This tutorial is about changing wordpress theme name, wordpress themes are available as free and premium. since wordpress is a open source, we can modify/edit the source code without developers knowledge and it is not copyrighted to anyone.
Why Bloggers Change wordpress theme name
- Bloggers customize an unpopular theme, make it as good looking theme and they think that this theme could not be used by anyone.
- Just to show that theme is self created.
How To: See a Website’s WordPress theme name
There are two easiest ways to see website’s theme name.
1] Just go to http://whatwpthemeisthat.com/ and give site name, it will displays theme name and some other details about that theme.
2] View page source of that website, there will be link for css file or some other like this /wp-content/themes/freeze/style.css. Here freeze is the theme name.
How To: Change WordPress Theme Name
1] Just go to wp-content -> themes, this folder will have all themes.
2] Change the theme name of your wish.
3] Go to Appearance -> Themes, Theme will be renamed and activate the theme.
Note: Above is for localhost, for your live website do as same.