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What happens when you change templates on a major website (4 posts)

  1. Falconpunch1234
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I would want to know the issues I would have if I all of a sudden decide to switch my theme with another theme I just like how its multifunctional aswell and has alot of things on it.I have a major website for my city its like a music guide etc and lots of written content.I know I would lose all my content but besides that I also know I would lose seo which I don't care because I have a "local" website ????

    I have dedicated hosting if thatnhelps

  2. WPyogi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    No, you should not lose any content at all - content is in your database. But you would have to redo things that are set in theme options -- like menus, widgets, other styles set in the theme.

  3. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Your content would not be touched by a theme change although the layout/presentation might be. As for SEO, that would probably depend upon what theme you are using now and what theme you switched to.

  4. I would want to know the issues I would have if I all of a sudden decide to switch my theme with another theme

    No issues at all. You may lose some functionality if you are using theme specific things such as a slider but that's not really a issue IMHO.

    I know I would lose all my content

    You would not lose any content. Posts, pages, and all comments are stored in the database. Changing the WordPress theme does not effect that.

    Edit: Mine is the third reply? That made me giggle. *Waves to Esmi and WPyogi*

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