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  • lozhowlett
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    Theme the CMS in SS3 Link to this post

    Hi Everyone

    We used to be able to theme the CMS in 2.4.7

    Is this pos in SS3?


    LeftAndMain::setApplicationName("Some Name", "Company", "http://www.URL.co.uk");

    Seems to kill the site now tho.

  • Tony Air
    Community Member
    13 Posts

    Re: Theme the CMS in SS3 Link to this post

    Hi template based in framework/admin/templates/LeftAndMain_Menu.ss doesn't allow it in SS2 way, but u can customize it by ur own custom template and include custom css with LeftAndMainExtension
    for an instance that way:

    <div class="cms-logo">
             <a href="$ApplicationUrl" target="_blank" title="$ApplicationName<% if CMSVersion %> (Version - $CMSVersion)<% end_if %>">
                $ApplicationName<% if CMSVersion %> <abbr class="version">$CMSVersion</abbr><% end_if %>
             <span><% if SiteConfig %>$SiteConfig.Title<% else %>$ApplicationName<% end_if %></span>

  • kinglozzer
    Community Member
    146 Posts

    Re: Theme the CMS in SS3 Link to this post

    Is this what you're looking for?


    You can use it to overwrite the css values in: 'framework/admin/css/'.

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