Install a WordPress theme with FTP

WordPress is an amazing tool and it’s no wonder why it’s so wildly popular. The pros make it look way easier than it is because sometimes when you try to install a WordPress theme on a new site, you encounter an issue with uploading the theme. If this has happened to you, you can to choose to upload the WordPress theme manually through FTP.

  1. Connect to your Podgily hosting account using FTP.
  2. Navigate to the /wp-content/themes folder for your hosted WordPress site.
  3. Upload your theme to this folder (If your theme is zipped, you will need to unzip it).
  4. If your theme has a custom stylesheet, repeat steps 1-3 above.

After you upload the theme, you can activate it from within your WordPress Admin Dashboard.

 

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