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Installing a WordPress Theme

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2019

A WordPress Theme is a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface with an underlying unifying design for a weblog. These files are called template files. A Theme modifies the way the site is displayed, without modifying the underlying software.

 

How to install a Wordpress Theme:

1. To install a WordPress theme that you have downloaded you must first login to your WordPress admin panel. You can access the WordPress admin panel by going to domain.com/wp-admin.

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2. Once logged in, hover your mouse over the Appearance option on the left, and click Themes

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3. Click the "Add New" button 

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4. Click the Upload Theme option, and select the theme file that you want to upload.

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5. Once you have selected the theme you want to upload, click the "Install Now" button to start it's installation

 

Note: If your theme has issues installing you may need to create a php.ini file to adjust the upload limit for your WordPress. Also, themes which require external verification are not supported with our hosting.


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