Delete WordPress Theme – 100% SAFE Way to Change Your WordPress Theme
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Delete WordPress Theme – 100% SAFE Way to Change Your WordPress Theme


In order to delete a WordPress theme you need
to deactivate it first so how can you do that? Your current WordPress theme can’t be deleted
so you need to go ahead and add a new one either by uploading it over here or simply
installing and activating the default WordPress theme or any other theme out there. Once you do that, click on Theme Details for
the theme you want to delete and click on the red Delete link in the bottom right corner
of your screen. Be aware that once you delete the theme, everything
related to that theme, disappears. For example, if you are using our Hestia WordPress
theme you’ll lose the content in each section of your homepage because that content is exclusively
created with and for Hestia. There is a trick you can use to recreate that
homepage and after following the coming up steps in this video, you can use the same
strategy to recreate any website out there and switch from one theme to another 100%
safely. When switching from one theme to another,
the posts, pages, and files in the media gallery of your WordPress website remain untouched. If you are using Neve and Elementor on your
homepage, the only thing you need to take care of when switching themes is the layout
settings after you install a new theme. Let me show you how to recreate the homepage
of Hestia with Elementor and Neve and then I will show you how it works when switching
between other themes out there. I only have four sections active on this demo
website; The big title section, some features, the
ribbon section, testimonials and the contact section which include a contact form created
with WP Forms. I’ll start by adding a new page titled “homepage”
and edit that page with Elementor. Make sure that the page layout is selected
as Elementor Full Width and add a new section with one column. This is the big title section. Click on the six dots over here, set the minimum
height to 80% and then go to the Style tab and upload a background image. Choose a dark background overlay, drag over
a heading element with the HTML tag set as H1, click the center alignment and then go
to the Style tab. Set the text color to white and change the
typography if you want that. Duplicate the heading element like so, change
the HTML tag to H2, make the text smaller and adjust its weight. We can add the pink button below now so go
ahead and drag over the button element. Look for the color code in the customizer
of Hestia, copy and paste that code into the color picker over here and set the
text color to white. Right now, the font family is the default
one of Hestia, which is Roboto. If you want to keep the same set of fonts
no matter what theme is installed, type in Roboto over here and repeat the process for
all of your text elements. The only thing left in this section is to
align the button to the center of your screen and adjust the mobile view for all elements. To do that, select the mobile view below and
adjust each element until it will fit the screen. Now we can go back to the desktop view and
create the next section which contains three columns. I would like to set the background color of
the entire page as white, so I’ll go to Page Settings and choose white over here. To recreate the features section of Hestia,
I’ll use the icon box of Elementor in the general elements tab. Drag over that element into the first column,
choose your preferred icon, change the text and so on. Do the same in the following elements and
go to the next step. One more thing we need to add is the title
and subtitle of the section. An H2 heading should be the title and H3 can
be the description text below. To avoid formatting losses set custom color
and typography for both elements and go to the next step. Another section with one column and a 30%
minimum height, image attachment fixed, size cover and a slightly black overlay. This is the ribbon section. We should have two columns over here, one
for the subscribe to our newsletter text and another one for the button. You can connect this button to a page with
a subscription form or to a pop-up window as well. For the next section, duplicate the text elements
above, drag them below the subscribe section and change the text as needed. You should continue with another section that
has three columns and use the image box to recreate the client boxes from Hestia. The only thing left is the contact section
which will have a minimum height of 50%, an image in the background, and a black background
overlay. You can duplicate this column, adjust the
size as needed and drag over the contact form. Say get in touch, add more text below, and
so on until you get the best out of your contact section. Update the page once you feel ready and click
on preview changes to see if there is something you want to modify. Make sure you adjust the responsive mode too,
and you are done. Now you can delete the old theme and change
it later with another one if needed without losing your content. Easy, right. You can use the same technique not just for
sections in the Hestia WordPress theme but to recreate any theme out there without coding
and design experience. For the header and footer areas of your website,
try out the header and footer builder of Neve, install the pro addon plugin and activate
the Header Booster as well as other useful things like scroll to top, or the Blog Booster. It will give you the freedom to create specific
headers for mobile and desktop views separately, so make sure you check out the video on the
screen to see ho it’s done. See you in the next video, cheers.

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