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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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There are two methods available for accessing the [[J3.2:How_to_use_the_Template_Manager|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====
 
====One-Click or Switch to Template View====
[[File:30-Template-manager-template-templates-view.png]]
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[[File:30-Template-manager-template-styles-view-1.png]]
  
{{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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{{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 Cutomise feature:
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To access the Template Customise feature:
#Click the template name in the column '''Template'''
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* '''Directly''' - Click the template name in the column '''Template'''
#Styles will be highlighted, click on Templates which will turn the view to '''Template Manager:Templates'''.
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::[[File:30-Template-manager-template-styles-view-2.png|600]]
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* '''Indirectly''' - <span class="label">Styles</span> will be highlighted, click on '''Templates''' below it which will turn the view to '''Template Manager:Templates''', see image below.
 
::[[File:30-Template-manager-template-style-view.png]]
 
::[[File:30-Template-manager-template-style-view.png]]
 
::*Select the template you wish to modify which will change the view to '''Template Manager: Customise Template''' view
 
::*Select the template you wish to modify which will change the view to '''Template Manager: Customise Template''' view
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====Customisation View====
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You should now be looking at the image below, [[J3.2:How_to_use_the_Template_Manager|Template Manager: Customise Template]].
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[[File:3x-template-manager-customise-template.png]]
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<noinclude>
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[[Category:Template Management]]
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[[Category:Template Reference]]
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Latest revision as of 18:00, 17 December 2013

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

30-Template-manager-template-styles-view-1.png

Tip-icon.png
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.
30-Template-manager-template-style-view.png
  • 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.

3x-template-manager-customise-template.png