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General Questions

General questions about getting started with SilverStripe that don't fit in any of the categories above.

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Change Theme


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18 January 2010 at 2:58am Community Member, 6 Posts

I have very limited knowledge of PHP.

I seee BlackCandy, BlackCandy_blog and tutorial themes installed by default. How do I switch to blackcandy theme for cms, blog and forums?

2. Is it allowed to remove silverstripe branding (powered by, etc) and if so, where do I make the changes?


Carbon Crayon

18 January 2010 at 6:17am Community Member, 598 Posts

Hi Screenmates

You can change the theme by editing your mysite/_config.php. To set it to blackcandy the line would look like this:


You can do as you wish with the SS branding, this recipie will help you with that:

I would reccomend you do the beginner tutorials to get a good idea of how SilverStripe works: