Creating your own themes in FrogLearn has been tricky in the past. This new tutorial guides you through each of the steps to get started.
Things you'll need:
- The HTML widget (contact the Service Desk to do activate this if you can't see it)
- A code editor, such as Notepad++ (although the basic Notepad will be sufficient)
- An image editor - see our tutorial on Optimising images for web, which includes a link to Pixlr online image editor if you don't have software)
- A working knowledge of CSS
If you aren't comfortable with building your own theme, remember that Frog's Creative Studios can be commissioned to build some for you.
Getting started - Step 1
Go to the FrogStore and install the Boilerplate theme:
(If you have any problems installing this theme - please contact the Service Desk)
Create a new site and apply this theme. You'll notice this theme is quite unusual. It has barely any styling:
That's because we're going to add some CSS to the HTML widget in the next step.
Add an HTML widget to your site, then paste in the code below:
When you leave editing mode, your theme should look a lot different:
Theme building series...