Complete Guide to WordPress Themes

Complete Guide to WordPress Themes

If you ever want to switch things up, you can also change your WordPress theme at any time. Again, you won’t lose any of your content when you change a WordPress theme – all of your blog posts and pages will still be there.

The one exception where you might lose some content is if you added the content directly in the theme’s settings. For example, some themes give you a theme-specific tool to customize your homepage. In such a scenario, you might lose your homepage content after migrating, but you wouldn’t lose any core WordPress content.

Usually, you don’t need to worry about this. However, because there is a small chance, we recommend backing up your WordPress site first if you’re changing the theme on an existing site. You can follow our guide on how to back up WordPress to learn how.

To change your WordPress theme, go to Appearance → Themes.

There, you’ll see a list of all the themes that you’ve installed on your site (if you don’t see your theme yet, you can install it via the methods above). Your current theme will be marked as Active.

To switch to a new theme, hover over the theme that you want to use and click Activate:

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