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Theme Preview

Allows you test how a theme looks on your site without activating it.

  1. Upload the theme-preview folder and its contents to your wp-contents/plugins directory.
  2. Activate in the Plugins menu.
  3. Visit your site with a special parameter added to the URL

Add query variables preview_theme and/or preview_css to your query string. For example, if you have a theme named "My Theme", which is installed in your wp-content/themes/my-theme directory, add the theme's directory name to your URL like this:

http://example.com/index.php?preview_theme=my-theme

Sometimes, you create a new look for your site by just making new CSS, but you keep the existing PHP files intact. In that case, you con use the

preview_css

variable instead of preview_theme, or use them both together, like this:

http://example.com/index.php?preview_theme=default&preview_css=my-theme

Requires: 2.6.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3
Last Updated: 2015-8-26
Active Installs: 2,000+

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5 out of 5 stars

Support

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