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Assigning new templates and config.php file

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Community Member, 17 Posts

3 September 2008 at 6:11am

I've just installed SilverStripe. I love the way the page adding/editing works. What I'm trying to get a handle on now is how to assign new themes. I downloaded one from and uploaded it to the themes folder, but for the life of my I cannot fine the mysite/_config.php file. When I open the mysite/ folder, I don't see any files at all - just four folders: code, css, images, and javascript. This seems so elementary. What am I missing?



Community Member, 244 Posts

3 September 2008 at 9:54am


If during installation you selected the "tutorial" option, then mysite/_config.php will actually be in tutorial/_config.php


Community Member, 17 Posts

3 September 2008 at 11:23pm

This was an automatic install through GoDaddy. Is it okay to leave the file config.php file there or do I need to move it?



Community Member, 470 Posts

4 September 2008 at 1:56am

In the config file will be a variable $project. You can rename the folder to whatever you want and update the variable.