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== What types of templates are there? ==
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Front-end templates change the way your site looks to average users.  Most of the templates you use will be Front-end Templates.  Three Front-end templates come preinstalled with Joomla!: [[Milkyway|rhuk_milkyway]], [[Beez|beez]] and [[Ja_purity|Ja_purity]].
 
Front-end templates change the way your site looks to average users.  Most of the templates you use will be Front-end Templates.  Three Front-end templates come preinstalled with Joomla!: [[Milkyway|rhuk_milkyway]], [[Beez|beez]] and [[Ja_purity|Ja_purity]].
  
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[[Administrator_(back-end)_templates|Back-end Templates]] are much rarer than Frontend Templates.  You will probably never need to change your Back-end Template.  Back-end Templates allow you to change the way the administrator interface looks.
 
[[Administrator_(back-end)_templates|Back-end Templates]] are much rarer than Frontend Templates.  You will probably never need to change your Back-end Template.  Back-end Templates allow you to change the way the administrator interface looks.
  
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There are some wonderful templates that were made in the [http://forum.joomla.org/viewforum.php?f=479 template contest].  There are also many websites where both free and non-free Joomla! templates can be downloaded.
 
There are some wonderful templates that were made in the [http://forum.joomla.org/viewforum.php?f=479 template contest].  There are also many websites where both free and non-free Joomla! templates can be downloaded.
  
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If you are interested in creating your own template than there are a few thing that you might want to know before you start. first you will need to know [http://www.w3schools.com/css CSS], [http://www.w3schools.com/html HTML], and [http://www.w3schools.com/PHP PHP]. Joomla! has created a [[Creating a basic Joomla! template|tutorial for those who would like to create their own template]].
 
If you are interested in creating your own template than there are a few thing that you might want to know before you start. first you will need to know [http://www.w3schools.com/css CSS], [http://www.w3schools.com/html HTML], and [http://www.w3schools.com/PHP PHP]. Joomla! has created a [[Creating a basic Joomla! template|tutorial for those who would like to create their own template]].
  
 
== More Template Information. ==
 
== More Template Information. ==
Here is a list of Wiki articles in the Template category:
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Revision as of 08:24, 10 June 2011

Template:Template

See also: Extension types (general definitions)

Contents

Recommended Reading

Administrators

Managing Templates

The following articles will help new users understand how Joomla! uses templates to display web pages.

Migrating from Joomla! 1.5 to 2.5

There are differences in how Joomla! 1.5 templates work compared to Joomla! 2.5 templates. Joomla! 1.5 templates must be upgraded to work with 2.5.

For more administrator information, see Template Management.

Developers

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

For more developer information, see Template Development.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of templates are there?

Front-end Templates

Front-end templates change the way your site looks to average users. Most of the templates you use will be Front-end Templates. Three Front-end templates come preinstalled with Joomla!: rhuk_milkyway, beez and Ja_purity.

Back-end Templates

Back-end Templates are much rarer than Frontend Templates. You will probably never need to change your Back-end Template. Back-end Templates allow you to change the way the administrator interface looks.

Where can I get new templates?

There are some wonderful templates that were made in the template contest. There are also many websites where both free and non-free Joomla! templates can be downloaded.

How can I create a new template?

If you are interested in creating your own template than there are a few thing that you might want to know before you start. first you will need to know CSS, HTML, and PHP. Joomla! has created a tutorial for those who would like to create their own template.

More Template Information.

Please see the list of Wiki articles in the Template category and the list of frequently asked Template questions.