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Live Theme Preview

Live Theme Preview allows users to preview themes on their own website before customizing or activating them.

With Live Theme Preview, you can select a theme in an interface based on the Theme Customizer in WordPress. A sidebar shows all installed themes (or, with multisite - allowed themes), to preview, edit or activate.

See the screenshot, or install and try it for yourself.

If you want to help develop this plugin, visit the GitHub repo.


  • Seamless integration with Theme Customizer
  • Supports child themes
  • Multisite compatible
  • Relocates WP 'Themes' interface to "Manage Themes" under Appearance
  • Customize before activate, back button redirects to Live Theme Preview

Live Theme Preview is part of Live Admin and works great with Live Dashboard, WP Getting Started and Live Editor

Requires: 3.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 200+


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