How to Install a Theme on WordPress

Installing a theme on WordPress is just a simple process, in just some simple steps. The tutorial below helps you install the theme on WordPress with screenshots to help you during the installation. Themes on WordPress are generally bought and installed to ease your work.

The tutorial below uses short succinct sentences to bring the steps to you in simple steps. Let’s dive into the tutorial.  A demo theme is installed on your domain as soon as the WordPress is installed on it.

Installation Tutorial with Screenshots

Open WordPress​

Open WordPress by adding a forward slash / ahead of your domain and writing wp-admin.

For an instance

You will be redirected to the login page of WordPress – Put your credentials (The one you chose during the installation of WordPress from cPanel) to log in and access the WordPress dashboard.

wordpress login page

WordPress Dashboard

After you have logged in to your WordPress you will be redirected to a WordPress dashboard with the sidebar on the left.

Scroll to Appearance on Sidebar

After scrolling to Appearance on the sidebar press ‘Themes’ you will be redirected to the theme installation panel, you can install a theme from the WordPress theme gallery or ‘Upload’ your theme from your computer.

Press 'Add New' Theme

To install the theme, press ‘Add New’ and you will redirected to another page where you can choose from a WordPress Gallery or Upload your own theme. 

Press 'Upload Theme'

If you wish to upload a theme, Press ‘Upload Theme’. A small area on the screen will appear where you can upload a .ZIP File (Dot Zip File).

Upload the Theme of your Choice | ZIP File

Choose the theme of your choice – The file must be a .ZIP file and Press Install Now.

Activate Theme

Wait till the theme is installed and then Press the ‘Activate Button’. The theme is installed and activated, you can add or remove any plugins that are required for seamless working of your theme by clicking the ‘Plugins’ option in the sidebar. 

View of Activated Theme

Once the theme is installed and activated you can visit the website and view your theme. You can further modify the outlook of the theme, Add Pages and change whatever style you want in your theme.

Demo Theme View

The Installation of theme on WordPress is just this simple, for more tutorials visit our YouTube Channel.