Steps on How to Install WordPress theme

Facing problem to install wordpress theme then below article on how to Install WordPress theme is for you. After going through this article you can easily understand and will be able to install theme on wordpress.

First impression of your blog is appearance means visitor must be impressed by your website look means how does it appear. To give your blog attractive look there are various themes are available in wordpress or you can download various themes from other websites also and can upload them to your wordpress blog.

How to Install WordPress theme


Direct download and install

  • Log in to your wordpress account
  • In left side panel there is an option called Appearance
  • Put your mouse pointer on them and click on Theme option
  • Here Install theme option is given, click on it
  • All these themes appeared here are official wordpress themes, so choose any one according to your need and install it
  • This is a direct method means you can directly choose from available themes and easily install it

Also read: How to choose WordPress theme

Upload and install

In this option you can download themes from other websites and then can upload to your wordpress blog and to do so follow given below steps.

  • First of all download any theme you like which will be zip file
  • Repeat first four steps of above method
  • Here upload option is given, click on it
  • Now choose your zip file and upload it
  • After that theme will appear at there
  • Now just click on activate button and your theme is installed
  • Install through C Panel
  • If you have c panel access for your host then you can install theme using it and for that follow given steps
  • First of all log in to your C panel
  • Open the C Panel File Manager and navigate to the Themes folder which is located in the wp-content folder
  • Upload your theme file
  • Extract the file by selecting it in C Panel and then clicking on Extract File Contents

Install using FTP

You can use this method only if you have access to your website’s server and if you have then follow given steps

  • First of all download FTP program and install it
  • Then download zip file of theme and unzip it
  • Now log in to your site server from FTP
  • Navigate to the wp-content/themes folder
  • Create a new folder for the theme, so final directory structure should look like wp-content/themes/your folder
  • Here you will already find some theme files when you extract it
  • Upload downloaded theme files to this newly-created directory (Upload extracted folder, don’t upload zip file)

There are the methods of installing themes to your WordPress blog and I am sure that after now you can install it easily but if you face any problem them kindly mention us in comment section below.


Jay, who loves to blog and to share experience of his blogging career. I am here to help you all those new bloggers who want to make this blogging as their career. Apart from blogging I like to make new friends and want to travel each and every corner of the World.

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