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Reskinning my message board ?

Started by DragonKith, October 20, 2008, 09:10:06 AM

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DragonKith

I have a question i was wondering how do i add a new theme to my message board i cant seem to figure out what file to use when i want to reskin my message board can anyone help me?




Marcus Forsberg

Hi, DragonKith!

First, find and download one of the nice themes here:
http://custom.simplemachines.org/themes/

Make sure the theme supports your SMF version!!

Then, simply go to:
Admin > Themes and Layout
There you'll find "Install a New Theme".
Hit "Browse", find the fiel you just downloaded, and hit "save".

Then, go back to
Admin > Themes and Layout
You'll se two selectboxes. Choose the newly installed theme in both of them.

Nas

DragonKith

Thank you Nas for the help i havent used SMF in a long time i swear i am a blonde sometimes lol



DragonKith

Hey Nas

What file do i need to  for the skin to show up in my message board?


Marcus Forsberg


DragonKith

yes like

BoardIndex.template.php

index.template.php

MessageIndex.template.php


mtlogo


style


theme_info


those are the files that came with the skin i am not sure which one i used click on in the browse window


greyknight17

Is this issue resolved?

No need to go into any file. If you followed the instructions posted by Nascar, it should be installed successfully. Then all you have to do is go to Admin > Themes and Layout and change the theme there (either for everyone or just overall for all new members).

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