how do i make my own theme help please

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    i really want to make my own theme andy don’t know how to at all can you break it down for me in steps please

    id really appreciate it

    The blog I need help with is



    You cannot build or use your own custom theme built from scratch at

    The only themes we can use are those found here > Appearance > Themes. This is a multiuser blogging platform. All blogs wearing the same theme are using the same underlying template and we cannot access the underlying files and edit templates or themes.

    There are two free themes, Sandbox and Toolbox designed to allow maximum flexibility for CSS editing and creating new “skins”. Toolbox is more modern and includes a lot of support for CSS3 and HTML5, so it is really only limited by your skills and knowledge.

    If you have CSS editing experience the upgrade will allow you to stylize the appearance of themes you find here > Appearance > Themes, but will not allow you to change the functionality, by editing the underlying template. It does not allow you to remove footer links to the theme designer or to Also note that CSS is theme specific, so you cannot use the CSS stylesheets from other themes with the themes at WordPress.COM.

    See also > vs. The Differences >


    Just out of curiosity, would you be interested in hiring someone to do a custom design for you, or were you more interested in taking the time to learn how everything works so you can do a custom design on your own?


    If you’d like to talk to someone about creating a custom design for you, please check out this info:

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