Chapter 3. Creating Your Blog’s Look

You’ve Got the Look

Most WordPress blog users never do much with their blog’s look. Most users pick a safe-looking, existing theme from among the 70-plus choices without really understanding what they’re getting. Even WordPress software users, with many more choices, tend to make a quick choice from among a relatively small subset of the available themes, some free, some paid for.

Many themes have a similar look so your blog visitors always know, for better or worse, that they’re on a WordPress blog. This is okay when you’re starting out, for blogs with a domain name, or if you desire to be strongly identified as part of the WordPress community. However, you might ...

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