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Try theme to develop


If you have the capacity of “edit_themes” you can see a Try Theme, a new option in Design menu.

In this page you see a form that let you choose a theme and it will be activated while you’re login in.


  • Admin Panel Menu.


  1. Upload try-theme-to-develop directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to Design, if you have a new optione named Try theme it’s work.


How can see the choseed theme?

Only users whith capacity of “edit_themes”, the other user see the template Actual Theme that apear in Design > Themes

I added a new page template file in trying theme, why can’t choose this in admin panel?

Recently, the plugin change the theme on load time. In admin panel you work with Public Theme. I’m working in.

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