How to install WordPress themes

Installing theme on WordPress is very easy, but for WordPress beginner I am going to describe step by step how to install WordPress theme?

WordPress Provide by default two themes, but this themes are not contain full functionality  which required in your website. WordPress provide more than 1.7k themes and its Absolutely free!…Yes Go and Download officially WordPress site and download from WordPress repository. Choose your Favorite theme. and if you don’t like free themes so there are lots of third party themes provider available where you can purchase theme as your requirement.

But the question is how to install WordPress theme? So this article helps you to WordPress beginner to step by step install wordpress theme.

Methods of Install WordPress themes

There are two types of installing WordPress themes

  1. Using Theme using Search method
  2. Install theme using Upload method

Don’t understand? Never mind follow Below steps.

Install WordPress themes using Search method

Step 1 – log in to the WordPress Administration panel.

Step 2 – Select left side panel appearance then theme.

Install wordpress themes

And then click on Install Themes.

How to install wordpress theme

Now Here is the various option for Install themes first of all you can Search theme by name or keyword like blue theme,two column theme and second option you can see below search button there is Feature Filter options to select your theme by your favorite colors,columns you need, width, features and Subject you need select theme by your need and click on find themes here i select some random colors,column,width and features you can select your own .

Install wordpress theme

Now After hit Find theme you can see the result like this.

Install theme

There is the result of your search themes first of all select preview of theme which shows you to how themes actual look like if that theme fits to your needs then click install theme.

Install WordPress Theme Using Upload facilities

Above method used only if you want theme in wordpress repository, but what when you buy WordPress premium theme ? third party themes like genesis provide you zip file which you can’t install using search method you have to use upload theme method.

for this method follow steps:

Step 1: go to your WordPress Dashboard Admin panel

Step 2: left panel of dashboard select appearance –> theme –> Upload.

(remember – don’t extract zip file WordPress extract zip file itself)

upload wordpress theme

Now after download WordPress zip file to your computer. select upload theme   under Install themes.

Active and Enjoy your WordPress Theme!

I hope WordPress beginners can understand how to install themes. still confusion ? feel free to comment.


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About Mitul Shah

I just love to working with WordPress and i like to share my knowledge to all over world using this website hope my articles as help to build your blog powerful.

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