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Joomla!: Visual Quickstart Guide, Second Edition by Tanya Symes, Marni Derr

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7. Working with Templates

In This Chapter

Using the Template Manager 140

Understanding Joomla Template Positions 141

Using Site Templates 148

Editing and Modifying Templates 156

Using Administrator Templates 162

Putting It All Together 166

Joomla’s template system is one of the main reasons Joomla is so convenient to use. The template system is contained in its own folder structure, named templates, which completely separates the site design from the content management. This structure makes it easy to modify the look and feel of your site by installing a new template, or if you are comfortable with CSS, by directly editing the CSS files. Popular third-party template developers use template frameworks, which allow you to change colors, styles, ...

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