SPWeb.ApplyTheme method (String)

NOTE: This API is now obsolete.

Applies a theme to a website.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

[ObsoleteAttribute("This method applies to SharePoint 2007 theming and is no longer functional", 
public void ApplyTheme(
	string strNewTheme


Type: System.String

The template ID of the new theme that is specified in the SpThemes.xml file of the \\ProgramFiles\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\14\Template\Layouts\1033 folder.

Caution noteCaution

Use this method only when the UI is in backward compatibility mode (SPWeb.UIVersion = 3).

This method sets the Theme property to the name of the theme specified by strNewTheme.

The following code example applies a specified theme to a site in the current site collection.

using (SPWeb oWebsite = SPContext.Current.Site.OpenWeb("Website_URL"))

Certain objects implement the IDisposable interface, and you must avoid retaining these objects in memory after they are no longer needed. For information about good coding practices, see Disposing Objects.