Register a theme

If you already have prepared a theme for Sitefinity CMS, you must register it in your site’s backend.

To register a theme in your site, perform the following:

  1. Place your theme inside any of the App_Themes folders.
    For example, place the template in folder /App_Data/Sitefinity/WebsiteTemplates/YourTemplate/App_Themes/YourTheme.
  2. Go to Sitefinity’s backend (http://<yoursite>/sitefinity)
  3. In the main menu, click Administration » Settings.
    The Basic Settings page appears.
  4. To open all setting, click Advanced.
    The Settings page appears.
  5. In the left menu expand the section Appearance.
  6. Click Appearance » Frontend themes.
  7. Click Create new button.
    A form for new theme appears.
  8. In Name input field, enter a name for the theme.
  9. In Path input field, enter the physical path to your theme.
    For example, enter ~/App_Data/Sitefinity/WebsiteTemplates/YourTemplate/App_Themes/YourTheme.
  10. To finish the registration of the theme, click Save changes.

Your theme is registered and can be assigned to your layout templates.

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