Joomla 3.x Documentation


Thank you for purchasing a Joomla template. This documentation consists of several parts and shows you the entire process of how to set up and administer a Joomla Web site from scratch. We did our best to make this manual as clear and easy to follow as possible.

What is Joomla CMS?

Joomla CMS is an open source solution for building rich content Web sites. It enables you to build Web sites and powerful on-line applications and requires almost no technical skills or knowledge to manage. Many aspects, including its ease of use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Learn More

What is a Joomla template?

A Joomla template is a skin for your Joomla CMS platform. In other words, you can easily change your Joomla Web site appearance installing a new template in a few easy steps. With all its simplicity a Joomla template is provided with all the necessary source files and you are free to edit or extend it the way you need.

Files structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:
  • Documentation
    contains documentation files.
    • documentation.html
      the main documentation file. You are right here :)
  • Joomla
    contains the Joomla theme archive, quick install package and unzip script file.
  • Screenshots
    contains the template screenshots.
  • Sources
    contains the template source files.
    • psd
      the template Adobe Photoshop source files (.psd).
    • to_the_root_folder
      contains the sample content files used to make your website appear as the template live demo. This folder content should be uploaded to your Joomla root directory.
    • dump.sql
      the database dump file. Contains the theme sample content.
      contains additional extensions provided with the theme.
  • fonts_info.txt
    contains links where the template custom fonts can be downloaded.
  • info.txt
    contains instructions on how to extract source files.