How to Install WordPress Themes

In this tutorial we will provide you with briefly instructions on how to install and activate theme in your WordPress blog/site. Check out our  Official WordPress themes gallery for many free designs that you can choose from.

Two ways to Install a new WordPress Theme:

  1. Install theme functionality search from WP admin.
  2. Upload a theme you have already downloaded.

Install theme functionality search from WP admin

The first thing is you need to do when you want to install a new theme is to login to your blog/site admin page. Once there, go to Appearance => Themes.

Here, you will see all the themes you have currently installed in your site/blog. To add another one, simply click on the Install Themes tab.

On this page there are two ways to add a new wordpress theme for your site/blog. You can either use of search field which will return results from the theme directory or you can upload a theme from your computer Or device. In this tutorial we will guide you for how to add wordpress themes in both ways.

Your WordPress admin will download and install the wp-theme for you. Simply click the Activate link on the next page you will be redirected to.

That’s Done, Just click to Activate link & apply this theme for front end site.

Upload a theme you have already downloaded.

If you have a theme that is not listed in the directory, you can simply upload it from the Themes => Install Themes section in WordPress. To do this click on the Upload link at the top of the below page.

After Click Upload theme button, click the Choose File button, select the your theme from your local computer and press the Install Now button.

In few seconds, WordPress will upload and extract the theme for you. All you need to do next is to press the Activate link under the message for successful theme installation. Then again ask to option for Activate theme.


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