As you can see, quickstart package will save your time and efforts on installing magento 2 theme for each demo site. Hence in this post, we will show magento 2 install theme tutorial for you. You just need to follow step by step, we make sure that it’s worth for reading
Please notice that with quickstart installation, all of your existing data will be overwritten. Hence, it is highly recommended to install quickstart as your first installation or just in case you would like to start your site from scratch.
>> Install XAMPP via this link https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html
If you already installed XAMPP, please check whether it meets the below Magento 2 requirements.
Apache: 2.2 or 2.4
PHP: >=5.4.11 or 5.5.x
Step 1. Extract quickstart package file
After downloading theme, you need to extract the quickstart file which named “theme_name_quickstart.zip”. For instance: ves_ishop_quickstart.zip
Step 2: Upload quickstart package file into webroot folder.
Step 3: Setup Database using phpmyadmin
(goto: http://localhost , there will be a link on the left to goto phpmyadmin)
Step 4: Import database
In the file “theme_name.zip” you have extracted, you need to import the file “sql/database.sql” into database which you have just created
To import database file, please go to phpmyadmin of your site >> click on your database which you created before >> click on top bar button “Import” >> Browse the database.sql in the folder sql above, then run import sql file as below image
Step 5: Install theme
>> To install theme, please open browser and go to http://localhost/ves_ishop to get started.
Step 6: Installation run
Please follow these below step to run installation.
>> Choose Start Readiness Check. After Start Readiness Check is completed, select Next
>> you need to click on ” Start Readiness Check” first, then it will be like the below image
>> Enter server and database in step 2 and then click on Next
>> Put your website link and continue to click on Next
>> Customize your store: you can choose time Zone, Currency and Languages
>> You need to Create Admin Account. Enter your information and move to the next step.
>> In this final step, you should click on the button: Install Now