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Themeing bug? Or am I missing something?

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Ok.  I created a new theme by copying the default theme.

I'm a hands on learning kind of guy and only go to the tutorials if I have to. (I did go to them though just to be sure.)

I traced through the CSS of the new theme, noticed it was the exact same CSS as the default theme and noticed that it was using $IMG,title_gradiant to handle the gradiant's on the front page.

So I figured that was what the image manager was for and I changed the title_gradiant for my new theme to the gradiant I made for it.  It seemed to work as it updated the image at the top of the image page's edit page.

Except that its not using it.

I traced the html and css and noticed that on the actual website, even though its using the CSS file under my new theme, the new CSS file still points to the default image :

http://gemsotd.com/themes/default/images/title_gradiant.png

Shouldnt this point to my new image if I changed the image for that theme for title_gradiant?

Or did I miss something?

BTW, that http there is directly from :

http://gemsotd.com/themes/iGotDTheme/templates_cached/EN/global.css

as you can see iGoTD is the name of our site and the new theme.

As always, thanks in advance and let me know if this is the wrong place to post this. (Or let me know if its right! :D)

** EDIT ** Meant to mention I did search the tutorials and couldnt find anything on this particular problem. But maybe I missed something there too.



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You're right about all this. I think the only issue here is that editing a theme image doesn't flush the template caches of which the CSS file is a part. As you're a hands on kind of guy I'll suggest that you manually delete /themes/iGotDTheme/templates_cached/EN/global.css. ocPortal'll regenerate it on the next page load.


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