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How to install a theme on your WordPress blog

How to install a theme on your WordPress blog
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How to install a theme on WordPress blog

After finishing the setup of a WordPress blog, this is a step 5 in the article How to start a WordPress blog easily (from A to Z) that I introduced to you before. You should install the new theme for your blog. Installing a new theme will make it more professional and looks nice.

You should choose a suitable one for your site. Example if your blog is about travel then you need to choose a theme related to travel. This will help to attract more audiences and leads. So that the article below I will guide you how to install a theme on WordPress blog

How to install a theme on WordPress blog

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There’re 2 methods to install a new theme on WordPress blog

I. Install a theme that is available on WordPress

Those are almost free themes that are available for install directly and free of charge on WordPress. To do this, you need to login to your Admin dashboard and do some steps below

1. Login to your Admin dashboard with your username + password

2. Go to Appearance -> Themes

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3. Choose Add New at the top of page

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4. The page then shows you hundreds of free themes. You can choose any of them to use. Example if you want a theme for your Travel WordPress blog, just type a “travel” in the search box at the top right corner. As the image below

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5. Hover the mouse over the theme you select, then choose Preview to see it first or choose Install to install that theme

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After installing the theme you choose, you need to activate it in order to use properly. Just simple press the Active button as below

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That’s all you need about how to install a theme on WordPress blog. It’s really easy and simple. You can achieve just in less than 5 minutes. Using a free theme saves you an amount of bucks at the beginning. Furthermore, if you spend a time to research, sometimes you can get a professional free theme that worth to use, however, it’s not so many.

II. Install a theme by uploading a theme package

You use this function when you download the theme somewhere on the internet and want to use it at your blog. If you buy the theme from providers, you will also receive the install package to use too.

1. Login to your Admin dashboard with your username + password

2. Go to Appearance -> Themes

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3. Choose Add New at the top of page

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4. Choose Upload Theme at the top left corner

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5. Choose the theme you would like to install from your computer, usually, it’s in .zip format. And the provider gives you this package when you buy. Or someone shares this to you. Press Install Now button to continue installing it.

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6. After installing the theme successfully, you need to activate it to use. Press the Activate text link to activate it. Or you can activate it later in Appearance -> Themes

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You got it. You finally install a new theme for your WordPress blog. It’s really an easy step that everyone can do it. You can install some more themes and test its features as well as its layout before choosing one to use.

Good luck to you,

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