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WordPress plugin for customizing theme by newbies

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Kaiser_Soze, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Kaiser_Soze

    Kaiser_Soze Junior Member

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    Since I am poor coder and only have basic knowledge about html, css and WP themes structure, I need user-friendly customizing plugin with which I can easily change the code and the looks of my blog. I hope I can find a suitable plugin with which I can easily redesign my theme, the content, elements placement and banner ads placement. What do you, guys recommend and use?
     
  2. rmv001

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    I don't think that anything like that exists. You have to edit the theme files manually.
     
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    i think so
     
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    Infact you can do it with some basic knowledge of PHP..
    There is a plugin called Pods Framework. DO some research on it. I hope it will be a bless to you :)


    EDIT: almost all the themes now come with option to change the look & feel without having to touch the code. See iPin/ thesis / pageline theme etc for example
     
  5. Kaiser_Soze

    Kaiser_Soze Junior Member

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    Most of them do, but the options provided are not enough. I currently edit the themes manually or use the plugin Advanced Code Editor, which allows you to edit the php and css files through the panel's editor, but still you need knowledge of the coding.
     
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    You obviously need coding knowledge. There's nothing which can help you to decide "to be or not to be"... Learn PHP. It will only take a couple of month and you'll soon become good enough to code everything manually ( believe me, WP is damn easy to work on)...
     
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    Kaiser_Soze Junior Member

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    Thank you for the tips. I don't have 'couple of month', though, so I will continue to seeks easy ways, or just release a semi-customized blog, if there aren't any. :)