We all know that a theme plays a vital role in the design of a website if it is built on WordPress. You are at the right location if you are looking to install a new WordPress theme on your website. In this blog, we will tell you how to add a new WordPress theme to your website.
In this post, we will tell about the top two methods to install a new WordPress theme stated below:
Install WordPress themes through FTP
Install WordPress themes through cPanel
Installing WordPress Themes Through FTP
When someone’s server security doesn’t allow them to install themes from the dashboard or show some errors, then you can use this method. Along with that, the FTP is a perfect option for the users who want to upload many themes at once. The users can call it manual WordPress theme installation. The users need to follow the steps mentioned below:
- First Step
First of all, you need to log into their site through the FTP and after that, you have to browse to the folder named themes under the directory wp-content. Open the themes folder and upload the extracted theme in it which you have downloaded from the Themeforest or any other online theme store.
Please Note : Unzip the Folder before Uploading to the themes folder.
- Second Step
The users have to log into their WordPress site and browse to the Appearance option. After that, click on the themes option to activate Total.
Installing WordPress Themes through cPanel
If you want to install WordPress themes through cPanel, then you have to follow this guide. This step by step guide will let you install WordPress themes easily.
- Step One
First of all, the user needs to login to their cPanel account. They need to use their username and password to access to their account.
- Step Two
Once you have entered in the cPanel, you have to click on File Manager under files.
- Step Three
After entering the file manager, you have to click on the public_html option.
- Step Four
Go to the wp-content and then themes. After that, click on the Upload option at the top of the screen.
- Step Five
This is the last step where you have to select the zip file from the computer. After that, the uploading will start to your server. Extract the zip folder. Now login to your WordPress dashboard and click on the appearance option. In the themes option, you will find the uploaded theme there and click on the Activate button to upload the WordPress theme.
keep in mind to unzip the theme folder after uploading the theme.
We believe that this step by step guide will assist you to install the WordPress themes. Do Catch us on Social Circle and if you feel something is missing then please let us know using the comment section below.
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