Introduction to DNN Theming

9AM - 5PM

Beginner / Intermediate

9AM - 5PM

Lunch Included


As a designer or front end developer, you will want to learn all of the best techniques for building modern, mobile-first responsive DNN Themes (a.k.a. Skins) for DNN and Evoq. This class will walk you through everything that you’ll need to know, from setting up your environment to building a custom theme based on the best tools and practices. An understanding of HTML and CSS is a requirement for those taking this class.



  • Setting up your Theming environment
  • Design to Theme Strategy & Planning
  • Basic Theming Concepts
  • DNN Theme Objects
  • Referencing JavaScript Libraries
  • Styling the DDR Menu
  • Styling for Content
  • Effectively Using Containers
  • Creating and Testing a Theme Package
  • Questions and Answers

Instructor [Anthony Overkamp]

Anthony Overkamp is a St. Louis based multi-disciplinary designer, artist, and the Creative Director at Engage. Anthony has worked in the graphic and print industry since 1999 before moving to web design in 2002. Anthony has a passion for clean, adjustable design, focusing on web standards and user experience. When not at work, He enjoys spending time with friends and family, working on his log cabin, watching Star Wars, and painting.

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