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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Replacing the default administrator template

As you have likely become acquainted with the administrative console in Joomla!, you may not have realized it is also a template. And as such, it can easily be replaced. There are a number of administrative templates available, and a few sources are listed at the end of this recipe.

Getting ready

You will need to have acquired your administrator template of choice for this step. Please note that the template will be in a compressed form. It could have a .zip or .tgz extension.

You will need the following items:

  • Your new administrator template compressed file (it will contain several files)
  • Your FileZilla or other FTP client

How to do it...

  1. Login into the Joomla! Administrator backend and login by entering ...

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