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WordPress. How to install a theme via admin panel

Daniel Morales March 17, 2014
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This tutorial will show you how to install a WordPress theme through the WordPress admin panel.

WordPress. How to install a theme via admin panel

1. Open the WordPress admin panel, and go to the Appearance>Themes menu.

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2. At the top, click the Add New button.

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3. Then click the Upload button to upload the theme package file from your computer.

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4. When the upload is complete, you need to activate the theme. Click the Activate button.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

WordPress. How to install a theme via admin panel

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  • Mei93h

    How do you ‘archive’ a theme? I’m having trouble browsing my theme that I downloaded.

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    • Anonymous

      In order to archive a theme you need to have WinZip software installed. Open the template package, open the theme### folder, right click on it and Select Winzip>Add To theme###.zip
      The upload the theme###.zip package into your admin panel.

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  • Anonymous

    We regret that you are having difficulties with the template installation. All templates offered by our company can be easily installed through the WordPress admin panel.

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  • Bethknight1234

    The tutorial video is all for PCs. I’m using WinZip MAC edition to zip the files, but WordPress won’t take them. What should I do?

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    • Anonymous

      Please make sure you are trying to install .ZIP archive. It should work file on both MAC or PC

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  • Anonymous

    If you have issues with extracting files on MAC you can check the following video tutorial:
    http://info.template-help.com/extract-archived-files-mac-os.html

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