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WordPress 2.9 -Commerce by Brian Bondari

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Chapter 8. Themes and Design Elements

In Chapter 2, Getting Ready to Sell we briefly discussed a few visual elements of a new WordPress installation, such as installing new themes and toying around with widgets. Now it's time to dig a little deeper into customizing the look and feel of your shop. Dealing with your online store's layout and design can simultaneously be a satisfying and maddeningly frustrating experience. Fortunately, you don't need to be a full-time designer or programmer in order to achieve a functional and tasteful look for your store-front, nor is there an absolute necessity to hire a designer to skin your shop.

If you do possess competent design skills, WordPress allows for full customization of existing themes or even construction ...

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