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How to Install a Theme to Self Hosted WordPress Site

This tutorial teaches you how to install a theme to a self hosted WordPress website.

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How to Install a Theme to Self-Hosted WordPress Website

To install a theme to a WordPress site you will need access to one of two things; the website’s root file via FTP, or access to the website’s WordPress dashboard.

In this tutorial you will learn how to install a theme to a self hosted WordPress website. The theme in this tutorial was purchased from ThemeForest.net. Most self hosted WordPress websites will follow the same method of theme installation. Uploading a theme can be done from the WordPress admin panel and through ftp software like FileZilla. These are a few of the essential steps in the beginning process of how to make a website.

About WordPress

WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as a full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins and widgets and themes, WordPress is limited only by your imagination. (And tech chops.) Cool Webs has a cool tutorial on Yoast SEO here.

Install a Theme from ThemeForest

ThemeForest is part of Envato Market. At ThemeForest you can buy and sell HTML templates as well as themes for popular CMS products like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal. Items are priced on the complexity, quality and use of the file, furthermore, the total price also includes a Buyer Fee.

and finally, here’s the video

How to Install a Theme to Self Hosted WordPress Site

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