Update the theme

Automatic update

To be notified and get new updates automatically, you need to use the Envato Market plugin. If you haven't installed it during theme installation, you can do this now via WordPress Admin › Appearance › Install Plugins panel.

For more information about its configuration, please read the How To Automatically Update WordPress Themes with the Envato Market Plugin.

Manual update

WordPress method

To update the theme using WordPress dashboard, please follow these steps:

  • Download the latest version of the Bimber theme from your ThemeForest account
  • Go to the WP admin panel › Appearance › Themes and deactivate the Bimber theme by selecting another
  • Remove the Bimber theme
  • Upload the new version (make sure you upload the bimber.zip file)
  • Activate the theme
  • Update plugins, if necessary, via WP admin panel › Appearance › Install Plugins page

FTP method

To update the theme using FTP client, please follow these steps:

  • Download the latest version of the Bimber theme from your ThemeForest account
  • Log into your FTP account using your favorite FTP client (e.g. FileZilla)
  • Go to the SITE_ROOT/wp-content/themes/ directory
  • Remove only the bimber folder. Don't remove the bimber-child-theme folder
  • Unzip the downloaded bimber.zip file and upload the bimber folder into the SITE_ROOT/wp-content/themes/ location
  • Update plugins, if necessary, via WP admin panel › Appearance › Install Plugins page