I don`t want to waste your time writing about WordPress or its importance as you already installed it, you know everything. Now, let’s get started on how to install WordPress theme on your WordPress blog.
There are 2 ways you can install theme on your WordPress blog.
- Simple, and easiest way (through WordPress dashboard).
- Traditional method (through FTP or cPanel).
Installing WordPress Theme through Dashboard
Note: Before starting, make sure you downloaded responsive wordpress themes and it`s in .zip format.
#1 Log in to your WordPress Dashboard.
#2 Click on Appearance >Themes (On your left side you will find options).
#3 Then Click Install Themes.
#4 You will find 5 options (Search |Upload |Featured | Newest |Recently Updated), click Upload.
#5 Browse button appears, click on it and select the .zip format WordPress theme (which you downloaded before starting step #1).
#6 Click Install Now, and click Preview if you want to check your blog appearance else click Activate.
Isn`t it damn simple?
Install WordPress theme Using FTP
Note: Before starting this process, make sure you have FTP software, you can get one from FileZilla and also you need to know your FTP logins and path. (Which you can get from your hosting provider or you can create one through cPanel).
#1 At first you need to configure FileZilla to connect your blog, Click File > Site Manager.
#2 Click New Site, rename new site and enter FTP account details Host, Port, User name and password.
#3 If you`re done filling details, Click Connect.
#4 If you entered correct details, it will connect and on right side a screen populates (this is your server files), on left side your desktop files.
#5 Now on right side search for wp-content, you will find plugins and themes folder.
#6 Upload WordPress theme by dragging or double click (in unzipped format).
#7 Now, log in to dashboard, go to Appearance > Themes and click Activate.
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