Is all data retained when changing themes?

Skinning and designing Serendipity (CSS, HTML, Smarty)
Post Reply
youarentweird
Regular
Posts: 5
Joined: Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:19 pm

Is all data retained when changing themes?

Post by youarentweird » Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:24 pm

Assuming No data is lost with theme change , is this correct? just put my first site together and want to see what other themes look like, not sure if I should backup all the entries etc. before I change themes.
Thanks!
Steve

User avatar
Don Chambers
Regular
Posts: 3638
Joined: Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:40 am
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contact:

Re: Is all data retained when changing themes?

Post by Don Chambers » Wed Mar 09, 2016 9:51 pm

Some data can be theme specific... top things that come to mind are navigation menus, theme-specific entry properties and sidebar plugin assignments. In most newer themes, nav menus are global, so they work from one theme to the next. Sidebar items can be easily moved around after you switch themes.

If it seems you have lost something after switching themes, you should get everything back by switching back to the original theme.

Be sure to post a url to your site so we can all take a peek! :wink:

Post Reply