When you install WordPress, it ships with its own theme.

This is WordPress’ own theme and they update it each year. The theme will just have a simple name like ‘Twenty Twenty One Theme’.

Whilst this theme is great, it’s not often used to customise sites. It can create very nice blogging sites or can be a great start for anyone who would just like a presence on the internet.

However, many people choose to upgrade with either an off-the-shelf or bespoke theme so they have much more customizable options and the ability to make the site their own.

To conclude...

The ‘Default theme’ is the theme that WordPress creates and updates each year.

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