Advanced theme development

    • Placement: shape name, zone, weight
    • Matching (DisplayType, ContentType, Path)
    • Placement editor on Admin UI (only for reordering)
  • Approaches to building a new theme:
    • Top-down: how to convert an existing site build to an Orchard theme
    • Bottom-up: building on top of an existing theme (e.g. TheThemeMachine, Pretty Good Base Theme), using it as the base theme, how to create a new theme from a given design suite
  • View engines (Razor, ASPX, PHP)

Time requirement: 1h 0m

Dependencies: Getting started in theme development

Parent topic: Theme development

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