Today we have upgraded our Thesis theme to the latest Version i.e., 1.8.1. Around six months ago we have changed our theme from Arthemia to Thesis and we are quite satisfied because of its powerful framework. Before six months our traffic is little bit low, but after changing our theme to Thesis the traffic boosted very much. We have even changed our Hosting Server Plan. Thesis is a very powerful framework which is used by many popular bloggers like Matt Cutts, Neil Patel etc.,
Coming to the point, How to upgrade Thesis Theme Safely.
Note before Starting:
1. Don’t delete any* folder from your File Manager until you feel everything is working fine.
2. We are upgrading our Theme from Thesis 1.8 to 1.8.1. So folder names are: thesis_18 and thesis_181. It may be different in your case.
#0. First download the latest version of Thesis from DIYThemes to your Hard Disk.
#1. Login to your favorite FTP Client and navigate to wp-content/themes/thesis_18.
#2. Backup the custom folder into your hard disk.
#3. After that, Login to your WordPress dashboard and Click on themes.
#4. Now click on Install Themes tab and Click on Upload.
#5. Browse the latest version of Thesis which you have downloaded earlier and Click upload.
#6. DON’T Activate the theme now.
#7. Open your FTP Client, and navigate to wp-content/themes/thesis_181 folder and uploadcustom folder which you have saved to your hard disk earlier.
#8. Now in your WordPress Dashboard Activate the latest Thesis theme. It automatically takes all the changes like Site Options, Design Options etc.,
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