Solution: Package: Testing a site design package using the demo site

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* Submitted by Luke Serwatka


If you would like to test out a site design (css + images + files) package without installing it on your own eZ publish installation you can do so very simply. Use the demo site


  1. Login to the Admin interface (Log in with username: admin and password: publish)
  2. Go to the Package Admin, Import the package (requires you to first download the package to your local machine to upload it to the demo site, example packages available from
  3. Go to the Design Admin, select “Look and Feel“, select the newly available design, save your changes.
  4. Go to the Cache Admin, Clear All Cache
  5. Load / refresh the user demo site in your browser:


  • You can use WinRAR to extract files from contributed designs files.
  • You also can browse ezpackage files using Total Commander for Windows.