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Hi I need my FTP address for a web designer to modify my theme?

  1. theme needs to be modified so you'll need your FTP details for a web designer
    Blog url: http://karenexit.wordpress.com/

  2. There is no FTP access to free hosted WordPress.COM blogs and we cannot intsall plugins, upload third-party themes or edit templates or themes. Those found on the internet are for WordPress.ORG installs which run on different software.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/ftp-access/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/themes/adding-new-themes/

    There is no upgrade you can purchase from WordPress.com that changes anything stated here http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/ and restated again here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/#important-notes-before-upgrading and restated again here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/custom-design/#frequently-asked-questions

  3. The way the theme you are using is designed to operate is described very well here > http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2010/05/01/introduction-to-structure/

    You cannot build or use your own custom theme built from scratch at WordPress.com. The only themes we can use are those found here > Appearance > Themes

    This is a multiuser blogging platform. All blogs wearing the same theme are using the same underlying template and we cannot access the underlying files and edit templates or themes. http://en.support.wordpress.com/themes/editing-themes/

    There are two free themes, Sandbox and Toolbox designed to allow maximum flexibility for CSS editing and creating new “skins”. Toolbox is more modern and includes a lot of support for CSS3 and HTML5, so it is really only limited by your skills and knowledge.

    If you have CSS editing experience the upgrade will allow you to stylize the appearance of themes you find here > Appearance > Themes, but will not allow you to change the functionality, by editing the underlying template. It does not allow you to remove footer links to the theme designer or to WordPress.com. Also note that CSS is theme specific, so you cannot use the CSS stylesheets from other themes with the themes at WordPress.COM. http://en.support.wordpress.com/custom-design/custom-css/

    See also > WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: The Differences > http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

  4. Also NEVER hire a web designer who doesn't understand the difference between WordPress.COM and WordPress.ORG.

  5. I'll second that!

  6. ok thanks - I'm clearly lost - It seems I just need help with my theme and none of the 100's of reply that I got from my ad pointed that out!

  7. The way the theme you are using is designed to operate is described very well here > http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2010/05/01/introduction-to-structure/

    If you have further questions about that theme post them here and they will be answered.

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