Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing and activating the Minimatica theme, part of Start with a Theme: Photography Portfolios in WordPress.
When you create a new WordPress website, you always start off with the default theme.…In this case, the 2011 theme.…Although the 2011 theme is great for bloggers, it's not so great if you want to…create a photo portfolio.…As you can see when I scroll down on the front page for example, you are not…really seeing the photos showcase,…this really is a blog theme.…What we need to do is swap out the 2011 theme, for a photo specific theme.…If you don't know what a theme is, I will give you a very short explanation.…
In WordPress, a theme decides what your website looks like.…You can swap themes around and the content will automatically adjust to the new themes.…So, the website looks like this right now but we can add a new theme and it will…look completely different.…Because you want to make a photo portfolio, we are going to use a…photo portfolio theme.…So find and add a new theme from the WordPress theme directory.…To do that, I'll go to the Admin Panel, go under Appearance and Themes.…From here, I can either activate existing themes and by default, I only have two, the…
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