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2/18/2017 5:46 AM
 

Hello Friends,

Whether you talk about forum skins, templates or themes, you are talking about the same thing: how to make your forum look the way you want it.  At Vanilla we call it theme, but you can interchange it with template or skin if you prefer.  Building a theme consists of two main elements, the CSS or Cascading Style Sheet and the HTML code that calls upon it.  You can use a ready-made theme/template/skin and make minor adjustments such as adding a logo and changing a title tag to make it yours.  Or you can dive deep into creating your own style sheet and configuring the HTML at code level.  With Vanilla you have both options available to you straight from your admin dashboard.

Having the right look for you forum is important.  It speaks to the overall experience your audience will have when accessing it.  If they are coming from another part of your site to the forum, you want to match the look and feel of the rest of the site in the forum.  If it is a stand-alone forum site, you want the theme to match the content.  Some content-types will match dark and brooding colors, while others require a bright and flowery theme.  Ultimately your audience will vote with their eyeballs and mouseclicks so you should have a good sense of what you think will keep them coming back and prepare accordingly.



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