Customizing Print on a Free Theme
Do you want to spend $29 to $129 or more for a custom theme? By accident I discovered a free way to change the look of your post. By the way, if I write about something, it’s because some pesky problem cropped up on my blog, or I copied someone and something worked right!
My first discovery came when I copied part of someone’s post. I lifted an Interview Format post right from http://hacktheentrepreneur.com/, then customized it to my needs. (They said OK right on their website.) Amazingly all of their formatting came along with the post. Hmmmm.
Next I tried creating a post in Google Docs. Guess what? Some of the formatting followed that document, too. In the Google Docs version of this post I created headings in Arial and the normal text in Verdana. I cannot create a heading or change fonts within the free Twenty-Sixteen Theme on WordPress, but I can make it look better using a word processing program. In this article the it seems that although the font size changed, the font did not, but on the Interview Format post, it did. However, in this post I was able to create a heading size font. Score!
An Aside About Word Processing
I love Google Docs, even more than Word now first because of the simplicity and ease of use, second, and even more importantly it saves automatically. (Another sad story when I wrote Girls on Fire, my first fiction which is still not ready for your eyes.) Most people love it because it’s so easy to collaborate. That is true enough. It also has a research component that is easy to use. Yes, Google Docs is free, my favorite price, and so is the storage unless you have, I don’t know – twenty years of stuff.
Sometimes Free Is Better
If you want to save money, and want to spend some time experimenting, always try free first. If you do not want to experiment, contact me and I’ll try it, or subscribe to my blog and get advice as I stick out my blogging neck, and have it hacked and nicked.
Marsha over and out!