Standard themes

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.2. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Standard themes.

Theme selector

An administrator can set a theme for the site in Settings > Site administration > Appearance > Themes > Theme selector.

Different themes may be set according to 'device type' - default, legacy (for older browsers), mobile and tablet.

Go to Settings > Site administration > Appearance > Themes > Theme selector

  • Click on the "Select theme" button next to the type you wish to change
  • Scroll down to see the previews of the available themes and click on the "Use theme" button to chose the theme
  • The next screen will provide information about the theme. Click "Continue"

Note 1: Moodle caches themes so if you don't immediately see changed settings that you were expecting, click the "Clear theme caches" button at the top of the Theme selector page.

Note 2: The selected theme may be overridden if user/course or category themes have been allowed in the Theme settings.

New feature
in Moodle 2.2!
Tip: New in Moodle 2.2 onwards is a MyMobile theme especially designed for mobile devices.

theme selector showing default and none selected in other theme types

Notes on individual themes

Arialist: does not display the logo at course/course level. This menas it is not useful for branding at a category/course level.

Themes that allow custom CSS

  • Arialist
  • Fusion
  • Non-zero
  • Overlay
  • Skyhigh
  • Splash

Standard themes

In alphabetical order here are the standard themes in Moodle:

See also