FUDforums's header and footer can easily be changed to conform with the look and feel of your site.
The default theme's header features a forum title and description, that can be changed from the Global Settings Manager and a search field in the theme's language.
The default footer shows the version of FUDforum you are running.
The header's colors and text sizes can be changed by changing the forums.css.tmpl template.
Follow the steps below to change the structure of your forum's header and/or footer from the Admin Control Panel:
The procedure for changing the footer is exactly the same as above, just select file "footer.tmpl".
FUDforum uses the JQuery framework, called from header.tmpl with:
Note that this library can also be loaded from Google's CDN (Content Delivery Network). This saves on bandwidth, loads very quickly, and most importantly it's probably already cached on the client's browser. Replace the above line with the following code if you want to load JQuery from Google instead:
|WARNING: If the JQuery library is not loaded, certain forum functionality will not work! For example, the +/- icons in front of forums and posts, and the tree-view will not function. So, be careful when you replace the default header with your own.|