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How To Install Theme In WordPress Via Dashboard Or Using FTP File Uploads


WordPress is a famous open source script for creating blog. WordPress themes are easily available on internet for free .In WordPress you can install and uninstall new theme any time without any coding knowledge .By change your wordpress them you can change complete look of your website or blog .

You can use two 2 methods to install new theme in wordpress . One is using FTP or file transfer protocol such as Filezilla and the second is install theme using theme panel from WordPress dashboard .Know the question is which method you should choose ? Then i recommend always try to use FTP client method to upload theme files , Because you if theme file is more than 2 MB then sometime display errors during upload . If you are using wordpress dashboard to install theme .

A WordPress theme changes the design of your website, often including its layout. Changing your theme changes how your site looks on the front-end, i.e. what a visitor sees when they browse to your site on the web. There are thousands of free WordPress themes in the  though many WordPress sites use custom themes.

Install theme using WordPress dashboard

In this method login to your wordpress admin dashboard .Then click on Appearance >Themes .

Go to Themes Tab and upload theme

First step is login to WordPress dashboard and go to the Appearance >Themes.  Then click on the “ADD New” button of upper left of screen .

Upload Theme” button appears, then click on it. click on Choose File and upload your theme file . it must be .zip format .After file upload theme installation complete . After that go Appearance >Themes and then click on activate button .

Note: Sometimes during theme upload wordpress shows an error that is about “out of memory” or “you have no permission ” . These errors due to file size . So have to install wordpress theme using FTP client .

Install WordPress Theme Using FTP client

To install wordpress theme via FTP client you have to download theme files on your local pc . Upload WordPress theme files using FTP client , this is the best method to install themes .

To upload WordPress theme files login to your hosting account using FileZilla . Then go to WordPress root folder .Open the folder wp-content > themes . 

Unzip the theme folder and upload all files to themes folder .When the file upload complete theme installation complete . After that go Appearance >Themes and activate  .

Note : Child theme is different than normal theme you to install child you can’t use this method .