[wp-hackers] site sections, distinct theme per section

Brent Logan gbrentlogan at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 06:09:26 UTC 2011

Ah, shoot. Just ignore me. That only allows you to make styling changes, not
theme changes. Back to your original programming... :-(

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 11:06 PM, Brent Logan <gbrentlogan at gmail.com> wrote:

> You can use the body tag's class as a selector in your theme(s). The class
> changes depending on where in the blog your are. I've used this technique to
> style the links for a single post differently than the rest of my blog. See:
> http://blogan.net/blog/2007/10/15/pink-for-liz-colligan/
> Obviously, you could use the body class in your CSS selector to make much
> more substantial styling changes.
> -Brent
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 10:29 PM, John Black <immanence7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've searched for an answer and didn't find anything. Not even a premium
>> plugin exists, to my knowledge.
>> Is there any way to do the following:
>> Have multiple sections within a single WordPress installation (or domain)
>> that each call up a distinct theme?
>> For example: Maybe I'd like to use one theme for the opening pages; use a
>> second theme for a dedicated e-store; a third theme for a dedicated video
>> store; or another theme for a ticket / help section.
>> These are just examples.
>> I know that much can be done with single post templates, but this is not
>> what I'm talking about. I'd really like to be able to use more than one
>> theme on my domain.
>> (p.s., I know subdomains would be a way, possibly, of doing this. But it
>> seems an awful hassle, to have several installations running, several
>> databases, etc, and I'm sure there would be issues later, not least,
>> perhaps, with SEO).
>> thanks,
>> JB
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