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Friendly Skin Names
In versions of AspDotNetStorefront prior to 10 skin names were numbered (for example "Skin_1"). In version 10 and higher we use more conventional skin names that are a bit more descriptive. When you upgrade your skin to version 10 you have the option to keep your traditional numbered skin name. For more information about upgrading a skin to version 10 see Upgrading a skin from v9 to v10.
The software is still using integers to keep track of which skin is which in code. In the case of friendly skins we derive the id from the name of the skin folder. We do this by hashing the name into an integer. Because of this, if you look directly in the database at the stores table, you will see that a store's skinId can sometimes be a very long number. We make an exception to this rule for traditional skin names (e.g. Skin_1). For these skins we use the id specified in the skin's folder name.
In case for some highly sophisticated reason you need to specify a skinId for a friendly skin name, we've added a way to force a friendly named skin to a specific id.
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>This is the default skin that ships with AspDotNetStorefront. It is a great starting point for your own custom skin.</