Now Let’s say you have a WordPress website, with a default design and you want to change the design of your site, into something different which is according to you
You can do that easily after installing a WordPress theme.
In this article we are gonna see how you can install a theme in WordPress.
To install a theme in WordPress, there are 2 methods-
1- By using the WordPress search.
2- By using google search.
So Let’s get started. First, let’s understand what is a WordPress theme?
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What is a WordPress Theme?
A WordPress theme is simply the design of your website And if you want to change the design,
all you have to do is To choose a theme you like and then install it on your site.
How to install a WordPress Theme?
To install a theme in WordPress, first you need to find the theme.
So to find the themes for your website, there are 2 methods.
The first method is to install the theme, by using the WordPress search.
1- Install the theme using WordPress search
So to install the theme using “Search”, you’ve go to your
“WordPress dashboard” >> “Appearance” >> “Themes”
You’ll see the current theme of your website.
Now to change it just Click “Add New”
It’ll take you to the page where you can see the number of themes which are installed on your WordPress website.
Select that matches your need or if you have a specific theme in your mind then you can search for it by entering the name of the theme in the search box. You’ll get the theme
Let’s consider you search for the theme called “Lovecraft”
When you click this theme, you can see a preview of how it will look on your website.
To install this theme click “Install” and the theme will be installed on our website.
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You need to activate your theme to make this theme work on your site
So let’s click “Activate” And you will see your theme has been activated.
Now if you go to your website you can see that how it looked before And when you click refresh,
You will see that your website design has been changed.
So This is how you can install a theme in WordPress.
Sometimes you might not find the theme which you need on the WordPress search.
In that case, how will you get a theme and install it on your website?
So now, let’s know about the 2nd method, which is to find a WordPress theme, using google search.
2- To find a WordPress theme using Google search
So to find the theme you want using Google, open Google.
Now all you have to do is search for the type of site you’re looking to build space WordPress Theme.
For ex- blog themes, e-commerce themes, etc
Let’s say you want a Blog theme,
Just type “Blog space WordPress Theme” and press enter and you’ll get a loads of result.
Now, you can choose any theme from the results.
You will find a variety of blog themes which you can install on your website.
Take a look at all these themes and choose the one you want.
So this is how you can find a desirable theme using the google search
Now once you have found a theme which matches your need the question arises How to install the theme in WordPress?
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To Install the theme click “download” and You will get the theme in a zip format.
Now how do you install this theme, on WordPress?
Next let’s see how you can install a theme which comes in a zip format.
So to install this theme on our WordPress website, we need to upload this file, to WordPress.
- To upload this theme, let’s go back to our WordPress dashboard and then click “Add New”.
- Now instead of using the search box, click on the “Upload Themes”
- After that Click “Choose file” and select the theme which you’ve downloaded.
- Click “Install” to install the theme, and then click ‘Activate’.
The theme will be activated on our website, So now if you go to your website,
You will see that how your site was before and after we click refresh, You’ll see that, your website design has changed.
So this was all about how you can install a theme
in WordPress, by uploading the zip file
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