I have recently posted an article showing how to create a portfolio website using Wordpress. I have also curated a list of my favorite portfolio themes to choose from, and in this post I will show you, step by step, how to install a Wordpress theme for your new portfolio website.
Watch the video or keep reading.
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Picking a Theme
My favorite theme marketplace is Themeforest because they have the largest verity of high quality themes for mostly under $60, which is quite cheap.
Then all you have to do is create a user, deposit some money and browse around.
Installing a Theme
To install a theme in Wordpress:
- Go to Appearance -> Themes.
- Press the ‘Add New‘ button on the top.
- Select ‘Upload‘.
- Choose the zip file you downloaded from Themeforest.
- Press ‘Install Now‘.
- Activate the theme.
That’s it. Simple isn’t it? Now go ahead and create an awesome portfolio website that’ll help you stand out.