After you have selected a theme for your website, you will need to install it.

Head over to Appearance » Themes page in WordPress admin area and then click on the ‘Add New’ button on the top.

Add new theme

On the next page, you can search for a free theme from theme directory. If you already have your theme as a zip file, then click on the upload button to select the zip file and install it.

Search or upload a theme file

For more detailed instructions, see our step by step guide on how to install a WordPress theme for beginners.