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Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook by Richard Carter

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Adding a color variation

You are not restricted to the color variations provided with a Joomla! template; you can add your own color variations to suit.

To match our website's new logo, we'll be creating a pink/purple color variation of the rhuk_milkyway template, though this technique can be adapted for other Joomla! themes that offer color variation options too!

Getting ready

We'll need the hexadecimal color references for our new color variation, taken from the logo file that we'll add to the template in another recipe. These are:

  • #D400AA for pink
  • #660080 for purple

We'll be calling our new color variation "pink".

How to do it...

There are three major stages to creating a color variation of a Joomla! template. Firstly, CSS is required. Secondly, any ...

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