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Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook by Richard Carter

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Starting your print stylesheet

Once you have linked your print stylesheet within your Joomla! template file, you can begin defining the style your visitors will see, should they attempt to print a page on your website.

Getting ready

As per our example, take the rhuk_milkyway template, which is installed by default within Joomla!. On screen, a typical page on your website may look like this:

Getting ready

Although the previous design looks nice on the screen, it does not provide ideal styling for those visitors wanting to print our website:

  • The background color and images set in the<body> tag would be very intensive on your ink cartridges to print, as would other ...

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