Tweaking the Weblink Component

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mess0312
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Tweaking the Weblink Component

Post by mess0312 » Thu Sep 06, 2007 1:39 am

Hi there

I am trying to tweak a component for example the com-weblinks componet doesn't look how I want it.

What file do I access for making changes ...for example go to

http://www.frunkus.com/swoy/?option=com ... &Itemid=66

I want to change the text and change basically make small changes overall.  I would appreciate an answer to how I can do this overall . I always want to make small changes to a component but am never sure which file to update.

Thanks

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Re: Tweaking the Weblink Component

Post by ianmac » Thu Sep 06, 2007 2:38 am

What file to change really depends on what you want to change.  If you just want to change the output, then look at the Beez template and template overrides.

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Re: Tweaking the Weblink Component

Post by Alfred » Sat Sep 08, 2007 7:13 am

It all depends on what and how much you want to change.

You can either change your template or if it is just the layout of a component you have to take a look at the html file of the particular component.
In v1.5 case com_weblinks is made by the new method so you would find it in de components/com_weblinks/views dir called view.html.php
In v1.0 you'll find a file called weblinks.html.php in the components/com_weblinks dir.
Last edited by Alfred on Sat Sep 08, 2007 7:15 am, edited 1 time in total.


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