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WordPress For Dummies, 5th Edition by Matt Mullenweg, Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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Chapter 15

Ten Free WordPress Themes

In This Chapter

arrow Finding good WordPress themes

arrow Using popular WordPress themes to style your blog

The list I present here isn’t exhaustive by any means. Chapters 11, 12, and 13 give you a few more resources to find a theme that suits your needs.

All the themes in this chapter meet the following criteria:

check.png They’re user friendly, which means you don’t have to tinker with anything to get things to look the way you want them to.

check.png They’re compatible with widgets. In a word, widgets are wonderful. I cover widgets completely in Chapter 5.

check.png They’re free. Some very nice premium themes are out there, but why pay if you don’t have to?

check.png They use valid code. Although you may not notice it, valid code that meets W3C (www.w3c.org) standards won’t cause errors in browsers.

Hybrid

Theme designer: Justin Tadlock

http://themehybrid.com

Hybrid is more of a theme framework ...

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