This is an example website demonstrating the WordPress Theme Astrid that is installed on the LSA Faculty, Lab, and Research sites network.  It features some key differences from our other themes including the option to “widgetize” pages and allow for a parallax scrolling effect.  The widget zones have the option to include unique styling.  As always please email lsa.web.support@umich.edu with any questions.

Research Facts at a Glance

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Project Goals

  • Introduce Web Editors to a New Theme
  • Demonstrate the functions of the 'Widgetized' page
  • Help answer any questions site owners may have regarding the new theme
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Status of Funding Goals

Ocean Acidification Mitigation
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Ocean "Garbage Patch" Removal
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