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Author Steve Shaw
#61 | Posted: 2 Aug 2013 15:15 
I'm using the 'Silver' skin layout, but I can't get the layout to look as is shown on the example...

This is the example layout
Wanted Layout

And this is what I actually get
Wrong Layout

So, what have I done wrong???
I've tried everything I can think of, but nothing seems to work for me :o(

Author kuopassa
#62 | Posted: 3 Aug 2013 20:14 
Could it be simply because the theme is made for much older version of miniBB?

Author Steve Shaw
#63 | Posted: 4 Aug 2013 21:18 
Not sure... possible, but I guess Paul is the only one that can answer that???

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#64 | Posted: 5 Aug 2013 11:21 | Edited by: Paul 
Steve Shaw
Sure, you're trying to apply the older-type skin to the newest version of miniBB, but this is a bit wrong (kuopassa is right).

What we have different in miniBB 3, comparing to the older version, is the templates/layout set.

If you want to use the older layout, most preferably you should take the older set of templates. We have it available on miniBB demo server - if you choose "Test Skins" icon in the top right corner, then select "Basic" skin, you will see the older set of templates and the old-school layout is loaded on.

SO - you will need these templates to update/overwrite on your end before applying the old-school skins (right mouse click - Save As):


Alternatively, you may look for the other miniBB templates names - they all could be found in the folder mentioned above.

Author Steve Shaw
#65 | Posted: 5 Aug 2013 11:31 
Perfect - thank you as always!

Please see other thread now... ;o)

Author christos
#66 | Posted: 1 Jun 2014 10:52 
From where do we install those?

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#67 | Posted: 1 Jun 2014 13:25 
From where do we install those?

Mouse over the links provided above, and you'll discover the exact domain and URL.

Author Guest
#68 | Posted: 18 Dec 2014 12:33 
Hello Kuopassa! I love the MiniSkin3 theme. Looks really good. However it does not seem to fully work with BB 3.1. For example editing forum I will get the following message "Can not proceed: possible CSRF/XSRF attack!". Any ideas how I could overcome this, or is there a new skin for BB 3.1. Thank you.

Author kuopassa
#69 | Posted: 18 Dec 2014 12:42 
Hey, Guest, and thanks for sharing your thoughts. :-) I've got no idea why you get that message, but it could have something to do with cookies. Anyway there is a newer version of the theme: Miniskin4. It's more advanced in every way. With it you can change theme's settings with a browser-based control panel.

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#70 | Posted: 21 Dec 2014 03:57 
"Can not proceed: possible CSRF/XSRF attack!"

This could not be related to a skin... it's up to your configuration :) probably, the forum domain you've set up doesn't correspond to the domain you are entering it... in most cases, this is www/non-www issue.

Author electrode
#71 | Posted: 14 May 2016 20:36 
is it possible i create a skin myself?

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#72 | Posted: 14 May 2016 21:09 
is it possible i create a skin myself?

Sure... edit bb_default_style.css, providing your own colors/fonts, or rename it something, let's say bb_new_style.css, set $skin='new'; under setup_options.php and you could work with different skins separately.

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