Lhmdesign has an excellent write-up on how the website was redesigned with Drupal with great tips for bloggers using Drupal. A couple of tips I found extremely useful:
- Listing categories in a sidebar - Create a custom block and set the input type to “PHP Code” and use this code to list categories
- Removing "not verified" from guest comments - Drupal puts a "not verified" text next to the name of the comment author if the author is not a registered user. Here is how to remove “not verified” text if you are using phpTemplate as your theme engine.
Read the entire article to get great ideas on how to set up your blog using Drupal.