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graphic4444 says

hi – as I buy themes here, I don’t want competitors to be able to just use firebug or ctrl-u to see mysitename.com/themes/nameoftheme/etc

so that they could find out name of theme and then copy my site ideas; any suggestions on how to recode theme files so that they’re more anonymous, like

mysitename.com/themes/renamedtheme/... ?

i am widely copied in my industry, so i want to make it harder for them to find out name of theme, by renaming it.

challenge is, seems like I’d have to use find/replace in all the source phps and csses to rename subdirectories and pathing, which is a pain… any other good ways to install theme at least to different name subdirectory?

thanks…

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chrisakelley says

if the theme is coded properly you should just be able to change the folder name and rename or leave the stuff in the style.css header

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graphic4444 says

hi – thanks… anyone else, tips for doing this?

I don’t want people to Ctrl-U and see mysite.com/themes/nameoftheme/etc

I’d like to rename the subdirectory to something random so the name of the installed theme isn’t revealed.. any other tips? thanks very much

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Kriesi says

rename the theme folder, then change the name in your style.css file and you are good to got :)

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graphic4444 says

hey thanks – that worked! i had to just also re-activate the theme, once renaming the subdirectory, and now it works great – much appreciated. I am very fast coder, live on ftp :)

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chrisakelley says

rename the theme folder, then change the name in your style.css file and you are good to got :)

I thought I heard an echo…..

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graphic4444 says

you’re both right… thanks …

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