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Using Live Preview

Live Preview enables you to try out a new theme using the content from your own website. With Live Preview, you can also customize theme attributes including colors, header images, and more.

Preview a Theme with Live Preview

  • blue_1.jpg From the main navigation menu, select Appearance, Themes.
  • blue_2.jpg In the Available Themes section, click the Live Preview link below the theme you want to preview.
  • blue_3.jpg On the sidebar, make any changes to your theme. For example, you can change your site title and tagline, colors, header image, background image, or static front page (the options available vary by theme). WordPress displays any changes automatically in the preview window.

  • blue_4.jpg If you want to save your customization changes and activate this theme, click the Save & Activate button. WordPress saves any changes you made, activates the theme, and returns to the Manage Themes screen.
  • blue_5.jpg If you don’t want to activate the theme or if you are not happy with your changes, click the Cancel button to return to the Manage Themes screen.
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