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From Dave <>
Subject Re: Customizing the login and New entry page
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2008 02:05:53 GMT
Check the Roller install guide for details on how to create and place
a file.

You can safely ignore that one in the examples directory.

- Dave

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 9:59 PM, abhay srivastava <> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
>     Thanks for your valuable input. Though I know struts, I will be first trying the
first approach. can you tell me where I have to put file ?
>  Right now I see it in webapp\roller\roller-ui\docs\examples\rollertask
>  -abhay
>  Dave <> wrote: On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 7:55 AM, abhay srivastava
>  > Hello, Can anyone tell me how to customize the login the and New Entry page with
different banner and color schemes? For example : The is also running on roller
and they were able to customize the login page.
>  You can customize the front-page by creating a front-page blog theme,
>  but to customize the login page and the editor/admin UI there are two
>  approaches.
>  The first one is to use the undocumented editor/admin UI theme
>  capability. If you look in the directory /web/roller-ui/theme you will
>  find three directories sun, blue and tan. These are three different
>  themes for the editor/admin UI. You can pick one by specifying the
>  property 'editor.theme' in your file. By
>  default editor.theme=tan.
>  If creating your own theme directory does not give you enough control,
>  then you will need to understand Struts2 and Tiles. Look in
>  WEB-INF/tiles.xml for the tiles config and then under
>  WEB-INF/jsp/tiles for the tiles referenced by tiles.xml. You can
>  modify those as needed, but remember, next time a Roller release comes
>  out you may have to do some annoying merges.
>  Hope that helps,
>  - Dave
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