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Why My WordPress Theme Is Not Showing?

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In case your newly uploaded theme is not showing up, your first step is to ensure that the theme is uploaded in the correct location. The correct location is : wp-content/themes in your WordPress installation folder.

At times, themes get bundled in their own sub-directory and when you try extracting them, the files don’t get saved in the correct sub-directory, that is in wp-content/themes

For example, a theme called mytheme might be incorrectly located in

wp-content/themes/mytheme/mytheme

In this situation, you will have to put the theme files in

wp-content/themes/mytheme

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