Website themes add value and variety to a website but over time, they require upgrades to keep up with any new features and keep security patches up-to-date. It is possible to upgrade a WordPress theme without too much technical know-how, and there are many ways to do it.

Before you begin anything, you need first to back up the theme files. You are going to be replacing and updating theme files, and you never know whether something will go wrong. Backing up the current theme and database is very important since it will allow you to go back to the old theme and start afresh. (more…)