How do I change the template? (5 posts)

  1. ShEeNitCh
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hi, I'm just new with wordpress and I'm not very familiar with it. How do I change the template? Am I gonna have to delete the old css code of the site and replace, or do I just insert the css code of the new template I want to use. Can anyone help me please? Thanks =). Any suggestions would be great.

  2. Barfly
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I'd suggest firstly downloading a free template. There are hundreds of thousands out there, just look on the wordpress site itself, or search google for some.

    Next read this: Using Themes: WordPress Codex.

    It is the wordpress guide to using themes!

  3. Barfly
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Oh, If you are looking at using your website's current design as a template theme, you'll need to split it into PHP includes, and then in the index page add in your wordpress codex tags.

    This can take a very long time, so have a go at it once you've got a good few days off work/school/etc.

    For Your Reference: WordPress Template Tags

    You'll find everything you need in the wordpress codex.

    Try These Tutorials Too:

  4. ShEeNitCh
    Posted 8 years ago #

    thanks for the help! =)

  5. helenellis-thomas
    Posted 7 years ago #

    k don't b surprised if i don't come back on line here - flippin eck - im disabled, it's bad nuff tryin' to remember everythin' i have to do for local authority chin wig and b politically correct with out all this - can someone help me change my password please? im 53 now - not a young gun! lol

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