Can I change my theme?

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  • #713244

    I like my present theme, but if I do want to change it, can I and if so how?

    #713356

    ardpete
    Member

    Dashboard > Appearance > Themes

    Just click any the image for a preview of what your blog would look like with the theme if you like it just click activate and re-add your widgets. :)

    #713358

    Thank you ardpete. I’ll do that.

    #713359

    timethief
    Member

    Note that when you change themes all your widgets will migrate into the Inactive Widgets box. What will display will be just a sidebar display and not actual widgets. Go here > Appearance > Widgets after the theme change and place them in the sidebar and/or footer areas wherever you want them.

    #713362

    Thanks timethief but as I use an iPad I cannot place widgets into my blog. At least I don’t think I can.

    #713642

    I want to change my theme and when i choose the one i want (new one) there is not the activate button to press- anyone know what i should do to get it to come up?

    #713643

    timethief
    Member

    @gracerobertswriteway
    I’m sorry but I don’t have an iPad. All I can do is point you to the iPad forum as you may be able to glean some help there > ipad > http://ios.forums.wordpress.org/forum/how-to-and-troubleshooting

    #713644

    timethief
    Member

    @consciousrider
    How are you connecting to the internet and to WordPress.com? The way you connect to the internet (mobile, satellite, DSL, dial-up) and to your blog, and how many proxy server jumps etc. it takes to connect can cause problems. There maybe be problems with your ISP and/or with the proxy servers.

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