[ Asking for the proper sequence and the basic steps ]

Hello, I am beginner to Magento 2, and its folder structure.

I am trying to install a theme in M2, and has finally installed. But to achieved I had tried some more efforts(google and stack overflow).

So, My questions is as below:

  1. Why we need to give permissions to our magento2 folder every time.
  2. What are the basic steps for installing theme in magento2.
  3. What are the importance/requirement of commands for (deploy/index/compile).
  4. How many ways of installing theme in magento2.

Thanks in advance.


2 Answers 2

  1. You should not have to do that, please explain.

  2. How to install a theme

  3. [Which directories to clear and when[(http://devdocs.magento.com/guides/v2.1/howdoi/php/php_clear-dirs.html)

  4. There is probably a completely manual way to do it. You can start here


Basic Steps to install theme in Magento 2:

First, download the theme of your choice.

Then Unzip the downloaded theme and upload the files to the root directory of your Magento 2 store.

Run the following commands:

php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

Lastly, go to CONTENT → Configuration to activate your theme.

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