This ‘Changing Themes’ tutorial covers:
- Locating the ‘Themes’ screen
- Customize options in the current theme
- Switching themes
- Themes preview option
How people interact with your site and the overall visual appeal is largely determined by your theme. Choosing the right theme or switching themes can add great value to your site.
To find ‘Themes’ look under the ‘Appearance’ tab in the WordPress dashboard. The ‘Themes’ screen displays a list of all of the themes available on your site for immediate use. The ‘Active’ theme has a button for quickly accessing the ‘Customizer’.
Clicking ‘Live Preview’ will take you to the ‘Customizer’ screen where you can play around with the theme options and make some basic configurations before making the changes public. To make your changes go live click ‘Save & Activate’ or you can leave your theme unaffected by clicking ‘Cancel’.
Introducing your users, clients or internal staff to changing and managing themes is a powerful resource when it comes to quickly and efficiently giving your site, or sites on your network, a makeover.