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Why two templates?

on Tuesday, 03 July 2012. Posted in Templates

Default templates

template manager-150x150Joomla uses two templates one is a default template for displaying your website in a particular way, calling upon various css files.  This will govern placement and font types and colour etc. The second template used by Joomla is the admin template, which affects how the administration options are displayed to you. 

How to customise a Yootheme template

on Friday, 13 July 2012. Posted in Templates

Typography

templatesI built this site to show the changes and experiences I've gone through as a novice to Joomla (although I think of myself as an apprentice). 

Not to miss an oppurtunity I'm going to change the way I've started, so as I change something on the site I'll write a little clip about it.

What I've done today is to customise the typography and I used Chris Pearsons 'Golden Ratio' calculator at www.pearsonified.com/typography/to decide some of those changes.

 

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Just posted a new quick video onto Youtube http://t.co/E2qOnC6c adding JCE editor to Joomla. I also added a couple of new articles to web

Just posted another article on customising-a-yootheme-template, changing typography http://t.co/SZTZZ55u

Hi I've just posted up my third Joomla (the free cms) video in the starter series on file permissions http://t.co/pTDN4cxl enjoy!

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