Ultimate Baseball comes pre-skinned for the Boston Red Sox (our bias is showing), but built-in control panel options let you change imagery and scorecard info and blog for any team!
Plus, no need to fuss with custom fields — Ultimate Baseball comes with a custom upload/resize tool.
Go Get It!
- Control panel options for lead story and masthead photo configuration
- Control panel options for RSS scorecard (see FAQ note below) and Flickr Photos
- Subcategory dropdown menus
- Author-highlighting and gravatars in the comments section
- Custom archives page
- Dynamic subpage menus
- Additional print.css stylesheet
- Widget-enabled sidebar
- If you don’t already have a
/wp-content/uploads/folder created, make sure to create it manually and set permissions to
- To create a lead story image, visit Appearance → Ultimate Baseball Options and upload your picture. A script should automatically upload your image to
/wp-content/uploads/ultimatebaseball/, but if your server does not allow it, the folder will have to be created and set manually.
- To change your Flickr images, visit Appearance → Ultimate Baseball Options and set the username or tagname and number of photos your want to display.
How do I activate the custom ‘Archives’ template?
Open your control panel and click Write → Page. Select ‘Archives’ from the Page Template menu in the right sidebar, click Publish and you’re done!
How do I change the masthead photo?
Open your control panel, click Appearance → Custom Image Header and you will see options for uploading and cropping.
How do I use the scoreboard options?
When this theme was released in 2008, it was designed to parse and display RSS scores from a great service called Totally Scored. Unfortunately this service is no longer available.