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How to Install a New theme on Open cart

Open cart Theme
Open cart is an open source ecommerce Software which is used to develop online shopping website or online stores. Open Cart theme is a front end design for Open cart which we can apply according to the open cart requirements.
A new theme helps to change the design and look of your online store. Now we are going to see how to install a new theme on open cart step by step via FTP using FileZilla

Step 1:
To install a new theme on open cart, you have to access the hosting account via FTP. Hostname, port, username and password are very important settings when you using FTP. Provide all the details and click connect as shown in the below image.

Step 2:
Once connected to the server, open the left window of FileZilla where you can find the theme files and in the right window open the open cart installation in the server.

Step 3:
Open the upload to host folder where you are going to install the new theme and open Catalog > View > Theme and copy the theme folder

Step 4:
Paste the copied theme folder in Catalog > View > Theme in the server.

Step 5:
Once you copied the theme folder, now return to the root folder of your website installation and go to theme folder on your computer and open the image folder in both windows and go to template folder, now copy and paste the template folder from your computer to the open cart installation server.

Step 6:
Then go back to the root folder and open the system folder in both server and your computer and then open engine directory in both windows and copy the controller.php file from your computer and replace it with the existing one in the server.

Step 7:
Once you copied the controller.php to the server, log in to the open cart website admin page and select system menu and click the settings option. There find your website and click the edit option in it.

Step 8:
Select the store tab and select the Template line and find your newly installed theme in drop down menu and click the save button.

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