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BoxyStudio says

I’m sure most of you blog designers know this, but some may not, so check this out:

  1. Install ThemeSwitcher on a wordpress installation and activate it.
  2. Upload ALL of your TemplateForest themes to this installation.
  3. Then, just simply go to the special theme switcher URL to set that session’s theme: Here’s BlueBlog and CleanBlog

Notice they go to the same wordpress installation? This theme is only set for that user’s session, so you can set all of your Live Previews to this link and not have to install multiple Wordpress installations.

And here’s the URL string for it:
http://www.urltoyourblog.com/index.php?wptheme=ThemeTitle

Again, I’m sure most of you Wordpressers know this, but I want to put it out there to make things easier for those that don’t :)

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flips says

I’ve been looking into creating some wordpress themes the last couple of days and that plugin is a good call, thanks.

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Keenpixel says

Thanks for the tip. I knew this could be done but didn’t really it was quite so easy!

I just recently installed Wordpress locally in order to work on themes. This will be nice when they are up and running.

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Creafik says

Thanks for the hit, on future dates I will publish unique wordpress themes and this ll help me.

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jeffeatworld says

You’ve just answered a question I’ve longed for for ages!

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mabuc says

Yes I always used this plugin in my free wordpress themes demo… :)

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chipree says
I’m sure most of you blog designers know this, but some may not, so check this out:
  1. Install ThemeSwitcher on a wordpress installation and activate it.
  2. Upload ALL of your TemplateForest themes to this installation.
  3. Then, just simply go to the special theme switcher URL to set that session’s theme: Here’s BlueBlog and CleanBlog

Notice they go to the same wordpress installation? This theme is only set for that user’s session, so you can set all of your Live Previews to this link and not have to install multiple Wordpress installations.

And here’s the URL string for it:
http://www.urltoyourblog.com/index.php?wptheme=ThemeTitle
Again, I’m sure most of you Wordpressers know this, but I want to put it out there to make things easier for those that don’t :)

Does is save theme settings and using it’s options page? (for each theme?)

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happymind says

tx use this be good to have a fully functional cms with this though not just the appearance for now a spare domain is ideal for full testing

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MDNW says

This is great, but the content is always going to be the same, right? So if you wanted custom content on one theme (specific images, text, custom fields, thumbnails), and completely different content on another theme, this wouldn’t switch the content… am I right?

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Mladjo says

Wordpress 3 integrates MU so then will be really possible to have multiple theme previews on same installation with different content.

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