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Teach Yourself VISUALLY WordPress, 2nd Edition by Janet Majure

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Choose a New Theme

Self-hosted WordPress blogs have nearly limitless options when it comes to themes, or visual templates. As a result, you probably can find one that looks and behaves exactly as you want it. The two basic themes that come with your installation are also attractive — and guaranteed to work.

Importance of Appearance

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Before anyone reads a word on your blog, a reader first notices its overall appearance. Also, once people associate a certain look with your site, the look helps build the blog’s identity. Choosing your theme carefully is worthwhile for these two reasons, keeping in mind what kind of first impression you want your ...

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