Four years after WordPress released a wide range of FIFA World Cup 2010 themes, it’s that time again. As June 12 steadily approaches, bloggers around the world will be looking for ways to make their World Cup pages stand out, and there are a few ways that webmasters can create a blog that is both aesthetically relevant and interactive, from themes to widgets.
This one’s great for beginners who want to go with the soccer theme without going too over the top – it’s WPML compatible and the PSDs are available as well, with easy to access social media share icons for new bloggers who want to get their thoughts heard. With simple columns it’s also smartphone friendly, and it doesn’t use the Brazil theme too much so bloggers can hold onto it for the next World Cup or any other of their favorite soccer events.
For a touch of class, this dark, black and gold theme is great for bloggers who want their blog to really stand out. Atop of every page stands the focal point of the whole tournament: a gleaming World Cup, shining in gold over a black background. Aside from its aesthetic value, this WordPress theme is also highly functional and is great for bloggers who want to turn their World Cup updates around quickly thanks to its RSS news button in the footer.
Other WordPress add ons
Making your blog really stand out from the rest is easy thanks to the large variety of widgets, or add ons, available. Here are just a few of the best that will keep visitors coming back to your blog again and again.
For the latest World Cup news, this helpful World Cup widget delivers live results and fixtures as the events occur, so if you’re ever unable to get writing straight away, your readers can remain updated with this helpful add on. As an external CSS file, it’s easy to configure and works with smartphones and tablets, all for just $10.
There’s no octopus this year, but thankfully you can still keep your readers up to date with this handy World Cup predictor. The add on can be configured to show predictions by match and predictions by user, and can also be set to your time zone, so your readers can stay up to date wherever they are around the world.