How To Install WP Theme After Installing WordPress Blog?

By | October 19, 2016

In our recent post, we talked how to install WP blog after buying a domain name & here we’re going to talk about how to install wp theme after installing WordPress Blog on a domain name.

So, there are many ways that you can use to upload wp theme to your domain name & install it on your wp blog which I’m going to tell you in this post.

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3 Methods: You Can Use to Upload & Install WP Theme

1:- Using WP Dashboard

WordPress itself allows you to seamlessly upload & install themes on your blog. Using WordPress dashboard method is very easy & doesn’t take much time when uploading the files whereas other methods I’m going to give you in this post take lots of time.

So, let’s learn how to use WP Dashboard method:

a) Log into your dashboard.

b) Go to appearance & then Themes.

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c) Click on Add New.

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d) Click on Upload Theme.

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e) Now, choose & upload your theme zip file by clicking on Choose File.

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f) Once the file is ready, click on Install Now & your theme will easy be installed on your blog.

2:- Using FTP Client

This method allows you to easily upload your theme files to your plugins directory using FTP Client (i.e, FileZilla etc) manually & then you can easily install it from the themes panel on your wp dashboard.

3:- Using Domain cPanel File Manager

When you’re logged into your domain cPanel after buying hosting for your domain name, you’ll find there a File Manager in your domain cPanel which you can use to upload files, themes, plugins & other related documents.

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In order to install a theme on your wp blog, simply click the File Manager, go to Public_html > wp-content > Themes & then Upload the theme files to the Themes Folder which you can see on the right side.

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Once the files uploading is finished, Log into your wp dashboard, go to Themes & there you’ll see your new theme will be listed. Now, all you have to install it on your blog.

Hope you will now be able to do it yourself. If you have any issue that comes to you then feel free to ask me in the comments below.

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