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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
19 views

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.
0
votes
2answers
679 views

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" ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

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: ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

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).
0
votes
1answer
16 views

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:
1
vote
0answers
17 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
55 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

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' ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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
0
votes
2answers
70 views

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 { ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

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
1
vote
4answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
555 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
17 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

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 images ...
3
votes
2answers
76 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
790 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
205 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

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, ...
3
votes
2answers
487 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
258 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
199 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
330 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
672 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
359 views

themeweb.aspx error

I installed a few new themes a few weeks ago and everything went off without a hitch. Yesterday, I go to my site and attempt to change the theme and get this error: Failed to enable constraints. ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
215 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
373 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

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 ...
1
vote
5answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
478 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
175 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

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 ...