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How to Install WordPress Themes

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][videogallery id=”how_to_install_theme_list”][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]How to get a new WordPress Website Layout:

First step to changing a layout of your WordPress – you have to to install a brand new WordPress theme. Therefore first step is to log in to your WordPress admin page and go directly to “Appearance” and then “Themes”.

Installing and Activating Selected Theme from WordPress Directory

Here, you’ll see many of the themes or templates you might have presently installed in the application. In order to get a new theme or new template for your WordPress website – you have to select one, install it and then activate it. Easy steps 1) Select your theme from hundreds of themes that are provided by WordPress. 2) Install your selected theme. 3) Click on “Activate” to Activate your theme and therefore instantly publish your new website layout life.

Two Main Ways That Allow You to Add a New Layout to Your WordPress

There are always two ways to add themes to your WordPress Website. The first way is to browse existing “Free Themes” in a WordPress directory. However many of these “Free Themes” are very limited in abilities and functions. Free Themes are perfect for immature, not serious, daily blogging on your WordPress Site. Second way is to upload your Purchased Theme though zip file in “Upload Theme” section. Your simplicity of work, editing and customizing your site and layout will depend on the price, type and functionality of your purchased theme. Most WordPress Themes range in price between $9 to $175. It is highly recommended to buy a fully functional, professional, responsive, modern theme in order to avoid further frustration, waste of time and unknown errors.

Installing WordPress Theme from WordPress Themes Free Directory

The easiest way and free way is obviously to install themes on WordPress site from directory of WordPress themes. Here you will find many themes from WordPress Free directory of themes to install them and activate them.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-envira” title=”Step 1 – Sign In to Your WordPress Website” tab_id=”1478404785011-7b9ac619-64f6″ add_icon=”true”][vc_column_text]Sign In to Your WordPress Account - StudyWP WordPress Tutorials

Description of step 1: In order to install new theme, you have to be logged in to your WordPress Website. To log in to your WordPress website just use your website’s name and add to it ” /wp-admin ” at the end. For example:  www. Your-Site-Name-Here .com /wp-admin and then hit enter to go to your website’s admin log-in page. This is a default setting for all admin users to log in.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-wpforms” title=”Step 2 – Go to “Appearances“ and then click on “Themes“” tab_id=”1478404785016-7c97d6c8-03bd” add_icon=”true”][vc_column_text]Appearances Themes

Description of step 2: Here you will be able to go to your control panel of Themes. Once you point your mouse on word “Appearance” – click on “Themes” and you will see list of your currently installed WordPress Themes. If you just installed your WordPress Application then it will come with default, generic and very simple Themes that need to be replaced for easier navigation and better settings within your WordPress Application.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-star” title=”Step 3 – At the top corner click “Add New“ to Look for Themes” tab_id=”1478404971448-1b9f01e7-eed2″ add_icon=”true”][vc_column_text]Adding a New Theme in WordPress Application

Description of step 3: In order to view your active theme, you have to be on “Themes” location. Once you are in “Themes” you should go to the top left corner and click on “Add New” to select one of the “Free Themes” from Free WordPress Directory of Themes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-share” title=”Step 4 – Filtering Search – “Feature Filter“ to Find Better Themes” tab_id=”1478405033732-a37f3486-af81″ add_icon=”true”][vc_column_text]Feature Filter to Filter Themes StudyWP

Description of step 4:  It is better to use “Advanced Filter” or “Feature Filter” to navigate through all the themes to the one that you need the most. I recommend using “Feature Filter” to look for “Full Width Layouts” which are most likely to be a lot better at being “Responsive”. You do want to have a responsive theme in order to make your website mobile-friendly and appear good in phones, tablets and other devices. Even though these are free themes and it’s harder to get a fully responsive layout there – you can still use these settings to filter out not responsive, bad looking themes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-pencil-square-o” title=”Step 5 – Filtering Search – “Feature Filter“ to Find Better Themes” tab_id=”1478405120493-73af4678-54d1″ add_icon=”true”][vc_column_text]applying filters to search results of free themes

Description of step 5: it is better to choose these options as you see it on the screenshot of “step 5”. Custom Menu is a good option to have. This Custom Menu is useful in creating Custom Navigation Bars where your pages will be located (horizontally or vertically in terms of Navigation). Full Width Template would most likely get you “Responsive and Modern” Themes to Choose. Theme Options check marked will get you Themes with settings and options that will allow you to edit certain elements of your design easier and better.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-cogs” title=”Step 6 – Select Layout, Select Your Type, Click on “Apply Filters“” tab_id=”1478405197179-8a4cb5b7-2c9f” add_icon=”true”][vc_column_text]Appy Filters to Theme Search WordPress Free Theme Installation

Description of step 6: In order to get the right theme for your website, you have to apply certain check marks on you filters. If you are looking to have a sidebar on your website – then select a check mark that best applies to the type of sidebar that you looking for. If you want your posts and categories with entire navigation to be displayed in the vertical manner at the right side of your website then choose “Right Sidebar”. By default most themes come with some kind of sidebar. Some Themes have multiple options for choosing “Left Sidebar” or “Right Sidebar” and some might even have an option of Full Width “No Sidebar” which allows full screen view of entire page. It is also good to select your type of website. Are you planning to sell products on your site and you are building a small online store? Then check mark an option  to the right “E-Commerce”. If you are just a blogger then you can check mark option “Blog”. Choose your options. These settings are optional and not mandatory to select. You can browse Themes by scrolling up and down at any time. But it is the best way to navigate through hundreds of Themes and to select the best one out of all Free Themes. Please note that in many cases these “Free Themes” have a huge lack of features. Therefore it is totally worth looking for a paid Theme. Paid and Premium Themes don’t cost too much. Price ranges between $9 and $100 or more, usually. For about $40 or $55 you can get one of the best and most SEO friendly themes out there. So continue reading this article and you will see below where to find “Best and SEO Friendly, Responsive and Professional Premium Themes” that you can buy at affordable price and make your website appear professional.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-check” title=”Step 7 – Found Your Theme? If yes then “Install & Activate“” tab_id=”1478405269312-b73f49ef-e496″ add_icon=”true”][vc_column_text]Install and Activate Theme in WordPress

Description of step 7:  So it is important to find a good theme. If you are looking for free theme then try to install few themes and activate them to test them one by one. Please note that if you install too many themes – they will take up some space on your hosting. Therefore if your hosting is cheap and has low storage, I don’t recommend installing more than 10 themes. You can always clean your hosting and delete these bad themes that you installed and didn’t like them. However, it will most likely require FTP connection to your hosting and manual removal of these themes. Therefore install only up to 10 themes to try different ones. You can activate them one by one to test them. If you need an amazing, comfortable and the best SEO friendly theme then learn here below on how to find a best source of Premium Themes for your WordPress website.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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