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How To Customize Your WordPress Theme

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  1. Nice Cori, mastering WordPress is a job of its own and for the CSS you mentioned, aside the guide my theme offers, I’m always afraid of changing anything on my own. I don’t want to tell stories that touch the heart.

    As per your recommendation, does it work for any kind of theme from another company? I guess I didn’t come across where anything of such was made.

    Thanks for sharing.


  2. hey.. i had faced the same problem and every theme that show the design ,can not customize according to it.
    this post is wonderful.. thanks for these amazing tools

  3. Hi Cori,

    I understand how you felt when you first started with WordPress. Like you, it took me several years to finally get comfortable enough to dig into the WordPress files.

    I can’t tell you how many times I messes something up when I was changing things on my site 🙂

    Thank goodness I had a backup before I made any changes.

    The Design Palette Pro looks awesome. I wish it would’ve been available when I got started with Genesis. It sure would’ve made my life easier than trying to figure things out on my own.

    Thanks for sharing your story about working with WordPress. Sounds like you’ve come a long way and learned a lot.

    Have a great day 🙂


  4. Great tips, Cori. I just figured out how to change my theme. I’m a self hosted wordpress so it was just a matter of going into preview mode and applying different themes to see how they looked. Finally deciding on one took a lot of time though. After that, it was tweaking little things that weren’t compatible with the new theme. i.e. some of my widgets. It’s really a trial and error. Your site look fantastic and good to hear you’re branching out into blog pro help. You’ll be in high demand!

    p.s. I bought a not now mom’s busy T-shirt. Should get it next week. 🙂

    • Hi Lisa,

      That’s exactly how I learned. Just jump in there and mess with the settings. There were lots of trial and errors for me too but I think that’s the best kind of learning. 🙂

      Thank you Lisa! Fingers crossed it works out – I’m excited about it. 🙂

      And a big thanks for ordering a shirt! I hope you got the situation taken care of. 🙂

      Thanks for coming by to check out this post and for your comment. I’ll be by your site to check out your new look!


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