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13 January 2009 at 3:11am
I have just installed, WampServer and Silverstripe as well as a theme I downloaded from Silverstripe.
Everything is working and seems fine, but I was wondering the following.
1) Should I be editing the original downloaded theme files, which are now located in C:\wamp\www\SilverStripe\themes\Ablaze3
as an example, or should I be creating a site in C:\Wamp\MY NEW SITE and putting the theme in there?
2) I have tried to have a look around the website but cant find a tutorial on how to implement the forum or blog that comes with the theme I have downloaded..Ablaze2 http://demo.silverstripe.com/?theme=Ablaze2
The CMS part of SilverStrip seems nice and is a really nice setup but Im just stuck on how to implement different themes into different sites in the most efficient manner.
14 January 2009 at 6:55am
This tutorial will help you to build your themes.
14 January 2009 at 12:20pm
Thanks for that Nivanka,
Still getting my head around the set up of Silverstripe though.
I have read a bit of the tutorial you put the link up for, as well as going through the initial tutorial.
What if i want to make 2 sites, based on a particular theme? Such as the ablaze3 theme?
I think i am begging to understand the concept of the root of the silverstripe folder and the themes directory, but i was hoping to work out how to use silverstripe to build more then one site at a time, using the same theme?
It doesnt seem to be as straight forward as when you use say dreamweaver and just have 2 site folders inside the www directory.
then you can load up each individual website in your browser.....can this be done with silverstrip?
Would i need to put the entire silverstripe directory as a "sub folder" of the websites root directory?
so something like
15 January 2009 at 1:09am
Yes you can have two or many different SilverStripe installations on the same server, but for each and every installation you will need to have a separate database.
Or else you can use the multi site module.
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