themes

Theme Changes 5.3.0 to 5.3.4

By Yellow Swordfish / July 26, 2013

If you have created a custom theme then this will not be automatically updated when you upgrade Simple:Press to version 5.3.0. If you would like to take advantage of any new features that 5.3.0 offers then these notes outline the main changes. These are based upon the Default theme. We recommend that you use an…

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How To Keep your Custom Theme up to Date?

By Brandon / March 4, 2012

If  you want to customize your Simple:Press theme we recommend you create a separate new theme all your own. You can read how it is done in our  Creating a Theme article. Once you have created your own theme it is a good idea to check it with any new Simple:Press updates and compare any…

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Template Control

By Mr Papa / September 24, 2011
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About Template Files

By Mr Papa / July 1, 2011

All Simple:Press themes rely on specific template files to render the display of the forum pages. Each template file performs a specific task. Some theme templates display the same content in the same way regardless of the viewing device. Other themes change the content depending on whether the viewing device is a “desktop” device or…

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SP Plugin CSS and Icons

By Brandon / July 1, 2011

Several of the Simple:Press plugins you may add to your forum are designed to give you added features that display new content, additional options or new forum pages. When there is a special display or interaction required by a Simple:Press plugin, whether it be a form, button or even a complete new page, the plugin…

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WP CSS Interaction

By Brandon / July 1, 2011

One of the common questions fielded on the support forum concerns the display of the forum not being quite as expected. This will often show itself as misaligned icons, borders around images, large empty gaps and a variety of other strange issues.  These issues most commonly are caused by the WordPress theme’s CSS defining global…

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Using Themes

By Mr Papa / July 1, 2011

Simple:Press uses themes in a similar way that WordPress utilizes them. We provide a ‘default’ theme when you install Simple:Press along with several different overlay files that allow you to choose specific color layouts for that theme. We also supply a few other themes that you can use instead of the default one. These optional…

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