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How to customize the appearance of your WordPress website

Customizing the Appearance of Your WordPress Website (cPanel)
At, we understand the importance of having a visually appealing website that reflects your brand and engages your visitors. With WordPress, you have a wide range of options to customize the appearance of your website. Here's how you can do it using cPanel:
Log in to your cPanel account.
Locate and click on the "WordPress Manager" icon.
Select the WordPress installation you want to customize.
Changing the Theme:
Click on the "Themes" tab.
Browse through the available themes or search for a specific theme.
Preview the theme by clicking on the "Preview" button.
Once you've found a theme you like, click "Install" to activate it on your website.
Customizing the Theme:
Click on the "Customize" button next to the active theme.
The WordPress Customizer will open, allowing you to make various changes to your theme's appearance.
Explore the different sections and options available, such as:
o Site Identity (logo, site title, tagline)
o Colors (background, text, links)
o Menus (create and customize navigation menus)
o Widgets (add and arrange widgets in sidebars and other areas)
o Additional CSS (add custom CSS styles)
Installing and Activating Plugins:
Plugins can further enhance the functionality and appearance of your WordPress website. Here's how to install and activate plugins:
Click on the "Plugins" tab.
Search for the plugin you want to install or browse the available plugins.
Click "Install" next to the desired plugin.
Once installed, click "Activate" to enable the plugin on your website.
Updating WordPress, Themes, and Plugins:
Keeping your WordPress installation, themes, and plugins up-to-date is crucial for security and functionality. recommends regularly updating your website components:
Click on the "Updates" tab.
Review the available updates for WordPress, themes, and plugins.
Select the components you want to update and click "Update."
By following these steps, you can easily customize the appearance of your WordPress website using cPanel at Remember to periodically back up your website before making significant changes, and don't hesitate to reach out to our support team if you need further assistance.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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