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Created template not working

Post by TonyCrt » Sat May 25, 2024 9:57 am

Hi
I'm new to Joomla4. I've created a simple test-template with template toaster. Just added a header with some background, added some background-color to the page, ...

Imported via extensions and everything seems fine if I look at the overview of installed templates. The thumbnail is showing it the way I've created the template. However when I launch the site it doesn't show my header, it doesn't show the backgroud-colors.

What can be wrong?

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Re: Created template not working

Post by gws » Sat May 25, 2024 10:21 am

What can be wrong?
Template toaster and other similar template builders do not enjoy a good reputation,they often create a great deal of bloated code trying to comply with all systems and as such do not work well.
Your better off using Cassiopeia and learning how to customise it.

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Re: Created template not working

Post by TonyCrt » Mon May 27, 2024 6:15 am

I doubt that this problem is at the side of template toaster.
I downloaded a free joomla template and there I have the same problem. Lay-out isn't what is it supposed to be

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Re: Created template not working

Post by gws » Mon May 27, 2024 8:20 am

Simple test, use Cassiopeia as your template and see if the error persists.

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Re: Created template not working

Post by TonyCrt » Mon May 27, 2024 10:08 am


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Re: Created template not working

Post by gws » Mon May 27, 2024 10:14 am

It looks normal to me?

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Re: Created template not working

Post by TonyCrt » Mon May 27, 2024 10:34 am

I don't see the backgound with the trees and the stars?

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Re: Created template not working

Post by gws » Mon May 27, 2024 10:41 am

Thats because you haven't added it to cassiopeia . Any modifications to a template are not used if you use another template.
See https://www.[youtube].com/watch?v=cLOarOP5NI0
You need to remove the [] from the url.
More info in the magazine; https://magazine.joomla.org/all-issues/ ... VpYSdzIl0=


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