Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What are templates?
A template is a type of Joomla! extension that defines the look of your site. It is your site's design. It is the architectural stucture for your content and navigation systems.
The Template controls the way your website is presented to the user viewing your website's content. It is the visual layout of how your site is organized.
Joomla has two free templates included in the default installation. They are basic designs that give you flexibility for simple websites to more complex websites. If you do not need extra extra functionality, these free templates can quickly give you a professional looking website.
You can also purchase templates from template clubs. These templates give you more choice for design layout, often give you added functionality such as slideshows as well as more module positions and colour themes.
A good template is not only visually pleasing, but makes navigation and the layout of content user friendly to your site visitors. It is an extension of the site owner's business or not for profit identity.