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The Joomla Template controls the overall layout of your site. It brings together common elements, modules and components as well as providing the cascading style sheet for your site. Both the Front-end (Site) and the Back-end (Administrator) of your site have templates.

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How can I get my Cassiopeia_child template to use Cassiopeia's template.css?

I have just created a J5.1.1 Cassiopeia child template and in that new template added a user.css, as well as a custom index.php, user.js and sundry override files. It mostly displays correctly, as ...
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Why won't my CSS variables change value?

I'm making changes to Atum. I'm changing the colours and I'm using user.css. I've placed it in: /media/templates/administrator/atum/css/user.css I initially tried using :root and giving each ...
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Upgrade to 4.4 - Ajax error / 90.2% completed

I am having a terrible time upgrading from 3.10.12 to 4.4 as well and received the same Ajax error / 90.2% completed, and then a bricked site that displays no content and has no admin login. I suspect ...
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Modal Popup to use Menu template

I have a modal button on my component list page which displays details of the record in a popup modal window. My problem is I want the modal popup to use the same template set in the menu item for ...
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How do I copy a template

In Joomla 3 there was a handy button to create a copy of template so that you had a basis on which to customise and create your own template. This seems to have been removed in J5 and instead there is ...
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Setting ignore for Joomla files or directories

I'm new to developing in Joomla and I was wondering if there are a set bunch of files and directories you ignore say for example using the VSCode ftp extension or .gitignore. I'm specifically looking ...
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How do I modify the CSS class on a specific page in a Joomla 3 template?

I upgrade a site template from Nebulae - version 1.6.3 to the latest version 1.16. Nebulae Template The new template change the rt-container children class from this: to this: As you can see, the ...
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Joomla 4 custom template not loading web assets

I am in the process of writing a custom theme for a client and am having issues with the Web Asset Manager. I have been following examples of other templates that are built for Joomla 4+, but I must ...
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Joomla 4 plugin to set template style for article

I would like to create a plugin to load a specified template style for each article on Joomla 4. The basic idea is as follows: Use a custom field in the article to specify the desired template style ...
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Is there a way to restart joomla and the Cassiopea template back to default?

I am new to Joomla and made stupid mistakes of editing Cassiopea template without duplicating it first. I just realized that I should have done the latter while I was digging deeper on how to edit the ...
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Joomla\CMS\Form\Form::getInstance() could not load file

This error keeps vexing me. The file is there, we can see it, the permissions are correct. It's typelist-theme.xml in the t4 system plugin, plugins/system/t4/themes/base/params/typelist-theme.xml. ...
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Why does template stuff still appear after uninstall [helixultimate]

I installed the site template Helixultimate. Some time later, I removed it by Manage Extension. Then, I logged stuff inside of SiteMenu.php and found e.g. helixultimatemenulayout inside the params ...
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Reinstall template

I have an installed template on the site all ready, but I want to reinstall it without removing any content. From my understanding you can just remove the entry from the database? How do I do it.
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Setting template color scheme

I just want to create a new color scheme and replace the root primary colors with it, how do I proceed?
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Secure joomla admin: Disable editing css/html files for templates

I'd like to disable entering and editing any files in the Templates/Templates area. We have some security issues with template files (they are edited by hackers) and we are afraid that it is used for ...
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Tutorial for creating joomla template

I read the tutorial about how to create a Joomla template from https://docs.joomla.org/Creating_a_basic_Joomla!_template , but when I scrutiny the Standard template bundled within Joomla 4.x (...
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0 - Class "Uri" not found

I created Joomla template and tried to include a PHP script. My index.php code: <?php defined('_JEXEC') or die; use Joomla\CMS\Uri\Uri; ?> <!doctype html> <html> <head> <...
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Joomla 4.1.5 <meta name="keyword"> doesn't show

I use Joomla 4.1.5, and I created my own Joomla Template following the tutorial from joomla.org. My problem is that while other metadata shows correctly on the frontend pages, the <meta name="...
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Joomla does not detect changes to template css files

I tried to edit one of the files in the css folder of my template, but the edits are ignored. I noticed that Joomla doesn't read the real css files, but a "version" of these... and probably ...
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Session variable from a module is only accessible from the template after refresh

To add some common ground. I need to transfer 3 variables from a module to my template when the sites loading. In my module I get 3 links to specific images and they need to be included in the ...
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How can I display edit icon for articles?

I have created a Joomla 4.1.5 template based on Cassiopeia but heavily customised. Everything works fine but instead of a front-end Edit icon on the right above articles (for a user with edit ...
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Joomla ignores css changes after URL rewrite was activated

I recently installed Joomla 4.1 on my server and since I activated URL rewriting, my changes in some CSS files of the Cassiopeia Template are ignored. I tried deactivating the URL Rewrite, but it does ...
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Is it possible to let the visitor select from different style versions of the site?

I am asking myself if it is possible for an existing website to let the anonymous visitor select another template on the fly. The idea behind this is: There are people out there that prefer e.g. a ...
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How to restore Isis template and see it in Extensions->templates

I am trying to restore the Isis template. I have reinstalled the zip file from Git. I can see the Isis folder and all of it's files under Administrator/templates, BUT I cannot see it in the Admin ...
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Render an admin view to a site template in Joomla!

Recently I am facing a challenge. I have a view and two layouts. Say the view name is form and the layouts are edit, edit-frame. Now I want to render the edit-frame layout into an iframe. This is the ...
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Joomla 4 add background image to article

I cant figure out what im doing wrong. My goal is add background picture to article. I created custom.css file with simple code .main-page-picture { background-image: url('/images/main_foto_final....
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Registration form has extra fieldset, where to find it?

I am working on a website, and I see at the user registration form another fieldset (custom one that i made) but I cannot seem to find it. Does anyone know where you can configure these fieldsets? It'...
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Is there a way to use an SVG image in Cassiopeia

I'm using Cassiopeia and Joomla 4. I've adapted it very slightly to get to what I need but I really want to use a much smaller image size by using an SVG. Is there any way to do this? Previously you ...
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What is the recommended way to reproducibly override an administrator layout?

I need to override an administrator layout, and the override needs to be easily reproducible in different Joomla installations. Currently, we are using extensions to achieve reproducibility. However, ...
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Removing the border around the content in Protostar

The Protostar template has a border around all the content and modules, except for the footer module. How do I get rid of this border?
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Oauth2 in joomla template

**<?php /** * @package Joomla.Site * @subpackage Templates.bdcp * * @copyright Copyright (C) 2005 - 2020 All rights reserved. * @license GNU General Public License version 2 or ...
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Get site application via Factory::getApplication() in Joomla 4

The documentation for J3 instructs using Factory::getApplication('site') to get the site application, however according to the documentation for J4 doesn't have those method parameters anymore. I'm ...
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No such file or directory while using Vina Dongky template

I am using a template called Vina Dongky for VirtueMart content and I'm getting some errors. Warning: require_once(/home/priskork/public_html/libraries/joomla/document/html/renderer/head.php): failed ...
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Add module to Component area

My main menu is linking category blog which is automatically displayed in component area, and I want to put a slider module in component area too, but only in home page, so modules on "Right"...
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Get template params from the input

Previously I was looking into how to get the template I'm currently editing, now I need to make use of a templates/templateName/helper.php file which would need a different kind of request. // this ...
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Get the template I'm currently editing

I'm developing a custom form field for my template and I need to know the name of this template from inside this form field. While otherwise I would do a setQuery to look for client_id=0 and home=&...
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Undefined property: stdClass::$showtitle in custom module [closed]

I currently have a problem that is driving me crazy. My module shows the following error in the frontend in the DEV environment: Undefined property: stdClass::$showtitle .../joomla3/templates/system/...
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How to check an extension is namespaced?

I'm working on namespaced templates feature and I came to the point where I need to check if an extension is namespaced or not. One possibility would be to load the templateDetails.xml file and check ...
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Error “500 behavior::tabstate not found.” when trying to access SP Page Builder

I am currently using Joomla 4.0.0 Beta 6 with Helix Ultimate 2.0.0 Alpha 3 and PHP 7.2. My website runs on LiteSpeed Web Server, NOT Apache. When I go to The Joomla administrator panel > SP Page ...
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The template style option is missing from all menu items

We have a weird problem where at some point our menu styles dropdown has disappeared from all menu items. We can see it in our old site, and we're pretty sure it used to be there, and we're not ...
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Unable to get (site) template params from my module's backend

Someone at stackoverflow recommend I ask the question here, apologies if this is considered cross-posting... OVERVIEW I am developing a set of custom templates and a set of custom modules. The ...
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How can I add a local custom javascript file into the bottom of the template's index.php file?

I am writing some custom javascript in Joomla 4 Beta 6 to control various aspects of my custom front-end template's menus. It needs to load after the page has been rendered, so I want to add it at the ...
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Joomla apply SEF route from template's index.php file

I am having a problem recently is that- I am creating a Joomla Site Template and for a specific condition, the template redirects to http://mydomain.com/index.php?templateStyle=10&tmpl=custom. Now ...
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Render template on iframe by template ID

I am facing a problem with the rendering template after duplicating. The situation is I want to load a template on iFrame. So, I've set the URL of the iFrame like- Uri::root(true) . '/index.php?...
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Render a template after a specific route by using system plugin

I am facing a problem to render a template after hitting a specific route. Let me describe it a bit. I have a template structure like- templates |__mytemplate |__|__index.php |__|__component.php |__|...
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Adding viewport metatag breaks my template layout

I have separate templates for desktop/tablet and phone. I don't feel that viewport meta is needed in my mobile template, but without it Google is saying: Error: The page is not mobile friendly ...
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Joomla 4 template namespace

I'm working with latest Joomla 4 beta, and wondering how can I use namespaces with templates so I can start using and developing custom fields for my templates. I need to know what should I set in the ...
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Possible to add template file to component on plugin installation?

I am making a plugin for a custom component. It's a basic editor extend plugin that allows users to select an item from custom component using a button in editor. It's simular to native editor extend ...
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Joomla 3.9 not reading language override strings for English only

In Joomla 3.9.20, I created a custom front end template. Inside I have the language folder with various languages in this format. For German (example): /templates/mytemplate/de-DE/de-DE.tpl_mytemplate....
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Randomly render one of the modules in a given position

I have several modules for a given position, but I only want to display one of them (selected randomly) on the front-end in a Gantry template. Is there any way to do this?
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