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  1. Hi there,

    I have a problem with a theme, I can't activate the theme 'Customizr'.

    What's up with that?

    The blog I need help with is sfkdrachtstercompagnie.wordpress.com.

  2. There have been issues with the theme customizer. However, you do not need to load the design tools unless you have the Custom Design upgrade, which it appears that you have not purchased. All of the very same functions can be accessed from your dashboard.
    Appearance > Header
    Appearance > Background
    Appearance > Theme Options (applicable only to some themes)
    Settings > Reading (set a static front page)
    Site Title and Tagline > Settings > General

    If you want to change themes on a free hosted WordPress.com blog you must be logged in under the exact same username that registered the blog and who is the Admin of the blog. Note that no content is ever lost when changing themes.

    Go to Dashboard > Appearance > Themes
    browse themes until you find one you like and click "activate"
    or type in the name of the theme you want to use and
    click the "activate" link when it appears

    After you change your theme all you need to do is go here Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets > Inactive Widgets and re-install them where you want them to appear. The widget contents and settings will be the same as they were prior to changing themes.

    If you do purchase the custom design upgrade http://en.support.wordpress.com/custom-design/ I suggest being sure you are using a browser and version of it found here http://browsehappy.com and enabling third party cookies and JavaScript.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/third-party-cookies/
    http://www.google.com/adsense/support/bin/answer.py?answer=12654

  3. So it's a paid theme? But I could download it...

  4. Exactly which theme (ie. what is the name ) are you referring to please?

    Is it a theme found here http://wordpress.com/themes/ ?

  5. It's called 'Customizr', but I guess I can now see the problem...

    I got it from here, I am a little bit confused about wordpress.org and wordpress.com.

    http://wordpress.org/themes/customizr

    I need to choose a theme from wordpress.com, right?

  6. That's a WordPress.ORG theme. We do not have FTP access to free hosted WordPress.com blogs and we not able to upload third party themes.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/ftp-access/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/themes/adding-new-themes/

    I need to choose a theme from wordpress.com, right?

    Yes. The only themes you can use on a free hosted WordPress.com blog are those found here > Appearance > Themes and showcased here > http://wordpress.com/themes/

  7. Yeah, I can see now, thank you for your time.

    That one looks very similair, thank you, looks great! :-)

  8. You're welcome and best wishes with your blog. :)

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