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themes:installation [2012/08/30 02:26]
magik Some clarifications
themes:installation [2017/03/19 13:33] (current)
Timbow [Make Your Own]
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-====== What is a GetSimple Theme? ​====== +======Ready-Made Themes====== 
-Themes are bundles of files which define the look and feel and functionalities of a website. These bundles contain at least: ​+ 
 +===== What is a GetSimple Theme? ===== 
 +Themes are bundles of files which define the look and feel and functionalities of a website ​by providing the html, css and scripts for your site. These bundles ​normally ​contain at least: ​
   - one template: template.php   - one template: template.php
   - one css file for the design of your site   - one css file for the design of your site
   - one screenshot to visualize the theme in the theme-administration of GetSimple   - one screenshot to visualize the theme in the theme-administration of GetSimple
   - optional files: ​   - optional files: ​
-    * function.php if your theme needs additional functionality+    * functions.php if your theme needs additional functionality
     * Javascript files for special effects     * Javascript files for special effects
     * editor.css to define the css for the [[how_to:​editor_configuration|WYSIWYG-Editor]] ​     * editor.css to define the css for the [[how_to:​editor_configuration|WYSIWYG-Editor]] ​
     * images etc.     * images etc.
  
-====== Where to get GetSimple Themes? ====== +===== Where to get GetSimple Themes? ===== 
-Besides the two themes which come with the installation zip (//​Innovation//​ and //​Cardinal//​) there are several other themes available. +{{ :​themes:​themes.jpg?​200|}} 
-Browse to the [[http://​get-simple.info/​extend/​|GetSimple Plugin and Theme Repository]] (Extend repository). There you will find a list of the newest uploaded themes.\\ {{:​themes:​pagemanagement_theme_1.jpg|}}\\ ​Click on one of these themes to get its description,​ a screenshot, a download link as well as a link to the support thread of this theme in the [[http://​get-simple.info/​forum/​|GetSimple Support Forum]].+==== Ready Made ==== 
 +Besides the two themes which come with the installation zip (//​Innovation//​ and //​Cardinal//​) there are several ​hundred ​other themes available. 
 +Browse to the [[http://​get-simple.info/​extend/​|GetSimple Plugin and Theme Repository]] (Extend repository). There you will find a list of the newest uploaded themes. 
 + 
 +Click on one of these themes to get its description,​ a screenshot, a download link as well as a link to the support thread of this theme in the [[http://​get-simple.info/​forum/​|GetSimple Support Forum]].
  
 Click on the link [[http://​get-simple.info/​extend/​all_themes.php|View all]] to get the complete list of all available themes. Click on the link [[http://​get-simple.info/​extend/​all_themes.php|View all]] to get the complete list of all available themes.
-====== How to Install a GetSimple Theme ======+ 
 +==== Make Your Own ==== 
 +One of the strengths of GetSimple is that it is very easy to create your own theme from static html. The easy to follow [[themes:​tutorial|short tutorial for theme creation]] in this wiki will show you how. You don't need to know php or javascript, just a basic knowledge of html is sufficient. 
 +===== How to Install a GetSimple Theme =====
 When you install a theme there are a few things that you need to do: When you install a theme there are a few things that you need to do:
  
   - Unzip your theme if it came in a ZIP file.   - Unzip your theme if it came in a ZIP file.
-  - Copy all the files that came with your theme to your server inside ​the ''/​theme/''​ folder with an FTP client.+  - Copy all the files in their named folder ​to the ''/​theme/''​ folder ​on your server ​with an FTP client.
   - If you want to make edits to your theme, please ensure that all your files and/or folders are CHMOD'​d to either 755 or 777 depending on what permissions are required by your host.   - If you want to make edits to your theme, please ensure that all your files and/or folders are CHMOD'​d to either 755 or 777 depending on what permissions are required by your host.
   - Log into your GetSimple administration panel, and select your new theme from the dropdown on the Theme page. Click the **Activate Theme** button.   - Log into your GetSimple administration panel, and select your new theme from the dropdown on the Theme page. Click the **Activate Theme** button.
 +
 +======Links======
 +Back to the GetSimple Wiki [[:​start|Contents Page]]
 +==Pages in this Section==
 +===Themes===
 +  *[[themes:​installation|Ready-Made Themes]]
 +  *[[themes:​creation|Theme Creation]]
 +  *[[themes:​template_tags|Complete Template Tags Reference]]
 +  *[[theme:​template_code_snippets|Template Code Snippets]]
 +  *[[themes:​tips|Theme Development Tips]]