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  • Max_Radius
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    An easy way to work around the privacy issues of testing things is to make a new forum, and answer yes to the Private Forum option. =)

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  • sidelite
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    I want to "test" my new style, but don't want any site visitors to be able to view it (except admins) unitl it's ready to go. So if I go to CP, set default style to my 'new" one, do I set the "overide user custom styles" option is set to NO?

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  • Max_Radius
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    I'll give it a shot:

    1. create a new template set with a new name
    (the "add template set" link is located at the very bottom of the admin control panel)

    Control Panel > Templates > Add Template Set

    2. create a new style
    (the "add style" link is only a few links up from the "add template set" link). "User Selectable" means that people registering will be able to choose from your style selection.

    Control Panel > Styles > Add

    3. when making the new Style, choose the new template set for it.

    4. modify the "Header" section of the new Style.

    5. You will probably want to see the new style in action, so modify one of your forums so it uses the new style.

    ControlPanel > Forums and Moderators > Modify

    6. Open the forum and alter to taste.

    or

    If you already have a seperate style made, simply change which template it uses.

    Control Panel > Styles > Modify > Style > Properties

    Last edited by Max_Radius; Mon 1 Apr '02, 12:19pm.

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  • N9ne
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    Please can some one post step by step instructions on exactly how to do this, because when it comes to customizing vB's, I am a total newbie

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  • George L
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    Re: How do I insert something into the header of one forum?

    Originally posted by N9ne
    I have a graphic, and I want to insert it into the header of just one of my forums, how do I do this?
    you'd need to create a new template set and modify that particular forum and select the new template set to override user's options and then in edit the new template set's header template

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  • George L
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    moved to templates forum

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  • N9ne
    started a topic How do I insert something into the header of one forum?

    How do I insert something into the header of one forum?

    I have a graphic, and I want to insert it into the header of just one of my forums, how do I do this?
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