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Theme Test Drive

Safely test drive any theme as an administrator, while visitors use the default one.

3 reviews
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1 star
Does not work for newer versions of WordPress
By , for WP 3.8.1

I've used this plugin in the past which been a great help to me.
I'm sad to see that it's not updated anymore and does not seem to work at all with newer versions of WordPress.

Thanks for as long it lasted!

1 star
Did not work for me
By ,

Initially, it DID work for me. Only I could see any changes to the site. I had my site open on another computer next to me, constantly checking to see if any changes made their way across from my possible new theme to my current theme. And they did. When I made some minor changes in the WordPress theme customizer, the background colour of my current theme was changed to that of the theme I was testing. I then spent a few frantic minuets trying to correct the problem, as my nice blue-white gradient had been replaced with a cream-grey that clashed horribly.

In other words, I could not install, tweak and test plugins without breaking the visitor experience, as advertised. Hence, 1 star.

1 star
broke all menu and widgets for live users
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Was a great idea to preview the theme, but when I wanted to update the menu or widgets it broke the entire live theme, not working as suggested by author that you can modify theme settings..

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