Installing a WordPress Theme – DIY Guide
What is a WordPress theme?
Do I need a WordPress theme?
How to Install WordPress theme?
Now you know what exactly a theme is, the next thing is to find and install a WordPress theme for yourself. There are 2 easy ways from which you can install a WordPress theme without have any technical knowledge.
1) Installing a WordPress theme directly from Website
Now, you have to go first to Appearance -> Themes and click on the Add New button. Next, you’ll see the screen having a list of the themes available for free. Choose Install or preview from the options.
2) Uploading zip to your website
In this you have to go first on the wordpress.org/themes site and then choose a theme to download. Once you have find out the theme just click on download button it will download as a zip file.
If you have bought the pro version from any theme shop or from themeforest. Just upload the pro version the same way as we did here for this free theme
After that click on Activate link to activate the theme.
Things to check before installing a WordPress theme?
2) Demo Content:
These days a lot of WordPress theme authors provide you a feature known as Demo Import. This feature comes handy when you do not want to build your website from scratch. Instead of it, you want to use existing demo content from the site and modify it according to your specific requirements.
Make sure the theme has some good reviews also so that you know at least this is a good WordPress theme to get started.