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How to install Magento theme

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You can easily install a Magento theme to replace the default theme and get new, better, user-friendly, colorful or professional look for your Magento site by following 3 simple steps as below:

Step 1: Pick and download the Magento theme that you would like to install

There is a lot of free templates available on Magento Connect. Also, Magestore would like to provide a lot of Magento themes for free download: Lingerie Pink theme - best suits lingerie and women collections, Jewelry Theme Moon - Nifty design for outlets providing trendy jewelries and cosmetics, Furniture Theme Jupiter-For all home supply stores with many useful extensions added.


How to install new theme in Magento 1

  • Tick Agree checkbox to the obligatory "License Agreement" and then click on the "Get Extension Key" button.
  • Copy this link and paste it into your store’s Magento connect tab later

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Step 2: Install the Magento theme that you pick

  • Login Magento Administration Panel and go to Magento Connect Manager by hovering over the "System" link, and from the drop down menu, hovering over the "Magento Connect" --> "Magento Connect Manager".

How to install new theme in Magento 3

  • Here's place for you to paste the theme extension key copied from the Magento connect. It's highly recommended to tick the "Put store on the maintenance mode while installing/upgrading/backup creation" checkbox to keep your Magento site safe without any damage or corruption. Then click on Install button

How to install new theme in Magento 4

Magento connect checks for the theme key validity and if the key is correct, Magento Connect automatically downloads the theme on your system. If there isn't any problem with the theme key and Internet Connection during download process, you will be able to see the details of the theme you are trying to install, then click on the "Proceed" button to move the next step. In case there is any error message, please try downloading and installing from the first step again.

There will be a message “Theme successfully installed” to inform you have successfully installed the theme


Step 3: Customize  the new theme

Logout Magento Connect Manager and go back to the dashboard to configure the theme we have installed. Go to System->Configuration->Design->Themes and provide the theme name in Default field (which will change your default theme to this new theme) and click “Save Config” button at the top right corner of your screen and the new design should be loading now for your front-page.



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