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  1. Good morning, I just like to ask if what should I do to have a web site that look like

    I'm part of this organization but I want to run a similar website that bears my name and contact details and of course a few tweeks like using the splendio theme and my own domain and email address.

    Please guide me in building this site and how much.

    Best Regards,

    Jhun Que

    The blog I need help with is

  2. Please guide me in building this site and how much.

    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.

  3. See > Using to Create a Website

    A WordPress blog can either be structured as a page based website or its conventional post based structure can be retained. That’s why understanding the differences between posts and pages, comprehending the SEO implications of creating a page based structure, and knowing how to use custom menus
    are key to decision making when selecting a theme, and setting up your blog.

    On one hand, none of the characteristic "blog" features like categories, tags, authors, dates, etc. can be removed from a free hosted blog without purchasing an annually renewable custom design upgrade and doing the required CSS editing.

    On that other hand, one can edit a theme free of charge. I suggest you read this comparison > and The Differences

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