How to Install Joomla Templates

Posted on September 4th, 2017

A template is what makes your site stand out. As Joomla is open-source, developers and web development companies can make templates for Joomla and sell it or share it for Free. As Joomla is the second most popular content management system on the internet, you can find hundreds of free templates on the internet.

Joomla templates come with different looks, colors and customization options. You can also update a template as per your requirements.

The installation process is easy too! You just have to download your Joomla template and upload it to the admin section of your site. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to install a template and set it as default. So, Let’s get started.

Install Template in Joomla

First of all, download a Joomla template on your computer. Here are some sites where you can easily find attractive Joomla templates.

  3. (Paid)

Once you have your template, log in to the admin panel of your Joomla site and click on the Extensions -> Manage option. See the following screenshot to find the option.

Install Joomla Template

On this page, make sure you are under the Upload Package File tab. In this section, select an archive containing your Joomla template and click on the Upload & Install button to start the installation.

Install Joomla Template

Once the installation is complete, you can set a new template as default. To do that, click on the Extensions -> Templates option from the top menu.

Install Joomla Template

On this page, you will find a list of all the templates currently installed in your Joomla instance. Now, find the one you want to set as default and click on the Star button under the Default column.

Install Joomla Template

It will instantly set your new template as default. Then, you can modify it as per your requirements. So, this is how we can upload and install a new template in Joomla. Just for the information, you can also develop your own Joomla template if you want to be unique in the market.

If you have any questions or queries regarding templates in Joomla, please let us know in the comment section given below. We will get back to you with help as soon as possible.

Leave a Reply