Alfresco Share custom themes

Want to know how to create your own custom Alfresco Share theme ?

Follow this guide:

Copy an existing themes folder & files, such as /Share/themes/greenTheme to /Share/themes/YOUR_THEME

Copy /share/WEB-INF/classes/alfresco/site-data/themes/default.xml to /share/WEB-INF/classes/alfresco/site-data/themes/YOUR_THEME.xml

Edit YOUR_THEME.xml

Default Blue Theme
theme.default

Change where it mentions ‘Default Blue’ to a title of your choosing, change ‘theme.default‘ to ‘theme.YOUR_THEME‘.

Edit /YOUR_THEME/presentation.css

Change all occurrences of ‘greenTheme‘ :
.yui-skin-greenTheme
for
.yui-skin-YOUR_THEME

Edit /YOUR_THEME/yui/assets/skin.css

Change all occurrences of ‘greenTheme‘ :
.yui-skin-greenTheme
for
.yui-skin-YOUR_THEME

The above 2 steps can be easily done using a find and replace function in any text editor.

Now select your new theme within Share under the Admin Console.

Now edit the .css files and images to your hearts content, refreshing the browser to see your changes.

Lovely!

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