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User Guide How to Install a WordPress Theme

How to Install a WordPress Theme

User Guide

WordPress Version

5.5 *

Demo theme:

Real Estate

*When using other versions some differences are possible to occur

** Screenshots were taken from a PC

Table of Contents

1. Install WordPress theme ZIP file via your Dashboard

2. Install WordPress theme ZIP file via FTP


1. Install WordPress theme ZIP file via your Dashboard

This is an example of how you can install any BestWebSoft theme.

This way of installation is preferable when you download the theme folder by using a download link. In this case, you have to extract the ZIP file with the theme to your desktop, and then it will be extracted automatically in your dashboard.

1.1. Download theme (as the example we used Real Estate theme - https://bestwebsoft.com/products/wordpress/themes/Real Estate-car-rental-booking-wordpress-theme/) and make sure that there is a theme zip-folder on your desktop.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

1.2. The ZIP archive you downloaded contains two more files: one with a theme, and a “doc” folder with additional files. You should extract the archive to be able to download it to your WordPress website.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

1.3. Then go to your WordPress admin dashboard. Select Appearance > Themes in the menu on your left.

1.4. Click the “Add New” button at the top of the page.

1.5. Click the “Upload Theme” button.

1.6. Click the “Choose file” button.

1.7. A pop-up window will ask you to choose the file. Select the theme’s zip-folder and click the “Open” button.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

1.8. Click the “Install Now” button.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

1.9. The resulting installation screen will list the installation as successful or note any problems during the install.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

1.10. Click the “Activate” button.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

1.11. Voila - the theme is activated!

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.


2. Install WordPress theme ZIP file via FTP

This is an example of how you can install any BestWebSoft theme via your FTP program.

2.1. Download the necessary theme and make sure that zip-file has appeared on your desktop.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

2.2. The ZIP archive you downloaded contains two more files: one with a theme, and a “doc” folder with the additional files. So you should extract the archive to be able to download it to your WordPress website.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

2.3. Then, you should extract your theme archive. This way you will be able to download it via the FTP program.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

2.4. Read through the “readme file thoroughly to ensure you follow the installation instructions.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

2.5. With your FTP program upload the theme’s folder to /wp-content/themes/ folder in your WordPress directory online (as the example we used Real Estate theme).

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

2.6. Find the Appearance menu on your left and click Themes.

2.7. You will see a list of installed themes.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

2.8. Find the theme you’ve just uploaded and click the “Activate” button.

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

2.9. Voila - BestWebSoft theme is activated!

As the example we used Real Estate theme, but the instruction can be applied to any BestWebSoft theme.

Thank you!

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