Create a Professional Blog with WordPress                            Chapter 5: Using Themes                              ...
2                                           Objectives                          In this chapter, you will learn about:    ...
3                          Changing the Look and Function of Your Site                     •     WordPress was originally ...
4                          Theme TypesSaturday, June 18, 2011
5                          Theme TypesSaturday, June 18, 2011
6                                     Locating Themes                     •    The WordPress.org Theme directory is probab...
7                           Searching for theme with tag selection                     •    Click “Check Out Our New Filte...
8                          Viewing a themeʼs detailsSaturday, June 18, 2011
9                          Installing form Inside your Own WordPressSaturday, June 18, 2011
10                          Theme search results on your DashboardSaturday, June 18, 2011
11                                     Installing Theme                     •    From Theme Search Result, click the “Inst...
12                     Installing and Enable New ThemeSaturday, June 18, 2011
13                          Download and Installing Theme: Using FTP                     •    Download theme from WordOres...
14                                    Applying Themes                     •    Using your web browser,                    ...
15                           Customizing Theme Items with Widgets                     •    From your Dashboard, go to Appe...
16                          Installing and Customizing ThemeSaturday, June 18, 2011
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Create a Professional Blog with WordPress: Chapter 5 Using Themes

  1. 1. Create a Professional Blog with WordPress Chapter 5: Using Themes Atit Patumvan Faculty of Management and Information Sciences Naresuan UniversitySaturday, June 18, 2011
  2. 2. 2 Objectives In this chapter, you will learn about: • How theme can affect the form and function of your own self-hosted WordPress site • What types of layouts are available. • Install a new theme to your blogSaturday, June 18, 2011
  3. 3. 3 Changing the Look and Function of Your Site • WordPress was originally intended to be a blogging platform. • Standard WordPress design may not suit your needs. • Photo-blog: large photograph on the front page and thumbnails on the side • Web comic: show latest comic strip at the top of the side and allow the readers to flip through stripsSaturday, June 18, 2011
  4. 4. 4 Theme TypesSaturday, June 18, 2011
  5. 5. 5 Theme TypesSaturday, June 18, 2011
  6. 6. 6 Locating Themes • The WordPress.org Theme directory is probably the safest place to find theme • http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/Saturday, June 18, 2011
  7. 7. 7 Searching for theme with tag selection • Click “Check Out Our New Filter and Tag Interface” on the main page at Wordpress.orgʼs themes pageSaturday, June 18, 2011
  8. 8. 8 Viewing a themeʼs detailsSaturday, June 18, 2011
  9. 9. 9 Installing form Inside your Own WordPressSaturday, June 18, 2011
  10. 10. 10 Theme search results on your DashboardSaturday, June 18, 2011
  11. 11. 11 Installing Theme • From Theme Search Result, click the “Install” link • Click “Install Now” button • Click ʻActivateʼ to enable theme on your site.Saturday, June 18, 2011
  12. 12. 12 Installing and Enable New ThemeSaturday, June 18, 2011
  13. 13. 13 Download and Installing Theme: Using FTP • Download theme from WordOress.org themes site • Extract the download theme • Use your FTP client upload the extracted theme folder to “/wp-content/themes”Saturday, June 18, 2011
  14. 14. 14 Applying Themes • Using your web browser, go to your Dashboard. • On the left side of your Dashboard, Open “Appearance” block and select Theme • On the Managing Theme pages, activate the theme you want to use by clicking the “Activate” link.Saturday, June 18, 2011
  15. 15. 15 Customizing Theme Items with Widgets • From your Dashboard, go to Appearance, Widgets • Click your mouse on a widget and hold it. • Drag and drop it over the column where you want it to appear • After you drop the widget, change the title or other options as you need.Saturday, June 18, 2011
  16. 16. 16 Installing and Customizing ThemeSaturday, June 18, 2011

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