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How to update your theme

Over time, we will release updates to your themes. This may be to add new functionality to your theme or to ensure that your theme is compatible with updates to WordPress and to other plugins.

We recommend that you keep your theme, as well as your plugins and WordPress installation, up to date.

As long as you have not made any changes to the theme files, you should be safe to update your theme. You may wish to make a backup of your website before you update the theme just to be on the safe side.

We have made it easy for you to update your theme. To check for updates, hover over Appearance in the left-hand menu of WordPress and click Themes.

If an update is available for the theme it will say New version available. Update now. Simply click the Update now link to update the theme.

It may take a few seconds or minutes to update your theme.

You can also check for updates by going to the Updates page in your WordPress admin area. To access this, hover over Dashboard in the left-hand menu of WordPress. If there are any updates available you will see an orange circle containing the number of updates available. Click on Updates to see what updates are available.

On the Updates page, scroll down to the Themes section to see if there’s an update to your theme. If there is an update, tick the tickbox next to the update and click the Update Themes button.

If you have any problems updating your theme, just let us know.