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Updating a 6.1x theme to be modular
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March 31, 2014
Update a 6.1x theme to use modules by mapping it to a copy of the default modular theme
You must migrate your
® Portal 6.1x-based theme to a
Portal 8.0 server before you complete these steps.
Migrate your theme to a
Portal 8.0 server and verify that the theme is functional.
Make a copy of the
Portal 8.0 theme.
Map your theme markup to the new static theme template,
to prepare your theme to be responsive. Determine the logical chunks to become dynamic content spots in the template, and move that markup into content spot
. Some of the 6.1x
files map one-to-one to the default content spots, such as footers.
If your theme loaded any CSS and
resource files, move them to the CSS and
folders in WebDAV that correspond to your new theme.
file in the contributions folder to load them as CSS and
type subcontributions to the main module for your theme.
Apply your new theme to a page with the lightweight or deferred profile. Test the theme and note any items that do not work. Add modules to be loaded at view time to fix any problems and create your own custom profile to load the necessary modules.
If you had a custom skin, map its markup to the new custom skin template of your theme in the
file in WebDAV skinlist.
Developing themes and skins
Create a copy of the theme
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