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installing a theme


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Grande Dame

7 June 2008 at 11:26am Community Member, 2 Posts

Please could someone set out very simple instructions for installing a theme. I have found Sapphire and the _config.php direction but am unsure as to what to do next.
I would also like very simple instructions as to how to change the header and footer of the theme (include a logo, slogan etc).
My programming knowledge is rather scrappy - I started with binary, back in history when computers filled whole rooms and we used bits of cardboard with holes in them.


8 June 2008 at 12:26am (Last edited: 8 June 2008 12:27am), Community Member, 6 Posts


Simply unpack the contents of the zip file into your /themes directory.
Change to theme by putting the following line in your ./mysite/_config.php:


Visit your homepage, ensuring you flush the cache (append ?flush=1 to the url).

Grande Dame

8 June 2008 at 6:53pm Community Member, 2 Posts

Yes, thank you.
I have located /mysite/_config.php
edited it with
and followed with flushing the cache on my homepage.

The edit does not seem to have been saved.

I suspect I have missed something.