Themes

Browsing Themes

  1. Click the Themes link in the "Appearance" menu section (if the Themes menu link is not shown, click "Appearance" and the menu will drop down.
  2. This will bring you to the Manage Themes page.
  3. Browse through the themes using the numbered navigation.


Selecting a Theme

When you create a blog a default theme is used. One of the first tasks a user will want to do is select a new Theme. The Theme will change the colors, fonts, layout and overall appearance.

  1. Click the Themes link in the "Appearance" menu section (if the Themes menu link is not shown, click "Appearance" and the menu will drop down.
  2. This will bring you to the Manage Themes page.
  3. Browse through the themes using the numbered navigation.
  4. Click on a theme thumbnail to preview what it would look like on your blog.
  5. Click the "X" in the left corner if you do not want to activate the theme.
  6. Click on the "Activate [theme name]" to activate the theme for your blog.


Notes about Themes and Theme Features

  • Theme will change the look at feel of your blog. It can change the layout, fonts, colors, graphics, widgets and some functionality.
  • Theme layouts usually contain 2 or 3 columns.
  • Most themes will have default widgets after they are activated. These widgets can be removed and changed.
  • For more information about Themes - http://en.support.wordpress.com/themes



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