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Customising the CMS /

Moderators: martimiz, Sean, Ed, biapar, Willr, Ingo, swaiba

Syling the Admin area

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Community Member, 9 Posts

14 June 2016 at 8:30am

Edited: 14/06/2016 8:47am

Hello Everyone,

I might be missing something very obvious, but I can't seem to get a custom stylesheet to load in the admin section to be able to change the styles.

I do not want to change any of the layouts or anything, just want to change some colours to mimic the company colours.

I found this article:

and have tried this in my _config.php


I am using Silverstripe 3.3, if that helps

i have tried a few things (flushing, flushing cache) and can't seem to get it to load. Could someone please help me figure out where I have gone wrong?


Forum Moderator, 1391 Posts

5 July 2016 at 4:02am

if custom.css lives in themes/mytheme/css/ then the following in _config.php should load it:




(Note: whithout a starting slash)


Community Member, 9 Posts

7 July 2016 at 3:08am

I did get this working, thank you for your help :)