A theme is a preset package containing graphical appearance details, used to customize the look and feel of (typically) an operating system, widget set or window manager. Graphics themes for individual applications are often referred to as skins, and the words are often used equivalently, the ...

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Applying a Theme in 2013

I have a Branding feature where I set the Master Page and then the Theme programmatically. When applying the theme, the operation takes a couple minutes. It iterates through SubSites so if there are ...
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CSS strage behaviour: style title with background changes colour according to other elements

I managed to change the style Title with background (of the summary links) by changing one color in the file //domain/_catalogs/theme/Themed/141089E3/controls15-51FFDD78.themedcss The color was ...
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Error while trying to change theme under change the look

I am trying to change the look in my SharePoint 2013 Enterprise team site. However when I try to do this I get an error message: Error in the application. When I select a theme under "change the ...
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Should we use custom master pages in SP Online?

Should we use custom master pages, custom page layout, custom theme in SP Online? I heard it is not recommended in SP online, is this true? If it is true then what is the main cause for this.
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Setting the default master page back to the original oslo in SPO 2013?

We were trying to test a custom master page using only the file system and settings>Master page on a SharePoint Online 2013 site. Our site is now blank and I can no longer get to Settings. Using SPD ...
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Get current color palette for the site

I'm wondering if it's possible to find somewhere what .spcolor file is used for the site theme. As there is a method for applying theme to the site: ...
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Web.ApplyTheme() for SharePoint Online

I want to apply one of the default themes to my SharePoint site. I found Web.ApplyTheme() method which requires string colorPaletteUrl, string fontSchemeUrl, string backgroundImageUrl, bool ...
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Themed CSS missing

I've been having several problems with Themes in 2013 with respect to missing images and resources between environments. They seem to use a theme GUID in paths which isn't the same across ...
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Theme with Tasks Completed Check box

On our Tasks lists, we are getting a solid grey box in the Completed Check box field. Even when we deactivate the custom branding and change the Theme, it still shows as:
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Button Background not applying to paging buttons

I've noticed when using the SharePoint Color Palette tool, that when I change the Button Background value the preview shows that the paging buttons will change with this color. However when I apply ...
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Reusing SharePoint Icons that are part of a Theme

I like reusing OOB SharePoint icons in my custom apps. I usually just copy the img URL into one of my tags but it seems with themes, they have a themedpng extension. How can I reuse the 'New Item' ...
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What's the difference between app.master and .master pages?

I've looked around and I can't seem to find the difference between an app.master page and .master pages. I'm building a new look and was wondering what the real difference is. I've found this ...
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Location of default Background Images

I'm relatively new at SharePoint development and am currently suffering from a problem where the default images for backgrounds aren't linking anymore, forcing me to 'remove' the image before applying ...
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Access denied on all files in _themes folder from mobile devices

I have a very, very odd issue that's affecting all clients using our SharePoint 2013 solution from mobile devices. If a user with "read" access visits the site from a desktop browser, everything ...
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Skin File For SharePoint 2013 WebPart

How Can I apply a custom theme/skin to SharePoint 2013 visual web part in visual studio 2012, like we do in asp.net
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Hide “Change the Look” Menu Item

In the "Cog" wheel settings menu, how can I remove the item "Change the look" for everyone? I tried the following CSS with no success: #ctl00_PlaceHolderMain_Customization_RptControls_Theme { ...
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Theme custom color

I have been searching in my SharePoint 2007 site, but all I see it's the already made themes, since our company have their unique color and they want me to put their color to represent their company. ...
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Changing the look of a subsite to that of a master site on Sharepoint 2013

I have my subsite all set up the way I want except the top toolbar is blue instead of grey/black. The standard for all the pages is a custom gray/black look. How can I set the subsite's top toolbar to ...
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Troubles with refreshing themes after a themable CSS update

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing site that is structured using a hierarchy of sub sites. I have packaged three themes in my WSP. These themes consist in a custom master page (the same for ...
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Looking for name of theme in SharePoint 2007

Can someone tell me what's the name of this theme? I have create sites using the following themes but none of them has this look. Team Site Document Workspace Document Center I suspect this is ...
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Inherit background color from SharePoint 2013 theme

Are there any ways to inherit background color of SharePoint theme for any class in a webpart? (That's mean when site theme changed, the css color of classes in my webpart also being changed).
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Site Visitor Can't See Site Background

I have a user who is only a member of Site Visitors group. The site has a custom background applied and saved to Site Assets library. Site Visitors do have the access to the Site Assets library, ...
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Defining custom color slots in an .spcolor file

We are creating a SharePoint 2013 based solution which comes with a custom master page, which for example defines navigation elements, which are not available in the standard master page. This ...
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Turning off custom script SharePoint Online

I was looking for a way to prevent users from changing the design in SharePoint Online. The documentation pointed me to ...
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custom web fonts and relative urls in spfont file

I am building custom composed look for office 365 publishing site collection. The site collection that I am going to apply this composed look is NOT root site collection, so the url of the site ...
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Master Page Inheritance stops working and breaks the site look

We're experiencing an issue with a number of Sites in SharePoint Online where by the Master Page inheritance stop working and the page looks like the image below. To fix it I need to apply a theme ...
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SP2013 on-premise, cannot change mysite's theme with Design gallery

We are using SharePoint 2013 On-premise. User want to change the theme of their "My site" or their "blog". In the browser he type in the URL like this: ...
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sharepoint 2013 online theme

I'm interested in purchasing sharpoint 2013 online themes i can add on to my sharepoint online site. I have been looking for online but cant really find anything. Any resources or tips would be ...
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Apply look and feel to mysite automatically

I would like to know how to apply a look and feel to all My Sites automatically including the Apps area of a mysite.
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SharePoint 2010 Themes and CSS for custom css class

We have a SharePoint solution that was currently deployed to a single Web Application. Now it deploys to two Web Applications. The solution has its own custom css file(s) with a defined class as ...
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JavaScript is breaking my theme in SharePoint 2013

I am having an unusual problem. I have a site in SharePoint 2013 I just stood up, and starting to experiment with JavaScript and jQuery. I am using one of the OOTB themes, not ready to monkey around ...
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How to regenerate composite look when a themable css evolves?

In a corporate publishing site, we are using composite looks to allow site managers to choose a branded color scheme. Basically, we have branded the portal using two css files. A main.css file that ...
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ThmxTheme.GetManagedThemes is not returning any themes

I am trying to get all of the available themes for a site collection. When I call GetManagedThemes() I get 0 results. I have tried several site collections and they all return 0 themes. internal ...
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Add Site Page to Quick Launch by default

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I have one site on Office 365 (non-profit, so site is hosted for free) and one site on Apps4Rent. Both are SharePoint 2013 Foundation, although the Office 365 site is ...
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How to migrate a custom site theme & layout pages from Staging-->Prod

I am wondering how to best migrate a custom theme (custom master page, layouts, including image and css assets etc) from one environment to another in SharePoint 2013 (STAGING-->PRODUCTION). The ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : how to add a custom themable css ? (file not found)

Sharepoint looks for my css in /sites/mysite/_catalogs/theme/Themed/549F7A23/foo-6358CA7D.themedcss?ctag=2 when it is in /sites/mysite/Style Library/fr-fr/themable/foo.css (I can reach it via ...
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Change theme based on loggedin user group

We have 4 SharePoint group.. We have created 4 .spcolor files. Is it possible to apply theme to sp site based on logged in user group? Or composed look? I am worried to set composed look as it will ...
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Apply OOTB Compsed Look

I have successfully created a feature to provision my custom masterpage to my site collection, with a feature receiver that applies it on activation, which also sets my custom theme, like so: SPTheme ...
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SharePoint 2013 Themes vs Master Pages with CSS Only

For display purposes I changed to a Composed Looks for my Master Page. When I changed back to a Master Page that was using only CSS not Themes, I still had remnants of the theme, background-image and ...
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How I Can Add Extra Theme To Sharepoint Performance Point Service

I use SharePoint 2013. I want add a extra theme to my SharePoint site. I use this way for change theme Site Settings -> Change the look How I can download extra theme from internet and load to my ...
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Apply theme to subsite from SharePoint hosted app + javascript

I have to make a SharePoint-hosted-app for creating subsites and applying a theme on created subsites programmatically. my app is installed on root site (site collection) and I want to change ...
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How can I add a setting to make minimal changes to the master page without javascript or necessitating code-behind on the mater page?

We use Sharepoint 2010, and I want the ability to make sophisticated themes for my sub-sites and have them apply site-wide. My current plan is to use a method similar to modernizr, and simply add a ...
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Is there a way to change the default theme of a site collection and fututre subsites?

I am trying to brand our extranet in SP 2013. The site collection is using the OOB "Orange" theme. When I create a subsite, the subsite uses the default SharePoint 2013 theme. I can go back and ...
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How do you apply a theme with powershell in 2013?

I'm writing a powershell script that creates a number of site collections. I want to programmatically set the composed look to "Sea Monster". Through the web UI I go to Site Settings > "Change the ...
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Deploying Sharepoint WSP Theme to Subsite

I'm a little new to all this theming, particularly in 2013, so please bear with me. I created a theme for SP2013. It's pretty similar to the default office one but with custom colours and a ...
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Use site theme elements in emails sent by workflow

I am creating a SharePoint 2010 workflow in Visual Studio 2012. I would like to use colors and fonts from the site's theme to style the emails. Because the customers may change the site theme, I'd ...
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Update .spcolor file doesn't reflect on the site - Sharepoint 2013 foundation

I have Sharepoint 2013 Foundation installed. I'm following this article to modify/create composed look: ...
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How to access themed images

we created an own color-palette and theme and uploaded that to our server. So far so good - now we try to use some of the sharepoint default images (like the big plus sign above lists for adding ...
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Change the default SharePoint theme for anonymous users

How do I make a SharePoint site theme display correctly for anonymous users? I've added a link in the master page to the generated .css file but it is not working. Can anybody tell me why ?
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How to “Change the Look” in My Site?

I cannot find the "Change the Look" option in a My Site site. Is theming possible in a My Site Host web application?