Manage Themes

Note: Themes downloaded from Omeka.org will not work on Omeka.net

Themes control the public design and presentation of a website, including the main navigation. Manage your themes by clicking on the Appearance tab in the top navigation of the admin dashboard. The first tab to load within Appearance will be the Themes tab (admin/themes/browse).

Watch this screencast to see how to modify the appearance of your site:

Choosing a theme

If you want to change the design theme from the default choice, click the green Use This Theme button below the theme’s thumbnail image in the theme browse page.

Configuring a theme

Configurations let you make choices about the look of your site, including adding a logo and homepage text, managing featured elements, and adding footer text. Each configuration is unique to each theme and will be saved with that theme.

Click the blue Configure Theme button under the image of your current theme to customize your site.

The following choices are available for Omeka.net themes (not all options are available for all themes):

Header and Footer Configuration:

Homepage Configuration:

Additional Configuration Options:

Save Changes at any time to save these customizations.

Themes

Berlin

A clean, two-column theme with a horizontal navigation menu.

Berlin homepage

This theme is available for all plans.

Seasons

A colorful theme with a configuration option to switch style sheets for a particular season, plus ‘night’. Horizontal navigation menu.

Winter look of seasons

Spring look for Seasons theme Summer Autumn Winter

This theme is available for all plans.

Big Stuff

Inspired by Berlin, this theme is designed for textual collections; the Browse Items page displays item titles only. It includes a number of customization options, including a repeating background image.

Big Stuff

This theme is available for Plus, Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans

Emiglio

A simple, minimal theme with reds and greens and a horizontal navigation menu.

Emiglio

This theme is available for Plus, Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans

Minimalist

A theme with clean, architectural lines and a horizontal navigation menu.

Minimalist

This theme is available for Plus, Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans

Rhythm

An energetic two-column theme, with a choice between three style sheet color themes. Horizontal navigation menu.

Rhythm Fall look

Rhythm Spring

Rhythm and Blue

This theme is available for Plus, Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans.

Santa Fe

Inspired by the Bracero History Archive, this theme in browns and greens uses a horizontal navigation menu above the site title.

Santa Fe

This theme is available for Plus, Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans

Thanks, Roy

A tribute to Roy Rosenzweig, this theme features serif text, a vertical navigation on the left side of the content, and options for customizing some font and background colors. Files display before

Thanks Roy

This theme is available for Plus, Silver, Gold, and Platinum plans

Big Picture

An image-centric theme geared towards art historians and students. The navigation opens as a menu from the upper right corner of the browser window.

Big Picture

This theme is available for Gold and Platinum plans.

Center Row

An image-oriented theme for Omeka. This theme has a horizontal navigation menu and does not support nested navigation (no sub pages).

Center Row

This theme is available for Gold and Platinum plans.

The Daily

An image-oriented theme for Omeka with strong fonts and custom color configuration options for some text and background settings. The navigation opens as a menu from the upper right corner of the browser window.

The Daily

This theme is available for Gold and Platinum plans.