This screen is accessed from the back-end Joomla! administrator panel. It is used to manage templates in your Joomla! website.

How to access


The Template Manager: Styles screen is new to Joomla! 1.6. It allows you to manage template styles which you can then apply to your Joomla! installation. You can specify the default style to be applied to web pages in the public and administrator interfaces. You can also configure different styles for the various menu item web pages on your site. Styles allow to you have multiple different configurations of a template saved and then apply them on a site-wide or per-page basis.


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Column Headers

Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value.

List Filters

Filter by Partial Title

You can filter the list of items by typing in part of the Title or the ID number.

Filter. In the upper left corner just above the column headings are a Filter field and two buttons, as shown below:


If you have a large number of items in the list, you can use this filter to find the desired item(s) quickly. Enter either part of the title or an ID number and press 'Search' to display the matching items. You can type in whole words or part of a word. For example, "ooml" will match all titles with the word "Joomla!" in them. Click 'Clear' to reset filtering.

Filter by Location and Template

In the upper right area, above the column headings, there are two drop-down list boxes as shown below:

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The selections may be combined. Only items matching all selections will be displayed in the list.

Number of Items to Display

Below the list you'll find:


At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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Click the Options button to open the Template Manager Options window which lets you configure this component.

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Buttons Common to All Tabs

Templates Tab

Permissions Tab

The "Permissions" tab, shown below, lets you specify who can perform each type of action on this component:

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The tree on the left shows the hierarchy of user groups that are available on your Joomla! site. To view or modify permissions, click on a group in the tree.

The table on the right side of the window contains 3 columns:

Actions available in this component are:

For more information, please refer to:

Toolbar Links

At the top left, above the Filter, you will see the following two links:

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Quick Tips

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