What is WordPress theme and how to install it

Here you will learn what is WordPress Theme and How to install WordPress Theme.

What is WordPress Theme?

In a simple word, a WordPress theme is used to define your website view structure. That means, how does your website look, that totally depends on your WordPress theme.

How to Install a WordPress Theme?

If you want to install a WordPress theme, then first you have to log in to your WordPress admin.

After login to your dashboard, you can now install a WordPress theme in two ways.

First Method:

In the first method, your PC or laptop must be connected to the Internet.

After connecting to the internet, Now go to Appearance > Themes section and then click on the Add New button.

WordPress Appearance > Themes section
WordPress Theme add new button

After clicking the Add New button, Now you can see so many free themes. You can install and use these themes freely.

I have chosen a theme for you. the theme name is VT Blogging, and I think it is another perfect WordPress theme for blogging.

So, To install the VT Blogging theme first, search the theme name in the search bar, then install and activate it.

search vt blogging theme
installing and activating vt blogging theme

After activating the VT blogging theme, now click on the name of your site which is on the left corner to see how your website looks.

visit your wp site

Second Method:

In the Second Method, You can manually install a WordPress theme.

So, to do this, first, go to the https://wordpress.org/themes/, and here you can see all the free WordPress themes. Choose any one according to your choice and download the zip file of the WordPress theme.

downloading wordpress theme from wordpress.org

But, before installing the theme, if you want to see this what will look your website after installing the theme then click on the theme and then click on the preview button.

click on the wordpress theme
how to preview of a wordpress theme

So, after downloading the Zip file of the WordPress theme, go to your WordPress Dashboard then go to the Appearance > Themes > Add New > Upload Theme. After that choose the downloaded Zip file and then click on the install button.

WordPress Appearance > Themes section
WordPress Theme add new button
wp theme upload button
choose wp theme and click on the install button

Now Click on the Activate to Activate your installed WordPress Theme.

Activation of the installed WordPress Theme


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