Create a WordPress Website Step 3 – Install a WordPress Theme

Learn how to install a free and premium theme on WordPress!

Now you have a new domain name connecting to your new web host account and WordPress install. What’s next?

Your new install will come with a default theme, this year it’s called Twenty-Sixteen, but chances are, the style of that theme may not suit you. Time to log on and install a new theme.

Choosing a theme is like buying a house.

Free themes are like fixer uppers requiring ongoing investment of time and money. $0

Premium themes are move in-ready houses, with rooms prepped for improvement. $50-100

Custom themes are parcels of land where you’ll build the house from scratch and have everything you want. $2,000 +

Mari Kane has released three ebooks about WordPress.

“Create a WordPress Website in Ten Easy Steps,” on which this video is based, is updated regularly to reflect changes in the blogosphere.

“Escalate Your WordPress Website: Twelve Ways to Blog at a Higher Level” was released in 2013.

Her newest ebook is “Secure Your WordPress Website: Protect Yourself From Hackers, Spammers, Scrappers and Imbeciles.”

Get all three at