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How To Update The Theme

You can update your theme via FTP or via WordPress. See the information below for each of those methods. However the first thing you need to do is download the new theme files from Hoosoft.

First, Download New Theme Files From Hoosoft

Step 1 – Log into your Hoosoft account. Find the theme has been purchased in member center.

Step 2 – Click the “download” link  to download the “INSTALLABLE FILE” which is just the WordPress file.

Step 3 – Then you need to decide if you want to install the update via FTP or via WordPress. Directions for both methods are below.

How To Update Your Theme Via FTP

Step 1 – Go to “wp-content > themes” location and backup your theme folder by saving it to your computer, or you can choose to simply delete it. Your content will not be lost.

Step 2 – Retrieve the .zip file from your new Hoosoft download and extract the file to get the theme folder.

Step 3 – Then simply drag and drop the new theme folder into “wp-content > themes” location. Choose to “Replace” the current one if you did not delete it.

How To Update Your Theme Via WordPress

Step 1 – You need to deactivate the current theme in the “appearance > themes” section by simply activating a different theme. Once you activate a different theme, you can delete the Hoosoft theme. Dont worry, your content will not be lost.

Step 2 – Retrieve the .zip file from your new Hoosoft download.

Step 3 – Then simply upload the .zip file in the “appearance > themes” section. Click on the “Install Themes” tab at the top and choose to upload the zip file.

Step 4 – Once it uploads, choose to activate it. You’re done!


What to do when I get this message while trying to install the theme: “Are you sure you want to do this? Please try again” ?

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