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Is there a somewhat comprehensive guide or tutorial somewhere on theming the PW admin? There's so much untapped potential there I just don't know really where to start to learn my way around it. 

If not, would anyone care to create one? :rolleyes: I know I would greatly appreciate it, as would many more users. There are no admin themes in the modules directory currently that claim to be compatible with 2.5. That would probably change with a solid beginner's guide. 

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There isn't a guide or tutorial that I've seen. A good way to start is to look at the 2 core admin themes and pick them apart. You can learn a lot by using either one as a starting point.

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Is there a somewhat comprehensive guide or tutorial somewhere on theming the PW admin?

No need, just download a few admin themes already posted and have a look inside.

It's mostly only css you need to change for making your own admin theme.

There are many tools out there that can speed up this kind of work.

Dazzyweb posted a good one not so long ago, pinegrow, very usefull

to speed up style editing and template building.

https://processwire.com/talk/topic/8910-pinegrow-web-editor/

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