Prepare a second theme while keeping the first one on the site. (4 posts)

  1. charlesssss
    Posted 4 years ago #


    I want to work on a theme and be able to see the results on my site while keeping the first theme when our visitors come. The reason is that we already have established readers and I only want to launch the new design at a certain moment.


  2. There's at least one plugin which might help. I haven't tried it myself, but this might be what you need:


  3. charlesssss
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thanks sir, will try.

    Edit: well it only allows me to preview, not change it directly using wordpress.

  4. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    If you're just editing the template files and stylesheet (not working with theme settings and widgets), install another copy of WordPress in a new directory and database and build your theme there, then just move the files over to your current blog when you're done.

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