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Joomla! 3 Template Essentials by Paweł Frankowski

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Chapter 4. Advanced Template and Styling Tricks

The objective of this chapter is to learn how to style our template as we want or how to customize an existing template. You will gain information and cover some key tips for easily implementing useful elements into the Joomla! template.

Constructing a template

For building your own template, you should have control over every aspect of the appearance of the page; the changes already introduced in Joomla! Version 2.5 gives you such a possibility.

Overriding the default layout

With Joomla! Version 3.x, the default HTML output of all components and modules was significantly improved. Despite the new HTML concept, it is often necessary to override the default output, for instance, if you want to insert a ...

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