How To Install A WordPress Theme

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To install and activate a new WordPress theme using the WordPress administration interface, follow these steps:

selecting themes in the appearance menu conorbradley web services

  1. Log in to WordPress as the administrator. (
  2. On the left-sidebar select appearance then themes

showing current uploaded themes conorbradley web services

  1. Click Add New.

clicking on upload theme conorbradley web services

  1. Theres two options you have for selecting your new theme. You can either search the available themes on wordpress then click activate.
  2. The other option is to upload a theme you have downloaded in a .ZIP file.
  3. To upload this file press the upload theme box

uploading a wordpress theme conorbradley web services

  1. Click choose file. This will open a dialog box where you need to select your downloaded theme

activating wordpress theme conorbradley web services

  1. Hover over the theme you’ve uploaded and select Activate.



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