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How To Install WordPress Theme In Hostinger

WordPress allows its users to install a theme in various ways, installing a theme from cPanel is one of them.

But when we talk about the Hostinger, then the hostinger comes with its custom control panel called hPanel. hPanel control panel is fully different from traditional cPanel, but much easier to use than cPanel.

In today’s tutorial, we’ll talk about how to install WordPress theme in Hostinger within a minute. It’s going to be an informative tutorial, that will guide you through the process step by step.

So, without wasting your valuable time, Let’s get started:

How To Install WordPress Theme In Hostinger

hPanel Website Section

First, you need to log in to your Hostinger hPanel, after coming to your hostinger hPanel area you need to click on websites from the header area. After coming to the website section, you’ll find all the websites that are connected to your hostinger account.

Now click on the manage button of the website, where you want to install a WordPress theme.

Click On File Manager

Click on the Manage button, you’ll come to the website management section. From there, click on the “File Manager” button.

public_html folder

After clicking on File Manager, it will open a file explorer interface where you can see all the files and folders related to your website. Now, navigate to the `public_html` folder which contains all the WordPress files. To enter the folder you need to double-click on it.

wp-content Folder

Next, you’ll find a folder named `wp-content`, double click on it to enter the file.

themes Folder

Inside this wp-content folder, you’ll find another folder called Themes, as life before double click on it to enter the folder.

Theme area

After coming to this theme folder area, here you need to upload your theme. For this tutorial, I want to install the GeneratePress theme using Hostinger.

So, first, you need to download the from the official website, or

Upload Theme

To upload the theme using hPanel, you need to click on the upload icon from the header and then select the file type. Now you need to choose the GeneratePress theme or whatever theme you want to install by using the hostinger and clicking on the Upload or Open button.

Theme Extract

You come to this section, which means you successfully upload the theme to your Theme folder. Now you need to right-click on the Theme and click on the Extract.


Now a popup appears on your screen, asking you for a folder name. That means where you want to extract the zip file. You need to type “/” and click on Extract.

Congratulations! You have successfully uploaded a WordPress theme to Hostinger. Now you can delete the zip file from there.

Activate Theme

Now you need to go to your WordPress admin area, and then click on Appearance, and then click on Theme.

From here you can see all the themes that you have uploaded by using the hPanel file manager. Here just find the GeneratePress theme and click on the activate button.

Congratulations! You have successfully activated a WordPress theme in Hostinger using hPanel. Now you can customize your theme and start building your website with ease.


I hope this tutorial was helpful for you in installing a WordPress theme on Hostinger.

This is not the best way to install a WordPress theme, most easiest way to install a WordPress theme using the WordPress admin panel. But these ways help you to learn a different way to install a WordPress theme.

Hope this tutorial will help you to find out a new way to install a WordPress theme. And if you’ve any further questions regarding this, then you can comment below. We’ll be happy to help you.

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