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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Joomla Template:: Not able to see newly installed template

I am pretty new to joomla . I have a server http://www.newsnowis.com which was having an old installation and old data. I installed http://demo4.ltheme.com/joomla/lt-news/ template and set this ...
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Template module names based on position

For instance, if I have a position called 'position-1' and I've multiple modules in position-1. How can I get all module names based on position (in this case 'position-1')? Is it even possible? If so,...
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Custom 404 page shows unselected modules

I want to use a custom 404 page for my website, so I followed the directions I found here and here. However, when I trigger an error, the 404 message is embedded in the middle of my homepage, i.e., I ...
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Joomla 3.6 Template Creation - Article Titles and Bodies

I want my template to display Article Titles and Bodies with the following markup: <div class="section"> <div class="section-head"> <h3>My Title Goes Here</h3> </...
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edit the template to have two sidebar instead of one

How can I edit the "Protostar" template in order to have two sidebar instead of only one on the right? You can also edit the width of each sidebar? I would try to edit the index.php file of the ...
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Chosen on AJAX content

I am working on a site (custom component and template) where I want some links to have their content shown in a popup. The popup itself seems to work fine, but I noticed the select boxes aren't ...
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How can I hide the “popular topics” in Protostar template?

How can I hide the "popular topics", "recent articles" and "user access login" in default Protostar template? I need to edit the related index.php file of the template?
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Convert 1.5 template to 3.x

I'm trying to convert a relatively simple 1.5 Joomla template to work in a 3.x install. I followed the directions here: https://docs.joomla.org/Migrating_a_Template_from_Joomla_1.5_to_3.x but it's ...
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Cannot find featured articles on Joomla Backend

I'm new at this, any help is appreciated! I cannot find the main page content on the backend of Joomla. I went into Edit Menu Items learned the menu type is Featured Articles, but when I search ...
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How to stamp archived articles?

I am looking for a way to "stamp" all archived articles with a clearly visible "Archived" stamp. I'm thinking of applying a special template for articles in the archived state, but templates are only ...
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JDatabase, SQL statement template

Is there a way to use a statement template, like by Hibernate HQL? SQLQuery sql=s.createSQLQuery("SELECT AVG(RATING) as r, COUNT(*) as c FROM RATINGS WHERE ADVENTURE_ID = ?"); sql.setParameter(0, ...
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Mobile Layout Configuration

Joomla 3.6.5 Helix3 Template here The layout of the template is as follows; - header | - left sidebar | main content | - footer | When I view my template on a mobile device (devtools) the left ...
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Use plugin code in overrides content template

Im trying to make a page which uses plugin code of Simple Image Gallery to load the images in that are uploaded with the article. This is the code you need to use in SIG: {gallery}myphotos{/gallery} ...
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Joomla loads wrong template when user is logged in

On our site we have a default custom template that we use for almost all pages expert a few special admin pages. One of the these pages is from the menu item pointed to the protostar template with ...
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Site CSS Fails To Load (sometimes)

Joomla 3.6.5 Helix Framework Version: 1.8 SEF & URL Rewriting enabled (No third party extensions installed) Helix3 Template link System & page cache off I am facing a strange problem with my ...
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Using SEF URLs breaks all templates

I changed both Search Engine Friendly URLs to Yes and Use URL Rewriting to Yes in Global Configuration and renamed the .htaccess.txt to .htaccess . But, now none of my templates work anymore. I have ...
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Joomla Template - site design not updating

I am new to using Joomla, I have a temporary hosting account on Demojoomla. I have installed a template called Helix When I go to Extensions > Templates > Styles I can click on my template and ...
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Delete all demo data

Many templates come with demonstration data that may be installed to show off the features of a template. Is there a simple method of deleting all this data or am I going to be forced to delete each ...
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How to use 3rd party extention in Joomla JA Purity III?

I'm trying to use JPro Final Countdown extension in my Purity template. I use quickstart and modified it as I want. I already installed the extension and set up the configuration in JPro Final ...
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Assign template to user

Thanks in advance for your response. I would like to assign (as we can do for admin back-office template), assign to user or a group of users a specific template ? It's possible ?
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Unintentional override to Sidebar B module made it disappear. How to restore?

I was in the Template section, (as a novice, in the wrong area) trying to change the appearance of a module. I clicked on Create Overrides tab, then in the third column Layouts list, clicked "sidebar ...
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How to customize background image and youtube window in Purity III - Features Intro 1

I want to change background in purity template with Features Intro 1 layout from plain blue to image in this area: I tried inspect element but couldn't find any css that responsible for this style. ...
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Different templates for viewing and editing articles

I would like the template for editing articles to be different from the template for viewing articles. How can this be done?
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Remove “Joomla! Hosting from cloudaccess.net” in CloudBase3 template

I've installed CloudBase3 template, and in the footer I can see the message "Joomla Hosting from CloudAccess.net". How can I remove this message?
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How to permanently remove/disable default Joomla templates

When I first installed my Joomla 3.x website, I uninstalled the default Joomla templates: Beez3, Protostar, Hathor, Isis. Every time I upgrade to a new Joomla version, Joomla appears to reinstall ...
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How to customize a JomSocial template

I'm a good wordpress user and i wanted to create a community site but found that buddypress needs alot of important functionalities and thats why i switched to jomsocial and joomla. I have chosen the ...
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How to change the favicon in Joomla

So I am new to Joomla, and am trying to change our favicon. I already have a 16*16 .ico image, but can't figure out how to use it. I don't know how to use cPanel. What do I do?
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How to modify existing contact page?

So, I've inherited a joomla 3 site to maintain, and the current contact page seems to be custom set up http://greentec-capital.com/index.php/contact: The page has a google map, provided by the google ...
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J3.6 template errors

I just upgraded a Joomla site from 3.2 to 3.6 an am receiving errors when going to edit any template (even Protostar) in Extensions->Templates->Templates->(click on my theme). The theme works great on ...
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Home page layout is used for content instead of the default layout

I am setting up a new site with Joomla 3.6 (with Gantry 5 and Hydrogen template). There are two template styles, one is default and the other is assigned only to the home page menu item (it has a ...
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How to get all the articles by only knowing half of the ID or Name?

I need to get an array of all the articles that have a fixed part in their ID or Name and then create a template based of them. For example: I'll create many articles that have in their ID "plants" ,...
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Category not found returns 200 OK, I need 404

My website has been upgraded from a custom written 1.5 template and I need to run a link checked over it to discover broken links. For one url: /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=...
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How can I assign a Purity III template to an alias

So in Joomla you may choose what kind of menu item you make, e.g. to an article or a 'system link' like this. On a multilingual site, I have in the mainmenu a button that links to an alias. The ...
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Duplicated template files

I duplicated the template to make the website multilingual, and I need to edit the new language template's files but I can't find them on the server! where can I find them?
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How to move down background image?

How can I move down the background image,so the word OUTSOURCING would be just below the logo? I think with video bg I have the same issue too... Top part of it is too high up. http://idevsky.com
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How to call K2 currently viewed item's title / creation date on my template index.php?

As mentioned in the title, I'd like to know how to call the K2 current item's title & creation date in my template's index.php. What I'm trying to achieve is to display (if the user is on a K2 ...
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Override order_date but query.php not working

I am looking for a solution to sort a Category-Blog by 'unpublish-date'. What i have done so far: created an own menu-style by copyingblog.xml, blog.php, blog-item.php and blog-links.php to my-*.* ...
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Change header image Joomla 3.6.0

A friend of mine asked, if I can help him in changing the header image of his Joomla Page. Since I should know how to do this in any CMS, I asked him to provide me with the credentials. However, I did ...
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Convert bootstrap theme to Joomla [closed]

Apologies if this is a really silly question: I found a template (on templatemonster) that I really want to use for a Joomla site, but the template is listed as a Bootstrap theme - is it possible (or ...
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Joomla 3.x template creation: can I make changes in offline.php or within core files the said .php calls?

For example let's take a custom made/edited offline.php: Is it ok (I know it's possible, duh) to write HTML directly into offline.php? Or... .. do I make changes in the core files that are called ...
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Change background image on t3 framework

Hello i am using joomla template having t3 framework http://demo.themeparrot.com/runway/index.php/pages/about-us you can see the black image banner at the backside of the title (About us). i want to ...
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<p></p> tags appears out of nowhere

I was editing my theme until something came up. Some paragraphs attributes appears between modules of my homepage. Here is what's happening in image : When I delete them through firebug, it's ...
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Red Bullet Points Keep on Appearing [duplicate]

For some reason whenever I create Bullet points, Red tick bullet points keep on appearing. I've obviously made some configuration change to make this happen but I'm not sure where to fix it. The ...
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Template settings won't be saved. How to change the logo?

I have the latest joomla version installed and I use Looksmart template. The template editor isn't working, I can't save my changes. I want to remove the logo, and add another one, which is more like ...
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Making an ajax-based template?

Is there any proper way to make an AJAX engine for a theme in the Joomla? I want all of my navigation happen without the page refresh, or in other words, thorough AJAX calls. Should I rely on ...
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How to remove/hide “Help” button from the admin toolbar?

How do I remove the "Help" button from the admin toolbar in Isis template? I have tried placing the following in the Isis template.css file with no luck, #toolbar-help.btnwrapper button.btn-small { ...
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Fatal Error in JModuleHelper

I am using a custom template, and when I enable a certain module, I get the following error: Catchable fatal error: Object of class stdClass could not be converted to string in /home/...
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How to get the name of the active layout for the component used

I would like to get the name of the active layout for the category content component what is being used at this moment in my joomla through one override one_template/html/com_content/category/blog2....
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Change menu hover color

i want to change menu hover from green to blue color. Please help me with the source code. http://www.iglobez.com/about-us-page i have used effortless joomla template
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how to assign different templates to different page or article?

In joomla 3, i need to know how to assign different templates to different pages or articles?