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How to install an IP.Board 2.3.x skin


This tutorial will how you how to install an Invision Power Board 2.3.x skin, this tutorial will also work with IPB 2.2.x

Step 1. Once you have downloaded your skin and extracted the zip contents onto your desktop, open your Admin CP and navigate to the Look & Feel Tab.

Step 2. On the left hand side is a menu, navigate to the [b]Skins & Templates[/b] box then click the S[b]kin Import/Export[/b] link.

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Step 3. Scroll down to the [b]Importing...[/b] area. Look for the [b]Upload XML Template set[/b] row, next to that is a browse box. Click Browse then find the skin file, which should be named something like this [b]ipb_skin-rooq.xml[/b], once found click the [b]IMPORT SKIN XML[/b] button. If successful you should have a yellow message box, detailing the imported skin files and that it was rebuilt

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Step 4. Scroll down to the [b]Importing...[/b] area again. Look for [b]Upload XMLarchive Image set[/b] row, next to that is a browse box, Click Browse then find the skin image file, which should be named something like this this [b]ipb_images-rooq.xml[/b], once found click the [b]IMPORT SKIN IMAGES[/b] button. A few rows down is a field called [b]Use with which skin set?[/b], click the dropdown next to it and find the skin name, in this example ours is called [b]Rooq (Import)[/b]. If successful you should see a yellow message box saying [b]Image set imported![/b]

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Your done, you can now browse to your forum home page and select the skin from the dropdown located at the far bottom left.

[b]You can also view the video tutorial of these instructions here:[/b] [url="http://www.devfuse.com/forums/index.php?autocom=videos&CODE=view&id=4"]http://www.devfuse.com/forums/index.php?au...E=view&id=4[/url]


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