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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Using Minimal.Master in a custom aspx page

I have the following code line that adds the default.master to a custom aspx page; <%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="ConvertStatus.aspx.cs" Inherits="Class.Layouts....
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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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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 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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How do I modify themable corev4.css?

I've noticed that my main site uses styles/corev4.css while the subsites use various revisions of _layouts/1040/styles/Themable/corev4.css. I have to modify both. While I can access styles/corev4.css,...
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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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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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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 to inherit parent site look and feel on my Team Site

I have created a subsite but now I want to inherit the look and feel theme from my parent site all the radio button are disabled under Setting >> Site Settings >> Master Pages .Is there a way I can ...
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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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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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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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Source to download SharePoint 2010 themes

Is there a good source to download free SharePoint Themes (.thmx) ?
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How to set the default theme for new SubSites?

I have a SiteCollection with custom themes. All the sites in the collection have a custom theme selected (MyTheme). Every time when I create a new subsite, the theme for that new site is the default ...
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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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Uploading a THMX theme using PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script creating new site collections, each containing a root SPWeb, on my SharePoint web application. I have a THMX file that I'm trying to apply to each SPWeb that the script ...
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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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(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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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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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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How to deploy custom theme + css + masterpage and apply it automatically to every newly created Team site

Greetings... Well, the title pretty much says it all. Users will be able to create numerous new team sites, and I need to make sure that custom theme and css are automatically applied. Also, I need ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 color,...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2007 MySite Default Theme

I've successfully created a separate theme that user can select for their MySite - The issue is that I'd like for the theme to become the default theme applied. I've updated converted the TemplateID ...
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Deploy Theme through Feature Sharepoint 2010

Within my site definition i added module for the deployment of a theme. The feature gets deployed, but when I activate it the theme is not available for selection? I have included my elements.xml ...
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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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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 we can use a custom theme in SharePoint Server 2010?

I want to change the look and feel of my SharePoint Server 2010 site. I have used office Power font to create my custom theme as a .thmx file. I just wanted to know how to use the custom style in ...
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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 resource,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Complete redesign of a SharePoint 2010

I'm working on a project where i need to do a complete redesign on SharePoint 2010, like changing colors, making it have a fixed size, align it to the center of the page, align the 'site action' ...
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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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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 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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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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Creating Themes in Sharepoint 2010

As you might of guessed if you have read my other few posts, im a very new, accidental Sharepoint administrator (but really glad of it) just wanted to point that out if my questions do come across ...
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SharePoint 2010 Create Theme

I understand that in 2010 I can create themes for my site with PowerPoint 2010. The question is .... how do would I know how to change the background color of the ribbon for example using a ...
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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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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.