WordPress: How to install the theme and plugins

If you’re not already doing so, please go through each step of this guide in order. There are some very important steps which need to be completed at each stage. This is very important if you are using a Mac.

If you’re not already doing so, please go through each step of this guide in order. There are some very important steps which need to be completed at each stage. This is very important if you are using a Mac.

If you’re not already doing so, please go through each step of this guide in order. There are some very important steps which need to be completed at each stage. This is very important if you are using a Mac.

Yep, we said that 3 times. It’s that important 🙂

How to upload the theme to your site

1. Go to Appearance > Themes in your dashboard:

2. Click the “Add New” button at the top of the screen:

If your dashboard looks different or does not include these options, please submit an installation request using this form

3. Click the “Upload Theme” button:

4. Click the “Browse” button, then select the zip file you downloaded from your email receipt. Then click “Install Now”:

5. After the theme is installed, you can activate it by clicking the “Activate” button:

6. Install the required plugins for the theme by following the message at the top of the screen:

If this message does not appear, you can install the plugins by going to Appearance > Install Plugins in your dashboard. If this menu is not available, then the plugins are already installed and active.

What’s next?

Now your theme and plugins are installed, let’s setup your social media links

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