Forum editing

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Post 3+ Months Ago

Hello im new here.

I wanted to know how to edit a forum, so it looks kinda like this forum at the top. Where its a picture, and what ever background i want instead of a description? It's something to do with the header right?
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Post 3+ Months Ago

If it is a phpbb forum, all the files to customize your forum is located in forum/templates/yourTemplate folder in .tpl files. You are primarily interetsed in overall_header.tpl and overall_footer.tpl. Open them in dreamweaver(if you have that) and customize to your heart's content.
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Quantum, where does forum/templates/yourTemplate folder located?
I need tips on editing the icons...

(atcually i do not understand anything about phpbb) :(
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the phpBB board comes with a default subSilver Theme. As noted this is in the templates/subSilver directory. You can add other themes and change them to your default theme or modify any of them to your liking.

Also as noted the HTML modifying is done in the .tpl files. Any images for the theme you are using will be in templates/yourtheme/images. If you change any images, you need to be sure that they are named identical to the originals because phpBB uses a ton of variables and changing the name of an image may result in a dead link.

You can use any graphics proggie or HTML editor to do your changes - just be carefull about the naming structure.

*tip. Don't make any changes to the originals unless you have a backup copy you can immediately restore in case you screw it up.
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Post 3+ Months Ago

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templates/subSilver directory


Where is it located? In admin panel? :(

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