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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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New templates named JLIB_INSTALLER_DEFAULT_STYLE

Sometimes, when I install a new template in Joomla, the default template style name is set to JLIB_INSTALLER_DEFAULT_STYLE. So far I haven't found any particular pattern as to when it happens, but it ...
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How to position content in custom template?

I have created the index.php and templateDetails.xml file along with css and js and images folders then zipped it all and got it discovered on joomla 3.3. Trouble is because I added in my index.php ...
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How to get the alias or title of the active menu item?

In my template I want to give an extra class to the body of the document that will take the names of the alias of the menu item, so I can create individual styling among the pages. But how can I get ...
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Get parameters for specific template inside a library file

Is it possible to get parameters for a specific template (not the active template necessarily)? Any advice would be appreciated. //edit The template WILL NOT be active, so I need to get the ...
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What is best approach to show the component page in popup-modal window without header and footer?

I have developed a custom component that displays some information. I want to show the same information in modal popup window without header and footer information. what should be best approach to ...
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How to display module in component area

I often need to create a menu item that displays a module in the component area, without any other content. The way I solve this is to create a new article, and add only {loadposition mymodule} in ...
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Front end images disappear on my Joomla site when adding custom js code

I have a problem with my joomla site. I have edited some custom jScript which reduces the navigation section in size when I scroll down the screen. I have edited so that the navigation does not reduce ...
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How to move print/email to be inline with article title for blog view?

for single article view I've moved the print/email function up to be inline with the title, instead of being located below the title in top-right corner of the content. Did this my moving the code ...
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Joomla 3 Website loading without the css

I am using a joomla version 3.+ with k2 and k2store Recently we ran into a issue which we are unable to solve When we enter the site is showing without any css like a regular HTML Page here is the ...
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Joomla templating custom JDOC statements

Which Joomla Platform / CMS class should I extend in order to make my own custom JDOC:include tags? I would like to have custom JDOC tags like <JDOC:include type="scripts" /> <JDOC:include ...
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Identify the template name in joomla site

Please visit this link. Which template is used by this above site? Please help me to find solution.
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How to add conditional comments for IE when including CSS / JS?

I am transforming a HTML template into a Joomla template. I have the following block in HTML: <!-- HTML5 Shim and Respond.js IE8 support of HTML5 elements and media queries --> <!-- WARNING: ...
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Renaming positions in the template XML manifest file

I am converting theme from HTML to Joomla. When I have defined position in below manner, It gave me nothing as output. <positions> <position>top_header</position> ...
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Suggestions for Performance improvement based on Result differences

We have a Joomla site (http://guru99.com) running over dedicated server. Currently, Rockettheme's gantry based template is installed on the site. So, to optimize my site's performance I have tested ...
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Detect current template style

I'm building a website with with one template but several styles. I need each style to have it's own logo, and a customized link for the logo. The template is based on the Gantry Framework. Is it ...
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Joomla template for technical documentation website

I'm looking for a template for Joomla 3 suitable for a website for technical documentation. I have to reconfigure this site: http://help.logicaldoc.com What I need is a professional template, ...
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Change Banner Size in header - JA Teline IV template

I am using JA Teline IV template and Joomla 3.3.3. I want to change the header banner size to 728x90. But when I add a banner with this size, it is cut of at the right side. How can I solve that? I ...
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How to check what component is being used on current page?

I want to set up my template so it will display different layout depending on what component is being used on current page. How to check for this?
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Best way to override the index.php file from a joomla template

I am using protostar as a template for my 3.3.1 website. I have change the index.php in order to redesign the module positions and to add more of them. I have just updated my website to Joomla 3.3.3 ...
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Multiple styles on a website

I'm creating a Joomla! 3.x website with 3 different styles according to the visitor type (mostly color differences and different modules being displayed or not): Blue style for "people" Green style ...
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How is jQuery added to Joomla Template Protostar

I want to know how the jquery resources loaded into the Joomla Protostar Template under Joomla 3.3. If I look into the code I see the jquery resources are loaded but in the index.php I cant find any ...
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How to integrate a component in a Joomla template?

If we need ton integrate a module in a template, we add this code in the index.php : <?php if ($this->countModules('position-4')): ?> <jdoc:include type="modules" name="position-4" ...
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Removing the space between header and nav on Protostar

I use Protosar template on Joomla. I have tried for days now and I can't figure out how to remove the space/padding/margin between header tag and nav tag. I have done everything including zeroing ...
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Are there any “cleaned up” overrides for stock components and modules?

Let me rephrase my question since we got on the wrong foot here. Was there any effort to make HTML5 overrides for Joomla so that only absolutely necessary HTML is outputed to present all Joomla ...
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How do I override the CSS styles in my template?

When using a free/commercial Joomla template from Template Club X/Y/Z, what is the best way to include my own CSS styles?
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How to make shorthand for countModules?

I'm tired of typing $this->countModules('...'). Is there a way to make alias to that function, something similar as in JavaScript when I just do var alias = myFunction? I have tried assigning $...
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Why my template's positions become Custom Position in Module Manager?

I have created my modules position in my template and have also declared in the XML file. Now in module manager when I choose one of my module positions and save the module, it shows it then as a ...
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No more than one module in position

I was just wondering if there was some PHP that I could add to my template index.php that would ensure only one module is loaded in a particular position. I know there are other options available ...
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Is there a way to have the article edit box stretch the full width of the screen in Joomla 2.5?

When editing articles with EDITOR set to NONE, is there a way to have the article edit box stretch the full width of the screen (in Joomla2.5)? I know you can resize the width manually, but I'd like ...
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How to distribute width in according to module count?

I am trying to make a joomla template. I am also using bootstrap v2.3.2. I want to make a design 3/12-6/12-3/12 distribution. I am checking if any modules are positioned on the left and right columns ...
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Layout Overrides: Intro Image Link

I have searched everywhere for this answer but I can't find it. I really like the new layout overrides in Joomla 3 but I want to be able to add a link to the intro_image.php file so that when a user ...
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How to change Joomla! 3's bootstrap theme preserving original?

I am creating a new template for Joomla! 3.3.1. I want to use bootstrap's amazing features. In addition to this I have downloaded a theme form http://bootswatch.com/2/. I have overwritten new theme ...
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joomla error arising when transfer site to the other hosting

I am trying to transfer Joomla site from one hosting to the other. The error is: Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on a non-object in /home/.../templates/beez_20/error.php on line 10 ...
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Why the newly installed template looks differently from the demo?

I just installed a new template from http://themeforest.net/. My front end does not show all the components (banner, carousel, footer, etc.). My Template: My Frontend: Can someone guide me how to ...
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Customizing K2 admin panel

I would like to hide/show specific fields in the K2 article editing panel for specific users. I would like to hide all the "item view options in category listing" and only show the image size ...
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Where to find absolutely free responsive templates for Joomla on the web? [closed]

I have been searching the web for a an absolutely free template that has a red color shopping portal theme/layout. The issue is when i try to download the template, I am prompted to join the portal as ...
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Posts after the first one are shown as columns

So well, I have an issue with an artisteer theme, or so I thought. The problem lies within Joomla because using other themes results in the same outcome. Please look at TKMS.si, so you'll know what I ...
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creating new template in 3.3

I'm creating my 1st new template - very beginner. I've a static HTML5 and CSS3 website that I created myself from scratch and converting this to a Joomla 3.3 template. I've read some tutorials about ...
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Displaying a Form Field Depending on Previous Question

I develop my own template for Joomla and i need to display more options if you set a value before. For example: after clicking on YES: It would be nice if in the joomla core a solution like this: &...
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Which Bootstrap version should be used v2.3 or v3 in new extensions

As an extension developer, I am still confused which Bootstrap version to be used in my upcoming extension. In many discussion I found that Joomla 3.x will not utilize bootstrap-3.0. Most of ...
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Hide Joomla slideshow module on user memberpage does not work

I installed a template (Purity III) and configured the slideshow module that came with the template (I use Joomla v3). I want to have this module shown only on the public pages, not when the user has ...
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Workflow for developing / adjusting templates

Usually I only adjust existing free templates and change colors and fonts. The question is, when I already have my Joomla page online, what is the easiest way to make changes to the template css? ...
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How can I tell if a free template contains malware

I recently came across a site giving away good quality themes for free - but once downloaded it turned out that all the themes contained poorly concealed malware. Thankfully on this occasion my anti-...
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Adding Mathjax to a Joomla website

I would like to add MathJax functionality to my website but I have no idea how to go about doing so. Does this require using a specific template or modifying an existing one? (I'm currently using ...
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How can I override content category view to display subcategories as list items

I'd like to override the category view to display subcategories as list items, my template uses bootstrap and I'd like to get a display similar to thumbnails: http://getbootstrap.com/components/#...
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How to create page only with modules and no component?

In joomla, I need to link every page to a component view. How can I create a page with no component output on it? Example : On my home page I only want a module output. For this, I can link the home ...
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Copyright removal of free template GNU/GPL

Is it illegal to remove the copyright of free templates licensed under GNU/GPL, if the site is just for non-commercial purpose? As an example the copyright below the footer of the site? To get more ...
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What are the module styles?

When I add a module statement in a joomla template, I always use this code : <jdoc:include type="modules" name="left" style="xhtml" /> What does the style attribute stand for and what other ...
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Is there a better way to show template's module positions?

Does anyone know a better way to show a template's positions. It seems to me that appending "...?tp=1" to url is rather klunky and sometimes hard to read? Thanks!!
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What is the proper methodology for updating templates?

Currently to update templates on our production site, we are taking the site offline, changing the template, uninstalling the template, reinstalling it, changing the template settings back, and then ...