Learn how to add and activate wordpress theme on WP website in simple steps.
Today I will explains how to install and activate a wordpress theme on your WP website. Before we get into this there are two way to do so, One is to install and activate WP Themes that are already available on your Admin panel. The second method is to Upload a ZIP file which you have downloaded from the source, and uploading and activating it on your WP website.
Step 1 : Install the Available Themes Provided by WP on your dashboard.
Enter install theme functionality in your WordPress admin
An important thing you need to do when you want to install a new WordPress theme is to log in to your website admin panel.
Now, you will see all the available themes you have or currently installed WP themes in your application. To add a new one, click on the Add New button.
Here you will see a list of Free WP Themes for your Website, you can choose any from the ones you see, and Hit the Install button.
After installation is completed, Your WP theme is just a button away from ACTIVATION
Step 2 : Upload and Activate the Downloaded WordPress Theme on your WordPress Panel.
If the desired theme you have in mind is not available on WordPress.org directory, Hang on tight, don’t panic you can simply upload it from the Themes -> Install Themes section in WP. To complete the process click the UPLOAD THEME button at the top of the page.
Click Browse button, select the archive of your theme from your local computer download folder or any folder you have saved your WP themes at and press the Install Now button.
In a few seconds, WP will upload and extract the theme archive for you. All you need to do is press the Activate link under the message to enable the theme on your WP website.
Perfect! Now go to the front end of your site and see the newly activated theme.