CoffeeSpot is a wordpress 2.0 theme, developed by WP ThemePark.

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Its a two-column,Fixed-Width, Widget-Ready wordpress 2.0 theme.

Key Features :

  1. Page Template for Archives Page
  2. Page Template for Contact Page with SPAM protection
  3. Page Template for Favorites / Links Page
  4. Custom Header Image option, so you can change the header image as and when you like
  5. Support for Tags in WordPress 2.3 or above
  6. Support for Threaded Comments in WordPress 2.7 and above
  7. Automatic Page Navigation
  8. Author Page
  9. Widgets Plugin Compatible
  10. 404 Not Found Page
  11. There are four different coffee cup images provided within the theme, namely cup1.jpg, cup2.jpg, cup3.jpg, cup4.jpg and it can be changed in style.css .

It has many more features in the theme, that you can explore in the readme.html file included in the zip file.

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59 Responses to “CoffeeSpot”

  1. Doug says:

    I really like this theme, but the sidebar doesn’t look quite right on my blog. Below the h2 tags, some of it is the white box that I expect and some isn’t. Is this something I can fix on my own?

  2. Sadish says:


    put the sidebar content below the h2 to be inside <div class=”block”> and </div>

    Then you will have the white background.


  3. The Rocker says:

    Can you add Gravatar support too? 🙂

  4. Sadish says:

    The Rocker,
    Unfortunately thats not currently in my to-do list . lets see in future.

  5. The Rocker says:

    Also, can u add Ultimate Tag Warrior support?

  6. omanero says:

    Dear Mr. Sadish Bala:

    Lots of thanks from Spain for this wonderful theme. I’m now adjusting this for my new blog and it works fine. The only question I have to you is that I set the contact page, but I don’t know how to instert the recipient adress, so that I don’t get the mails people sent through this formular. I’m would be very grateful, if you could help me with this issue.

    I thank you very much for this theme. It is just what I were looking for. Here we are enjoying it a lot.


  7. Sadish says:

    Thats so easy.

    Emails from the contact form, are sent to the email address you provided at


  8. omanero says:

    Lots of thanks for your answer.


  9. Brian says:

    Well, I think that this theme is the best I found that best suits my needs. However, there is somewhat something wrong with this in IE6. It seems like when the text size is enlarged by the user, the page gets a little weirded out, especially the sidebar. Like parts of the white boxes get cut off and the text disappears off the the side.

    I understand that most people will not have it set like this but someone who was browsing my site came across this. I was wondering if you know of a fix for this?

  10. Sadish says:

    Thanks Brian.

    I think the issue you are facing is because the sidebar’s boxes uses an image for their background, so they look “curved” in the bottom.
    This image has a fixed height, which becomes not sufficient for cases like this.

    I do not have a solution for this yet, and if I find something else in the future, I will post it here.

  11. Meenakshi says:

    Just set up my first blog. I downloaded a lot of themes, but settled for this one as it shows the name of the poster along with the time.

    All my early readers love it, especially the coffe mug images.

    Thank you!

  12. Brian says:

    Thanks for your input Sadish. If you like to know, I did fix it. I added the color to the background but I had to edit the images to match the background color to get the rounded corners. So yeah, everytime you have to change the color, you have to change the images. But hey, you can now have insainly sized text and no problems… to a point. 😀

  13. Scott B. says:

    Great theme!!! I’m not one to change my theme often but when I saw CoffeeSpot, I just had to.

    On the sidebar, my links appear in and outside of white boxes.


    Can you swing over to my site and let me know what I am doing wrong?

    Also, is there any quick way for me to center the entire page? On my laptop, it is appearing on the left of the screen.

    Again, great theme!

  14. Sadish says:

    Scott B or anyone having this issue.

    look for
    background:url(img/sidebox.gif) no-repeat bottom center;

    in the style.css and change to
    background:#fff url(img/sidebox.gif) no-repeat bottom center;

    Thats it.

  15. Scott B says:

    Thanks! That worked.

  16. Jason says:

    Hi Sadish, I really like the theme. I do have one question though. I can’t seem to find out how to center photos in posts. I’ve looked all over the .css for it but it’s eluding me. Any suggestions.

  17. Eric says:


    Thank you for a nice theme. My question is how do I get the trackback URL link to appear in my posts? Is this some line of code I need to insert into one of the php pages? Whenever I do a post, I’d like to display the trackback URL below the post, but can’t figure out how.

    Thanks again for a great theme.

    Horse IQ

  18. Sadish says:

    Try adding this into the index.php.

    Look for
    <p class="post-info">
    <?php comments_popup_link(‘No Comments &#187;’, ‘1 Comment &#187;’, ‘% Comments &#187;’); ?>

    and change it to
    <p class="post-info">
    <?php comments_popup_link(‘No Comments &#187;’, ‘1 Comment &#187;’, ‘% Comments &#187;’); ?> | <a href="<?php trackback_url(display); ?>">Trackback URI</a>

    Let me know how it works.

  19. Eric says:


    I’m afraid that didn’t work, Sadish. I put that code snippet in, but I don’t see the Trackback URI link on my page. Here’s an example after I inserted your code snippet.

    If I choose View | PageSource, I can see the trackback code, but it appears to be inside an HTML comment tag. Not sure why. What should I try next?

  20. Sadish says:

    1. if you paste that code in index.php, it should show up in the main page / not on a single post page.

    2. if you want it on a single post page, make sure you paste it in single.php also.

    3. I do not think you pasted the code on the theme’s index.php at all.


  21. Eric says:


    I beg your pardon. I most assuredly did post it into index.php. (See below). When I tried pasting it into Single.php, I get an error:
    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in /home/road11/public_html/wp-content/themes/coffeespot-10/single.php on line 10

    Here’s my index.php…

    ” rel=”bookmark” title=”Permanent Link: “>

    Posted by on | Tagged as:

    | “>Trackback URI

  22. Eric says:


    Nevermind. I got it working on single.php, which is all I really needed.


  23. pedro says:

    Hi, Sadish and a big warm thanks from Norway – I’m known by all my friends as the big cofeee drinker, and once I saw a blow with this theme, I just had to have it!

    I am curious as to how I can just add those nifty counters at the end of each month and keyword, such as “December (2)”, or “software(14)” to illustrate the number of entries under each grouping.

    Would it be something that I can add for myself? I’m a developer, but I know nothing about php, heh.

  24. Jason says:

    Pedro, I saw your post and I believe I know the answer. If you go to your “sidebar widgets” and click the widget labeled “archives” a box will appear and there is an option to “show post counts”. If you turn this on, the numbers will appear like you wanted. You can also do this in the “categories” widget.

  25. Sadish says:

    Thanks for answering, but pedro is not using the widgets for his site.

    in order to show the counts of posts for the category and for monthly archives you need to do the following.
    open up the sidebar.php file

    look for
    and change to

    and then look for
    and change to

    Thats it.

  26. pedro says:

    I owe you one! It worked effortlessly, thanks for your quick reply, and to Jason too, even though I’m not using sidebar widgets 🙂

  27. Jason says:

    Ah! I can’t win for loosing 🙂 Glad you got it working.

  28. katychan says:

    I started using wordpress ufficially today, installed it two days ago and thaks to this theme I could have a very stylish blog (well, this is what I think). If you’re interest in how I used your work come and see. Thanks a lot for your work! 🙂

    Ps. There is a way to see smiley one can use while is commenting?

  29. katychan says:

    Another thing please, what can i do to show the hour of my posts?

  30. Scott B says:

    Any thought of making Coffeespot into a 3 column theme? That would be nice.

  31. NetBloke says:

    Hello Sadish!

    I am trying to create a page template that does not include the sidebar in this theme. I think I just remove the sidebar include from the page.php file and then rename it. however that didnt come up as a selected page theme.

    Any ideas?


  32. Jason says:

    Sadish, just wondering if you (or anyone) has tried the theme with the newest version of WordPress 2.1 “Ella”? And if you had, have you encountered any problems? Thanks.


  33. Scott B says:

    Jason, I’m using CoffeeSpot with WP2.1. I have no trouble at all. I did experience problems with some plug-ins which are plug-in related. No problem at all with CoffeeSpot though. Scott B.

  34. Scott B says:

    I take that back. I’ve lost my page links. I’ll check that when I get home. Perhaps I messed up something.

  35. Jason says:

    Thanks for the fast response Scott. I usually wait a few days after new releases of ANYTHING to see if they’re “buggy”. I think I’ll wait in this case too!

  36. Scott B says:

    After further review, I see no problem with CoffeeSpot after upgrading to WP2.1. The problem I had with the pages are a result of the WP2.1 changes and not CoffeeSpot.

  37. Lou says:

    Pages (not posts) are all listed as “Tagged as: Uncategorized”. As per

    “….nor can they be associated with Categories.”

  38. Sadish,

    Thanks for such an elegant theme!

    I too was having difficulties getting text to position inside of the white boxes in the sidebar. I got around it by setting each item in a list, and that worked well with everything except Google ads.

    I just tried your suggested solution:

    “look for
    background:url(img/sidebox.gif) no-repeat bottom center;

    in the style.css and change to
    background:#fff url(img/sidebox.gif) no-repeat bottom center;”

    This works well to get the text in the white boxes, but now the white boxes have lost all their rounded edges on the bottom (you can see the issue on my site). Any way to get the rounded bottom corners back?


  39. Lou says:

    forgot to properly escape that. It should have read
    Just remove:

    | Tagged as: <em><?php the_category(‘, ‘) ?>

  40. Jason says:

    Hello Sadish. I am using coffeespot as my theme and am also using a plug-in called “photopress”. All is well, except if I use the “photo album” page. It totally destroys the layout. I went to the plug-in page and it said to change of couple of the files to “match the themes index.php page”. Which really isn’t that helpful to me. Do you think you’d be able to help me if I give you some more info or is this strictly a question I need to ask the photopress guys? Thanks


  41. Bob says:

    Just upgraded to 2.2.1 and the coffespot theme will not work. has anyone found a fix for this?

    Really like the theme hate to change existing site now.

    any help would be appreciated.


  42. Bob says:

    Success! de-activated a few plugins and the theme works now, think it was phpexec.

  43. Sadish says:

    If you need theme support, please go to


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