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How to change and customize the theme for MainWP Dashboard

The MainWP themes feature is part of our free Custom Dashboard extension. It allows you to pick one of the built-in themes or easily make a custom theme by modifying one of the built-in themes.

Information on how to change the logo on the MainWP Dashboard please can be found in this help document.

 

How to change the MainWP theme

  1. Install the Custom Dashboard extension
  2. Navigate to MainWP Dashboard > Extensions > Custom Dashboard page
  3. Open the Settings tab
  4. From the Select MainWP Theme dropdown, pick the desired theme
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  5. Click the Save Changes button
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How to customize the MainWP theme

  1. Download the MainWP Custom Dashboard Extension from your MainWP Account
  2. Extract the plugin files to your computer
  3. Locate one of the default themes in the mainwp-custom-dashboard-extension\mainwp-custom-dashboard-extension\css directory
  4. Copy the CSS file and use your favorite code editor to make customizations
  5. Once your theme is ready, rename the CSS file to a new desired title
  6. Upload the CSS file to the /wp-content/uploads/mainwp/custom-dashboard directory on your Dashboard site.
  7. Once uploaded, the theme will be available in the Select MainWP Theme dropdown.

 

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