How to install a WordPress theme

You can create your own working website or blog in 30 minutes using WordPress. All you had to do is to buy a domain, buy an hosting and install WordPress CMS. This post expect you to already have a working WordPress website. This post will guide you to install a WordPress theme.

Once you have a working website you may need to change some basic look and feel of the website. Installing a new WordPress theme is one of the easiest way to make this happen. You can find hundreds of really good looking and working free WordPress themes here

There are number of online theme stores where you can buy beautiful and fully loaded themes with great functionality. One of the such websites is Themeforest.

Once you have chosen a theme of your choice you can install it through your websites admin panel. I assume that you have already got an access to the admin end of your website.

Steps to install a WordPress theme in 2 minutes

Go to your website admin panel and hit the login screen. In general WordPress’ login page is

In the left panel go to Appearance > Themes

  1. Click How to install a WordPress theme button.
  2. Enter the name of the theme you have chosen in search box How to install a WordPress theme
  3. Find your theme in the search results. Click install button to install a WordPress theme.
  4. Once installed click activate button to activate theme.
  5. Visit home page your website and new theme should reflect.

Once installed you can customize your theme by visiting Appearance > Customize option in your WordPress admin left panel

Next: How to customize your theme?

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