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3 Finalizing and uploading your new theme

Now, you’ve edited the style sheet and the images according to your preference. For the most part, you’re finished making your theme. Now you need to zip the folders up and upload them.

3.1 Zip Your Theme

  1. Select the siteworx and nodeworx folders on your desktop.
  2. Right click on one of them and you should see the option “Send To”. Select this option and then you should see “Compressed (zipped) folder”. Select this option and in a couple seconds, you should see a file on your desktop called siteworx.zip or nodeworx.zip depending on which one you right clicked on.
  3. Rename this file to whatever you named your theme.

3.2 Upload Your Theme

  1. Click the NodeWorx menu item if it is not already open.
  2. Click the Themes menu item.
  3. A list of themes is shown.
  4. Click the [Add Theme] link. You will be redirected to a page with an upload box.
  5. Click the button to locate the zip file on your computer.
  6. Click the button to begin the upload of your theme.
  7. You will see the following message at the top of the screen: Theme Added Successfully.
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Figure 3.1 Upload Your Theme

3.3 Select Your Theme

  1. Click the Icon NodeWorx menu item if it is not already open.
  2. Click the Icon User Accounts menu item.
  3. A list of users is shown.
  4. Click the [Edit] link for the current user (you).
  5. Use the Theme: dropdown to choose the theme for the user.
  6. Click the [Save] button to save the change.
  7. InterWorx Control Panel will refresh and you will see your chosen theme.
That’s it! Assuming you’re happy with how the theme looks, it is now ready for use on an InterWorx server you install it on.

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