You have started out you new free WordPress website at a website builder. But you are not content with the visuals. You want to change your theme into another one. How to change WordPress themes? What can you expect when you are going to change your theme? How to change WordPress themes?

How To Change WordPress Themes

Change WordPress themes and what to expect?

Different theme options

  1. Whether or not a featured image
  2. Different header measures
  3. Different default image measures
  4. Options for sidebars are theme related.

Header Slider
If you’ve got a slider on the homepage, you’ll probably find that a new size of images is required.

Compatibility of plugins
You add only plugins to your theme which are compatible, when you change theme they can be incompatible with your new theme of choice.

Broken links
Links can be broken, or just vanish from your content, you need to check-up all attached links.

Wrong displayed images
Images can be jumping up-to-the-right or left. They can be dislocated on your new theme. So have to add those for all posts, they may also have to be specific sizes.

H1-H6 Headlines
It can be that the headlines are quite different, you need to check them all.

Widgets
You have to re-add all the widgets again.

Thumbnails on magazine themes
They won’t be the correct size for the new theme. You can use a regenerate thumbnail plugin for that.

No Icon
Your site icon often needs to be resized and installed again.

 

My advice

Change WordPress Theme

Theme test drive plugin
This plugin gives you an idea what your site will look like with a new theme and how much you’ll need to change.

Change WordPress themes
you need to realize that it’s going to bring you a lot of work. If you decide to change…

Change your WordPress theme it ASAP!

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