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A simple question

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Community Member, 9 Posts

16 July 2008 at 1:50am

Hello everybody,

i have got a simple question, but i want to be sure:

when i have in the themes folder an theme wich have this folders: "css", "images", "templates", for what i need this three folders in the folder my_site? can i delete this tree folders from Folder "my_site"? or how it works together?

Thanks for answers.



Community Member, 37 Posts

16 July 2008 at 9:02pm

Edited: 16/07/2008 9:02pm

You may well have deleted them anyway, but the answer is yes you can delete the



If you don't specify a theme in your _config.php file then SS will look in these directories for the .css and .ss files it requires for the templating.


Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

17 July 2008 at 10:01am

Yep well those 3 folders are from back in the day when SilverStripe did not support themes so sites where all developed in the mysite folder. Now its recommended to make you template and css files as individual themes in the themes/ folder