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How to import a new theme?

  1. Hello!
    What am I supposed to do to INSTALL or to UPLOAD an external theme, other than the ones offered by WP?

    Thank you!

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

  2. You CAN'T. At WordPress.com you can only use the themes on the Dashboard Themes page; you can neither INSTALL nor UPLOAD an external theme.

  3. Why? I've read around about the possibility o installing a new theme from the
    \wp-admin\
    directory...

  4. Which we don't have access to here. You're reading instructions for WordPress.ORG blogs, and you don't have one of those.

  5. So it means I do have to install on my computer
    WordPress 3.5.1
    and I have to have a domain to upload it there and after that I will be able to INSTALL or to UPLOAD anything I want...
    Right?

  6. Wrong.

    In order for it to be online, you need a server. If you don't own a server and have a server contract with your ISP, you will need to buy hosting somewhere. You'll need to buy hosting, buy a domain name, install software from WordPress.org into the webspace, and then there you go.

  7. Here is info about the different kinds of WordPress:
    http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    quoting raincoaster:

    You'll need to buy hosting, buy a domain name, install software from WordPress.org

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