Installing a new theme

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 3.0. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle may be 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

Select the theme

2) Extract to it's own named folder

Select the theme

3) Using your FTP program, upload this folder to the /theme folder of your Moodle installation

Upload the unzipped file

4) Go to your site administration block

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

6) Open Administration > Appearance > Theme > Theme Selector link

Open the Appearance > Theme selector page

8) Click on Clear the Theme caches button

Click the Clear theme caches button

9) Click on the Select theme button on the right of the current theme preview.

Click the Clear theme caches button

10) Scroll down to select your theme and when a choice is made, click the Use theme button

Click the Use theme button

11) Check your Moodle site (e.g. by going to the site home page!

Checking if the theme is the one selected