At the base of the WordPress system is the theme. Themes not only provide the visual design for a WordPress site, but also much of the base functionality and utility. Fresh installations of WordPress come with a default theme named after the current year, and these default themes provide a decent amount of customization and features that work for many users. However, if you want to get the most out of your WordPress site, you’re going to need to install your own WordPress theme. That may be a premium theme that you have downloaded from a merchant, a free theme you found on the WordPress theme repository, or even a copy of a theme and its settings from another site. This post will walk you through these different ways of installing your theme.
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