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Tony_Berlin says

I bought a theme on theme forest, but for the life of me I don’t know how to get it installed on wordpress. All the tutorials tell me I go to my wordpress dashboard and just click on appearances and upload themes. This option is not available on my dashboard though.

Do I need to be hosted by someone other than wordpress.com? I think this kind of information should really be on the themeforest site, I think many people have this problem!

Please help!

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charlie4282 says

Yes you need to have your own domain and hosting. WordPress.com does not support external themes

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themespirit says

Do I need to be hosted by someone other than wordpress.com? I think this kind of information should really be on the themeforest site, I think many people have this problem!

Hi Tony

Yes, as Charlie4282 says, you need to have WordPress hosted somewhere other than Wordpress.com to be able to use themes.

However, this has nothing to do with the themes bought at ThemeForest, if you bought a theme from somewhere else you would have the same issue.

It is a limitation of using Wordpress.com rather than your own hosting.

Cheers

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