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.

Post Formats

Post Format: Gallery

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.

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.

Link Post Formats

Post Format: Link

8BIT’s Office – Video Game Inspired Mural

Images Post Formats

Post Format: Image (Caption)

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

Post Format: Image

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

Post Formats Quote

Post Format: Quote

I suggest a new strategy to you… Let the Wookie win.

Post Formats Status

Post Format: Status

I’ve been thinking a lot about spandex today.

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.