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  1. How do I use the Hatch theme? I have downloaded it off wordpress but I don't know how to use it on my site When I go to manage themes and search for Hatch, it doesn't show up, yet it is shown on So how do I use this theme?
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  2. That's theme and you cannot use it on a blog.

    The only themes we can use on free hosted blogs are found here > Appearance > Themes and there are 200 of them
    see also >

    There is no FTP access to free hosted WordPress.COM blogs and we cannot install plugins, upload third-party themes or edit templates or themes. Those found on the internet are for WordPress.ORG installs which run on different software.

    There is no upgrade you can purchase from that changes anything stated here and restated again here > and restated again here >

    To use a third party theme you will have to hire a web host and set up a self hosted install.

  3. users are restricted to the 200 or so themes available through the theme list only. It sounds like you found your theme through Check out this document for the differences between .com and .org.

  4. Oops. We were typing at the same time.

  5. ~~houstonweaver
    Hi there,
    Hope you have a find weekend. :)

  6. Ty, tyvm. And you too.

  7. Hi there! Just a quick note to say we've just launched Hatch on You can find it under Appearance -> Themes in your dashboard. Enjoy!

  8. and what a fine theme it is!!

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