Installing a new theme

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Installing a new theme.

Change Moodle Theme

You can easily change the moodle theme. Here we will install a new theme that has been made by someone else.

Steps are

1) Download the zip file of the theme

2) Extract to it's own named folder

3) copy this folder to the /theme folder of your Moodle installation site

4) Go to or your site administration block

5) You will have to have administrative rights as the user

6) Expand Appearance icon/link

7) Expand Theme icon/link

8) click on Theme Selector icon/link

9) Find your theme picture and theme name displayed here

10) First click preview link on the right side of your theme picture to preview before selection

11) press Choose button to select your new theme, your theme will now be displayed on the site.

12) Now you can check your Moodle site (e.g. by going to the site home page!