how to make your wordpress theme like the demo

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Have you ever tried creating your own WordPress site, installed a free theme and wondered why your site looks nowhere near the same as the demo?  How can you make your site look more like the demo theme?

Sydney is a great theme by aThemes.  I really love the sleek look and the prominent call-to-action right up front, but if all you do is click install and expect it to be ready to go, you’re in for a disappointment.  It needs a little work to get it to look like the demo, but in the end it’s worth it.  Their documentation is also pretty good and they make it easy to get things going.

Here is how I made aTheme’s Sydney theme look more like how it’s supposed to:

If you don’t want to go through all this trouble, consider getting help.  I offer web design and setup services.  You can find more information here.  Need more than what Sydney free offers?  Take a look at Sydney Pro which has even more to offer including WooCommerce integration.

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