How do I change my wordpress theme?

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  • #198755

    ecuaworld
    Member

    I have been trying to change my wordpress theme since…..and nothing! I mean it’s not like blogger that you just go to the tab “browse” and that’s it you change the theme. I mean where do I go? Ok I click on presentations but there is no any link that says “browse” so I can change my theme. PLEASE HELP!

    #198923

    wiidude
    Member

    go into presentation, themes, and activatee the theme you like. it dosen’t cost a penny.
    !~Incubus7~!

    #198924

    fatherted
    Member

    I am such an internet dork…………. but with respect, I even managed to suss this problem out.

    As my esteemed colleague, wiidude pointed out, you just need to go to:
    mydashboard>presentations…………. then click a theme, any theme you want!
    If you click a ‘link’ such as “custom header”, then it will show you all the themes that have custom headers!

    Now, click on a theme……….. it will automatically give you a preview of how your blog will look if you adopt that theme.

    If you do NOT like it, click the ‘x’ (in the black circle) on the top LEFT and you will go back to the themes ………….. if you DO like it, click the ‘activate’ link on the top RIGHT!

    Does that help.
    I only joined yesterday!

    #198937

    raincoaster
    Member

    You’re a fast learner; it took me AGES to figure that out.

    Also, when you change themes it keeps all your sidebar stuff as you like it, so you don’t have to rebuild every time you make a switch.

    #199170

    bfkw
    Member

    What about a theme obtained from another site, ie “free wordpress themes.com” type site?

    #199171

    You cannot upload themes here at wordpress.com. You are limited to the themes under presentation > themes. You can the look of your chosen theme with the paid CSS upgrade, but there is no official support for the CSS upgrade, so it is not recommended unless you have experience editing CSS.

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