It seems my earlier excitement is premature. Alas, more hickups arise. *sigh*.
Guess I should've just stuck with the sucky Minima template -- like what I've done in the past, and I'll automatically sans-headache henceforth. But... but... there are tonnes of nice-looking blogs out there! I want mine to be as nice looking as theirs!
*stomps feet like a 5-year old*