This tutorial will show you how to delete the installed theme through a WordPress dashboard and FTP manager.

Removing theme through a WordPress dashboard.

  1. Open your WordPress dashboard and go to Appearance > Themes


2. You can’t remove an active theme, so first activate the default WordPress theme (Twenty Fourteen) to be able to delete a theme required.

3.Click the deactivated theme to see it’s details and click Delete button in the right bottom corner of it. Now your theme is successfully removed:


Also, you can delete an installed theme through your FTP manager.

  1. Using the FTP manager log into your server and open the WordPress installation folder.
  2. Go to wp-content/themes folder and remove the theme which you wish to remove.

Your theme is successfully deleted through FTP manager now.


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