How to Install a WordPress Theme?

 

Is it possible to download a theme from the internet to your personal computer; then upload it through the WordPress Dashboard or just using search option in the WordPress Dashboard Themes section. 

 

Search a Theme from WordPress Dashboard

 

You can use certain keywords to search for themes. To begin searching from your WordPress Dashboard: 

 

In the left-side navigation menu, click Appearance >Themes.

Along the top of the screen, click on Add New>Install Theme:

 

 

From the new opened page you can browse all available WordPress themes or search by a specific keyword or tag: 

 

 

Downloading and Installing a Theme

 

You can install the theme on your WordPress site using two ways. 

Note: Not all WordPress themes are compatible with the latest version of WordPress. 

 

WordPress Theme Installer

 

To install a downloaded WordPress theme trough the WordPress installer:

 

From the left-side navigation menu, click Appearance >Themes.

Along the top of the screen click the Install Themes tab:

 

 

Click Upload, select Browse and navigate to the appropriate file on your computer:

 

 

Be sure the files are compressed in a .zip format.

 

Click Install Now:

 

 

Click Activate:

 

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