Help310:Extensions Template Manager Styles Edit

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This is where you can

  • Add a new Template Styles.
  • Edit an existing Template Styles.

How to Access

Add a new Template Style

  • Check the Template Style's Checkbox
  • Click the Duplicate button in the toolbar.

Edit an existing Template Style

  • Click on an Template's Style.
  • Check the Template Style's Checkbox
  • Click the Edit button in the toolbar.



Form Fields


  • Style Name. The name of the style. This is the name that will display in the Style column of the Template Manager: Styles screen.
  • Default. Whether or not the style is the default for the location.
  • Template. The name of the template the style is derived from.



This section may not be present for all styles. If a template from which a style is derived from has configurable options they will be present here. It is these additional configurable options which allow you to have multiple different styles of templates with variations of these options. The options available will vary based on what options the template developer made available.

Menu Assignment

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This section contains all the menu items configured in your Joomla website. To apply the current style to a menu item's corresponding web page, check the box next to the menu item. You can press the Toggle Selection button to invert the menu item selections.

Note: If a checkbox is grayed out and cannot be checked then it could be because the menu item is in use by another user. You can see if this is the case by going to the menu manager screen for the menu concerned. If there is a padlock symbol next to the menu item then it is currently in use by another user.


At the top left you will see the toolbar.


The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the template style and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the template style and closes the current screen.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current template style. Does not affect the current template style.
    Note: This toolbar icon is only shown if you edit an existing template style.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Quick Tips

When a template is first installed, a default style is created for it. The default style for the template will have the same name as the template with a '- Default' suffix.

Related Information

To install templates: Extension Manager