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Download and upload a theme

With a few clicks in Ghost Admin, you can download a local copy of a theme or upload an entirely new one. Follow our tutorial to learn the steps to take.

Whether you want to customize an existing theme or upload one you created, download and upload themes quickly from the Ghost Admin.

Download a theme

From your dashboard, go to Settings.

Dashboard with the Settings icon highlighted

Next, go to the Design page.

Settings page with Design option highlighted

Click Change theme.

Design page with Change theme option highlighted

Choose the Advanced toggle.

Next to the theme you want to download, click the overflow menu (...), then Download. A copy of the theme will be downloaded to your computer 🥳

Themes page with Download option highlighted


On the Themes page, click Upload theme.

Themes page with Upload theme button highlighted

Select the theme file to upload from your computer. After the theme uploads, choose whether you want to activate it or not. Your theme is now updated!

Theme page when a theme is successfully updated


You now know how to download and upload Ghost themes. That means you're well on your way to theme customization. Explore more of our tutorials to learn what's possible or head on over to our Forum and meet the Ghost community.

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