WordPress as we know, it is worlds most popular and secure CMS ( Content Management System ) , WordPress is used by many people around the globe, mainly because it is flexible and extendable using themes and plugins also there are many free and premium themes and plugins that can help you get the job done in a few clicks. Installing a theme or plugin in WordPress is so easy and can be done in a few clicks. This is a beginners guide and now let’s see How to Properly install a theme on WordPress.

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

How to Properly install a theme on WordPress ?

INSTALL FROM WORDPRESS REPOSITORY.

WordPress has its own repository with thousands of plugins and themes that you can search and install in just a click.

Follow the steps below to install a theme from WordPress repository :

  • Login to your WordPress admin dashboard
  • Navigate to Appearance>Themes

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

  • Now you can see the themes that are installed by default, click add new.

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

  • Now you can see a list of many featured themes from WordPress repository
  • Now you can use the search bar to search for the theme you want to install
  • Once you found the theme  you want to install just click install button near to it you can click on preview if you wanna see how it looks on a live site.

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

INSTALL A THIRD PARTY  THEME.

Third party WordPress theme and plugins are now common , there many companies or freelancers offering premium WordPress plugins and theme .  WordPress allows users to upload custom plugins.

Follow the steps below to upload a custom or third party theme.

  • Login to your WordPress admin dashboard
  • Navigate to Appearance>Themes

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

  • Now click on add new like before and then on top you will see a ‘Upload Theme’ button, click on it

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

  • Now an option to upload the theme’s .zip file, choose your theme’s .zip file and click on ‘Install Now’

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

  • On the next page there will be options to Live Preview your theme , Activate Theme and Return to Theme Installer option,  click on activate theme
How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

The theme on the photo is directly installed from WordPress repository !

  • That’s all now you have installed the theme and can be customized !

How to Properly install a theme in WordPress

This how you can install a theme properly on WordPress if you have any doubts please feel free to leave a comment below or use our forum.

 

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