:-7px;}
    .dateother {height:20px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:#FBEAB2; text-align:center; font-size:9px; text-transform:uppe
    .dateelapsed {font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:#FBEAB2; text-align:center; font-size:0.8em; line-height:10%; padding-bot

    You can see an example on my page at http://blog.nickcoleman.org .


  10. Nope, that didn’t work either. Email me at nick -at- nickcoleman -dot- org if you want the source.

    It uses current_time and get_the_time to get seconds since post, then a switch statement with some cases for hours, days, weeks, months since post.

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