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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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: https://www.nothingbutsharepoint.com/sites/eusp/Pages/Step-by-Step-Create-a-SharePoint-2013-...
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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?
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Site Theme Not Updating Correctly Via Look and Feel

This question is in regards to SharePoint 2010. It would appear that when a page renders under a site using the uncustomized v4.master we get the following code: <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/...
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Change web theme via client object model?

SPWeb.ApplyTheme() doesn't seem to exist in the client object model. Is there an equivalent? By the way, this is for SP2010.
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Themes for each user

Is it possible for each user in SharePoint to customize the theme that appears for them whenever they log in? So if the user A would like the theme to be red instead of blue, they set it to red and ...
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SharePoint 2013 theme engine issue applying selection background color.

In our SharePoint 2013 site we have custom theme aware CSS, most of which is working fine across browsers (IE8/9/10, Safari and Firefox) but in case of /* [ReplaceColor(themeColor:"...
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Can't change theme using Change the Look

I have been working on creating a custom .spcolor file to update our company color scheme to our Sharepoint site. I have noticed that when I try to use the Change the Look feature to change the theme ...
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How to set default theme while creating new site or subsite

I want to create a new subsite using default publishing template in sharepoint 2007, once created i want a different theme to be applied to site, how can i change the default theme ans use a different ...
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SP2013 Change the look breakes on own template

I took a standard Team Site and verified that the "Change the look" worked, I then saved the site as a template, and then created a new team site from that template and then the "Change the look" is ...
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Recommend Share Point book for designing/theming [closed]

Hi I know there are a lot of sharepoint books out there, and I understand there may not be a book for exclusively for sharepoint design, but given that could anyone recommend a good book for someone ...
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Chrome font rendering issues

Basically, the issue lies with Chrome, as it will not render ttf fonts properly using antialiasing. A popular fix is to order the @font-face directive so that the svg-font is first. Only Chrome will ...
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CSS markup is missing after I change theme of subsite

I was just making a new subsite, and the very first thing I usually do is set the theme to match that of the parent. In my case this is a custom theme named CustomTheme. I selected it and applied it ...
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Change colour/theme of sharepoint 2013 mysite across the enterprise

I was wondering how I change the MySite theme from the default blue/white look to the Oslo look, or one of the other default themes?
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Can I force subsites to use the Master Page of a custom theme?

First off, this issue is with a Custom Theme & Master Page in Sharepoint 2007. Is there a way to force subsites to re-pull the Master Page from the Custom Theme within the 12 Hive? Due to lack of ...
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How do I Inherit the CSS Theme Color in my Sharepoint 2013 App?

I am building a Sharepoint 2013 App in Javascript / HTML / CSS and I want to implement / inherit the color / class / css used by the theme. How do I do this? I want to ensure consistency through ...
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Sharepoint 2013, how to unselect a theme?

I am working on a trial version of sharepoint 2013 creating a custom master page. Going well so far, apart from the fact that when I go to view the published site, I only see my background for a ...
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How to specify which css files to load in Sharepoint:CssLink when using themes

I noticed that the css being loaded by CssLink differs depending on which page is being loaded. For example, when I load the _layouts/prjsetng.aspx page, it loads: ~/_catalogs/theme/themed/7D16DABB/...
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Changing the SharePoint default title text (legend) in SharePoint 2013

In the default theme for SharePoint 2013 (seattle), on the top left corner, there is a small amount of Text that says "SharePoint". I wanted to change it to show the name of the company instead of ...
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How do I disable themes on a site collection?

I want to disabled themes on a site collection in SharePoint 2010 and am not sure how to go about doing so.
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Custom theme CSS doesn't seem to work properly

I'm trying to use the OOTB SharePoint Theme Engine in SharePoint 2013, but no matter what I do, my custom themable css files just don't seem to work. I deploy my css through a feature. As far as I ...
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Enterprise search bar in header (and remove default standard search)

I have the Enterprise search sub site and it looks great compared to the standard search included on all default sites. I would like to have the same functionality except instead of the enterprise ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 - Unable to change Site Theme

I'm having trouble changing the site theme in my SharePoint Foundation 2010 environment. When I do Site Actions > Site Settings > Look and Feel > Site Theme, i receive: Error: Access Denied I ...
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change look in sharepoint 2013 programatically

I want to change the look of the sharepoint 2013 site programatically, I have tried setting up different theme but it didn't work. Thanks
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How can one reset themes as they are changed?

Is there any way of catching when a theme is being changed -- so that I can fire a ThmxTheme.RemoveThemeFromWeb? The option to change the theme is currently hidden in our farm, but we can't disallow ...
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How can I hide the Theme link in Site Settings for SharePoint 2010

Can I create a customAction to hide the Theme link in Site Settings in SharePoint 2010 ? If so, what does the Element.xml look like ? I've tried the following: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas....
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Custom theme “followed link” seem to not be applied on every link on the site

Customer don't want to see any difference between visited and not visited links on the Sharepoint site. I've set the "followed link" color to be the same as the link color, but this does not seem to ...
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Lost custom theme on migration from SP2007 to SP2010 using content database upgrade

I lost custom theme created in SP2007 site upon migration to SP2010 using content database upgrade. I read somewhere that I need to copy existing theme from the C:\Program Files\Common Files\...
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Theming Sharepoint 2010 overwrite Corev4.css with file, do the Theme Comments work?

I have a css file that I am using to overwrite certain areas of the corev4.css file. Will the Comments: /* [ReplaceColor(themeColor:"Light2-Darkest")] */ also be replaced in theory? I am struggling ...
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How do I change the background color of a web part?

I've got a document library embedded on the home page of one of my SharePoint sites. Someone changed the background color to grey, overriding the site's theme background color, which is white. I've ...
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SPF2010 Theme not getting applied for anonymous users

Working on a public facing SharePoint Foundation 2010 site with anonymous access enabled. Anonymous/authenticated access to content works as expected without problems so far. Recently I went into ...
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Adding an extra WFE and keeping spthemes.xml and docicon.xml in sync

In our farm we have several features that add extra themes. These features automatically update the spthemes.xml file in the template\layouts\LCID directory on activation (and remove the lines on ...
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Themable CSS: attribute name being replaced as well as color

I have added the following to one of my themable CSS files, which has been working absolutely fine until now: .ICS_footer_side a:hover{ /* [ReplaceColor(themeColor:"Light2")] */ background:#ddd; } ...
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Sharepoint Themes

I've looked through some books and read a bit online, but am unclear on a particular point. I have a project where we want to use a completely custom layout on top of a SharePoint Foundation 2010 ...
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Site Theme Error when publishing enabled?

Hoping someone can help me. This is a SharePoint 2010 Environment. When trying to click on 'site theme' in the site settings menu of one of the sub-sites in a site collection that has publishing ...
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default sharepoint theme - where is it?

The marketing department at my job likes the default SharePoint 2010 theme, but wants me to change the font. I thought that I would just make a copy of the default theme and edit that file, but I don'...