HOW TO INSTALL THEMES

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1. UNZIP THEME DESIRED
2. GO TO YOUR FTP AGENT
3. GO TO THE ROOT/THEMES FOLDER
4. UPLOAD THEME FOLDER THERE
5. GO TO DASHBOARD ON WEBSITE
6. CLICK ON 'PAGES AND THEME' BUTTON
7. LOOK FOR THEME
8. CLICK INSTALL NEXT TO THEME
9. PREVIEW/ACTIVATE TO SEE NEW THEME
10. END

THIS SHOULD HELP MANY OF YOU =]
CHEERS

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Mnkras replied on at Permalink Reply
Mnkras
Not totally correct also don't use caps,

if the theme is packaged like the ones in the marketplace you put them in the /packages folder you know its a package if it has a controller.php in it
dibbc replied on at Permalink Reply
dibbc
Thanks for the quick tip, it helped.

I do have a few questions though.

What's the difference between just a theme and a package?

Why don't some themes have the "Save for later" option? (that would eliminate the above steps)

Thanks again everyone in the C5 community!
FatTony1952 replied on at Permalink Reply
FatTony1952
When I go to my Themes/Pages section of the dashboard, my theme is there, the install button is next to it, but it doesn't install...

help?
Mnkras replied on at Permalink Reply
Mnkras
@dibbc:

Packages can contain more than just the theme, it can contain stuff such as other custom templates, blocks, single_pages etc, also, Packages have version numbers while Themes alone do not
skech replied on at Permalink Reply
First time installation, really thanks for the clarification...
rritz replied on at Permalink Reply
rritz
I do just that, but the theme or package doesn´t show up in dashboard. Since I cannot connect to community, as there is an unresolvable "your site token must be 64 charakters" error, I connot install any themes or packages ..
riverhooks replied on at Permalink Reply
Did that and got an error message view.php AND default.php not found can anyone out there tell me how to create those files and within the theme folder where to put them ??? riverhooks
Mnkras replied on at Permalink Reply
Mnkras
please only post once
wilddog replied on at Permalink Reply
There is nothing more annoying than stuff that does not work. I have just bought a theme from C5 market place and I cannot get the thing installed. One of the things that drives me stir fry crazy is developers that some up with different ways of doing things.
JohntheFish replied on at Permalink Reply
JohntheFish
You should contact the developer using the associated support page for the theme in the marketplace.

While I cant speak specifically about whatever theme you are having problems with, anything in the marketplace has been through a thorough review and testing process by experienced developers and the core c5 team.

Such a process can never be perfect. Every site is different, so there is always a risk of a combinations of c5 version, host, site, content, addons, themes and overrides coming together in a way that leads to a problem (when put like that, it makes me wonder why anything ever works).

The mark of a good developer is not just how thoroughly they develop something in the first place, but how quickly and meticulously they sort out subsequent problems (which there always will be).
logicalnexus replied on at Permalink Reply
you have to upload the .zip file to your hosting provider and then unzip it from there, not from your computer. thats why its not showing up for some of you. if not you could just sign up and do it much quicker.