NatSkin improves your Foswiki experience by bringing together some of the most useful features from different plugins in a consistent way. NatSkin comes with a modern web design that improves readability of your wiki content as well as easing the way you interact with it as a wiki author and consumer.
NatSkin also serves as a foundation for additional web designs. So you won't need to reinvent the wheel on every project over and over again.
NatSkin allows you to choose between several kinds of page layouts. All of the predefined themes come with support for a 1, 2 and 3 columns designs in both a fluid and a fixed page layout.
NatSkin provides a much improved usability when navigating among webs as well as when interacting with wiki content.
You can change design and layout aspects of every page as you like with just a few clicks.
Configure the skin by changing:
The underlying templates that generate the pages are arranged in a flexible and manageable way to facilitate easy "skin mix-in", that is, overriding specific parts of the templates by using the NatSkin as a parent skin to create template modifications.
|Menu||navigation tabs above the topic area||SiteMenu|
|SideBar||a configurable navigation bar||SiteSideBar|
|RightBar||when using two sidebars, this component holds the right sidebar, while the SideBar component is displayed on the left.||SiteRightBar|
|Links||this is a sub-component of the SideBar component to plug in navigation links within||SiteLinks, WebLinks, WebLinks|
|BottmBar||customize the content at the bottom area of a page||SiteBottomBar|
|TopicActions||configure the actions used to manipulate topics||SiteTopicActions|
Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. Use "Find More Extensions" to get a list of available extensions. Select "Install".If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in
configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See http://foswiki.org/Support/ManuallyInstallingExtensions for more help. Test if installed: click here Set this in your SitePreferences:
* Set SKIN = nat
to make the setting permanent.
|Foswiki::Plugins::ZonePlugin||>=3.1||Required. required for Foswiki < 1.1|
|Skin Author:||Michael Daum|
|Description:||Userfriendly Foswiki skin providing a flexible theming engine for professional webdesigns|
|17 Jul 2015:|| added compatibility with Foswiki-2.0; added new topic creator supporting Foswiki:Extensions/WikiWorkbenchContrib TopicTypes; faster implementation of WebTopicList based on Foswiki:Extensions/DBCachePlugin; now depending on Foswiki:Extensions/ListyPlugin for the my-sidebar feature; now depending on Foswiki:Extensions/WebFontsContrib for better typography; dynamic menu for mobile devices; added support for mega menus using the
|27 Feb 2015:||final 4.00 which comes with the new customato theme|
|29 Aug 2013:||third beta|
|12 Dec 2013:||second beta|
|14 Mar 2013:||first beta of new release|
|25 Jun 2003:||Initial version|