How to Install Opencart 3 Themes and install sample data for your Opencart 3 websites

Opencart 3 was released and many new features and improvements were introduced so far: Marketplace and Translations integration into Admin Panel, Theme Editor, Language Editor and many more.

This opencart 3 tutorial will provide you step by step instruction to install Opencart 3 theme and install sample data to have a full-ready eCommerce website.

Install OpenCart 3 theme step-by-step guide

This tutorial is to help you install Opencart 3 theme on a running Opencart 3 website. If you don’t have a Opencart 3 website yet, please view the How to install Opencart 3 quickstart? tutorial.

Download Opencart 3 theme

You can find free and premium Opencart 3 themes from Pavotheme Opencart 3 theme collection based on the best Opencart 3 theme framework – Pav Framework v3.

In this tutorial, we will use free Opencart 3 theme – Pav Simtech

Download the theme and save it to your local.

Next, we will unzip the Opencart 3 theme package, in the package, you will see the theme installation file: (other theme will have same name format) – this file will be used to install in the installer

Install Opencart 3 theme instruction

Step 1 – upload theme: go to Admin → Extensions → Installer and upload theme installation file:

Step 2 – install theme: go to Extensions → Filter by themes then you click to install the theme

Next, hit the edit button and enable the theme.

Step 3 – set default theme: go to System → Setting → Edit a store and set this theme as default

Step 4 – refresh cache: go to Extensions => Modification to refresh Cache

Install Sample Data

The built-in tool of Pavothemes Opencart 3 theme helps you replicate our theme demo on your website that will save you lots of time to build a complete eCommerce website.

After you refresh the Modification cache, you will see menu “PavoThemer” on Left sidebar.

Go to PavoThemer → Tool and you will see list of sample demo of the theme. Hit the install button of the demo you want.

The installation process will install required extensions of the demo and import demo content as well as theme settings, page builder … so you don’t have to do anything.

After Install done, you come to Extension => Modifycation to refresh again

You already install an Opencart 3 theme sucessfully and get our demo replicated on your Opencart 3 website. You can start updating products and ready to sell them.

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