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Last Update: April 01, 2016

Well, that's what I did when I started. I poked around the available themes without having a clue what anything meant or what I was looking for. In the end I settled for the solid but uninspiring Twenty Sixteen. It has not let me down, but once you feel like getting creative - well, you know how it is.

So I had another look in the theme shop and picked out a sexy looking candidate. Well, that didn't work because it messed up my infant site - not in the preview, mind you, just in the real thing. Happy days!

So I thought I'd stay with Twenty Sixteen for my WA promo blog and keep my eyes open towards other sites and see what the possibilities are; I have a few other niches in mind, and now the confusion mists are clearing a little I'm getting a better idea of what I'll want to do with those.

O course, not every website conveniently tells you how it's put together, which is a bit annoying if you spot a goodie. I guess you could always mail the site and ask them to tell you but this morning I found out there are other ways ....

If you ever want to find out what themes (and plugins) are behind a site you've come across, here's a splendid article by Matteo Duò at Codeable. It's only a little bit techie - hope it's useful.


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greenbrierwv Premium
Tuze---Very good observations. I too have been confused by the different themes and how to get them to do what I want. They're not always as user-friendly as they could be, or as you need them to be! But like you, I finally settled on one and have built it to do what I need it to do. I'm sure there's much more I need to learn about how to build it, but it's serving me well at this point. Best wishes to you as you plow ahead!
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Thanks Jonathan, and very best wishes to you also!