Using theme template outside the orchard theme gallery

Topics: Writing themes
Oct 1, 2015 at 12:17 AM
Hello,

Can anyone suggest me if Template Monster theme template or any other theme outside the orchard theme gallery will work with Orchard CMS ?
Since they do not provide .nupkg files....so can I install that theme in orchard cms ?
Developer
Oct 1, 2015 at 12:23 AM
You would have to turn those template HTML files into Razor views and render various zones into which CMS users can place content. Quite doable, but you won't be able to just use it out of the box.
Oct 1, 2015 at 12:37 AM
So , would it need lot of efforts ?
Developer
Oct 1, 2015 at 3:11 PM
I'd say definitely a few days for an experienced themer.
Developer
Oct 5, 2015 at 2:41 PM
I agree. Depending on the complexity of the design and the number of custom libraries etc. used I'd say between a day and 2 weeks for someone who already did Orchard theming.