How to Delete/Remove a WordPress theme from the WordPress Dashboard?

We recommended you to remove unused themes. This is a good practice for protecting your WordPress website from vulnerabilities.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on “Appearance” and then click on “Themes“.

3. Hover your mouse on a theme which is not active and unused or you wish to remove that theme. It will show you the option “Theme Details”. Click it.

4. A simple window will open. At the bottom area, in the right side of the window, you can see the “Delete” option. Click it!

5. A confirmation window will open. Click “OK” to remove your theme.

The theme is successfully removed!

How to Manually Install a Theme on WordPress Using the Admin Dashboard?

You downloaded a new theme from trusted website and want to install it on your WordPress site using the WordPress Admin area. If that’s the case, follow this tutorial.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover over “Appearance” and click on “Themes“.

3. Click on “Upload Themes”.

4. Click on Browse and chose a theme, which is compressed in a ZIP file, from your PC/Laptop. If your ZIP file contains a folder like “upload”, first extract the content of uploaded files and the compressed theme file. Click on “Install Now”.

5. It will take a few minutes to upload a theme, and then, if it is successfully installed, it will show a message like “Theme installed successfully”. Now click on “Activate”.

Congratulations, you manually installed and activated a new WordPress theme for your Website.

How to Install a New Theme in WordPress?

You can install a new WordPress theme for New Website without having any technical knowledge. It’s so easy and automated.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on “Appearance” and then click on “Themes“.

3. Click on “Add New”.

4. In Add themes page, you can search for a theme or browse the themes from “Featured”, “Popular”, “Latest” options. If you hover your mouse over any themes, you will be presented with two options – “Activate” and “Live Preview”.

5. However your mouse on any theme you like and then click on “Install”.

6. A newly installed theme will show you the “Activate” option. Click it!

Congratulations, you have installed and activated a new theme on your blog or Website.

How to remove a category in WordPress?

How to remove a category in WordPress?

If you want to remove WordPress category then follow this instruction:

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on Posts and then click on “Categories“.

3. On the right side you can see a list of categories. Hover your mouse on a category you wish to remove and a few options will appear. Click on the “Delete” option. The confirmation option will appear. Click on “OK“.

How to remove the Uncategorized category from WordPress?

You can not remove “Uncategorized” Category but you can rename it

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on Posts and then click on “Categories“.

3. On the right side you can see the “Uncategorized” category option. Hover your mouse on it and a few options will appear. Click on the “Quick Edit” option.

4. Change the name and slug and then click on the “Update Category” option.

How to add a new category in WordPress?

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on Posts and then click on “Categories“.

Enter the following details in “Add New Category“:
Name: Enter your category name such as “Computer” (or) Server.
Slug: Enter a slug name or leave this as it is.
Parent: Leave this to None or should you select a category, it will become a sub-category of your selected category and the browser will show a URL like example.com/technology/pc
Description: You can leave this as it is.

Now click on the “Add New Category” button.

How to remove multiple posts with a single click in WordPress?

It is possible to remove multiple post of Website in your WordPress dashboard. You can also remove selected posts with just a few clicks.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse over Posts and click on “All Posts“.

3. Tickmark the top checkbox and all checkboxes will be automatically selected.

4. Now click on “Bulk Actions” and select “Move to Trash” from the drop-down menu. Then click on “Apply“.

It’s done. Your post is removed from Website and no longer available for public view.

How to remove your post in WordPress?

You can remove your published or draft post of Website in WordPress.

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on Posts and then click on “All Posts“.

3. Choose the post you wish to remove and the “Trash” option will appear, Click on it.

You will get a success message like “1 post moved to the Trash“.

How to start writing your first blog post in WordPress?

How to start writing your first blog post of Website in WordPress?

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under the dashboard menu, hover your mouse on Posts and then click on “Add New“.

3. Enter Title in Title box and write your blog post.

4. Scroll down to the “Tags” option and enter tags. If you wish to enter multiple tags, use comma and then click on the “Add” button.

5. Select the appropriate category or click on “Add New Category“.

6. Now scroll up and find “Publish“. Then click it.

How to remove sample comments, posts on a new WordPress blog?

If you installed a fresh WordPress blog system on your website ,before writing new posts, you will need to remove the sample comments, blog posts, etc. This can be done in the following way:

1. Login to your WordPress admin dashboard.
2. Under Dashboard Menu, hover your mouse on Posts and click on “All Posts“.

3. Hover your mouse on the “Hello World” post and the “Trash” option will appear. Click it to remove the post.

4. Now do the same with the sample page by pointing your mouse on “Page” in the Dashboard menu and then choosing on “All Pages“.

5. Choose “Comments” from the dashboard and then the “Trash” option will appear. Now click it.

After you take these steps, your blog will be clean, without sample posts and comments, and you can start blogging.