Recently WordPress updated its version and a few changes are seen in the latest update. Some of the wordpress users are having some difficulties managing their wordpress themes as Worpress have removed the Add New Theme button and also re-designed some of the layouts.
In this post , we will be focusing on how to add or activate a new wordpress theme.
Older Version Layout
The older version had a layout like this :
In this layout there is Add New button for adding new themes and also all the themes that has been uploaded by you is listed. You just have to click the Activate button to activate any theme in this layout.
New Version Layout
Now in the new update , the layout have changed and a single theme i.e the current theme is only made visible. This layout is quite confusing for some of the users. The new layout looks like this :
How to Change or Activate Theme in new update
Before doing the steps below , make sure you have uploaded the theme in your server (Hosting account).
Now you can see all the Themes you have uploaded to the server. Select the theme which you wish to add and click Network Enable. Only Enabled themes will be visible in the dashboard and can be activated.
Now go to Appearance tab in the dashboard and select themes option. From here all the steps are similar to the older version of wordpress. If you you have performed all th above steps correctly , you can see your newly add theme.
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