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How to delete WordPress theme

This tutorial will show you how to delete installed theme in WordPress


Remove theme from admin panel

1. Open WordPress admin panel

2. Go to Appearance>Themes

3. Activate the default WordPress theme (Twenty Ten). You can’t delete the active theme. Do not delete the default WordPress theme.

4. Now you can delete any other theme. Use the Delete link under the theme thumbnail


Removing theme through FTP

1. Using FTP manager login to your server and open the WordPress installation folder

2. Go to wp-content/themes and delete the required folder.


Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:
How to delete WordPress theme

How to delete WordPress theme, 2.0 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
  • Alex Ross

    Not sure what you mean by “remove the history of the theme from my site”.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=709022490 Reel Art

    Thanks for the quick, efficient instructions!