Is it possible to convert a wordpress blog into a digg like social voting site? Oh yes! You may be able to do this using plugins like TDO Mini Forms and Vote It Up. But there is a great chance of having errors and it may not be easy to manage. If you badly need a ready theme for this purpose, you can go for WordPress Nominate Theme.
Nominate is a premium wordpress theme with great built in features to create your own social voting site like digg. It allows your site visitors to create accounts, submit articles, and vote on them.
Main Features of Nominate Theme
- User Accounts – Users can register, vote and submit articles to keep your site content fresh with only little input from you.
- Automatic Website Thumbnails – Thumbnails are automatically generated when posts are submitted which saves you time and effort.
- Full Spam Control – Includes a variety of spam and moderation rules to stop people from abusing your site.
- Built in post submissions, with no plugins required.
- Custom control panel options to control column size, typography, navigation and more.
- Four widgetized regions for flexibility.
- Animated multi-level dropdown menus.
- Support for all standard WordPress features.
- Breadcrumb navigation.
- Custom Login and Registration form.
- 3 Color Schemes.
- Custom admin bar for dashboard shortcuts and user profiles.
- Image thumbnail resizing.
- Support for gravatars, author comment highlighting, threaded comments and paged comments.
- Additional customizable content areas via action hooks.
- Custom widgets for popular posts, social networking, Twitter updates, related posts and more.
It sounds great to own a digg like voting site have decent visitors. If you are interested, you can grab the basic copy for $79.99 and developers copy for $169.99