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{{tip|A template is a type of Joomla! [[extension]] that changes the way your site looks. There are two types of templates used by the Joomla! CMS: [[Template#Front-end Templates|Front-end Templates]] and [[Template#Back-end Templates|Back-end Templates]]. The Front-end Template controls the way your website is presented to the user viewing the website's content. The Back-end Template controls the way your website's administrative tasks are presented for controlling management functions by a Joomla! Administrator. These would include common tasks such as: user, menu, article, category, module, component, plugin and template management.
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'''See also''': [[Component]], [[Module]], [[Plugin]]{{-}}As a developer, you are probably are more interested in how to create a '''Front-End Template'''.|title=What's a Joomla! Template?
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{{dablink|This '''page''' is only for Template Development, please see the main page [[Portal:Developers]] for other development topics}}<noinclude>[[Category:Landing subpages|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>

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This page contains many links to selected documentation concerning Template Development for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x

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What's a Joomla! Template?

A template is a type of Joomla! extension that changes the way your site looks. There are two types of templates used by the Joomla! CMS: Front-end Templates and Back-end Templates. The Front-end Template controls the way your website is presented to the user viewing the website's content. The Back-end Template controls the way your website's administrative tasks are presented for controlling management functions by a Joomla! Administrator. These would include common tasks such as: user, menu, article, category, module, component, plugin and template management. See also: Component, Module, Plugin

As a developer, you are probably are more interested in how to create a Front-End Template.