Using HTML Template with Orchard

Jan 18, 2011 at 10:39 AM


In Umbraco, we can use any HTML/XHTML template for the CMS. I would really be appreciative if someone could help on how to use an existing HTML template for Orchard too so that the template of CMS would also be symmetrical with other web design.

Jan 18, 2011 at 7:08 PM

Well, I don't know how Umbraco handles that but there has to be placeholders of sorts in those templates. It shouldn't be too much work to replace those placeholders with Orchard zones and make it work. You might want to take a look at existing themes and understand how they are built. These might be good starting points as well: