How To Install Joomla Templates

First of all, you have to search and then download a new template you probably like to use for your worthy website. You can look for websites that provide Joomla templates on the Internet.

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There are two ways to upload a template in Joomla: through Joomla Admin Dashboard and through File Manager in cPanel.

Uploading Joomla template through Joomla Admin Dashboard:

1. First of all Log into your Joomla admin dashboard.

2. When you have logged into your account navigate to Extensions then go to Manage and navigate to install menu:

3. Upload the downloaded template from your system to Joomla using Choose file button. Then click on Upload button and start Installation process:

4. Once done with this, you will see a notification about successful installation:

5. After this you can enable the new template in Extensions and then Templates menu:

6. On this page, you will see a list of templates available for your website or ae domain and admin area. Choose a template you would like to use for your domain and then click on the star icon to enable it:

Installing Joomla template through cPanel File Manager

A second way to install the template is to upload the template archive file to the Joomla template folder, which is located in the root folder of your Joomla installation, for example, public_html/templates/.

You can do it through cPanel and then going to Files section and then File Manager menu using Upload button:

Select the desired file from your computer which you want to upload it to cPanel:

NOTE: You would need to extract your template archive after you have uploaded the file.

Once you completed the above steps do the following:

1. Log into your Joomla admin dashboard

2. Go to Extensions then go to Manage and then move to Install menu:

3. Go to the Install menu from folder tab and input the path to the template location in your cPanel. When you have done this then click on Check and Install button:

4. When the new template is installed, activate it going to the Extensions and then Templates menu.

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