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How-to: Update the theme

Please download the latest installable theme version from your account download page on ThemeForest. Click the "Download" button and select "Installable WordPress files only" for the submenu.


* It's recommended to create a backup of your website before updating the theme. Please install a backup plugin like UpdraftPlus


The theme can be updated on two different ways:

1. Envato Market Plugin

    - Download and install the Envato Market plugin
    - Follow the steps in this article to setup the plugin (one time setup)


2. FTP Client

    - Login to your server with a FTP client
    - Navigate to the theme folder in your WordPress installation (e.g. wordpress/wp-content/themes/)
    - Rename the folder of the theme you're currently using (e.g. theme-name-1 or theme-name-2)
    - Unzip the downloaded zip file and upload the folder to the themes folder on your server
    - Investigate if everything is working correctly
    - Remove the old theme folder from your server

3. WordPress Dashboard

    - Please navigate to Appearance > Themes
    - Activate the default WordPress theme (like TwentySeventeen)
    - Click on the thumbnail of the theme you want to update and click 'delete' in the bottom right corner
    - Click on 'Add New' in the top
    - Click on 'Upload File'
    - Upload the freshly downloaded theme zip file
    - Activate the theme