Sherry and John of Young House Love recently switched their site to the Fun theme by Pretty Darn Cute Design. John did the customization work himself, but engaged me to create a Category Grid Layout for his Archive pages. This allowed him to present his category posts in a more visually fun way to his visitors.
Young House Love – Fun Theme Customization
To get started, I created a category.php file, a new page template for the theme, and then added in the code to present his categories in a grid format. This is different than the blog archive format, which is what the Fun theme by default utilizes.
I then updated his stylesheet to style the new grid archive to fit into the styling of the Fun theme. This is the finished result: