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    I've put something in my custom templates that's causing errors and slowing down my site. I don't know what it is yet -- everything seems ok in Firefox but IE is slow, slow, slow. It's like wading through treacle.

    While I debug and work on this, I want to have a theme that only I and my test accounts can see. That means I won't have to shut down the forum as I work. Everyone else can continue to see the current theme. Slow, but working.

    How do I create a theme that only I and my test accounts can see?

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    And also, if this is possible, can that theme start off as the default vbulletin theme (ignoring anything I've customised)?

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    • #3
      You could always design template styles on another vbulletin board. You are permitted within the vBulletin license terms to run a test board, as long as it is not publicly accessible.

      You can create a new style from the default vBulletin style by just creating a new style and cloning the image directory. Then change the name of this new image directory, and change the image paths in you new style to reflect the change.

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      • #4
        Thanks. I worked out how to have a theme just for me though -- that is working for me now and easier than setting up a whole new board.

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