CSS coding confusion

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  • #432958

    Hello all,

    I am quite confused here regarding being able to CSS coding on a free wordpress blog. I also have a paid blog and I have no problem uploading themes there and loading them on to the paid blog. However, that is going to end up as my business design blog so I do not want to continue changing the theme on the paid blog. Is there a way on the FREE blog to be able to change the blog to test my themes I have created?

    This is my free blog but I am just practicing on it to get the hang of the widgets and such: http://strosgirlsblogdesigns.wordpress.com/

    Thanks for the help.

    Angie

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

    #433126

    timethief
    Member

    The themes we use at wordpress.COM on our free hosted blogs are adapted from wordpress.ORG templates. They are NOT the same.

    #433128

    OK, so is there is no way to “test” the themes that I design for paid customers that have their own domain on a free wordpress.COM blog. Correct?

    #433132

    raincoaster
    Member

    You won’t be able to apply themes to a WP.COM blog. You can only change the CSS,not the php or any other aspect of a WP.com blog. Stuff for WP.com needs to be specifically designed for WP.com.

    Does that clarify?

    #433136

    Yes, thank you. I guess I will have to buy another domain name to practice them because I do not know any other way to do it.

    #433139

    raincoaster
    Member

    No, not a domain name. There is no upgrade you can apply to a WP.com blog which will allow you to add external themes, other than the VIP upgrade which costs $1500 to set up and $600 per month.

    You will need to get an externally-hosted, non WP.com, WP blog. Find hosting and install the software and then you will not have the restrictions which apply here.

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