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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Manual installation of a template

In this recipe, you will manually uncompress (also known as unzip) the template which will contain several folders and files. Loading these up through FTP and then assigning in the Template Manager.

Getting ready

You will need to have acquired your template of choice for this step. There are quite a few resources for templates. Here are a few to get you started:

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

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