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The main horizontal navigation is defined in topic template FoswikiSiteSkinNavigationTemplate and can be edited like any other topic.


Note: You do not need to install anything on the browser to use this skin. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the skin on the server where Foswiki is running.

  • Download the ZIP file from the Skin Home page (see below)
  • Unzip in your Foswiki installation directory
  • Test if installed


To set Foswiki Site skin as default (site wide) skin, use these settings in Main.SitePreferences:

   * Set SKIN = foswikisite,pattern
   * Global skin styles. To change the look of the site, point these variables to custom CSS attachments.
      * Set FOSWIKI_LAYOUT_URL = %PUBURLPATH%/%SYSTEMWEB%/FoswikiSiteSkin/layout.css
      * Set FOSWIKI_STYLE_URL = %PUBURLPATH%/%SYSTEMWEB%/FoswikiSiteSkin/style.css
      * Set FOSWIKI_COLORS_URL = %PUBURLPATH%/%SYSTEMWEB%/FoswikiSiteSkin/colors.css

   * Overriding styles that add upon the global and theme styles. Enabled by default but empty to prevent browsers from fetching %<nop>USERLAYOUTURL%-style URLs.
      * Set USERSTYLEURL =
      * Set WEBHEADERART =
   * Set TABLEPLUGIN_TABLEATTRIBUTES = tableborder="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" valign="top" headercolor="#444444" headerbg="#e0e0e4" headerbgsorted="#c5c5cc" databg="#ffffff,#edf4f9" databgsorted="#f1f7fc,#ddebf6" tablerules="rows"

Skin Info

Copyright: © Koen Martens, Arthur Clemens
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Preview: Preview with this skin
Base Name: foswikisite,pattern
Skin Version: 09 Feb 2010 (v1.1.6)
09 Feb 2010: Foswikitask:Item2433: auto-scroll verbatim (pre) blocks instead of overlaying them with the right bar
16 Apr 2009: Foswikitask:Item1455: added SubscribePlugin support to FoswikiSiteSkin
10 Apr 2009: Foswikitask:Item783: fixed "Create new topic" button to create topic in current web; Foswikitask:Item1432: provide button to return to normal view from raw view mode; Foswikitask:Item1436: rel="nofollow" on button action links
15 Feb 2009: Main menu buttons are no longer hidden when viewed on a small screen; improvements to preview screen.
31 Jan 2009: Renamed FoswikiDotOrgPatternSkinContrib to FoswikiSiteSkin; visual update, made CSS independent of PatternSkin.
07 Jan 2009: Initial version (v1.0.0)
Dependencies: Foswiki:Extensions/PatternSkin
Skin Home:
Topic revision: r1 - 07 Jan 2009, ProjectContributor
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