Download Photo Community
This quick movie will show you how to edit the Photo Community 4images template
First you will need to log into your 4images Admin Panel
For that purpose – specify your login details and hit the Login button.
Once in the 4images Admin Panel
interface - select Settings
from the General
menu on the left.
Then select the Photo Community
template from the Choose Template Directory
menu on the right and hit the Save Changes
Next click on the Go to the Gallery Home Page
link in the top right corner and open it in a new tab to see how Photo Community
will look like online.
Now let’s see how to Change the Site Name Font.
Back to the Admin Panel
– select Edit Template
from the General
After that select the theme from the Select Template Pack
drop-down menu and hit the Load theme
Then select style.css
from the Select Template
drop-down menu and push the Edit Templates
This will generate for you the CSS source file of the Photo Community
theme that you will be able to edit directly.
To change the font of your website name – first locate the LOGO selector in the CSS file of the template and then replace the current values of the logo font attributes with the new ones.
First specify the new font-family
and then the new font-size
Hit the Save Changes
button to apply all new values.
Next go and open an FTP client of your choice and initiate an FTP connection by clicking the client’s Connect
Now take a look at the right section of your FTP client and browse to the Demo
folder, then to the 4images
and the Admin
folder to finally reach the Themes
folder and the folder of the Photo Community 4images theme
Browse to the style.css file of the template, right-click it and select Properties
from the options menu.
Set the necessary group and public writing permissions and hit OK.
Now go back to the 4images Admin Panel
, locate the LOGO block of CSS code and hit Save Changes
to apply all style updates to the logo area of the template.
Go to the Photo Community
preview page and reload your browser to see the site name font characteristics changed accordingly.
Now let’s see how to change the color of the template links.
Back in the 4images Administration Panel – go and search for the A
selector in the CSS source file using the search function of your browser.
Now you will need to take advantage of the Color Cop tool to replace the currently set color with a new one. Using Color Cop – go to the template preview page and select a suitable color for the links through the selector.
In this example we choose to use the Green color of the images that mark the categories on the index page of the template.
Go back to the CSS file and replace the current link color for active and moused over links with the code of the newly-selected color.
Also set the text-decoration attribute to be with NONE value and after that close the Color Cop panel
and hit the Save Changes
button to apply all changes to the A
selector you have made so far.
To view all changes – go again to the template preview page, refresh your browser and then see all links turn from orange to green.
Now let’s see how to change the color of the template buttons.
Go back to the CSS source code in the 4images Admin Panel and locate the Button-search selector through the Find
function of your browser.
Using again the Color Cop tool
– select a new color for the background of the template buttons and then paste its code to replace the currently set image for the background
attribute of the Button-search selector
Now locate the buttons
selector and then set the same color for the background of the regular buttons on the template.
Next hit the Save Changes
button to apply all changes to the background color of the template buttons.
Visit the preview template page to see the newly updated buttons as they will be displayed on the web.
Now let’s see how to change size of the text areas on the template.
In the CSS file – locate the BODY selector and then replace the font-size attribute with the new custom value.
Then update the other text area selectors like UL and LI
for bullet lists, P
for paragraphs and TD
for table cells.
Again, hit the Apply Changes
button and visit the template preview page to see the text changes as they will appear online. That’s it!