Like most free open source software, PHP-Fusion has the ability to install themes to your site. There are many free themes online you can use for your PHP-Fusion site. In this article we will teach you how to upload your own theme to your server.

For teaching purposes, we will install the "Birds Fusion" theme. The theme can be downloaded for free at the following link.

Once you download the "Birds Fusion" theme, you should have a zip file with the following name:

Follow the steps below to get the "Birds Fusion" theme installed on your PHP-Fusion site.

Steps to install a custom theme

  1. Upload the zip file to the /themes directory in your root folder for your PHP-Fusion site.
  2. Install theme in themes folder PHP-FusionExtract the .zip file in the themes directory. The folder should look like the snapshot to the right.
  3. Log into your PHP-Fusion Admin Panel.
  4. Switch theme PHP-FusionSwitch your PHP-Fusion theme to your new theme.

    New theme PHP-FusionNow your PHP-Fusion site will look like the snapshot to the right.

Continued Education in Course 104: Changing the PHP-Fusion Appearance
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Section 7: Switching your PHP-Fusion theme
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