How to install a new moodle 2.4 theme

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A site administrator who has access to the Moodle code can easily install a new theme Moodle theme. Once installed, the theme will be available via the appropriate site, category, course or activity menu.

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How to install a new moodle 2.4 theme

  1. 1. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioHow to Install aNew Moodle 2.4Theme
  2. 2. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioAbout Paradiso• In Business since 2007, based in SiliconValley• Experts in LMS Software and ContentCreation• Clients in Education and CorporateSector• Strong management team with manyyears of experience in Silicon Valley
  3. 3. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioInstalling a New Moodle 2.4 ThemeA site administrator who has access to the Moodle codecan easily install a new theme Moodle theme.Once installed, the theme will be available via theappropriate site, category, course or activity menu.
  4. 4. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to install a new theme in thecodeIn this example, we will install a new theme that hasbeen made by someone else.1-) Download the zip file of the theme
  5. 5. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to install a new theme in thecode2-) Extract to its own named folder
  6. 6. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to install a new theme in thecode3-) Using your FTP program, upload this folder to the /themefolder of your Moodle installation
  7. 7. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to install a new theme in thecode4-) Ensure the new theme folder and its contents are readable bythe webserver. Change the Read and Write permissions for the filesand folder. Incorrect permissions may prevent display of the newlyinstalled theme.1. For example in Linus use the CHMOD command in set thepermissions to 755 - Owner read/write/execute, Groupread/execute, Everyone read/execute.5-) Go to Site administration > Notifications to see if the new themerequires any decisions or updating of Moodle code.Now you or others can select the new theme.
  8. 8. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to change the themeIn this example, we will change our site theme to a new one thatwe added. Your role will require the permissions to allow you tochange themes. Remember that themes can be changed inmany contexts in Moodle.You may select different themes depending upon the device thatwill be viewing Moodle. For example, you might have one themefor computers with monitors and another for mobile phones andanother for tablets.
  9. 9. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to change the theme1. Go to the Settings block2. Open Settings > Site administration >Appearance > Themes > Theme Selector link
  10. 10. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to change the theme3. Click on "Clear theme caches" button
  11. 11. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to change the theme4. Click on the "Select theme" button on the right of the currenttheme being used for the device.
  12. 12. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to change the theme5. Scroll down to find the theme you wish to use6. Click the "Use theme" button next to that theme
  13. 13. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to change the theme7. Moodle will tell you it has been saved as the default theme
  14. 14. +1 800 513 5902info@paradisosolutioSteps to change the theme8. Check your Moodle site by going to the Moodle sites home page.9. You may have to refresh your browser to see the new theme.
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