How To Install A Joomla Template

This tutorial will show you how to install a Joomla template at your website.

Once you have downloaded the Joomla template zip file from the web designers website you need to log into your website administrator area in order to install and setup the theme at your website.

After you have successfully logged into your website select the Extensions menu, Manage and install menu item.

Select the upload a package tab which will allow you to upload the template zip file from your computer.

You now have two options to install the Joomla template.

  1. Drag and drop the template zip file from your computer directly onto the website.
  2. Select the green browse for file button to browse and select the template zip file from your computer.

Once you have successfully installed the template the following message will be displayed to confirm the installation was successful.

Now you have installed the design you need to set it as the default style for the website. To set the template as the default style for the website open the extensions menu and templates menu.

Choose the template you have just installed from the list of themes by the selecting the check box next to the template and choosing the default button

The template will now be the default style which is applied to the whole website.