Questions tagged [templates]

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 to add a new module position in joomla 3.X

I am trying to add a new module position to the top of my joomla template. I have followed all of the steps outlined in this article: https://www.gavick.com/documentation/joomla-templates/customizing-...
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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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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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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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Index.php - Directory of Joomla 3 Templates

I'm using a GavickPro template... I would like to add some php code for making page class suffix working, but I don't know where is the index.php file where I have to write in... Could you tell me the ...
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Virtuemart Terms & Conditions' Link's href attribute in Helix Template

I'm fixing a client's website... His website uses Joomla 2.5 and VM 2. His template is Shaper II store, from Helix... In the cart-view, there's a link before buying button called: Read terms and ...
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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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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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CSS Stylesheet for Custom Joomla Template isn't showing

So I have currently used basic html and css coding to create a website for a client. The template uploads to the extension manager but when I go to preview it, the page looks nothing like it's ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can templates be set per user?

Is it possible to set templates at the user level? If not then is there a plugin? If not what can I do? The reason is that I want to build a new template for an existing website and see the build ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to create 2 columns as positions in the Home page?

I have made my school's Website, which needs to update every single day some news or events. So I decided to divide the Home page in 2 columns: News & Events. These 2 columns should be 2 ...
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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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Assigned template vs ?template=myTemplate

I recently tested a new template for a site (University by Shape5). I tried to get a quick preview before setting the template as default by adding ?template=university to the url. But the template ...
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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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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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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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Top banner removed just from home page for template Protostar

Using Protostar template for website under construction www.wilddusk.com. Want to have top banner (means part of where I have uploaded logo) removed just from home page as the client insists that the ...
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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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Joomla system messages not showing in custom template - Contact Form validation

I am using joomla's contact us form with a custom template I built. When I submit the form, I am not getting any form validation error messages. When I change the template to Beez3, the validation ...
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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/...
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Joomla 3.4 Admin Template Override

I want to change the header in the default admin template Isis. This is the output now. <header class="header"> <div class="container-logo"> <img src="administrator/...

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