Magento - Setup System Theme


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This chapter describes how to install new Magento theme on your store's frontend. You can use Magento Connect to install theme. For installing theme, you need to get the extension key and then use it for the installation through Magento Connect.

We will see how to get extension key by using the Magento theme −

Step (1) − Go to Magento theme page and then click on the Install Now button. You need to register a new account or login with an existing account to get extension key.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (2) − Check, I Agree to the Extension license agreement option and click on the Get Extension Key button.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (3) − Click the Select Key button and copy the extension key.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (4) − Now login to your Magento Admin Panel and go to the System → Magento Connect → Magento Connect Manager option.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (5) − Again, it will ask for login, enter your credentials to redirect to Magento Connect Manager window.

Step (6) − Now under Extensions section, paste the Extension Key (that you copied in step 2) and click on Install button. It will display status as "Ready to install" and click on Proceed button to install the language.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (7) − It will check for dependencies of packages and display the message as Cache cleaned successfully.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (8) − Refresh the page by clicking on the Refresh button and go to an admin dashboard page by clicking on Return to Admin link.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (9) − To activate the theme on your store's frontend, go to System menu and click on the Design option.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (10) − To add a new theme, click on the Add Design Change button.

Magento Setup System Theme

Step (11) − Select the theme from the Custom Design dropdown menu and click the Save button to apply your theme for the store.

Magento Setup System Theme

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