Lighten up your blog

If your blog’s background is black (or another dark color) with white text, it doesn’t make people want to stay and read. It creates a visual cave experience and can feel uncomfortable to readers.

Seriously. Reading light text on dark background for an extended period of time isn’t ideal, and when people remove their eyes from your site, it’ll leave them with a visual shadow a for couple of seconds. 

White background with dark text is ALWAYS ideal. It might seem too simple but sometimes, simplicity is key.

Don’t agree? This guy does: Why Websites With Dark Backgrounds Completely Suck