Here is documentation on starting your own theme: https://docs.nodebb.org/development/themes/
If you want to make small style changes, it's best to do it in the custom CSS portion of the ACP, instead of editing the theme files directly.
no matter what I try, I cant get my child theme to load correctly on v1.11.0.
none of my custom css or js are loaded after a rebuild.
this is my build process, which worked just fine on v1.10.2
npm install git+https://email@example.com/sweetppro/nodebb-theme-sweetp ./nodebb build tpl ./nodebb build css ./nodebb build js ./nodebb stop ./nodebb start
https://community.nodebb.org/topic/12952/1-11-0-breaking-changes/6 did you check the theme breaking changes?
all good now.
I hadn't noticed that the header.tpl template had been changed here: