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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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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Setting Dynamic theme colors the sharepoint 2013 master Page

I have been following this article, which talks about setting theme color to the master page via css. What i am interested is in knowing the capability of SharePoint, whether it is possible using ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online theme

I'm interested in purchasing SharePoint 2013 Online themes i can add on to my SharePoint online site. I have been looking online but cant really find anything. Any resources or tips would be ...
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How to handle alternative themes for visual impaired users

Has anyone got an thoughts on how to handle theming a WSS site for a single user who is visually impaired ... she uses high contrast settings for Word, etc. But still leave the usual theme for ...
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Custom theme in SharePoint Designer

Right, I've created a custom theme (TESTTHEME) and have managed to change various css styles etc... to fit in with my design. Now I've come to personalise the navigation I need to drop some new ...
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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" ...
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Why am I not being able to set the site theme?

In preparation for a site migration to it's own site collection, I created a Site Collection in my development environment, and after demonstrating that it worked, I was approved to replicate the ...
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Export a subsite theme and import the theme to another subsite

Can you, in SharePoint Online, export a subsite theme and import the theme to another subsite? OR Can you export the theme from the root site and import it to a subsite? Can this be done? If so, ...
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Import site theme to another site collection subsite?

I'm using SharePoint Online 2013. I exported my site as a template (.wsp), and imported the template to another top-level site collection. The only problem is that the theme/styling did not convert. ...
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SP 2013 Foundation “Change the Look” drop down options not active

For some reason, all of my "Change the Look" options in SP 2013 Foundation are inactive. When I select any theme, for example "Orange", the dropdown list boxes for Colors, Site layout and Fonts are ...
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Composed Look with Custom Master Page

I am trying to make a Composed Look with a Custom Master Page. To start with, I copied Seattle.master to Test.master; Seattle and Test are exactly the same except for the name. I verified that I can ...
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Applying OOB Theme to SharePoint 2013 Custom master page created in Visual studio

I have created created a custom master page out of seatle.master page. Added following customization's. Borders to the left navigation bar Boxed Top navigation menu with borders and background ...
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Applying theme to site collection and all subsite underneath Issue using Powershell in SharePoint 2013

Getting error while applying theme to site collection and all subsite underneath Issue using Powershell in SharePoint 2013 Below is the code $themeName = "PaletteTheme" $SPSite = Get-SPSite ...
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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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Custom Master Page not visible while applying the theme in SharePoint 2013

I have created a custom master page out of seattle master page by renaming it using SharePoint designer(I have also created a master page using visual studio). And then i made some modifications to ...
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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 works ...
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How to read the .spcolor theme file from composed Looks List in SharePoint 2013 using JSOM?

I want to read the .spcolor file from the Theme URL column in the composed Look List using JSOM. Please advice.
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check if the theme is inherited from the parent site using Jquery in SHarepoint 2013

Is there any way we can check which on a site whether the theme is being inherited from the parent site using jQuery/JavaScript
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Adding theme color to custom Master Page in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom master page created using visual studio in SharePoint 2013. I have added custom divs(with colors) in this master page. When i apply out of box themes, this custom div does not get fill ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Possible to have a different theme for each Wiki Page?

In SharePoint 2013, I understand that it is possible to have different themes in place across the team websites, or subsites. I am interested in the Wiki pages found under a single team website-- Is ...
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theme color changes after aplication

I am trying give a fancy look to my website & I have used one of the themes provided by SP2013 when It shows the demo where we change the color combination that is the 3 colors provided. when I ...
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Different themes on main and subsites?

We are testing some features of Sharepoint Online, and we want to deploy a new theme, but ONLY on one subsite (test site), not our main site, is that possible? Or should we make a completly new ...
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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) can I reference a theme color in my inline CSS?

I'm planning to use the "Preview Pane" list view style to create a much easier-to-maintain version of a carousel that's currently built in code. I've created a list with just a Title column and a ...
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change the login home page

I have a fba website in SharePoint 2010 . I want to customize the login page according to my website theme and add contents to it as well as want to use that login functionality . What should be my ...
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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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Font scheme using web fonts not appearing in Change the Look UI

In SharePoint Online/O365, I've placed my font files and images under Site Assets and created my spfont file according to the many guides on the subject (Elio Struyf's and a video on Channel 9), but ...
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Programatically Applying Theme (spcolor) takes too long

I have a branding solution that uses the ApplyTheme like this : foreach(SPWeb web in site.AllWebs) { web.MasterUrl = masterUrl; web.Update(); web.ApplyTheme(themeUrl, "", "", true); } The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...