Advanced theme development

  • Placement.json
    • Placement: shape name, zone, weight
    • Matching (DisplayType, ContentType, Path)
    • Reordering content part parts and fields from the admin
    • See the official docs
  • Approaches to building a new theme
    • Top-down: how to convert an existing template/site build to an Orchard theme
    • Bottom-up: building on top of an existing theme, using it as the base theme, how to create a new theme from a given design suite

Time requirement: 30m

Dependencies: Getting started with theme development

Parent topic: Theme development

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This page and many others here are part of the open-source, portable package of Orchard Core goodies: the Orchard Dojo Library for Orchard Core. The Library is freely accessible by anyone; just go to its repository to download its full content (you can even download the textual content of the Library as a big concatenated document in HTML), file issues or fork it! You can even edit it online on Bitbucket, just click on the Edit link in the upper right corner!

Note that the Library also has an Orchard 1.x version, check it out here!