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Offline mabley

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Theme Variant per Board
« on: February 05, 2018, 01:37:21 PM »
I'm using SMF 2.0.15 and building a theme with color variants.

Right now, it's possible to set a theme per board, but I can't seem to set a variant per board. Does anyone know how to do this?

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Re: Theme Variant per Board
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2018, 03:56:25 AM »
I don't think that's easily possible without you making a separate theme out of the variants you want to use like that.
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Re: Theme Variant per Board
« Reply #2 on: Today at 03:51:40 AM »
Interesting question. My gut (which admittedly is out of practice on this stuff) is telling me it should be possible. A bit convoluted, but possible. Basically, all you want to do is call CSS by board, for which you in essence just need a CSS file name and a board ID.

All the standard variant system does is set a general call for a variant CSS file in the head section of index.template.php, along with calls for some variant versions of icons in some templates where applicable. So, rejigging that to call a CSS file by board ID or by action should do the trick. I very vaguely remember some such trickery in something I worked on, but offhand I can't remember exactly what it was.

To cut through the BS: yes, it should be possible.

The next question is: why do you want to do it?