Install Themeforest Theme on WordpressThemeforest Install Theme on Wordpress
Get full step-by-step instruction on how to install a WordPress theme for novices in this Getting Started manual. We' ll discuss three different ways to install a WordPress theme. The installation of a WordPress theme is simple. Remember that when you enable a new design, it will alter the look and feel of your website.
When you switch from an already designed WordPress theme, you should take a look at our check list of the things you need to do before you change WordPress topics. When you want to install a free WordPress theme from the WordPress.org theme folder, the simplest way is to use the WordPress Administrator theme finder.
First, you need to log into your WordPress administration area. Then click on "Presentation " Topics. As soon as you are on the topic page, click the Add New icon at the top. The next window allows you to choose from the following themes: Featured WordPress Topics, Popular WordPress Topics, Latest WordPress Topics, Find a particular theme, or Find topics with particular functions.
On the basis of your query, you will see a topic or a group of topics that match your query. For our case we were looking for the blogs topic Slipstream. If you see the topic you want to install, just move your cursor over the thumbnail. The Installation, Previews, and Detail buttons are displayed.
Continue and click the Install icon. Now WordPress installs your design and shows you a successful completion together with the activation and/or real-time previews links. When you click the Enable radio button, your WordPress theme is successfully deployed and enabled. Hint: According to the topic, it is possible to define extra setting items, which you have to configurate either via the topic Customizing or via a seperate option field.
In the first case, the only way we discussed is to install free topics that are available in the WordPress.org theme folder. What if you want to install a commercially "premium" WordPress theme from a company like ThemeLab, StudioPress, iThemes, etc.? What if you want to install a customized design?
Well, in this case you have to install the design using the up-loading method of your WordPress administrator. Begin by download the zip of the theme you bought from a marketing place or commercially available theme supplier. Then log into your WordPress administration area and click Appearance " Topics.
As soon as you are on the topic page, click the Add New icon at the top. Click the Upload Theme icon at the top of the next page. Choose the desired installation and click Install Now. When your design is up and running, you will see a successful completion notice along with the activation and design previews links.
When you click the Enable radio button, your WordPress theme is successfully deployed and enabled. Dependent on the topic, it can include extra setting choices that you must either set via the topic customization mode or via a dedicated option field. Please note: The Topic Submission feature is only available for self-hosted WordPress.org members.
When you use WordPress.com, you will not see this because it restricts you. To use the function to submit user-defined themes, you must use self-hosted WordPress.org (see this paper explaining the differences between Self hosted WordPress.org and WordPress.com). When you want to change from WordPress.com to WordPress.org, see our WordPress.com to WordPress.org to learn how to correctly do this.
When you feel like adventure and want to take it to the next step, you can find out about the installation of WordPress topics via FTP. After you have finished reading the above articles and having set up and set up your FTP client, please reconnect to your FTP server. When you are there, just load up the design file of your choice.
Please note that you need to unpack the folder before uploading a design via FTP. As soon as you have submitted the design, you must go to your administration area and click on Appearance " Designs. There you should see the topic you are uploading listet. Move your cursor over the theme and click the activation icon.
Hopefully this step-by-step tutorial has help you install a WordPress theme on your website. You can see this item with the screen shots of the WordPress 3.9 release. As WordPress continues to evolve, we will do our best to keep this manual up to date. Please unsubscribe to our YouTube Channel for WordPress Videos tutorial if you liked this one.