This is part 2 of the series “Create a Website Using WordPress” – if you haven’t read part one click here to take you back.

In this short tutorial, I will show you how to upload a WordPress theme.

Take your time to find your ideal WordPress theme. The best way to do this is to download dozens of themes and try them out (some themes can be harder to use than others).

Step 1 - Once your logged into your Website’s “DashBoard” – Click “Appearance” ¬†and then click “Themes” as shown in the screen shot below:

Step 2 – Then select the “Install Themes” Tab that appears as shown below:

Step 3 – Click “Upload” shown right under the tabs, and click “Choose File” to upload your theme; once you select it, click “install now” on the side and it will upload it for you.

Step 4 – You should get a message like the one shown below – click on “Activate” and this will activate your WordPress theme (and go to your main web URL and you will find it changed).

This concludes the tutorial on uploading your website theme – Coming up: I will show you some simple ways to customize your WordPress website, including changing your default theme images and even creating your website logo, to make your website look professional and neat.