Site Themes in SharePoint 2010
In SharePoint Server 2010 (SharePoint Foundation 2010 doesn’t support this option) we have a very nice feature to create our own site theme very quickly using the “Site theme” settings page.
But we have a little problem with these settings: we can change the “Text/Background – Dark 1″ or “Accent 5″ but we don’t really know what “Accent 5″ is…
So I want to start there a post with mapping of settings in the Site theme settings page.
I will start with the basic settings of backgrounds and most useful fonts and I will be glad if you will leave comments with mappings that I missed.
Text/Background – Dark 1 – Quick launch links and site text font color.
Text/Background – Light 1 – Site Actions Font color + Page background
Text/Background – Dark 2 – Top row background (row with Site Actions and other links), Quick Launch headers, Bread crumb links, sub-window title, headers font color in the Content editor Markup styles.
Text/Background – Light 2 – Logo’s row and Quick Launch column background color.
Accent 1 – Top navigation background, Site Actions Links “on hover” background.
Sub-window title :
You are editing the “Custom Theme”, and you can’t save the changes you have made as a constant theme via browser to use this theme in another site. If you change the settings, you can’t go back to your previous settings.
You can always create a new Site theme using this great post from Todd Baginski