Okay… I think I totally just lied in the previous statement. I think I am going to have to choose and download the theme named “Besty” because I originally read that “Betsy” and that is too funny to pass up for me. From now on I am going to call it, “Betsy.”
Once you download the theme, you should see it as a zip file. I’m on a Mac. So, it’s in my downloads folder.
Once you have downloaded a theme, you need to upload it. So, log-in to your WordPress Admin document.write(‘meow’);
Go to Appearance > Themes. You will be taken to the Appearance Themes SubPanel where you can choose which theme you would like to use or add anew one.
Click on the “Add New” button:
From here, you can either choose one from the list or upload one that you have downloaded.
Let’s choose to “Upload Theme:”
From here, we can browse for our selected theme:
Select your zip file:
Install your Theme:
Activate Your Theme:
Let’s Preview or Visit Site:
We should now see our new them in action:
Let’s now go take a look at where the theme actually lives:
When we upload a new theme, it is stores in out themes directory. This is where we will also be storing any theme that we create.
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