Theme Installation

Make sure you unzip the package you downloaded from your Themeforest account before uploading it to WordPress, because the download file doesn’t contain only the theme files. It comes with many other related files and folders like Documentation, Import XML, License Text, PSDs, Theme Files and Theme Zip

You can install the theme in two ways: using WordPress, or via FTP. Please see the following sections for each method.

WordPress Dashboard Installation

The easiest way to install your theme is via the WP Dashboard:

  1. Download your theme from your account’s Downloads page – This will download a compressed .zip file to your computer.
  2. On your website, go to Appearance > Themes > Add New > Upload Theme > Choose File to upload the.zip file.
  3. Click Install Now to install the theme.
  4. Then go to Appearance > Themes and Activate the theme.

FTP Installation

If you have FTP login details, you can upload the unzipped file to the correct folder on your site.

  1. Download your theme from your account’s Downloads page – This will download a compressed .zip file to your computer.
  2. Extract this folder on your computer.
  3. Login to your site via FTP to upload the theme folder to the wp-content/themes/ folder.
  4. To Activate the theme go to your site WordPress Dashboard then to: Appearance > Themes.

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