How to change your WordPress theme

Step 1: Install new WordPress theme

To get started, you need to install the new WordPress theme that you want to use.

To do that:

  • Go to Appearance → Themes
  • Click on Add New

If you found your theme at, you can search for it by name and click the install button:

And if you purchased a premium theme or otherwise have a ZIP file, you can upload the ZIP file by clicking the Upload Theme button: Once you install your new theme, don’t click the activate button yet, though.