Upload and change Joomla tempate

By default you have very simple, clean and easy front page template when you install Joomla…but you just don`t like it! There is whole jungle of free and commercial templates you can use. Upload and install one you like.

Lets upload and install! First verify look of you site as I did on slide 1.


Slide 1.

Navigate your browser to your site back end, log in and select Extensions РTemplates  in order to verify website primary template (Slide 2.). Notify that your current template is default named Protostar and marked with star. Then select Extensions РManage.


Slide 2.

If downloaded new template to you PC, leave everything as is and select Browse and navigate your file explorer to template installation package (Slide 3 & 4).


Slide 3.


Slide 4.

Select Upload & Install button in order to install template. You will be informed when upon installation is complete (Slide 5. & 6).


Slide 5.


Slide 6.

Now, go back to Extensions – Templates and mark new template as default (Slide 7.).


Slide 7.

Now you can verify website appearance. Notice that design changed (Slide 8.).


Slide 8.

If you want to browse template library please visit official Joomla website.

I hope that this tutorial was informative to you and hank you for visiting this website.

Dejan Dzodan

Dejan Dzodan

IT professional for more then 15 years, mostly in financial institutions but with experience in ISP and retail. Proven in networking and overall infrastructure projects. Cisco instructor.

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