Chapter 5. Choosing and Installing Themes

One of the greatest advantages of using a CMS (Content Management System) for your blog or website is that you are able to change the look and feel of your website without being knowledgeable about HTML and CSS. Almost every CMS allows users to customize the look of their site without having to worry about their content being changed. These managed looks are named themes. On other platforms (for example, Blogger, Joomla!, Drupal, and so on), themes are sometimes called templates or layouts.

Thousands of WordPress themes are available for download free of cost, and thousands more are available at a pretty low cost. Many of the free themes are developed by members of the WordPress community and listed on ...

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