ModernThemes Plugins – Switch Themes with Content

  1. Go to Appearance -> Customize
  2. Change the active theme to the desired new theme
  3. Click Live Preview
  4. Once in the new theme, click on Appearance -> Widgets
  5. Scroll to inactive widgets
  6. Reassign all the widgets from the previous theme to the Home Page Widget Areas in the new theme
  7. Make sure all widgets are in the areas you would like ( sometimes the Footer and Social widgets can be left inactive as well. If this is the case, reassign those widgets as needed )
  8. You can upload a header background image as Featured Image
  9. Click Manage in Customizer
  10. Scroll through the theme to see if the widgets are all in order
  11. Press Save & Publish