Frequently Asked Questions

General

  • How to install a WordPress theme ?
    1. First, you need to download the theme from the source (which will be a zip file).
    2. Log in to the your WordPress dashboard.
    3. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Appearance > Themes > Add New.
    4. Click on 'Upload Theme' button.
    5. After that, navigate your computer files and select the zipped copy of a Theme that you have previously downloaded.
  • How to update a WordPress theme ?
    1. First, you need to download the theme from the source (which will be a zip file).
    2. Log in to the your WordPress dashboard.
    3. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Appearance > Themes.
    4. Make sure you activate another theme before doing the update (WordPress default theme).
    5. Mouse hover the theme you wish to update, and click on 'Theme Details' button.
    6. On the bottom right corner of the pop-in window, you’ll see a 'Delete' red link. ( If you don’t see the link, it means that the theme or a child theme of it is active, then go back to point 4 ).
    7. Click on the red Delete link.
    8. Install the new version of the theme as explained in the first Question above
  • How to install a WordPress plugin ?
    1. First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file).
    2. Log in to the your WordPress dashboard.
    3. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Plugins > Add New.
    4. Click on 'Upload Plugin' button.
    5. Click on the choose file button and select the plugin file you downloaded earlier to your computer.
    6. Click on 'Install Now'.
    7. Once installed, you need to click on the 'Activate Plugin' link to start using the plugin.