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template:starter

Starter Template

Compatible with DokuWiki

  • 2013-12-08 "Binky" yes
  • 2013-05-10 "Weatherwax" yes
  • 2012-10-13 "Adora Belle" yes
  • 2012-01-25 "Angua" unknown

template The template that gets you started

Last updated on
2013-11-18
Repository
Source

The Starter Template is designed to be the starting point of your custom template. It has a lot of inline comments in the code which should explain many things. It focuses less on design, but more on maintainability.

It is done in a way which lets you worry less about DokuWiki's core styles. Instead you only need to care about the five main styles:

  • basic.css: You probably only want to touch this if you'd like to change general font sizes and font stacks.
  • structure.css: You probably only want to touch this if you'd like to change the general structure of the site (to 3 columns or have different widths or make everything fluid or switch the sidebar to the right, etc).
  • design.css: Here you can style all the bits that surround the page content.
  • content.css: Here you can style all of the page content.
  • mobile.css: Here you can style all of the changes for mobile devices and smaller screens.

You can find further advice on How to create an easily maintainable DokuWiki template written by Andreas Haerter (based on a former blog post by Michael Klier).

Refer to Template Development documentation for general information.

Download and Install

Use the following URL to download this template:

The latest version is only compatible to the last two DokuWiki releases. If you need to support older DokuWikis, you can use the "backwards-compatible" branch instead.

Refer to template on how to install and use templates in Dokuwiki.

Configuration

These are in [theme root]/starter/conf/default.php. It can be changed from the Configuration panel.

config option description default value
userPage User page (@USER@ is replace by the corresponding user name) user:@USER@
discussionPage Discussion page (@ID@ is replaced by the corresponding page ID) discussion:@ID@
hideTools hide editing and other tools when not logged in 0

Event hooks

Since 2013-11-18 the following three event hooks are supported:

The items can be accessed via $event->data['items'].

More Info

To Do

  • improve print styles

Credits

Changes

If you are a template author using this template as a base for your own, you might want to check out the list of detailed changes.

Demo

Templates based on Starter

Comments

  • clear and useful! great!
  • thank you, this template is very clean and useful for most cases! love this :)
  • Very nice stuff.

How to translate this theme?

There are two files to translate:

  • lang/en/lang.php is for everything you see on the frontend (although the “accessibility headlines” are hidden for most users). This file is the most important to translate.
  • lang/en/settings.php is for the configuration admin. This file is not as important as the other, as it will only be seen by the admin(s).

You can either send me language files to update by email or post them here or in the bugtracker. Please have a look at the available translations first.

How to insert a logo image instead of text?

Open the template's main.php and search for “logo”. It's explained in there.

CSS bug w/ zoom plugin

An image included with the zoom plugin will scroll over the footer and hide it

I cannot reproduce this. Do you have any more specific information? (Browser, other installed plugins, etc?) — Anika HenkeAnika Henke
ach

London, UK
2011/05/02 16:45

Tools hidden - can't login

In the template config, I selected «hide editing and other tools when not logged in» and then I logged out. But now I can't log in as there is no «Login» button/link showing.

Am I missing something? — Nactus 2011-11-10

You probably need to save/remember the login URL (you can get it just by adding ?do=login to any DokuWiki URL). In fact I use the following bookmarklet:
javascript:window.location=window.location+"?do=login"

(I'm assuming the use of webserver rewriting) —Antonio BuenoAntonio Bueno
atnbueno

41.9766,2.8099
2011/11/11 21:40

That sounds like a good idea! Thanks — Nactus 2011-11-13

in line 31 of tpl_functions

tpl_pagelink($backID, $backTitle); 

returns

discussion:home

for the page ID when the link is built. The issue is not with the _tpl_discussion function as replacing $backID with 'home' produces the same problem.

A fix is:

tpl_pagelink(':'.$backID, $backTitle);
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