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Offline shadav

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Remove core theme?
« on: August 20, 2019, 07:51:24 PM »
ok probably a silly question but just want to make sure
since I'm not using the core theme, it's safe to remove it, yes?
it's just an additional theme that happens to be named core, correct?
it's not really important?

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Re: Remove core theme?
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2019, 07:57:00 PM »
Sure, if you're not using it, you can just delete it. Only the default theme needs to be kept.
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Re: Remove core theme?
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2019, 10:27:09 AM »
It was named core, because it was a ported version of the 1.1.x theme of that name (which was the default theme for 1.1.x) :)
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Re: Remove core theme?
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2019, 02:50:19 PM »
Sure, if you're not using it, you can just delete it. Only the default theme needs to be kept.

In theory, shouldn't you remove it in SMF admin > Theme settings before you actually delete it? Otherwise it'll still show in the list of themes in "Manage and Install".

 

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Re: Remove core theme?
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2019, 03:01:37 PM »
Pretty sure that's what Gary means.

'delete' and 'remove' are used somewhat interchangeably in SMF.

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Re: Remove core theme?
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2019, 03:03:22 PM »
I read it as delete the files and be done with it. in that case it still needs to be removed from the admin panel.