Installing your WordPress theme

There are two ways going forward to install your newly purchase WordPress theme:

  1. Using the WordPress upload
  2. Using FTP

Using the WordPress upload

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In this video we have used Paradise Cove as an example but the install process is exactly the same for all our WordPress themes.

  1. Download and unzip the theme archive from your ThemeFuse account
  2. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard (Ex: http://yourwebsite.com/wp-admin)
  3. Go to Appearance > Themes
  4. On the next page, click the Add New button
  5. In the displayed screen click the Upload Theme button
  6. Choose the file [themename].zip found in the archive downloaded from your ThemeFuse account. Select it and press the Install Now button
  7. In the next screen, click on the Activate link
  8. With the theme's name selected in the sidebar follow the theme and demo content install instructions in order to make your website look exactly like in our demo preview
  9. Reminder

    Don't forget to unzip the archive downloaded from your ThemeFuse account in order locate the [themename].zip file needed for the WordPress upload.

Installing the Theme using FTP

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In this video we have used Paradise Cove as an example but the install process is exactly the same for all our WordPress themes.

  1. Download and unzip the theme archive from your ThemeFuse account
  2. Locate the [themename]-child and [themename]-parent folders inside the Licensing & Plugins/full wp theme for manual install folder
  3. Connect to your server using a FTP client and locate the wp-content/themes folder
  4. Upload the [themename]-child and [themename]-parent folders inside the wp-content/themes folder on your server
  5. Log in to your WordPress admin and go to Appearance > Themes
  6. Activate the Child theme
  7. Attention

    It's mandatory to activate the Child theme and not the Parent one. Find out why in this article.

  8. With the theme's name selected in the sidebar follow the theme and demo content install instructions in order to make your website look exactly like in our demo preview
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Both ways of installing your theme work only for self-hosted WordPress, since WordPress.com doesn't support premium themes. More about self hosted WordPress vs WordPress.com can be found in this article.