Joomla 2.5 Template Design

The basics of designing your own Joomla templates from scratch.
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  • Lectures 32
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2012 English

Course Description

This class will take you step-by-step from your initial design to a finished Joomla template.

Creating a fantastic look and feel for your Joomla site is pretty important. You can buy templates, or even download and use free ones! But if you really want a unique look - you have to create one that really highlights your site's content.

We hope you enjoy the course!

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introducing the Joomla 2.5 Template Course
Preview
01:01
Cooking With Kids Template
220.8 kB
Cooking With Kids PSD
7.7 MB
Resources You'll Need (Windows)
Preview
03:21
Resources You'll Need (Mac)
Preview
07:56
Getting Organized
03:47
The 960 Grid
03:34
Section 2: Getting the Template Files Ready
Slicing the Design File
06:23
The Index File Part 1
05:18
The Index File Part 2
06:15
Section 3: The Main Files
The Main File - Index.php Part 1
03:53
The Main File - Index.php Part 2
03:28
The Main File - Index.php Part 3
06:45
The Template XML File
03:42
Packaging the Template for Distribution
03:47
Section 4: Continuing the Design Process
The Header Module
05:13
Designing the Menus
04:44
Page Detection and Modules
06:26
Introduction to Firebug
06:54
Editing with Firebug
05:16
Other Development Tools
04:08
Creating Module Class Suffixes
04:19
Creating the Footer
02:43
Section 5: Developing Advanced Features
Collapsable Module Positions Part 1
03:15
Collapsable Module Positions Part 2
05:17
Template Parameters Part 1
03:30
Template Parameters Part 2
04:08
Favicon
06:24
Section 6: Wrapping It Up
HTML to Joomla
06:51
Introduction to Artisteer
07:43
Introduction to Template Clubs
03:52
Closing Thoughts
01:12

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OSTraining LLC, Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal Training

OSTraining teaches people how to use Joomla, Drupal and WordPress. We also teach other popular open source technologies and the fundementals of coding.

We've written the best-selling and best-reviewed Joomla and Drupal books.

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