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Post Formats Standard

Post Format: Standard

This is an example of a standard post format.
Inspiration is a spark. A flash of light. Ignition. But without the proper mixture of oxygen and fuel, inspiration both lives and dies in the same instant. My life, my experiences, my research; these things are fertile soil for the great blog posts hidden within me. I carry them always and they are present when I sit down to do my work.
But all too often, it’s a struggle. The raw material is there, but the inspiration is not. The oxygen is abundant, but the fuel is scarce. And I’m left wondering, “How?”
How do I harvest? How do I sift and pan? How do I mine the caverns within me for intellectual and emotional gems? How do I… write?
Or perhaps a better question is, how do you? Yes, you, my kindred blog reader. Surely, you are similar. Surely, you’ve wrestled the Great Muse down to the dusty earth, and won.
I know this: it starts before I sit down to type. Great posts begin with significant life challenges. With weighty problems to solve. With an urgent need or a mature discontent with the way things are today. Yes, I think all great posts begin before words are written.
So get up, reader. Walk away from your keyboard, and live.
Only then can you give life… to words.

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Post Formats

Post Format: Gallery

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Aside Post Formats

Post Format: Aside

We fundamentally believe that our customers are more interested in a simple, attractive, and functional WordPress theme than they are having 12 color schemes to choose from, and a fancy slider with 8 transition effects.
If you pick out a WordPress theme like you pick out drapes, you’re doing something wrong.

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Chat Post Formats

Post Format: Chat

John: Are we still meeting for breakfast this morning?
John: Where is the rest of the team? I’ve been here since 3:00am.
Tom: Umm… We actually sleep. Go back to bed, dude.
John: Fuuuuuuuuuuuu
Tom: Fine. But if I show up, I am not wearing pants.

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Link Post Formats

Post Format: Link

8BIT’s Office – Video Game Inspired Mural

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Images Post Formats

Post Format: Image (Caption)

Triforce Wallpaper
It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this.
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Images Post Formats

Post Format: Image

Unicorn Wallpaper
I really love this wallpaper. It makes me think fondly of Chris Ames.

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Post Formats Quote

Post Format: Quote

I suggest a new strategy to you… Let the Wookie win.
C-3PO

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Post Formats Status

Post Format: Status

I’ve been thinking a lot about spandex today.

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Corner Case Jetpack Post Formats Shortcodes Video VideoPress

Post Format: Video (VideoPress)

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VideoPress, especially as a video post format, usually provides some unique styling issues.
You will need to install Jetpack or Slim Jetpack plugin to turn the shortcode into a viewable video.