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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<base> href always points to homepage

Having a strange issue with J3.3.6. The <base> tag href is always pointing to the root / homepage of my name, e.g www.example.com, even when on an inner page. I only noticed when trying to use ...
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Edit template from source code

I've been asked to maintain a website that is built in Joomla, using a template from YOOTheme. I'm not used to it since I've never used Joomla. I usually do my stuff from scratch. So my question is, ...
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Is there a more versatile Social component than Community Builder?

A website we are developing is based on the Community Board platform. We are unable to place a slideshow alongside a fixed photo because CB does not allow its placement there and have the website ...
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Joomla 3.3.6 Warp 7 theme customizer redirects to homepage

I installed a Warp 7 template today to my Joomla 3.3.6 and I have a little problem. It doesn't look like a template problem, it looks like a javascript conflict or a restriction of my isntallation and ...
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Template—Extension record not found in database

I have created a Template, just as one should and everything works, just as it should, BUT when I access the template through the template manager (not the template style) I get this warning: ...
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How to get a Joomla3 template to install the images in a different location-specifically joomlaroot/images?

I've created a Joomla 3 template. When I install the template, I'd like to have the template images automatically install into the joomlaroot/images location. The reason I'd like to do this is because ...
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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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How to prevent joomla empty modules from being rendered, even returning false?

How to prevent Joomla empty modules from being rendered? To achieve this- I have tried by returning false from module's entry file if there is no output. I have written following code in modules ...
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Developing Outside the CMS

I have a question, I have an already constructed site, we use Joomla for the CMS, and a theme from RocketTheme called "Diametric". We are looking to construct a page and it's styling is going to fall ...
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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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What exactly gets loaded “inside” template's jinclude type=head call?

When building a template, you must put one (and only one) of these calls inside your <head></head>: <jdoc:include type="head" /> Checking here does not provide much extra info: ...
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Why does this module appear differently in Chrome and correctly in Firefox and Internet Explorer?

I have a site whose front page is a single page scroll. The template builds this as consecutive modules (template is Joomlart ja_cloris for reference). I've made some changes tonight to my contact ...
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Hide Template Name

Is it possible to hide the name of a Joomla 3 template, e.g while looking at 'view source' in a browser? I know it's possible to rename the temate but this doesn't hide the name, it's still visible ...
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Adding custom CSS styling on some of my pages

I would like to add custom CSS styling to some of my pages to give them a unique style, and override the default template styling. How can I achieve this in Joomla?
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How can I add support for styles BTN-GROUP and BTN-GROUP-YESNO as found in Protostar?

While we're developing our component using Protostar, we have found that the btn-group and btn-group-yesno classes are not "native" per se, in that they're not necessarily supported in other ...
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Template's main menu not responsive -how to fix it?

I am using a free joomla template called qualify which says is fully responsive in ios and android, but I tested it today on my samsung phone and there is no main menu showing. Where could I ...
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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 ...