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Live Theme Preview


With Live Theme Preview, you can select a theme in an interface based on the Theme Customizer in WordPress. A sidebar shows all installed themes (or, with multisite – allowed themes), to preview, edit or activate.

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  • Seamless integration with Theme Customizer
  • Supports child themes
  • Multisite compatible
  • Relocates WP ‘Themes’ interface to “Manage Themes” under Appearance
  • Customize before activate, back button redirects to Live Theme Preview

Live Theme Preview is part of Live Admin and works great with Live Dashboard, WP Getting Started and Live Editor


  • Live Theme Preview


The usual way. Plugin requires no configuration (yet). To use it, simply go to Appearance->Themes.


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“Live Theme Preview” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • PHP5.4 Compatibility



  • BUGFIX: Live Theme Preview wasn’t properly loaded


  • Release