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You can test various skins installed on this site by setting the skin first (setting a cookie with the skin as value) and then browse the site. You can check out various test pages from the list below.

Setting a different skin on this site:

Some skins listed at Skins cannot be set on

2016 Responsive skin very close to the default skin
A Bit Modern PmWiki port of the template of the same name
Academian A tan skin with a gradient red header and brown highlights
Adapt A mobile-friendly skin that adapts to suit the display size.
Alalike Loosely based on the A List Apart site
Amber responsive mobile-friendly skin for all devices
Barthelme A minimalist skin where white space and margins can show culture and aestheticism, ported from the Barthelme Wordpress theme
Beeblebrox Net Gila Based on gila by haran, for a more modern version of this skin, see Skins.Maguila
B Freedom A White skin with a blue header
Bitter Lemon Tableless, left side-bar skin based on IGIENISTA DENTALE template by Arcsin.
Blix Blix is a two-column theme, with a top navigation tab bar, and traditional footer.
Blog A blog-oriented skin that emphasizes content, with an easy-to-read default font size and no graphical frills
Blue Berry xhtml 1.1 and css 2.0 conform blue skin
Blue Fur Blue Fur skin has kind of a 60's feel, rounded and reminiscent of bad shag carpet
Bluehead Elegant looking white skin with a dark blue header and grey background
Blues This skin has the blues
Boira Boira skin
Bonny Bonny is a fully CSS-driven skin, 2 or 3-column layout, with variations in layout and appearance, and optional CMS mode.
Bs-001 This is a dark theme intended to be a 'gaming' theme. It was converted from a php-nuke theme
Bs-002 Bs-002 Skin - This is a theme is ported from a php-nuke theme for use with pmwiki.
Choice Choice is a two-column theme, with a top navigation tab bar, and traditional footer.
Cinnamon Clean skin with red, brown and gray highlights
Classic Responsive skin designed for classic-sf and folk song websites.
Clean Simple This is a Clean & Simple skin, previously named Choice. I have improved it.
Colorimetry Colorimetry is a two-column theme, with a top navigation tab bar, and traditional footer.
Default Skin Without Table This skin replaces the HTML table of the default skin with divs.
Drop Down Tabbed skin with drop down menu bar
Drop Shadow DropShadow provides a simple two column interface, and includes top navigation tabs.
Enlighten Enlighten is a two-column theme, several color options, fluid/fixed width, a top navigation tab bar, and traditional footer.
Equilibrium Equilibrium is a blog-oriented skin, with a focus on simplicity. Along with the typical sidebar and top navigation tabs, this skin presents blog summaries in column oriented, rather than the traditional vertical layout.
Evolver a skin that demonstrates how to seamlessly integrate both UserAuth and CMSLike, based upon the OSWD Evolver design
Fix Flow Highly configurable skin with many color-schemes, plus optional RightBar, plus fixed or flowing SideBar, on left or right
Flckr Tabless skin, inspired by the layout and colors of the site
Flexi Extremly flexible skin; created to make final design via CSS; All contents through separate wiki documents
Gemini Highly configurable skin with many color-schemes, plus optional RightBar
Glossy Hue GlossyHue provides a simple two column interface, and includes top navigation tabs, and a three-section footer.
Grayness Aa blue and gray skin that is easy on the eyes in most lighting conditions
Grease Minimalistic skin inspired by the Dive Into Greasemonkey online book.
Green Tableless skin in green.
IPM Wiki Mobile skin for IPhone viewing and editing of PMWiki
JH Tabs skin based on a PmWiki customisation by James Home
JHMP More tabs skin based on a PmWiki customisation by James Home with Mac-like images
Kaylen Kaylen is a dark and modified version of the default PmWiki skin.
Lean A clean, minimalist skin that was created with usability in mind
Leaves A skin using light tones of orange, gray and white
Lens Super customisable skin with most skin furniture, such as the footer and action list, stored in wikipages
Light A more configurable CMS-friendly derivative of Lean Skin with many changes
Lines Skin for a website where PmWiki is used as a CMS-System for easy website maintenance, not be easily seen that it's based on a Wiki
Lt 9602 Finnish design, idealistic, "Clean", compact and simple skin inspired by Lean and
Maguila Tableless skin for PmWiki based on design by Haran from OSWD.
Marathon A lean and clean ski with a TopNav bar
Marble A dark marble background with a semi-transparent appearance for the wiki content
Marinee Marinee is based on Green Marinee by Ian Main.
Minimous Minimous is a two-column theme, with a top navigation tab bar, and traditional footer; width of content and sidebar are adjustable; 8 different color variations.
Mobile Plain vanilla PmWiki responsive template that is compatible with mobile devices.
Monobook Makes PmWiki look like MediaWiki/Wikipedia
Mouse an HTML5 skin using wiki pages to define page elements
Mouse Skin
Neat tableless skin with blue and gray colors, inspired by sinorca and roundflow skins.
Netstreams A skin entirely based on editable skin sections with a desktop-application like menu and php generated css files wich allows one to use a simple colorscheme.
Neutral A 2007 proposition to be the default distribution skin for 2.2
News Paper WordPress skin adapated for PmWiki.
Night A dark skin with green highlights
Not 2 Simple fork of already excellent NotSoSimple skin which adds a new CSS based multi level popup menu
Notebook An effective way to organize your notes, a simple modification of default skin, with the use of HorizontalMenu and InfoBox
Notebook-NT Simple div (no table) version of default PmWiki skin.
Notebook 2 Based on Notebook skin, with the use of phplayersmenu-3.2.0, for dropdown menus, deprecated
Not So Simple The 'simple' skin with the added width to 900px, and Site.SideBar on the left side
Papyrus A simple skin, inspired by Parchment. Responsive / mobile-friendly.
Parchment A tan skin with brown hilights and mimics aged papyrus for its background
Photo Gallery PhotoGallery is focused around the presentation of pictures, images, and photographs. It provides a basic tab navigation, and markup to ease the creation of albums. Designed to be used in conjunction with pmGallery and Galleria.
Php Net The look, shamelessly modified version of Lean skin
Plain A skin that emphasizes content, with an easy-to-read default font size and no graphical frills
Plain Blog A blog-oriented skin that emphasizes content, with an easy-to-read default font size and no graphical frills
Pm Wiki-Divs pure css based skin in the style of the pmwiki default skin
Pmwiki-dt Simple div(no table) version of default PmWiki skin.
Pm Wiki-responsive Responsive skin shipped with PmWiki
Pm Wiki 2 Bars This skin is a simple extension of PmWiki's default skin to add another side bar on the right side.
Pukka Float A skin carefully designed to work for everyone, deprecated in favour of Lens
Recurve A tab driven skin for PmWiki
Red Berry xhtml 1.1 and css 2.0 conform blue skin
Rose Trellis A CMS-style skin. Action links are hidden.
Rounded A blue and white skin which is great for blogs
Royale A light skin with a gradient purple header and gold highlights
Schlaefer Two Originally developed for
Simpla a clean, minimalist skin ported from Wordpress
Simple Sidebar accessible available through popup menu to save valuable space, minimal menu
Simple Tab For a website with menu tabs for groups without making it look like a conventional wiki
Simply Impact SimplyImpact provides a two column layout based on the blueprint-css-framework, which has to top navigation list and a tab for socialmedia buttons.
Sinorca Tableless skin, based on sinorca skin by Haran.
Skidoo Skidoo provides a simple, low distraction interface with rapid (no page refreshes) access to a whole bunch of stuff. I use it for the various wiki's I use for note taking on a daily basis.
Skin Test
Skittlish Skittlish allows site visitors to choose between fixed and fluid width, and between seven candy-inspired colours for the sidebar.
Soma A colorful, simple and functional skin, using tables and css
Something Corporate crossbrowser CSS layout from oswd
Ssofb Joomla Rhuk A CSS based skin with a choice of six colors, based on a Joomla template.
Steamport Three-Column or Two-Column, Responsive Skin, with Group specific, and (SQL) Table features.
Steamport-Group Bar Right sidebar page used by Steamport
Steamport-Splash Bar
Stripped A skin intended for hunting bugs in HTML generation
Technobabble tester on graphic web design template
Test Page Directives Tool for easy testing of your skin under various directives
Text Pattern A skin for sites that use rather small text areas such as poetry, short stories, etc, inspired by TextPattern
Textpattern 4 a textpattern style theme
Triad Highly configurable skin with 3-column layout with full-width header and footer
Trish A white skin with a gradient blue header, blue highlights and a fancy background
Twitter Bootstrap Adapted PmWiki skin to use Twitter Bootstrap
Useless Tuesday A bit narrow, dominated by dark blue
Vanilla 5 Vanilla5 is a simple HTML5 compliant skin for PmWiki v2+
Vector Clone of the Vector skin for MediaWiki (used on Wikipedia since 2010)
Wiki Love A modification of the default skin with a nice clean look
Yaml 132 Highly configurable skin with 3-column layout (optional css hiding of any column) based on YAML framework
YAML Forth Highly configurable skin with fixed-width 2-column layout based on the YAML 3.3 framework

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Test Pages

Suppressing various page sections via markup

Here's a modular skin testing page with an assorted mix of wiki markup and a skin selector.

Comments / Discussion

  • Thanks for setting up these pages. ~ V.Krishn