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How To Install WordPress Theme For Beginners

Written by Akash Navi

Themes we get them for all the blogging platforms, but when it come to WordPress we have some very unique looking and attractive themes which we can use to improve the appearance of our blogs and websites on which we have installed WordPress. There are many companies who are developing themes for WordPress and some of theme are Theme Forest, Genesis, MyThemeShop etc. They have developed very good theme for their user, some are free and most of the themes are paid themes.

In this guide on BloggingChamps.Com I will be telling you the procedure which you need to follow to install WordPress theme for beginners. I will be telling you the method with which you can install theme on your WordPress websites.

Most of the people when they complete the task to install WordPress on their server the next thing they do is installing Plugins on their site. If you want to learn how you can install plugins you can read this linked article.

And after installing plugins the next thing they do is installing a theme on their website or blog to make to look beautiful. So let us now begin with this guide and learn the procedure to install them.

How To Install WordPress Theme For Beginners.

To install theme on your WordPress site the first and foremost thing you need to do is to login into your WP Dashboard by entering your username and password.

When you successfully login in into your dashboard, you will see a sidebar at the left side of your window. In that sidebar take your cursor on Appearance and click on Themes. You can refer the image which I have embedded below.

How To Install WordPress Theme For Beginners.

Once you click on Themes, you will be taken to new webpage from there click on Add New button which you will get at the top of the webpage.

Click on Add New

You will see many themes in front of those all themes are free themes which you can find directly through your WordPress dashboard. Choose one among them and click on Install. But in case if you want to upload and install the theme on your WP site click on Upload. Refer the image embedded below.

Click on Upload Theme

As I said you if you want to choose one theme among the free ones which are showed to you just click on Install. And if you have your theme with you and you want to upload it. Click on Upload Theme.

Choose Theme File

Your file should be .zip file choose your file and click on Install Now. Your theme will be installed on your WP site. And you will see confirmation message on your screen like I have embedded below.

Click on Activate Theme in WordPress

When you see Message on your screen, ‘Successfully installed the theme’ click on Activate.

And you are done, you have successfully installed WordPress Theme on your site. I hope you are clear with all the steps which I have mentioned in this article.

If you have any kind of questions you can leave your comments below.

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