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Prepare a second theme while keeping the first one on the site. (4 posts)

  1. charlesssss
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi,

    I want to work on a theme and be able to see the results on my site while keeping the first theme when our visitors come. The reason is that we already have established readers and I only want to launch the new design at a certain moment.

    Thanks.

  2. There's at least one plugin which might help. I haven't tried it myself, but this might be what you need:

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/theme-preview/

  3. charlesssss
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks sir, will try.

    Edit: well it only allows me to preview, not change it directly using wordpress.

  4. If you're just editing the template files and stylesheet (not working with theme settings and widgets), install another copy of WordPress in a new directory and database and build your theme there, then just move the files over to your current blog when you're done.

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