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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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Problem with a Joomla Plugin

I have a problem about a the Issuu Smart Look Plugin of Joomla. The plugin is this: http://extensions.joomla.org/extension/issuu-smart-look This plugin is a button of my menu and when i push this ...
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Change socialize template color

I want to change the menu background color of Joomla socialize template. When i open my site on mobile the top menu bar seems to be in white color. I want to change the color to 365190 socialnetwork....
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How to adjust Joomla site position?

I want to adjust (align) the content (body) of my Joomla site as it's shown on the images attached to this question. There're picture 1 and picture 2. I want it to be like on a picture 1. Basically, I ...
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How can I assign a module to multiple positions?

There already exists a couple of questions on this, but they are mostly about actually wanting multiple copies of the same module on a page. My problem is the layout and templating. Templates often ...
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Trying to set up new joomla from old joomla files

So basically my Joomla site was attacked a few weeks ago by SQL injection and was taken down. What I am hoping to do, is to go into the file manager and download all of my articles, categories, ...
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Show intro image in Category List

I added this line in my custom template to display the image: <?php echo $article->images; ?> And I got this as a result: {"image_intro":"images\/articles\/liang2.jpg","float_intro":""} ...
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How to convert / migrate a Joomla 2.5 template into Joomla 3

I have a Joomla 2.5 template and I want to make it compatible with Joomla 3.x? Are there any resources out there that I can use? I basically need to know what has changed, deprecated methods, common ...
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How do you make a live preview site for selling Joomla templates

I am building a website to sell Joomla templates on but can't find a viable solution for users to see a live preview... any suggestions? I have tried the template changer extension and it works but ...
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Module position get disturbed after i download new template but keep the old one as default

Here are the steps I followed - Downloaded new template Automatically the new template became the default one I reverted back to old template Result - Module position (main menu) get changed. I ...
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Dropdown menu does not work well for text separator

I'm using this template, http://joomlatemplates.me/clean-and-simple/ for Joomla ver 3.4.5. Everything works fine except the text separator menu item. As shown on the picture below, I used About Us ...
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How to remove module on mobile device

i want to hide the right module from the mobile device, i have used several techniques but no one work for me. This is my website http://www.healthliteracyhub.com i have used this template http://...
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Update Server for template

Is it possible to use update server for managing template updates? I read here that template is not supported. But is the article up-to-date? Because on that article there is also a line that ...
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How to not overwrite specific file when installing extension update

I'm creating a template and here is my templateDetails.xml. <extension version="3.4" type="template" client="site" method="upgrade"> <name>my_tpl</name> <creationDate>...
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Plugin result at module position

Can I display Plugin result in module position. I want to display allvideo plugin in module position. AllVideo associate video with K2 Item.
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Joomla and security: detect vulnerability after infection [closed]

After several infections on Joomla we have decided to change to static content (it will require less administration time, and we just change one page per day). However, we would like to know how ...
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Main menu displayed twice

My website is showing two blog menu items? Above menu and in the menu items! I want to remove blog item which is showing above the menu?
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Where can I find the Blog Post HTML?

I am new to Joomla and am having some difficulties. I have been asked to work on a site for someone and I need to adjust the HTML on their Blog post page (the page that lists all the blog posts whit ...
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Why are my sidebars being styled differently in template override?

I have two template overrides set up. One so I can display this page differently from other pages: http://pfp-consortium.org/index.php/activities/defense-education-enhancement-program-deep And ...
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SVG file as favicon

I want to insert an svg file as favicon in Joomla. I have found the function addFavicon in Joomla core files (/libraries/joomla/document/html/html.php) which inserts the favicon link but I don't know ...
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J 3.4 | Beez 3 | Customizing

I have copied the default Beez3 template to another name in order to customize the design and layout without disturbing the original template. Most modifications are taking place in the copy's ...
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Template Installation

I am having a hard time finding and getting a free template to work. I have tried many free templates but none of them worked properly. Currently the content of my joomla website is the default one ...
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Joomla Tags in 2 Columns - RocketTheme Template

I'd love to know how I can create Joomla tags in two columns. Example of what I have: http://visualedgehosting.com/dfw-chimera/leadership/ Appreciate any help in advance,
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Switch to tmpl=component in plugin code

Just like using tmpl=component in a URL, I would like to change the tmpl= in a system plugin. This, of course, does nothing: $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $app->setTemplate('component', null)...
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Render Joomla messages inside a template

I would like to render Joomla messages inside a component Template because the index.php doesn't fit my needs. So how do I simulate <jdoc:include type="message" /> inside /templates/<tmpl>...
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Cloudbase 3, template, justify navigation menu

I need to justify the navigation menu bar in the Cloudbase 3 template, so it spans the whole article width. Currently the menu is floating to the right and it ends somewhere in the middle of the ...
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Use yootheme layouts on an already running joomla site

I'm using yootheme's solar on my website and I want to change it for the stage theme, I want to make my site to look just like this: http://yootheme.com/demo/joomla/stage but it's impossible since ...
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Assign a subtemplate to specific items in K2

I have several items in a category. I'd like to assign to some of them another template instead of the one inherited from the category template view. I know I could create a new category with new ...
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Use layout of a template on page with different template

I recently downloaded the ja_nuevo template from JoomlArt. On the homepage of its sample site, there was a module called Services, and it used an alternative layout from ja_nuevo to have a specific, ...
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Getting template params from template.css.php

I'm creating joomla template using blank joomla starter template. The blank joomla template has a file called template.css.php that combines and compresses multiple template css files into one single ...
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Reset button for template parameters

I'm creating a joomla template that allows user to change the template styles (such as font-family setting, bgcolor, text color, etc) from the template backend. Is it possible to create a reset ...
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How to detect mobile user agent and apply CSS/template accordingly?

I need to be able to initiate differently couple of CSS elements if the user is browsing the website with "mobile" user agent. To improve the mobile browsing experience. I am not looking for "hidden-...
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How to start both joomla 2.x & 3.x responsive theme development? Start with any Framework, or just from scratch?

I'm new to joomla theme development. I've heard of Joomla Theme Development with Bootstrap, but I don't know the details of that, unfortunately... Can Bootstrap help me develop a robust responsive ...
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Module Position field is not clickable inside a repeatable field

I tried to include Module Position field inside a Repeatable field. The module choices modal is showed up but the available module options are not clickable. Is it a joomla bug or I missed something ...
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What is the usage of Joomla 3 active variables that defined in protostar template?

I want to learn how to develop Joomla 3 templates. Looking at the code in protostar template, there is a problem for me. I don't know what is the usage of active variables: / / Detecting Active ...
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Is it possible to disable a plugin/module via template in Joomla 3?

I have a menu with different template assigned. I want to disable the plugin Tabs & Sliders (by JoomlaWorks) in this menu. Can I disable this plugin via template ?
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Making custom template for Joomla - module edit form buttons lack skin/style?

I'm making my own template for joomla 3.x first time around. The problem is that when I click on a module to edit it, and I get the Joomla form for front-end editing, the skin/style is only "half ...
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Check if K2 image exists in third party exention

I need to check if a K2 article image exist in a third party extension. If the image exist, it should be displayed otherwise, a default image should be fetched. I am making the image path with : $...
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Joomla Upgrade: Declaration of JFormFieldText::setup() should be compatible with JFormField::setup

I've recently been working on a website were I've upgrade it from 1.6 to 3 without any issues until I installed the Gantry framework and Template, I'm getting an unhelpful error message saying only ...
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How to change the size of the entry box of a search module?

I am quite new to Joomla, and for me it is still difficult to move around, for example to change the style of some module or template by searching through the folders in the file system, but I guess ...
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Automatically publish plugin after template installation

I want to bundle my template with a plugin, and I want the plugin is automatically published after template installation. I know this is possible with component or plugin installation, but is it ...
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Stop Joomla! 3.4.1 from including scripts in custom component pages [duplicate]

I'm trying to prevent Joomla! 3.4.1 from loading certain default scripts in the front-end template when a custom component is displayed. I am excluding the scripts in the template index.php file as ...
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Joomla “Menu” item Title appears above page content: I'd like it to go away

I have given my Articles Titles but I mask them, and instead have a more friendly title as part of the page body. I have a fully working and properly structured "menu bar" that looks as it should at ...
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How to center the logo Description in Protostar Joomla 3.4

The phrase description under the logo. I want to center that. For now I had to put a line under for spacing. If I go to the template settings (Template manager -> Styles -> Protostar -> ...
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Joomla 3 - template only works with category, will not show single article

If I set the menu link to be an article, it shows a blank page - if I set the menu to be a category blog, it all works fine... but when I want to show regular articles, and a single article it won't ...
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How to automatically override template for a list of articles under a specific category?

I have created an override for my news category (which works perfectly) and another article override for my news articles as follows // Category Override my_template/html/com_content/category/news....
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Switching languages in front-end, causes broken design and scripts not loading

I installed a multilingual (English / Arabic ) Joomla site successfully and I set English language to be the default one. When I'm on the English version the page is displayed correctly but when I'm ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on Templates Manager

I was asked to work on a recently upgraded Joomla 3.4.1 site from earlier versions of Joomla. I had to copy the main template and create a new one. But when I went in the template manager -> ...
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Main content being displayed over sidebar

In Joomla 3, template Yootheme - Eat, the content of tables is being displayed over the sidebar on the right. For example: This Page How can I fix this? Thanks for helping!
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Template Menu Assignment Is Grayed Out

I am having an issue where I cannot unassign the index.php's theme (along with two other pages) from one theme/style and onto another. :( I've tried to change themes and then change it back to this ...
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Menu getActive() returns “Trying to get property of non-object” in Search Component

To identify the pages am using the following code if($menu->getActive()->id == 203){} // some actions this line returns error in search page. Search url goes like this http://localhost/...