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WordPress Theme Demo Bar

Wordpress Theme Demo Bar allows any wordpress theme to be previewed without activating it. A demo bar would be shown on top of page, allow users to pr

I am getting permission/priviledge error when I edit other theme's option

I don't have this problem, I guess most people do not have this problem too. So I can't fix this problem. Please send me your wordpress version, server configuration (apache or IIS) and other related information.

The Demo Bar is not showing

The theme you were previewing must be a complete theme, i.e. must have "wp_head();" and "wp_footer();" in header.php and footer.php respectively. If they were missing, you can add them yourself. Open header.php, add <?php wp_head(); ?> before </head>. Open footer.php, add <?php wp_footer(); ?> before </body>.

How to preview a theme?

Add a variable 'themedemo' to your url. For example: http://zenverse.net/?themedemo=monoshade

How to load extra CSS files?

Add a variable 'extracss' to your url. For example: http://myblog.com/?themedemo=my-theme-folder-name&extracss=blue,design2 The example above loads '.../wp-content/themes/my-theme-folder-name/blue.css' and '.../wp-content/themes/my-theme-folder-name/design2.css' You need to include 'themedemo' in the URL to load extra CSS files and the CSS file must be at the same directory of style.css Seperate the filename using comma.

How to load extra CSS files located in inner folder?

For example: http://myblog.com/?themedemo=my-theme-folder-name&extracss=css/blue The example above loads '.../wp-content/themes/my-theme-folder-name/css/blue.css'

How to hide the demo bar?

Disable it at Plugin Options or add a variable 'hidebar' to your url. For example: http://zenverse.net/?themedemo=monoshade&hidebar=1

What is Persistent preview?

This feature allows visitor to view the demo of a theme in any page (single post, category, page, etc.) beside just blog index. If activated, it automatically add variables 'themedemo' & 'exracss' to all internal URLs.

Persistent preview is not working

Most likely you have a variable 'hidebar' in the URL or you have disabled the demo bar. As long as the demo bar is hidden, persistent preview feature is off. We need to do that so that visitor can "escape" from the preview state if they want to (by closing the demo bar).

Conflicts with other plugins

Mostly it won't happen. If it does, first turn off javascript tooltip at plugin option page and see if it helps. We have 1 user reported a conflict when using another plugin along with the tooltip. You can also try turning off persistent preview.

Requires: 2.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.3.2
Last Updated: 2011-7-30
Active Installs: 1,000+

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