EasyWP: How to install a new theme for your website
This article describes steps required for a WordPress theme installation.
NOTE: If you just installed WordPress, follow the steps provided in this article. However, if you have a live site, you may want to make a backup of the site, since a theme switch can alter certain functionality.
1. From within your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the Appearance menu and click Themes:
2. On the next page, you can install a new theme by using the Add New option:
You can select a theme from the Featured, Popular, Latest, or Favorites, search all themes using the built-in Search option, or filter themes to your specifications using the Feature Filter option:
NOTE: While there are thousands of freely available third-party themes, some may require payment.
3. You may preview a theme by selecting the Preview option. To install a theme, click Install:
4. Once a new theme is installed, you will need to activate it by clicking Activate:
Now you can start customizing your newly installed theme.
NOTE: While there is no limit to the number of themes you can have installed, only one theme may be activated (used) at a time. Installed theme also take up available storage.