Date Badges and Comment Bubbles – Tutorial on how to add an icon for the date, and then a bubble over that with the number of comments in it and implementing everything in WordPress.
Magazine Style WordPress Themes
WordPress is moving into the arena of Content Management Systems (CMS). There are so many good (premium) magazine style wordpress themes, but there are also several free magazine style WP themes.
Below is a list of free magazine–style themes, be sure to check out some of the great designs and please check each theme for the copyright requirements.
Free Magazine-Style WP Themes
ArtFull theme: Featuring fluid columns in a magazine style, including a custom home php file with the latest post for the desired features at the frontpage.
Options theme: 2 different stylesheets, Dark and Light. There are five sections on the home page layout. From the theme options page, you can choose from 14 different options for each of the sections.