WordPress themes – install

18/05/2010

Installing a WordPress theme in your web-to-print and dynamic imaging website is quick and easy. There are 2 ways to do it depending on where you found the theme.

Built-in theme search / installation

WordPress has a built-in engine for theme search and install. This process is almost identical to the plugin installation.

To proceed with theme search/install navigate to Appearance / Add New Themes. You can find themes by tag, author or term, feature filtering is also available. WordPress themes install

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WordPress theme install

To install a theme from the search results, click the corresponding Install button under the theme preview image.
Don’t forget to activate the theme after you’ve installed it. WordPress theme activation

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Upload theme files

Another way to install WordPress themes is to upload the theme .zip archive containing the source files. Use this option when you wish to install a theme that you’ve found without using the built-in search/install WordPress option (ex. some free themes website).

Upload and install WordPress theme

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Navigate to Appearance / Add New Themes / Upload , browse for the theme’s .zip archive on your hard drive and hit Install.

Assistance

Do not expect the themes to be perfect. Many free themes have minor faults just as the paid ones do. Fixing a theme does need some special skills and knowledge. The best place to start is to email the theme author or get assistance.

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