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DOS_FX Theme

[ DOS_FX Theme ] It’s pure DOS, Baby! Behold, locked in a laboratory clean-room for hours with only archaic operating systems at my disposal, I found myself amazed by the sheer and utter uncompromising utility of a Windows DOS console. After a few traceroutes I found myself recreating the precise DOS aesthetic using CSS and XHTML. Basically same font, same colors, font sizes, and so forth. The rest is history. After work, I fired up the WordPress machine and hit the codes. A few hours later, the DOS_FX theme was born. DOS_FX is ultra-lightweight, color-safe, image-friendly, and XHTML strict. Other than that, it’s so cool because it reminds us that DOS is really very special.

Check out a screenshot of the DOS_FX theme »

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Theme is old, bro. No longer in development. I leave it online for those who know. If you’re looking for an awesome theme for a live/production website, check out the WordPress Theme Directory. You’ll find some incredible themes that take better advantage of all the newer WordPress features.

That in mind, you are welcome to download and use however you would like. Please let me know if you fix it up and use it somewhere on a live site — would be super inspiring to see it. Now go forth and witness how awesome theme templates looked in the early 21st century.

WP Theme - DOS_FX Version 1.0 (32KB zip)

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