Beginners Guide To Customizing Joomla Templates

Learn how to change the text, images, background, logo etc of Joomla templates in minutes without coding.
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Creating websites with templates is the fastest way to get any website up and running. However, most people get stuck after buying a template because they don't know how to customize it...until now.

This course is a beginners course for anyone who's interested in saving or making extra money by customizing Joomla template. We're going to be using a premium template to show you how to customize it and make it your own.

You'll learn how to:

  • Change Headers
  • Replace images with your own
  • Change text
  • Add pages
  • Create and edit menu items
  • Edit template extensions
  • Replace the footer
  • Change the logo
  • Creating or editing module positions

The best part about this course is that you don't have to be a coder to do all of these. You'll learn, step by step and see how simple and easy it is.

What are the requirements?

  • Students need to know how to manually install a Joomla template
  • Create an image folder to upload the images provided in the course
  • Have a web hosting account and have access to their cpanel or somewhere they can install Joomla

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Download Joomla templates and be able to do basic customiztions like changing images, text, background, etc.
  • Understand how to analyze Joomla templates

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is great for anyone who wants to learn how to customize Joomla template for themselves or their clients.
  • This course is probably not for you if your goal is to learn how to create custom Joomla templates from scratch

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started With This Course

Customizing Joomla templates can be fun and very simple...if you know what you're doing. The goal of this course is to use an existing template and show you how to change the logo, text, images, background with your own.

All of the pictures used in this course have been attached. Download and extract them so that you can easily follow along with the course.


Each template is designed differently with it's own unique features. This lectures teaches you how to analyze and make use of the features of your template.

Changing the home page search bar
Section 2: Replacing Images
Replacing the home page image [layout 1]
Replacing the home page image [layout 2]
Replacing the home page image [layout 3]
Replacing the home page image [layout 4]
Section 3: Working With SP LMS
Overview of SP LMS
Changing course categories
Course management
Teachers management
Event categories management
Changing or adding events
Section 4: Editing Pages
Changing about [basic]
Change about extended
Contact us 1
Contact us 3
Contact us 2
Creating or editing the portfolio
Coming soon
Kunena forum
Section 5: Additional Pages
Editing the blog
Overview of the additional pages
Module positions explained
Editing the footer
Editing the course category module
Section 6: Conclusion
Final words and tips
Basic Quiz
1 question

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Instructor Biography

Mathew Tamin, Entrepreneur. Joomla Instructor. Musician.

Mathew Tamin is one of the top Joomla! instructors on the web. Since 2008, Mathew have been using Joomla to create websites for businesses from all over the world. With over 8 years as a web designer, marketer, and branding specialist, Mathew can help you take your business to another level.

In 2013, Mathew started Learn Joomla Fast where he helps people learn how to create websites with Joomla.

Mathew is also the founder of Tamin Studios; a media company that produces online TV shows, Movies, Radio, and create high quality websites for companies of all sizes. He's been playing the piano for churches, weddings, special occasions for 15 years. He's also a songwriter, screenwriter, and very savvy webmaster.

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