“How do I update my theme?”

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Note: You will not lose any theme setting or customizations updating your theme as described long as you have not edited any of the template files directly.


Method 1: Via WP Admin

  1. In your WP Admin, go to Appearance > Themes and temporarily activate a different theme.
  2. Find and delete the theme you want to update.
  3. Install the new version of the theme. Go to Appearance > Themes > Install Themes, select "Upload" and choose the theme ZIP file and click "Install Now".
  4. Activate the updated theme.

Method 2: Via FTP

  1. Extract the theme on your local hard drive.
  2. Connect to your WP directory via FTP
  3. Upload the theme folder to wp-content/themes/, replacing the existing files and folders.