How to install WordPress themes

how to install WordPress themes

Here you are going to learn how to install and activate WordPress themes. There are two ways to install themes in WordPress. First, you can search theme and install it. In the second method, you can download the theme from any other website and upload it to your site then activate it.

Now you are going to learn this two ways step by step with the help of screenshot.

Search and install the theme from WordPress themes

This is the easiest way to install the themes because in this step you are going to search the themes from the WordPress theme directory using keyword and filter option and then install it. If you already know the theme name then you can easily find it using the search option.

The first thing you need to login into your admin page in that Go to Appearance -> Themes


In themes, you can see ADD NEW button, on clicking that you can see two option search and upload. Click the search option -> Search box will appear put your theme name or keyword in that box and press search button.



In the search option, you can select your theme color, layout, column using the given filter option. After filtering this, go to Find a Theme button.


All themes will come according to your search-related keyword. In that, you can choose your favorite theme. You can see preview also and then press Install now option.


Now your theme getting ready to install. After installing the theme you have to activate it using the activate option. Wow, you are done installing the theme using the search option.


Download the theme and install it into your site

Now you can download your favorite themes from any website and install it into your site. There are many websites providing free themes and premium themes. You can search your themes and downloaded it in zip format. To install that theme Go to Appearance -> Themes -> ADD NEW -> Upload.


In that Browse your downloaded themes and give Install. Now your theme unzips the package and gets installed.


After installing your theme you need to activate it using Activate option. Now your theme gets activated.


That’s it, you successfully installed and activated your theme now go to the front end and see your newly activated themes. If you find this tutorial useful you can share it.