There is no longer any theme data in the database with PrestaShop 1.7. Hence a theme is installed as soon as it’s on the disk.
If you want to theme to appears in the backoffice, it’s simply have to contain a
This will only display it, if you want to select it as your active theme, it has to be valid. Read :doc:
makes a valid theme <testing>
Once it’s active you can export your theme using the “Export current theme” button or use the command from your terminal.
php bin/console prestashop:theme:export THEME_DIRECTORY_NAME
php app/console instead of
php bin/console for versions prior to
Exporting your theme using the button or the command line will export the following data:
theme.yml(See theme.yml doc)
Please note that if you want to sell your theme on the PrestaShop Addons, there are a few rules to follow:
** LIST OF REQUIREMENTS **