- Just extract the downloaded template archive (usually a .zip or .tgz file) in the
/lib/tplfolder (If the zip file does not contain a folder itself, you have to create
/lib/tpl/<templatename>and unzip the template files into that one instead.).
DokuWiki's layout can be customized through templates (aka. skins or themes).
IMPORTANT NOTE about versions:
Since some template features change with newer DokuWiki releases it's best to stick to templates with release dates that are equal or more recent than the DokuWiki release you're using. It cannot be guaranteed that older templates provide the full set of features. For important changes please check the changelog.
From version Ponder Stibbons and upward1) the installation and upgrading of templates is automated by using the Extension Manager. It lets you search and install the templates as listed below. Or you can install your own template via the Manual Install tab.
Creating a Template
Please refer to the Template Development page to learn about creating your own templates. If you created a template, please share it by creating a new page in the
If you like to have a template ported to DokuWiki use the template wishlist sub-forum.
Filter available templates by using the tag cloud. You could also search within the template namespace using the search box.
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Available Template plugins (12)
Mikio Template Download
Mikio is a Bootstrap 4 style template with a hero element and dark mode support
Bootstrap Simplified Template Download
This theme brings wiki back to basics. Choose between pre-populated boostrap themes for your preferred appearance.
Kajukkk Template Download
Another DokuWiki responsive template using Twitter Bootstrap & font awesome. Supports for toggleable dark theme to save energy of mobile phone.
MyOwn Template Download
template with centered, transparent body, image background, bootstrap-like fixed topbar and footer, fancy link colours (orange, red)