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Magento. How to install a theme

Eva Fox November 15, 2010
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This tutorial will show you how to install a theme into Magento store.

Magento. How to install a theme

  1. First, you should download and extract files from the template package. You can check detailed tutorials on how to extract template packages for MAC and Windows.

  2. Uploading Template files

    1. When you are done extracting files from the template archive, navigate to the template files directory and open themeXXX folder, where XXX is the theme number:

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    2. There you can see app, js, lib, skin folders and .htaccess and robots files:

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    3. Upload these files and folders to your Magento installation root. You can check the following tutorial on how to upload files .

  3. Theme activation

    1. Once theme files and folders are uploaded to server, open Admin panel of magento store and navigate to System – > Design section.

    2. In the window appeared click Add Design Change button in the top right corner:

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    3. In the Custom design field select your newly installed theme:

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    4. Click Save button to apply the changes.

  4. Clear Magento cache to check the changes applied.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

Magento. How to install a theme

In case you have an html site and want to tweak its current admin panel, go ahead and review our Bootstrap Admin Themes.

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  • Bibin

    Thanks Very Much. I am a New Man in Magento. I tried many times too install this.But Failed. Thanks for This Guide.I successfully installed

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  • Kourtnie Joi Sanders

    This tutorial wasnt bad but their needs to be some specification that you need to have a FTP uploader in order to perform this. Also someone speaking would be nice

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  • Hitendra

    this is awesome for magento install theme

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  • M-Connect Media

    Very easy way to install new template. Thanks

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  • mohamed rafi

    very useful

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