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Manually install Gallery 2 theme Tutorial

Third party gallery themes and themes for gallery version earlier than 2.2 will have to be installed manually (gallery 2.2+ version has a much easier installation approach).

Below describe the manual installation process for installing gallery theme :-

  1. visit official theme download page or the third party theme download page to download the compressed theme file
  2. uncompress the theme file and FTP upload the expanded folder to the hosting account, place the new theme folder in the themes folder in your gallery 2 program folder, i.e. /home/username/gallery2/themes/new_theme/
  3. Login to your gallery 2 administration screen and click Site Admin > Themes
  4. click install next to the new theme name to install the new theme, then click activate again to activate the new theme in your gallery 2 program
  5. If you want to set this new theme as default theme to your gallery 2 website, set it at the default theme option