Theme Installation

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EasyThemes

Download themes for CMS Made Simple, you can use with the Theme Manager.

These themes are uploaded here are contributed by independant third parties as a free service. The CMS Made Simple project make no guarantees that the themes available here are functional, tested, valid or compatible with your system. You are encouraged to read the information found in any help files for each theme before attempting the installation. (xml files may not contain help files.)

XML themes

In site admin go to Layout » Theme Manager second tab 'Import', Browse to find .xml file on your comp. dbl. click it, should now be showing in the box, click Import, it will take you back to first tab.

Now go to Layout » Templates under 'Active' you see a red X click that to activate the theme/template, now you can use it...

Zipped themes

Some of these templates come zipped, so you need to take all the images and put them in a folder in uploads/images/, or the file may have a read me which will tell you where to put them, if not when you look at the CSS you will see the path it looks for...

Then open the template file, if it comes with an XML file follow the above instructions, with an editor like notepad, not word pad or word they may add formatting I use the free PSPad editor...

Then copy/paste it into a new template in the admin Layout » Templates at the bottom click Add New Template name it and paste the code in Content: edit box, erasing any thing in it first, click Submit...

Open the CSS file copy/paste into new CSS, Layout » Stylesheets, Add a Stylesheet, name it and paste the code in Content: edit box, erasing any thing in it first, click Submit...

If it came with a .mm file rename it to have .txt then open it in notepad, copy it, then in admin go to Layout » Menu Manager and Add Template name it and paste the code in Content: edit box, click Submit...

You may need to adjust the Template to reflect the name you gave the Menu Template...

Then go back to Layout » Templates and across from the new template right side click the little orange CSS icon you will be at Layout » Templates » Current Associations at the bottom is a drop down for 'Add a Stylesheet' find your new stylesheet click it and it should show in the drop down window, click Add a Stylesheet and it should show in the upper part...

Now it should work...