CHAPTER 6Customizing Plone's Look and Feel

It is now time to think about the look and feel of your site. If you want to manage your Plone site's visual appeal, you have to know first of all how the Plone user interface is put together. A Plone site's visual aspects are made up of a collection of page templates, style sheets, components, and configuration settings that together comprise a Plone theme.

In this chapter, we will cover all the key definitions and theme elements that comprise a site. We will define terms such as skins and layers. Then we will cover customizing the Plone user interface, concentrating on the power that Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) brings to the site developer. We will run through the key variables and show how you ...

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