Readability of text on background is a factor to consider when creating content in a blog post. I’ve been using the same theme with the white text on the black for a few years, liking the way the photos looked surrounded by black. I never found them hard to read but then I was the author.
These days blog readers frequently check phone screens, not a giant desktop display.
Today I heard from artist Carol Skinger after she had visited the blog via FB to check out the macarons. She included an article Why Light Text on Dark is a Bad Idea
After thinking about her message, I went to “try on” different WordPress themes and even got some great tips from the support team at WP when I couldn’t see the good old “Like” buttons or the “Subscribe” button or even the “Follow Blog” at the bottom right of the page. This theme is called SNAPS.
Thanks Carol for taking time to write. This theme works well on all sizes of devices!
I think it’s a clean look. I wish I could get the palest of gray as the background but when I tried to change it the text looked dark red. Will do some more experimenting.
Hopefully one that won’t tire your eyes as you read. I hope to find a header image that screams Pittsburgh, as I miss my Pittsburgh Light Up Night skyline view of the city header. This one is Jack and Michael on the North Side on the way to the Children’s Museum, running to Ned Kahn’s Cloud Arbor sculpture
Thanks Mar, for the Ott Lite I’m using on the Kindle.