Update theme

How to update WordPress Themes ( FTP Recommended Method )

1. Login into your Themeforest account and go to downloads (Dashboad > downloads)
2. Download the theme into your computer. ( Click downloads buttons and download ‘Installable WordPress file’ )
3. Install an FTP program if you don’t have one (Filezilla is free)
4. Retrieve your FTP login information from your hosting admin panel and login into your hosting via FTP
5. Locate theme.zip (eg : rsw.zip) and unzip it. ( this is the file you’ve downloaded from themeforest’
6. Drag and drop theme main folder into your FTP program with the destination : “WORDPRESSROOT FOLDER/wp-content/themes/”
7. FTP program will give a warning that there is an existing with the same directory name, choose replace all.

Another method ( uploading using WordPress admin – NOT RECOMMENDED as this might lead to broken uploads. FTP application ensures all files are transferred properly. )


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