- 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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Tagged with 'mediawiki' (6)
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DokuBook Template Download
Takes the MediaWiki look as starting point but doesn't try to copy the look and feel of MediaWiki
wikiweko Template Download
Gives you a all-devices friendly 2021 MediaWiki/Wikipedia Look-and-Feel for DokuWiki
ACH Template Download
Changed page structure, added discussion functionality, includes 4 predefined color schemes