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Our template development documentation contains many articles, FAQs and tutorials. These are the first key articles you should read.
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===Recommended Reading===
====Recommended Reading====
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Our template development documentation contains many articles, FAQs and tutorials. A first step to developing a template is [[How are templates executed?|understanding how templates are executed]].
* [[Accessibility]]
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====Beginners====
* [[Creating clickable background images using CSS]]
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* Jim Yuzwalk has contributed a useful [http://help.joomla.org/files/JJYs_Joomla_Template_Design_Tutorial-2010_08_26.pdf introduction to Joomla templates] (download the example template from [http://help.joomla.org/files/JJYs_Example_Joomla_Template_2010_05_07.zip here]).
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* [[Changing the site favicon]]
 
* [[Changing the site favicon]]
* [[Using Class Suffixes]]
 
 
* [[Using Firebug With Your Joomla Website]] {{JVer/multi|2.5,3.x}}
 
* [[Using Firebug With Your Joomla Website]] {{JVer/multi|2.5,3.x}}
* [[Understanding Output Overrides]] {{JVer/multi|1.5,2.5,3.1}}
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====Intermediate====
* [[Layout Overrides in Joomla 2.5]] {{JVer/multi|2.5,3.1}}
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* [[How are templates executed?]]
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* [[How to determine if the user is viewing the front page]]
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* [[jdoc statements]]
 
* [[jdoc statements]]
* [[Objects methods and properties available from your template]] - what you can do with <code>$this</code>
 
 
* [[How to cloak email addresses]] {{JVer/multi|2.5,3.x}}
 
* [[How to cloak email addresses]] {{JVer/multi|2.5,3.x}}
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* [[Understanding Output Overrides]] {{JVer/multi|1.5,2.5,3.1}}
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* [[Layout Overrides in Joomla 2.5]] {{JVer/multi|2.5,3.1}}
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* [[Creating clickable background images using CSS]]
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* [[Using Class Suffixes]]
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====Historical====
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* Jim Yuzwalk has contributed a useful [http://help.joomla.org/files/JJYs_Joomla_Template_Design_Tutorial-2010_08_26.pdf introduction to Joomla templates] (download the example template from [http://help.joomla.org/files/JJYs_Example_Joomla_Template_2010_05_07.zip here]).
 
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Revision as of 12:01, 7 October 2013

Contents

Recommended Reading

Our template development documentation contains many articles, FAQs and tutorials. A first step to developing a template is understanding how templates are executed.

Beginners

Intermediate

Historical