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Since Joomla! 3.2, there are two methods available for accessing the [[J3.2:How_to_use_the_Template_Manager|Template Manager: Cutomise Template]]. The '''Cutomise Template''' interface allows for editing the actual code found in the template files, creating layout overrides and template file manipulation.
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{{tip|Styles refers to changing the available parameters of a template, such as color, font-color, logo, etc. These are dependent on the parameters a template maker made available and are a convenience for quick changes.}}
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To access the Template Cutomise feature:
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#Click the template name in the column '''Template'''
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#Styles will be highlighted, click on Templates which will turn the view to '''Template Manager:Templates'''.
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::*Select the template you wish to modify which will change the view to '''Template Manager: Customise Template''' view
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* See [[J3.2:How_to_use_the_Template_Manager|How to use the Template Manager]] for instructions on how to use the '''Cutomise Template''' features.
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Revision as of 15:20, 29 November 2013

To edit a template's files with the Template Manager you must first access the Template manager.

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Access the Template Manager

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  • Click on: Extensions  Template Manager</translate>


[[Image:Extension-manager-template-manager-3x<translate> -en</translate>.png|500px]]

<translate> You will now see the Template Manager screen.</translate>

<translate> Note: If you do not see Template Manager listed as an option on the Extensions menu, then it is most likely because you are not logged in as a Super Administrator. Only Super Administrators will see this menu item.</translate>


Access the Template Manager Customisation Feature

There are two methods available for accessing the Template Manager: Customise Template. The Customise Template interface allows for editing the actual code found in the template files, creating template overrides and template file manipulation.

One-Click or Switch to Template View

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A Tip!

Styles column refers to changing the available parameters of a template, such as color, font-color, logo, etc. These are dependent on the parameters a template maker made available and are a convenience for quick changes. Template - column refers to editing the actual template files.

To access the Template Customise feature:

  • Directly - Click the template name in the column Template
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  • Indirectly - Styles will be highlighted, click on Templates below it which will turn the view to Template Manager:Templates, see image below.
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  • Select the template you wish to modify which will change the view to Template Manager: Customise Template view

Customisation View

You should now be looking at the image below, Template Manager: Customise Template.

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