Install DirectoryStack theme via WordPress

There are two ways you can install the DirectoryStack premium WordPress theme. You can choose to install it via WordPress, which is what will be outlined in this article, or you can install it via FTP. Before you can install the theme, you need to download the necessary theme files from your ThemeForest account.

The Installation Process

  • Step 1 – Navigate to Appearance > Themes from the WordPress Dashboard.
  • Step 2 – Click the ‘Add New’ button on top of the page, then the ‘Upload Theme’ button.
  • Step 3 – Click ‘Choose File’ and find the theme files you’ve just downloaded. If you’ve downloaded the installable WordPress file, then you do not need to unzip the file. If you’ve downloaded the Full Theme Package, you have to unzip the master file, therein you will see a secondary file, this is the one you select to install.
  • Step 4 – Once the file has uploaded, click the Activate button.
  • Step 5 – Once activated, you’ll see a prompt to install the required plugins, proceed with the required plugins installation.

‘Are You Sure You Want To Do This?’ Error

If you get the “Are You Sure You Want To Do This” message when installingthe theme via WordPress, it means you have an upload file size limit that is set by your host. If this happens, please install the theme via FTP or contact your hosting company and ask them to increase the limit.