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Templates: Templates

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Description[edit]

The Templates: Templates screen allows you to preview and edit templates which are installed in your Joomla! site.

How to access[edit]

  • Select System  Templates Panel  Site Templates from the Administrator menu. Or...
  • Select System  Templates Panel  Administrator Templates from the Administrator menu.

Screenshot[edit]

The Administrator and Site Templates screens use the same layout. The Site Template screen is illustrated here.

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Column Headers[edit]

Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value.

  • Image. A thumbnail of the template appearance.
  • Template. The name of the template. Select the linked name to edit a templates files.
  • Version. The version number of the item.
  • Date. The date the item was created by the developer.
  • Author. The developer of the template.
  • Override Files. If the original template has not been updated since any overrides were created this column will display a green Up to date message. If the original template has been updated it will display a yellow Change found message.

List Filters[edit]

  • Site or Administrator. Whether the template is a for Site or Administrator use.

Search bar. Near the top of the page you will see the search bar shown in the Screenshot above.

  • Search by Text. Enter part of the search term and click the Search icon. Hover to see a Tooltip indicating which fields will be searched.
    To 'Search by ID' enter "id:x", where "x" is the ID number (for example, "id:19").
  • Filter Options. Click to display the additional filters.
  • Clear. Click to clear the Filter field and restore the list to its unfiltered state.
  • Ordering. Shows the current list ordering field. 2 ways to change the order:
    • Select from the dropdown list. Ordering may be in ascending or descending order.
    • Click a column heading. The column heading toggles between ascending and descending order.
  • Number to Display. Shows the number of items in a list. Select from the dropdown list to change the number displayed.
    The default for a site is '20' but this may be changed in the Global Configuration.

Toolbar[edit]

At the top of the page you will see the toolbar shown in the Screenshot above. The functions are:

  • Options. Opens the Options window where settings such as default parameters can be edited.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

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