Dealing with theme from WordPress

Dealing with theme from WordPress themes repository

After logging in on the left sidebar click on Appearance by default themes your installed themes are shown. Click Add New in the top left of the screen.

Add New Themes to WordPress

Add Themes from WordPress.org


 

Click on your selected theme for more information.

Wordpress Options Theme InstallYou can click X to return to themes repository.

Click < to go to your previous theme or > to go to the next theme. This is great to see the theme in Live Preview, meaning you can see a predicated look at the theme. (Better to Activate the theme and check your website. You can always change back later). After you select you theme click Install. Next screen will ask you to Activate the theme.



How to Upload a theme

If you have purchased a theme or downloaded a free one. Go to Appearance >> Themes >> Add New  >> then Click Upload Theme.

Upload WordPress Theme
Browse to the theme .zip file on you computer and click upload. The time varies depending on internet speed, so be patient

Upload Your Theme in a .zip format

Upload Your Theme in a .zip file

Once the theme is activated and you are happy.


Delete all unused or unwanted theme

To delete a theme. Go to Appearance, click themes and again you will see all you installed themes. Click on the ones you don’t want. Notice Delete in the bottom right of the popup window.

Delete WordPress Themes

I always delete unwanted themes and plugins. Keep your website size down. Lean and mean as they say in Kerry.