Small Business Help And Training

Installing A Wordpress Theme

Step by step instructions about installing a theme.

All WordPress Themes install the same way.

In brief:

  1. Download the Theme to your computer.
  2. With an FTP program, access your site’s server.
  3. Upload (copy) the Theme to the /wp-content/plugins folder.
  4. In your WordPress Administration Panels, click on Plugins from the menu at the top.
  5. You should see your new Plugin listed. If not, with your FTP program, check the folder to see if it is installed. If it isn’t, upload the file(s) again. If it is, delete the files and upload them again.
  6. To turn the WordPress Plugin on, click Activate on the far right side of the list.
  7. Check your Administration Panels or WordPress blog to see if the Plugin is working.

In detail:

In your downloads folder, create a new folder wordpress plugins.

In the wordpress plugins folder create a new folder with the name of the theme.

Download the Theme to the named folder.

Unzip the Theme

With an FTP program, access your site's server.

Upload (copy) the Theme to /wp-content/themes folder on your server.




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