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Module positions are placeholders used in a template to identify positions in the template and to tell the Joomla application where to place the output from the modules you assign to a particular position.
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Module positions are placeholders in a template.  They are used to identify positions in the template and to tell the Joomla! application where to place output from modules assigned to a particular position.
  
For example the module position "left" could be used in the left side of the template to display your navigation menu.
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For example the module position "left" could be used in the left side of the template to display a site navigation menu.
That way you will know that when you assign a module to position "Left" the module will be displayed there.
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SO when a module is assigned to the "Left" position the module will be displayed there.
  
Ultimately it is up to the designer of the template to use a module position and not all templates support all positions. When you assign a module to a position that does not exist in the template it will not be displayed. Common module positions are left, right, banner and top.
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Ultimately it is up to the template designer to decide how to use a module position.  Therefore not all templates always support or use all positions. If a module is assigned to a position that does not exist in a template, then the module will not be displayed. Common module positions are left, right, banner and top.

Revision as of 09:33, 21 January 2008

Module positions are placeholders in a template. They are used to identify positions in the template and to tell the Joomla! application where to place output from modules assigned to a particular position.

For example the module position "left" could be used in the left side of the template to display a site navigation menu. SO when a module is assigned to the "Left" position the module will be displayed there.

Ultimately it is up to the template designer to decide how to use a module position. Therefore not all templates always support or use all positions. If a module is assigned to a position that does not exist in a template, then the module will not be displayed. Common module positions are left, right, banner and top.