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How to install an IP.Board 3.x skin

Posted by 12 August, 2009 (6) Comment

This is a tutorial about installing an Invision Power Board 3.0 skin. It covers how to install Invision Power Board or IPB 3.0 skin.

Step-1
Download the skin you want to use, unzip if necessary, then login to your Board’s Admin Control Panel and click “Look & Feel” tab.

Step-1

Step-2
Click Import/Export under “Look & Feel”

Step-2

Step-3
Browse for Skin set file with ‘.xml’ or ‘.xml.gz’ extension and click Import Skin Set to upload it. You can also upload the said file to root folder of your forum and name the file instead. Repeat the same process for Skin Image set & Import Replacements. Import Replacements will not come with all skins, so if the skin you chose does not have it then don’t worry.

Step-3

Step-4
Go back to “Look & Feel” tab again, Edit Settings of the skin you just uploaded, make sure you select the correct Image set of your skin.

Step-5

That’s it. The skin is installed now. If you have any questions concerning the process then feel free to leave a comment and ask.

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