Kristen Jenkins Template January 18th, 2020 - 03:02:57
I begin with the XML file as this is the file that will need to contain the instructions for Joomla to install the file, this files can become a stock standard copy and paste for the templates you construct, however if there any files that were used in the previous template and not in the new template you will need to remove them from the XML file or you will find a horrible error when you try to install the template in the backend of Joomla.
A purchased template must be edited in order to fill in your own content, images, logo, contact information, etc. Custom flash or HTML coding should also be done in order to make the template truly match the theme of your website. Many of the web templates you found on different sites might look similar to a certain point, and are often overwhelmingly corporate feel. Also remember you are not the only custom who purchase the web template unless you buy an exclusive license of the template (costs thousands!). And even if you do, prior to your purchase other customers might have already purchased that web template and have used it. This might not be a great problem for a personal home page. But many corporate or serious Internet business websites would need template customization beyond just replacing text and images.
Professionals around the world try to offer a good looking website to their clients at very low prices because of competition. In the development process professionals usually use templates to save their time and money as there are myriad of templates available on the internet these days. Some templates are free and some are paid where as some are custom made templates which are designed to meet specific requirement of client. So question arises whether paid templates are better or free templates. These questions are legitimate and deserve a separate article below.
Upload and Install: Once you have the template on your computer, the next step is to upload it to your website. You can do this manually by logging onto your Joomla hosting account's Control Panel (from where you usually manage files, emails, check websites stats, etc. You get the point! ) You will then go the (from where you manage the files on your website), navigate to the directory where you installed Joomla, click on the folder where the Joomla templates are stored and upload the new Joomla template to the same folder.
Joomla and Mambo CMS have been developed by the same professionals of web design industry. So, they possess a lot of common features. For example similar code, system requirements, etc. At the same time new releases of Joomla will differ from Mambo. Having compared Joomla and Mambo CMS's you can notice that Joomla has more options, better security issues, regular updates, additional Built-in-Applications, etc.
The internet is filled with websites that offer web templates. All that you need to do is insert a keyword like ‘corporate web templates’ in Google or yahoo! to get a SERP crammed with web template providers. But finding quality templates from this crap is a bit difficult. A template many look glossy on your screen but may contain bad coding and low grade graphics. Some may be cheap but will have bad or no service associated. So how to find the best web templates in this heap load? The best way is to ask your-self these seven questions before making a buying decision.