WordPress” is a free open source website creation tool where  you can share your views and information by making a Website or a Blog with a single click . It is the easiest and the most powerful blogging platform that is available today.
There are literally thousands of WordPress themes available freely on the WordPress directory and you can also choose a free theme based on your site’s categories and focused area.

Whether you are making a website for Health, Real Estate, News portal, Food  or just anything like a tech blog, you need to choose the perfect theme matching your site’s content.

Each and every Website needs a creative and beautiful look which is something eye catchy and attractive. So lets discuss about ‘How to Install WordPress themes just in seconds’.

WordPress Themes

Its very simple and quite easy for the newbies, just follow these simple steps to Install themes in WordPress.

Step : 1  Login to your WordPress Account and look for the Appearance button hanging on the left hand side of your WordPress dashboardjust look in the below image.


Step:2  After you click on the Appearance, you will see many options as shown in the above image, just click on Themes as shown in green box below.


Step: 3  Then, click on the Add New Theme after clicking you are directed to a page as shown below.  Now you will see at the right side of your page there is a option namely Search themes” click on it and Press Enter to search different themes.

Note : The trick here is to not enter any name, just simply press enter and then you will see a whole load of themes which you can choose from. You can also check out the themes by most popular, featured and latest themes recommended by the WordPress.


Step: 4  You will find various themes and don’t forget to read about the review of theme because it matters a lot. After clicking on one theme the page would provide you the complete description of the theme. Just click on the Install button which is on the left hand side of your page.


Step : 5  After the page reloads and shows you three  objectives like “Live Preview|Activate|Return to theme Installer”. Then choose  “Live Preview” you can enjoy the live preview of your  theme right inside your WordPress dashboard.

And about the “Activate” button which justifies the confirmation from WordPress, by clicking on the button the theme gets activated. Now the last option “Return to theme installer” is the important option which lets you to the themes page if you didn’t like the theme then click on this option and  check other themes.


For the installation of theme just click on  “Activate” button and you are done. Now  feel the change in your WordPress website. It will definitely look more beautiful and creative.

I hope the Post would certainly help you in the installation of themes in WordPress.

Extra Tips

  1. If you are looking a theme very specifically with the colors, layout, features and subject. Then WordPress also offers a Theme Filter Search option, where you can find themes based on your 2-column / 3 column layout or with your favorite color option.

Wordpress theme filter


Just choose all the options and hit Enter and you will find themes based on your selection criteria.

2. You can also Install a WordPress theme Manually, by simply downloading the WordPress theme files as .zip file and then uploading it under your dashboard. Please refer to the theme documentation first and install it.

3. Try some of most popular WordPress theme frameworks like thesis, studiopress, swift themes, hybrid theme frameworks and design your website out of the box.