Installing Custom Theme

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    I just bought a theme and cannot seem to upload it via the WP dashboard. How do I get this theme on my website (

    My purchased theme is this:

    Thank you!

    The blog I need help with is


    Hey sjaikaran, for security reasons, hosted blogs do not allow the upload of outside themes.

    Downloaded themes can only be used with self-hosted installs. Here’s some info on the difference: .com and .org

    For your blog, you can browse the long list of themes to find one that suits you:

    Looking at the free outside theme you chose, I’m sure you’ll be able to find something with a similar feeling here. :)



    Thanks so much, lettergrade!

    PS – The theme I pasted above was NOT free :(


    Oh no, sorry to hear that. (The badge on the theme link called it a ‘Free WordPress Theme.’ Maybe they meant, like, ‘liberate’…?)

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