How to install themes on Magento

Installing Magento Themes

This tutorial will guide you how to install the themes on Magento.

Things to do before Installing Magento themes

  • Create an account on Magento Connect. Magento Connect is an extension marketplace, you can find Magento Connect on the link provided below:

Installing Magento Themes

You can follow the below mentioned steps to install the themes:

  • Open the back-end of your store and hover your cursor on the System menu and then on Magento Connect option and then click on the Magento Connect Manager option.

System Menu(menu bar)>>Magento Connect>>Magento Connect Manager.

  • Under Extensions Tab:
  • Make sure that the check-box for “put store on the maintenance mode while installing/upgrading” is marked.
  • You will see a “paste extension key to install” option, paste the extension key on the box provided and click on install.


  • How to get the extension key for themes:
  • Open the magento connect and click on themes on the menu bar.


  • Here you can Refine your results by choosing type of platform(Enterprise or Community), version etc.
  • Select the platform and Version and enter the keyword for the theme which you wish to install(for e.g Fashion,Business service etc).
  • Select the theme that fits beautifully according to your need.
  • You will be directed to a page where you can will see the install option, click on it you will get the extension key for your theme.


  • Copy the extension key and paste it on “paste extension key to install” option at your back-end.
  • Click on Install.
  • If you get this error after clicking on install:
  • Go to Magento connect.
  • Change the Magento connect from Magento Connect 1.0 to 2.0.


  • Click on Get extension Key.
  • Copy the key and paste it.
  • Again click on Install button and then click on Proceed.


  • After completion, click on refresh button below the command window at the bottom of the page.
  • The Theme will be installed after completion of the above mentioned steps.

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