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Where is the php-files?

  1. OK, so I feel quite stupid asking this but here goes;
    I know I need premium to edit my design, and I have. I'm just learning about css, but I've been able to change the color of the text in my blog, and easy thing like that. What I want to do now is make all posts to show in full length when Im browsing the archive, or browsing by tags (I don't want the "read more" part).
    I've searched the internet for answers on how to do this, but every place I find something I want to try out it says that I have to "log in to my dashboard and select one of the php.files. (idex.php , archive.php , category.php) The only problem is that I really don't understand where Im going to find these php-files I can select from. Its not on my blog-dashboard? I really feel stupid, please help. Lol

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

  2. Please do not rely on what you find on the interbet because it's for WordPress.org installs and you have free hosted WordPress.com blog. We cannot access the php files underlying our blogs and we cannot edit templates and themes on free hosted WordPress.com blogs.
    Read these differences > WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org
    Read these as well an especially note > http://en.support.wordpress.com/custom-design/#frequently-asked-questions

    On free hosted WordPress.com blogs all CSS editing is theme specific. CSS editing can be used only to change appearance only; it cannot be used to change how any theme functions.

    What I want to do now is make all posts to show in full length when Im browsing the archive, or browsing by tags (I don't want the "read more" part).

    You cannot edit how your theme functions. In the majority of themes, posts on category or other archive pages show up just as they do on the main posts page. But in some themes only the beginnings of posts are shown, and in a few themes you only get titles or thumbnails. > http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2009/03/25/full-posts-in-archive-pages/

  3. That's not a stupid question at all! It's not possible to edit the HTML or PHP code inside themes at WordPress.com. Consider sticking with the way the archives display in the Twenty Ten theme on your blog right, or perhaps look around at the other WordPress.com themes to see if there's a theme that you like better. Note that you can preview themes directly with your blog data using the Preview links on the Appearance → Themes page in your blog dashboard.

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