Update a theme in WordPress
Update your WordPress theme to its latest version to ensure that it's compatible with new WordPress releases and to make your site more secure.
Note: If you have a premium or custom theme that can't be updated from the WordPress dashboard, try updating your theme with FTP.
- Sign in to WordPress.
- In the left-side menu, select Dashboard and then Updates.
- Scroll down to the Themes section.
- Select the checkbox for the theme you want to update and then select Update Themes.
After you see a message that all updates have been completed, you have successfully updated your WordPress theme.