Theme Installation

Once you’ve downloaded the theme there are two ways you can install it in WordPress. Most people should be familiar with this if you are using WordPress, if not please have a look below.

Step 1: Make sure WordPress Is Up To Date!

Flatiron makes use of the latest WordPress functions to ensure the theme is coded as best as possible and is highly optimized, please make sure WordPress is fully up to date before installing the theme!

You should ALWAYS be running the latest version of WordPress anyway, because otherwise you put your whole site at risk for potential threats. Never use an outdated version of WordPress!

Step 2: Install Via WordPress or FTP

Now that you made sure WordPress is up to date you can go ahead and install the theme and there are 2 methods for doing so: via WordPress or via FTP. If you are working with WordPress and buying themes you should pretty much know how to install a theme, but below are some screenshots just incase you don’t know how!

Install Via WordPress

Log into your WordPress website and browse to Appearance > Themes.


Then click on the option to upload theme.


Next browse for the zipped theme file you downloaded.


Once WordPress has unpacked and installed the theme, just click to activate it.


Install Via FTP

Your second installation option is to upload the theme via FTP. For this method first log into your site via FTP and browse to your folder located at wp-content/themes. Unzip the theme file you downloaded and upload only the extracted Flatiron folder to your server.


Next log into your WordPress site and navigate to Appearance > Themes to activate the theme.