How to Install a WordPress Theme

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WordPress themes are one of the most important parts of a WordPress site. A theme decides the look and feel of the website and also decides if a website loads quickly or slowly.

There are two ways by which we can install a theme:

  • From the WordPress theme repository
  • Manually uploading the zip file

In this post, we will take a look at the first method.

ALSO READ: How to Install a WordPress Plugin

Time needed: 5 minutes.

How to install a WordPress theme from the theme repository

  1. Open the theme repository

    Open the WordPress theme repository by going to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress dashboard. After that, click on Add New.WordPress New Theme

  2. Search for the theme

    Using the search box, search for the theme that you want. In my case, I searched for Zerif Lite.Theme Search

  3. Install the theme

    When you find your theme, click on Install. After its installed, click on Activate.Install the Theme

Congratulations! You have successfully installed a new theme on your WordPress site! If you have any queries or suggestions, then please let me know in the comments down below.

ALSO READ: What is WordPress? For Beginners

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I am the founder of WPSteam. I am currently doing my B.Tech in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, India

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