In this video I’ll show how to:
– install Featured theme
– download and install free or payed theme
After you installed WordPress, and got default theme it is time to install new theme because default is…not pretty 🙂
Type www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin. Then type in Username and Password and you are in Dashboard.
For the begining it is best to use some of the Featured themes
1. Go to:
2. Choose one of featured themes, for example Expound and click “Install”.
You’ll get message “Successfully installed the theme Expound 1.8.”
3. Then click “Activate”. You’ll get message “New theme activated.”
Click “Visit Site”. Your new theme is on.
You can find more then 900 themes in Appearence/Themes/Install Themes,
scroll down and click “Find Themes” or
-you can search web for free wordpress themes or
-as example go to
or any other site offering free themes
4. Go to www.wpexplorer.com/top-free-themes/
Choose one you like, click on it. You need to have an account and to be logged in
Again, under free themes find your theme, cklick on it, and then click “Download”
Zip file is downloaded. No need to unpack it.
5. Back to your Dashboard/Appearence/Themes/Install Themes/Upload
Choose file – find downloaded theme .zip and click “Install Now” then “Activate”.
Or You can go to Appearence/Themes and find your new theme and cliclk “Activate”
Your new theme is active. There are plenty of themes you can pay for. Most popular website is themeforest.net You can choose theme by category, that suits your website best.
When you choose a theme you can see price, ratings, go to Live Preview. Then, when you click “Purchase”, you’ll get message “You must be signed in to make a purchase”
Then Create Account or if you already have one Sign in.
When you pay for the theme you’ll get zip file. Then go to step 5, follow the instruction, and install you new theme.
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