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Installing and Activating Your Premium WordPress Theme

Date Submitted: 11/3/14

After you download your Premium WordPress® Theme, you need to upload it to your hosting account, unarchive it, and then activate it.

To Install Your Premium WordPress Theme

  1. Upload the ZIP file containing your theme to the /wp-content/themes directory. For more information, see Uploading Files to Your Website (FTP).
  2. Unarchive the ZIP file you just uploaded. For more information, see Unarchiving Files and Directories with Your Hosting Account.

To Activate Your Premium WordPress Theme

  1. Log in to your WordPress control panel (http://coolexample.com/wp-admin, where coolexample.com is your domain name).
  2. From the Appearance menu, select Themes.
  3. In the Available Themes section, under your Premium WordPress Theme, click Activate.

Your new theme displays as soon as you visit your site.

For additional help, see these WordPress Tutorials.

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