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WORDPRESS THEMES

Only Wordpress files are Themes! WordPress files are called THEMES ! These included the WordPress Content Management System!

How to find out if it’s a WordPress Theme?
In the sidebar of each item, right where the author icon is, there is a list bellow it! Check to see if the red circle area can be found in the item you are interested!

SITE TEMPLATES

HTML Sites are called TEMPLATES , and they DO NOT HAVE the WordPress Content Management System! They CANNOT be installed in a WordPress Site! They are edited using text editors!

How to find out if it’s a Site Template?
In the sidebar of each item, right where the author icon is, there is a list bellow it! There is no Software version anywhere in this file! So there is nothing related to WordPress there!

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laranz says

:S

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cosmincotor says

Finally someone points out the differences, good work Paul!

I’ve seen many authors that use the word “template” to describe a WordPress “theme”, and “theme” to describe a HTML “template”, sometimes this confuses the buyer. And I think we all had our fair share of buyers that want to install a “template” with WordPress :).

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I coped with it before because people usually understand that they made a mistake. But lately, I’ve gotten some pretty “nice” e-mails from a buyer, and I told him politely what the difference was and that there is nothing I can do about it, and he rated my file 1 star… why?! I have no idea. The file went from 5 stars to 4 stars now!

Edit: I get at least 2 questions per week regarding why can’t I install this in WordPress? :|

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laranz says

Why you guys don’t put in the first line of the HTML “Template” documentation that “This can’t be installed as WordPress “Theme”” then.

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Why you guys don’t put in the first line of the HTML “Template” documentation that “This can’t be installed as WordPress “Theme”” then.

Well, the price should tell you it’s not WordPress in the first place. HTML Templates don’t cost as much as WordPress. So that should be the first indicator that it’s HTML ! :)

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ThemePrince says

laranz: because often they even don’t read the included documentation, just upload the whole downloaded ZIP file in wordpress admin! :D:crying:

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laranz: because often they even don’t read the included documentation, just upload the whole downloaded ZIP file in wordpress admin! :D:crying:

+1 and every other number on the planet.

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aldrinlsc says

LOL its funny that the majority of emails i received from people who bought my “Template” that they can’t install it into their WordPress account. Its sad that some people just don’t care about the item details and don’t even check the documentation.

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laranz says

Well, the price should tell you it’s not WordPress in the first place. HTML Templates don’t cost as much as WordPress. So that should be the first indicator that it’s HTML ! :)

Or at least you guys put that in item description, because we don’t expect all buyers are geeks ;)


laranz: because often they even don’t read the included documentation, just upload the whole downloaded ZIP file in wordpress admin! :D:crying:

I Agree, lol.. :D, and finally rated 1 star :reallyevil:

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