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== Change Moodle Theme ==
 
== Change Moodle Theme ==
  
You can easily change the moodle theme  
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You can easily change the moodle theme.  Here we will install a new theme that has been made by someone else.
  
 
Steps are
 
Steps are
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1) Download the zip file of the theme
 
1) Download the zip file of the theme
  
2) Extract it in a folder
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2) Extract to it's own named folder  
  
3) copy this folder in the theme folder of your moodle installation site
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3) copy this folder to the /theme folder of your Moodle installation site
  
4) Go to yourdomain.com/admin/ (if you have installed the moodle in the root folder)
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4) Go to yourdomain.com/admin/ or your site administration block
  
5) login with admin username and password
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5) You will have to have administrative rights as the user
  
6) Expand Appearance folder icon
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6) Expand Appearance icon/link
  
7) Expand Theme folder icon
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7) Expand Theme icon/link
  
8) click on theme selector
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8) click on Theme Selector icon/link
  
9) Your theme picture is displaying here
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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
 
10) First click preview link on the right side of your theme picture to preview before selection
  
11) press Choose button to select that theme
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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. yourdomain.com) by opening
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12) Now you can check your Moodle site (e.g. yourdomain.com) by going to the site home page!

Revision as of 01:48, 19 June 2009

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 yourdomain.com/admin/ 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. yourdomain.com) by going to the site home page!