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testing themes - an easier way? (3 posts)

  1. sergio101
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    i have just moved from b2evolution to wordpress as of last night, and i was going to edit the theme, but i don't like doing that while the site is live..

    i looked around on here, and found that the only ways around this are the obvious ones. i don't really want to get too much into installing and testing on a separate installation, so i had an idea..

    in b2evolution, you can specify a them to use in he url like:

    http://www.village-buzz.com?theme=testing

    or something like that..

    i tried this in WP, but no luck.. i suppose i could look over the code for something like this..

    but i thought i would ask you guys first..

    is there a way to specify the theme through the url?

    this would sure take the edge off..

    thanks!

  2. rudolf45
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Preview Theme plugin should do exactly what you are after: http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugins/Admin_Tools

  3. Justin Tadlock
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    The best way to do this is install WordPress on your computer, and just test from there.

    Or, you can use the Preview Theme plugin.

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