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How to Manually Install a Theme on WordPress Using the Admin Dashboard?

You downloaded a new theme from a trusted website and want to install it on your WordPress site using the WordPress Admin area. If that”s the case, follow this tutorial.

1. log in to your WordPress admin dashboard.

2. Under the dashboard menu, hover over “Appearance” and click on “Themes“.
 Manually Install a Theme on WordPress

3. Click on “Upload Themes“.
 Manually Install a Theme on WordPress


4.
 Click on Browse and chose a theme, which is compressed in a ZIP file, from your PC/Laptop. If your ZIP file contains a folder like “upload“, first extract the content of uploaded files and the compressed theme file. Click on “Install Now“.
 Manually Install a Theme on WordPress

5. It will take a few minutes to upload a theme, and then if it is successfully installed, it will show a message like “Theme installed successfully“. Now click on “Activate“.
 Manually Install a Theme on WordPress

Congratulations, you manually installed and activated a new WordPress theme.

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