Hi friend! We know starting a blog and ordering a theme (also called a template) can seem a little daunting at first, but here’s a quick rundown of how it works:
1. Determine if your blog is hosted on Blogger or WordPress.org. We offer templates for both Blogger and WordPress. It’s important to note that WordPress.org is different from WordPress.com (here’s the difference). Our WordPress themes are only compatible with self-hosted WordPress.org.
2. After you know what kind of template you need, you can browse through our Blogger Templates or WordPress Themes. Once you choose a theme, you can add-on additional features from our blog upgrades section. Simply add your theme and any add-ons to your shopping cart and complete the checkout process. Your theme will be available for immediate download. If you purchased add-ons, we’ll email those separately in a few days.
3. Next, you’ll unzip the theme file that you downloaded after purchase. Inside, there is a detailed instruction manual that will walk you through every step of the installation process. It’s very easy to read + understand – we promise! Even if you know nothing about blogging and code, it will be a breeze. Note: Rest assured a blog template only changes the design of your blog. All your content, comments, widgets, settings, and statistics will remain untouched.
4. If you run into any problems, we also include a Troubleshooting document that addresses the questions we receive often. And if you’re still experiencing an issue after that, you can browse our tutorials or submit a support ticket.