Thanks to the WordPress CMS (Content Management System) that makes the website-building too easy for beginners. Now it is super easy for a newbie to install a WordPress theme and build a website in minutes. If you are a newbie and want to make a WordPress website then this guide will definitely help you like a pro. Read till the end, thereby, you can learn to install a WordPress theme.

A theme is the most important element on your website. Changing a theme means changing the overall looks of your website. Therefore, always research well while choosing a theme for your website. If you are beginners in blogging and don’t know how a WordPress theme can be installed then we will make you understand it in three different amazing ways.

Install a Theme from WordPress Directory

Install WordPress Theme Directory

It is the best way to install a WordPress theme from WordPress Directory. By following the below-mentioned steps, you can install a theme.

  1. Log in to the Dashboard of WordPress
  2. Move cursor on the Appearance Option (Left side on the Dashboard)
  3. Click on Themes Option
  4. Click on Add New button

Suppose you don’t know the exact name of the theme:

After selecting your desired theme        

Note: If you know the WordPress theme name, just type the name of Theme and Install it.

Install a Downloaded Theme

If you have a downloaded theme in your PC, then the WordPress theme installation process will be different a little bit after clicking the Add New Button.

  1. Login to WordPress >> Appearance >> Theme >> Add New
  2. Click the Button Upload Theme
  3. Click Choose File
  4. Select the theme from your Computer
  5. Click Install Now
  6.  Lastly, Activate the theme

Install WordPress theme with FTP

Install WordPTheme FTP

Firstly, it must be clear that Installation WordPress with FTP is not a recommended method for newbies. Newbies should try the above-mentioned methods. However, sometimes uploading a theme to the WordPress dashboard faces a problem. Therefore, Using FTP (File Transfer Protocol) can be beneficial to Install WordPress theme.

Famous FTP

  1. FileZilla
  2. CyberDuck
  3. WinSCP

In the above-mentioned FTP Client, FileZilla is being used commonly. FileZilla allows connecting your website with a PC easily. Let’s see how can we install a WordPress Theme with an FTP (FileZilla)?

Steps to Follow

  1. Download and Install FileZilla to Your PC
  2. Login and Click Quick Connect
  3. Connect it with your Website
  4. Now Select the Theme from your PC
  5. Upload it with Right Click
  6. Login to WordPress Dashboard
  7. Install and activate the uploaded theme

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