The theme used for WordPress is a customised version of Calotropis, via the use of a child theme. An extensive collection of WordPress plugins are in-use; yes, including Akismet to keep linkspam at bay.
Any proceeds raised through advertising, or donations, are to cover hosting/bandwidth costs for the site, plus any future moves to https:// per longer-term goals for wikinewsie.org.
The stunning header image on the site is excerpted from a photograph taken by Daniel Hennemand (photogestion on flickr) of the Globes de Coronelli, originally housed in Château de Marly. Find more of Daniel’s images at the following links:
- Original image: Les deux globes de Coronelli 1
- Daniel’s flickr stream: photogestion
- Daniel’s blog: photogestion.com
Additional site configuration details:
- WordPress plugins:
- MediaWiki modules:
- Custom software (other): Wikinewsie feedtraq