A Guide to the Best Ways to Install WordPress Theme for Beginners

Abou Bakar   •   September 14, 2017

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ons of WordPress themes are circulating in the market. Based on hundreds of different categories. They are either free or paid. All of them contain several features for their users. The best WordPress theme is one, which is, according to your requirements i.e. the things which one is looking for as a feature for their website. If you are a Beginner WordPress developer and want to install WordPress theme for you business and have very less Knowledge about WordPress theme installation, then it will be a little bit tricky for you to install it. Let’s have a quick overview on how you can Install WordPress theme in three different ways.




Method 1: Installation Through WordPress Admin Theme Search:

In order to follow this method, you need to sign in the admin area of your WordPress. After that, click on Appearance>> Themes.

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It will take you to the ‘themes page’. You will see a button on the top i.e. ‘Add New’. Click On it and Add new Theme

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It will show you a filter through which you can find the featured, popular, latest or other categories of themes. Based on the recent research you will get a list of themes with latest & Specific Features and you can choose the one which suits you best.

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After choosing your theme you need to hover the mouse and check for its details and Click install. You are required to activate the theme and that’s it.

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WordPress will now install your Business theme and show you a success message along with the link to activate or live preview. Activate WordPress Theme.

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Click on the activate button, and you’ve successfully installed and activated your WordPress theme.

Method 2: Install Theme Through WordPress Admin:

in the  first method that we covered only allows you to install free wordpress themes that are available in the WordPress.org theme’s directory. But what if you want to install a “premium” WordPress theme from your Business or companies like ChimpGroupStudioPressiThemes, etc.

This method allows you to install wordpress theme both paid and free. First, download the zip file of your particular theme.

Login admin area and then go to the Appearance>>Themes.

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Once you are on the themes page, You need to add a new theme click on the Add New button at the top.

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On the next screen, click on the Upload Theme button at the top and Upload the New Theme.

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Automatically it will prompt you to add zip file. Choose Zip File and Install it

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Click on the activate button, and you’ve successfully installed and activated your WordPress theme.

Method 3: Install Theme Through FTP:

This is the third method. It is quite adventurous. You can take it to the next level. Setup the FTP and then follow the Path WP-Content/Themes/.

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Upload the theme folder. Unzip the theme folder before uploading it to the FTP. Upload it and then go in the admin area and you can see the theme uploaded over there. You can see it in Appearance >>Themes and you can activate the theme. That’s it.

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In short, installing WordPress theme includes easy steps. A beginner needs to follow the step and understand quick and easy methods in order to install WordPress themes.

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