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How to create a new theme???

Postby alistar » Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:42 pm

hi guys,

I am a magento newbie. I have installed a free theme but i dont really like it. I would like to create my own theme but really dnt know how to :( ...i have watched many tutorials on youtube but i still dont fully get the folder structure and the page layout. so i was wondering if anyone could help me with this problem or if anyone knows some website to download free themes form?? I am trying to get familiar with magento right now so i dnt want to buy a theme just yet (incase i find magento too hard for me).

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Re: How to create a new theme???

Postby Dx3Webs » Mon Apr 04, 2011 12:05 pm

Your best bet is as you suggest download a load of themes and start pulling them apart.

there are a stack of free themes here

http://www.instantshift.com/2010/09/09/ ... to-themes/

generally once you have a theme that is close (and there are only so many variations on a theme) you can alter the css to get the effects you are after
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Re: How to create a new theme???

Postby alexmagentothemes » Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:14 am

Firefox has a plugin that let to you see the preview of the page while you edit the css, the best form is starting to edit the css of the default theme
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