How to Make Your Own Theme – PART 8

The last step is to replace the styles in style.css with your own and to edit the theme information. The header comments “default” CSS sheet read as follows:

/*         Theme Name: WordPress Default         Theme URI:         Description: The default WordPress theme based on the famous <a href=””>Kubrick</a>.         Version: 1.6         Author: Michael Heilemann         Author URI:

Kubrick v1.5

This theme was designed and built by Michael Heilemann, whose blog you will find at

The CSS, XHTML and design is released under GPL:


And my simple modification:

/*         Theme Name: Light Blue ’07         Theme URI:         Description: A simple theme for TJ MARSH’s blog         Version: 1.0         Author: TJ Marsh     Author URI:


And there you have it :) Excellent work!

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