Wednesday , 26 October 2016

How to Change a Broke WordPress Theme Using cpanel


How to Change a Broke WordPress Theme Using cpanel :-

WordPress is one of the most used CMS ( Content management system ) for website development. With WordPress you have no need to any knowledge about HTML or any programming language. it,s just like Microsoft word. you have to just enter your text with your picture and your content is ready  :-)

cPanel is UNIX based web hosting control panel. Most of the Hosting Providers like HostGator, BlueHost, DreamHost, GoDaddy etc offer cPanel to their customers.

Sometimes you may not be able to login your WP dashboard because of faulty theme or plugin. That time you can use cPanel to change your broken WordPress theme.

Log-in to your website Cpanel and look for phpmyAdmin in Database section.


now select your WordPress database and navigate to WP_Options .


now navigate to Browse section and select the 2 row, Now look for template or Stylesheet option here. here you are able to seen your present theme here in right-side. As you seen in below image, my present theme is Twenty Thirteen.


Now Click on the Edit section on Stylesheet and template option and here enter your theme name ( your Pre-installed theme ) here that you want to change . Like in my case i want to change my twenty twelve theme to responsive. So just enter responsive here and click on the Go.


it will change your WordPress theme.

Before :-


After :-


Enjoy your new WordPress theme installation using your cPanel.

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About Syed Balal Rumy

A 27 year Tech Geek and a blogger from India ( Bihar ) , live in New Delhi. I am MCITP , CEHv8 , CCNA , CCNA Security , CCNP Security , Security + and CCSA certified. Loves to write tech articles based on my real experiences.

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