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Beginner: Choosing and Installing WordPress Themes

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Beginner: Choosing and Installing WordPress Themes

Details

This will be a hands-on lesson, based on the official WP.org course material, where you will learn how navigate the WordPress.org theme directory and potentially other third-party directories. In this lesson, you will learn how to find and evaluate themes, as well as how to install, customize and update your theme. Finally, you will learn where to go if you need support for your theme, or if you want to report a bug.

Objectives

  • Recognize the enormity of themes available to the consumer.
  • Explain the four types of themes.
  • Outline where to find themes; as well as highlighting the best place to start looking.
  • Explain what to look for and consider in a good theme.
  • Describe how to evaluate a theme.
  • Demonstrate how to install, set up, and uninstall a theme.
  • Demonstrate how to update a theme.
  • Explain the four different types of themes.
  • Recognize where to go for support or to report bugs.

Prerequisites
While not required, you will be better equipped to work through this lesson if you have:

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