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How to install a WordPress theme in cPanel

Here are the steps to install a WordPress theme using cPanel at
Log into your cPanel account.
In the "Files" section, click on "File Manager".
Navigate to the "/public_html/wp-content/themes/" directory. This is where all your installed WordPress themes are stored.
Click "Upload" at the top of the File Manager window.
Click "Browse" and select the theme ZIP file you want to install from your local computer.
Once the file has uploaded, go back to your WordPress admin dashboard.
Navigate to Appearance > Themes.
You should see the new theme listed here. Click "Activate" to apply the new theme to your WordPress site.
Alternatively, you can install themes directly from the WordPress admin area:
Log into your WordPress admin dashboard at
Go to Appearance > Themes > Add New
Click "Upload Theme" at the top
o Browse for the theme ZIP file
o Click "Install Now"
Once installed, the theme will be listed. Click "Activate" to apply it. provides an easy way to manage your WordPress installation and themes through cPanel's File Manager and WordPress's built-in theme uploader. Be sure to backup your site before installing any new themes.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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