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Creating a new custom theme without changing active theme?

How can I create a new custom theme based on a publicly available theme we aren't currently using without switching the primary/active theme on the site first?

I'm trying to work on a new theme without affecting the current site.

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Hey J,

In this case, the best course of action would be to share your site with yourself, create a new site and select that shared version as the site type, and do all theme-edits on that website. Once you're finished, you can simply swap the original sites theme over to the new, customized theme, and you'll be up and running instantly.

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