wordpressthemelogoThe next step after you set up permalink is to choose the theme for your website. It is the most important part of the blog. You need to choose the right theme for you so that it looks professional. You can also customize your theme if you have the knowledge of css and html.

How to choose a theme for the WordPress blog

Select “Appearance”¬† and click on “themes

  • You can see the default themes which are pre installed with wordpress. You can see the “live preview” for the theme which helps to know how your blog will look like.
  • Just select any one of the theme and click on it. Then click on “Save and Activate” button after that
  • You can also search for the themes. After you click on “themes” from “Appearance” menu you get the following screen.


  • If you know the name of the theme you can directly put in the search¬† box and search for it. Else you have different filtering criteria to look for theme theme. You can choose the color of the theme, number of columns etc. After your search click on the theme and Activate it for your blog.