This tutorial will show you how to install PrestaShop 1.7.x. template.
In order to upload a theme, you should install PrestaShop engine first. You can download a PrestaShop engine under the following link https://www.prestashop.com/en/download and proceed with installation as per this detailed tutorial:PrestaShop 1.7.x. How to install the engine.
Open a zip archive which contains your template and navigate to the following directory: theme/manual_install, select all the folders and files that it contains (folders: img, modules, themes; file: dump.sql) and extract them in the same folder where you have extracted the engine files. Please confirm overwrites if any.
Add all the files except for dump.sql to the archive and upload it to your server. Once you have uploaded the archive, extract it there.
Navigate to PHPMyAdmin tool in order to import dump.sql file.
ATTENTION: Importing the SQL file to your database will overwrite your existing content and website settings. DO NOT import the SQL file if you want to keep the existing content.
NOTE: ALWAYS backup your database prior performing any modifications.
Import dump.sql file to your database. You should get the following message: Import has been successfully finished, XXX queries executed. (dump.sql).
The installation is successfully completed. Refresh your website to see the changes.
That is the end of the tutorial. Now you know how to install PrestaShop themes.
Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:PrestaShop 1.7.x. How to install a theme with sample data (manual installation)