How to Install a WordPress Theme
WordPress does allow you to download and use custom themes for your blog. If you would like to use a different WordPress theme for your blog web site, first of all you will have to download it to your local machine. You can search for a WordPress themes gallery online and download free themes.
To install a WordPress theme, log in to the WordPress Dashboard panel by using the admin username and password. The URL for the WordPress Dashboard panel is usuallyhttp://YOURDOMAIN.com/wp-admin. When you’re logged in, you should see an option “Appearance” on the left side control panel of the Dashboard.
You will see this screen below:
- To upload a wordpress theme make sure the directory is compressed in a ZIP format.
- Select the upload tab, select browse and select the file theme zip folder saved on your computer and select the upload button.
- If upload correctly the screen will look similar to the image below. If it is successfully uploaded click on the activate button to activate the theme.