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    Installing a theme on WordPress is one of the first things you're going to have to learn if you've just purchased or created a website.

    Finding the right theme might take some time, especially if this is your first website.

    Also, you'll most likely install a ton of themes before you find the right design for your site.

    Relax, I assure you it's something completely normal.

    We've all been there!

    That's why, as a new webmaster, it's important to know and learn the different methods of installing a theme on WordPress.

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    As with several other features, WordPress developers have developed a user-friendly installation method.

    Quindi, anche se l’installazione di un tema può suonarti come una cosa terrificante, permettimi di renderti la vita più facile eliminando questa tua paura.

    In this article, I'll show you two easy theme installation methods and one that's a bit more advanced.

    1. Directly upload a theme in .zip format to WordPress.
    2. Using the WordPress search function.
    3. Upload a theme to WordPress via FTP (more advanced).

    3 Different methods of installing themes on WordPress

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    To install a theme from the official WordPress directory, you don't need to step away from the admin board.

    The WordPress developers have been kind enough to introduce a search box that allows you to explore all the free themes available in the WordPress archive.

    Method 1: How to install a theme on WordPress automatically

    Following you will find the easiest way to install a theme that is present in the WordPress directory.

    Installation time: 1 minute

    What do you need?

    - WordPress website
    - Internet connection.
    - Name of the theme to search for.

    Price?

    - Gratis.

    Steps to install a theme automatically on WordPress

    Step 1:
    Click on Appearance -> Themes.
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    Step 2:
    At the top of the page click on "Add New".
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    Step 3:
    Explore the free themes available or search for one using the search field.
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    Step 4:
    Click on "Preview" to see a preview of the theme.
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    Step 5:
    Click on the "Install" button.
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    Step 6:
    Wait a few seconds until the icons stop spinning.
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    Step 7:
    Click on the "Activate" button.
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    The theme is now installed and active. To start using it, you need to go to its settings window to configure it.

    To do this you will need to click "Appearance" and then "Customize".

    If the theme you are installing is a paid theme, in most cases a window will be created in the left bar of the admin board.

    Now let's move on to the other method of installing a WordPress theme.

    Method 2: How to install a .zip theme on WordPress

    Next, you will find the method of installing a theme in .zip format that you downloaded and/or purchased from a developer's site or from Themeforest (il miglior marketplace di temi a pagamento)

    Installation time: 1 minute

    What do you need?

    - WordPress website
    - Internet connection.
    - Theme .zip folder.
    - License of the theme (if it is a paid plugin).

    Price?

    - Gratis.
    - € 0-9999 (depends on theme functionality)

    Steps to install a WordPress theme in .zip format

    Visit Themeforest and choose a suitable theme for your project.

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    Step 2:
    Go to the WordPress dashboard and click on Appearance -> Themes.
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    Step 3:
    At the top of the page, click the "Upload Theme" button.
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    Step 4:
    Click on the button "Choose file" only if the theme is in .zip format.
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    Step 5:
    Select the .zip file from your computer.
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    Step 6:
    Click on the "Install Now" button.
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    Step 7:
    Wait a few seconds for WordPress to complete the installation, and then click "activate".
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    The theme has now been installed correctly and is also active.

    To find the window where you can configure the theme settings you'll have to follow the same steps I mentioned in method 1.

    Method 3: How to install a theme on wordpress via FTP

    For experienced users who know how to work with the File Transfer Protocol (FTP), WordPress allows you to install themes via a third method.

    This method requires manually uploading the files to the server, and then activating the theme through the WordPress admin panel.

    These are the steps you need to follow to install a WordPress theme via FTP:

    1. Scarica e installa gratuitamente FileZilla o qualsiasi altro client FTP
    2. Open the application and connect to your FTP server,
    3. Go to the WordPress folder (usually located in the "www" or "public_html" folder).
    4. Open the wp-content/themes folder
    5. Unzip and extract your new theme there.
    6. Access the WordPress admin panel.
    7. Go to Appearance -> Themes
    8. Search for the newly installed theme
    9. Click on the "Activate" button.

    The theme has now been installed correctly and is also active.

    To find the window where you can configure the theme settings you'll have to follow the same steps I mentioned in method 1.

    Conclusion

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    Come per l’installazione dei plugin, anche i temi possono essere installati su WordPress utilizzando tre differenti metodi.

    While the first two are very easy to follow and allow anyone to quickly and easily install any theme, the third requires some basic FTP knowledge.

    But no matter the technique you used to install your favorite theme, you should now have it in the list of installed themes, from which you can manually enable or disable each one.

    Do you still have doubts about installing a theme on WordPress?

    Contact me, I'd love to help!

    If you have any questions or anything to add to the discussion, add it in the comments.

    I'll see you soon.

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