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  1. certcoach
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    im trying to make a wordpress blog site and i learned how to use the admin but i dont know how to change my theme to the one i downloaded.....i got a book and it told me i have to do it trough my ftp clien....does that mean i can use dreamweaver to edit everything i want in my site?....how do i do that becasue my homepage is the the url then / and WordPress but i uploaded the site into dreamweaver and i dont see my default home page on any of the pages can someone tell me what should i edit or what to do or can i use dreamweaver?
    Thank You

  2. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Using dreamweaver can cause problems. Better to use one of the editors listed in
    Glossary-Text Editor.

    Additional resource:
    Adding new themes

  3. certcoach
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    but im already using dreamweaver....can i just use it to put the theme and then work the theme from the wp admin?

  4. MichaelH
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    You are better served using something such as Filezilla to upload files.

    Also see Uploading_WordPress_to_a_remote_host

  5. certcoach
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    but i already did it that way...thanks for the help but i got the theme now its just now showing up the way its supposed to and i dont know how to use filezila or any of that.....i have a wordpress book and i did what it said to do but with dreamweaver and the theme showed on the Presentation>Theme page and i clikced it and its was set as my new theme but when i go to view it it shows like this http://certificationcoach.com/WordPress/ and its supposed to be the connections theme....please tell me whats wrong

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