Chapter 6: Changing a Site’s Look and Function

Through the use of themes, or format packages, you can give your WordPress site a look you like and probably can adjust. When you use plugins and widgets, you also get to choose many aspects of how your blog works. The options range from simple to complex.

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Understanding Themes

Find and Activate a WordPress.com Theme

Find a WordPress.org Theme

Install and Activate a WordPress.org Theme

Customize Your Header Art with a Built-in Tool

Identify and Use Your Theme’s Options

Change the Background

Introducing Widgets and Plugins

Choose and Insert Widgets

Rearrange and Remove Widgets

Add Sidebar Items ...

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