Mai Mcfadden Template January 11th, 2020 - 03:56:34
For editing layouts and styles you would require a CSS style sheet. A CSS style sheet is a document that lets you make changes like text color, text/paragraph spacing, headings, links etc to multiple pages. Always ask your template provider to give external CSS style sheets as they are easy to edit. CSS can be edited using any HTML or text based editors.
Web design is a complex process which, at times, involves a good number of people. For those who have a moderate level of experience the use of Web design templates might be the way to go. A web design template cuts out the step of CSS development while leaving a lot of room for customization of the website. The use of design templates is one ethical option for designers as long as certain rules are kept.
Free website templates can actually be relied upon to create your whole website around, but you need to know if they are good as a long-term option. What you need to do is examine the benefits and the negatives. Now some of these are going to be quite obvious, but other aspects are going to get overlooked. Let's start with the number one benefit, and that would be money. When you decide to go with free website templates you will not have to spend so much money on website design and development.
No problem! Almost all website template providers offer an option of copyrighted to non-copyrighted templates. The major different between a copyrighted and a non copyrighted template is the fact that copyrighted templates are sold only once and the purchaser of the copyrighted template gets all user rights over it whereas in a non copyrighted template the rights of usage stays with the template ownership company and can be sold again and again. So in case you need to create a copyrighted website that is unique be sure to go for copyrighted website templates.
It is not necessary to have a lot f software to use design templates. You will need a text editor to modify the template. Anything from Notepad found on Windows computers to Adobe Dreamweaver will work. Notepad is very simple and offers no help in understanding design. Dreamweaver is a top shelf WYSIWYG editor. Dreamweaver will aid in modifying the template with very little skill required.It is very expensive, however. You may want an image program to edit images. You will need an FTP program to upload the finished pages and images to your server. That is about all you will need.
The easier, simpler and more preferable way to install your new template is to login to the admin area (backend) of your Joomla website (the /administrator directory, from where you manage all aspects of your site) and upload it from there. You can do this by opening the 'Extensions' tab and clicking on the 'Upload and Install' link after selecting the template from your computer. It should be uploaded and installed in a minute (usually in a few seconds after you click on the upload link). And, that's it! You have just uploaded and installed a new Joomla template on your website. The next thing you may want to learn maybe be how to modify the template to suit your planned theme for the website!