[Solved] Wrong theme for guests/non-logged in users

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[Solved] Wrong theme for guests/non-logged in users

Post by oliverfr » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:48 pm

Hello !

I may have missed a setting somewhere, could I please ask for advice ?

This thread is a sort of sequel to that other thread.

I manage a forum that has two themes, a "cool" and an "uncool" one.
Following the kind advice I received here, I determined which would be the default theme for this forum, unless users chose another theme manually in their profile : ACP > Board Settings > Default Style > Overrride : no.

Well, here's the problem.
I found that non-logged in users were seeing the forum with the wrong theme, the "uncool" theme. Even though the forum's ACP determines the default theme is the "cool" one.

Then I tried ticking to override user settings, but sure enough, there have been people ranting I was forcing them and they prefered their uncool theme, and they were right to rant, ticking to "Override" prevents them from manually chosing the theme they like.

I looked into the user groups, I found no mention of a default theme for a given users group : Guests.

Please, would someone know why I may have this issue, and how I can fix it, how I can make sure the non-logged in visitors see the proper theme ?

Thank you VERY MUCH if you can help :)
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Re: Wrong theme for guests/non-logged in users

Post by Oyabun1 » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:58 pm

They are styles in phpBB terminology not themes.

Set the style for the Anonymous user.
ACP > USERS AND GROUPS > Mange users > Select anonymous user > Preferences > My board style
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Re: Wrong theme for guests/non-logged in users

Post by stevemaury » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:59 pm

Also, set Override to Yes.
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Re: Wrong theme for guests/non-logged in users

Post by oliverfr » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:03 pm

Haaaa !

That shows I had missed the upper-right corner of the window, it had another drag and drop list !
Select Form > Preferences

Thank you VERY much for your help, Oyabun1, I am grateful for your help, and the patience you've shown :)

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