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    Question Changing Wordpress Theme

    Hi all

    Is it OK to change theme of an well established blog.. is there any problem we can face like links will be broken or google panelty, etc.

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    Is Still Alive silver trophybronze trophy RetroNetro's Avatar
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    There should be no effect on the content (other than then the way it is displayed)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudhiru View Post
    Hi all

    Is it OK to change theme of an well established blog.. is there any problem we can face like links will be broken or google panelty, etc.
    I have changed theme many times but i did not feel any effect.

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    Changing a design or the entire branding of a site can have an effect, but not in a technical sense. It can have a positive effect if the design communicates the site's purpose/intent better. It can have a positive effect if the new design (not just talking about visuals but design as a whole) embraces the content well, has a smarter information architecture, making it effectively more usable and accessible for instance. It can also do the opposite if a re-design is executed poorly.

    But this is me guessing that you are talking of a re-design tailored to your site's needs, not just switching from one theme to a generic WordPress theme.
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    Same here. I often change my wp theme and experience no problem w/ my ranking.

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    There is as such no adverse effect on the blog by changing the theme. I have used some themes for my blog...

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    I have changed themes several times and haven't found any problem.


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