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SimpleStripe

Maintainer(s): edk

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SimpleStripe is a basic bare bones theme for Silverstripe. It utilizes html5 for the code markup.  SimpleStripe is simple and semantic an dbuild under the philosophy of Progressive Enhancment and Progressive Enrichment. SimpleStripe's inspiration is drawn directly from SimpleFolio - a wordpress theme. SimpleStripe borrows heavily from this theme's look and feel but departs from that inspiration to enable this for SilverStripe as well as make it html5 compliant.
SimpleStripe was built for Silverstripe 2.4 and greater.
## To Install ##
1. Put the contents of the simplestripe folder into your /themes directory in your silverstripe project. Make sure the folder is named "simplestripe"
2. In your config file in: ./mysite/_config.php, you will need to change the setting for theme. Add or edit the following line of code:SSViewer::set_theme('themename'); 
[Alternate: in Silverstripe 2.4 > you can just choose the theme in Site Settings in admin]
3. Once you've added the code, visit your homepage, and flush the cache (append ?flush=1 to the url). Your new theme should now be working.
## Add Ons ##
For extra goodies for SimpleStripe check out SilverStriper.com. There you can download a Siteconfig that will enable you to utilize TypeKit. Grab the HomePage add on Pack to get more flexibility in your HomePage.
Take this theme and build on it. 
Site Config
You can setup TypeKit on SimpleStripe:
Twitter Account
Add your twitter account as just "@username" and your twitter handle will appear in the sidebar
Home Page
Grab The Home Page Add-On pack and get access to a three column home layout. This also will give you the ability to dynamically pull your latest blog posts into the home page.

SimpleStripe Theme Details

SimpleStripe is a basic bare bones html5 theme for Silverstripe. SimpleStripe is simple, semantic and built under the philosophy of Progressive Enhancment and Progressive Enrichment. SimpleStripe's inspiration is drawn directly from SimpleFolio - a wordpress theme. SimpleStripe borrows heavily from this theme's look and feel but departs from that inspiration to enable this for SilverStripe as well as make it html5 compliant.

SimpleStripe was built for Silverstripe 2.4 and greater.

 

To Install

1. Put the contents of the simplestripe folder into your /themes directory in your silverstripe project. Make sure the folder is named "simplestripe"

2. In your config file in: ./mysite/_config.php, you will need to change the setting for theme. Add or edit the following line of code:SSViewer::set_theme('themename'); 

[Alternate: in Silverstripe 2.4 > you can just choose the theme in Site Settings in admin]

3. Once you've added the code, visit your homepage, and flush the cache (append ?flush=1 to the url). Your new theme should now be working.

4. Tip: Go into your Page.php file and comment out the includes for the three css files:

//Requirements::themedCSS('layout'); 

//Requirements::themedCSS('typography'); 

//Requirements::themedCSS('form'); 

 

Add Ons

For extra goodies for SimpleStripe check out SilverStriper.com. There you can download a Siteconfig that will enable you to utilize TypeKit. Grab the HomePage add on Pack to get more flexibility in your HomePage.

Site Config

 

  1. You can setup TypeKit on SimpleStripe
  2. Twitter Account: Add your twitter account as just "@username" and your twitter handle will appear in the sidebar

Home Page

Grab The Home Page Add-On pack and get access to a three column home layout. This also will give you the ability to dynamically pull your latest blog posts into the home page.

 

Take this theme and build on it. 

Screenshot

Theme info:

  • Released: 30 Oct 10
  • Version: 1.0
  • Code name: simplestripe (folder name for theme)

Installation Steps

  1. 1. After unzipping your theme download, put the contents of the zip file into your /themes directory in your silverstripe project.
  2. 2. To get your theme up and running, you’ll need to change one line of code in the _config.php file. You’ll find the config file in: ./mysite/_config.php:
  3. 2. Add the following line of code: SSViewer::set_theme('themename');
  4. 4. Once you’ve added the code, visit your homepage, and flush the cache (append ?flush=1 to the url). Your new theme should now be working.

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