Same template style to Home, Page and Post

lutfi.dwedari
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lutfi.dwedari posted this 01 March 2016

Hi,

I know that this question have been asked multiple times but I have not find any clear answer and procedure on how to go on this.
This is the problem: Using last version Themler for Joomla, after a lot of effort and tweaking here and there in so many places that it is impossible to remember all, I have manage to style the Home template. Now to my despair the Page and Post templates are not having the same styles. In particular everything inside Content & Sidebar is misaligned and improperly styled.
The solution proposed in other posts is to create shared sections (I guess by using the Copy Link). But here is the catch. Themler does not allow to remove the Content Section. It can be removed by using a context menu but in any case it does not allow to insert a new Content section using Paste Link.
Another suggestion is to use Copy/Paste Style, but I cannot see that option anywhere in the UI.

So please can someone provide once and for all CLEAR, DETAILED AND REPRODUCIBLE instructions, preferably with snapshots, on how to have the same style for all templates.

Thanks.
(Note: Please, do not point me to articles or post with instructions to how to do it with the old UI).

Hi, I know that this question have been asked multiple times but I have not find any clear answer and procedure on how to go on this. This is the problem: Using last version Themler for Joomla, after a lot of effort and tweaking here and there in so many places that it is impossible to remember all, I have manage to style the Home template. Now to my despair the Page and Post templates are not having the same styles. In particular everything inside Content & Sidebar is misaligned and improperly styled. The solution proposed in other posts is to create shared sections (I guess by using the Copy Link). But here is the catch. Themler does not allow to remove the Content Section. It can be removed by using a context menu but in any case it does not allow to insert a new Content section using Paste Link. Another suggestion is to use Copy/Paste Style, but I cannot see that option anywhere in the UI. So please can someone provide once and for all CLEAR, DETAILED AND REPRODUCIBLE instructions, preferably with snapshots, on how to have the same style for all templates. Thanks. (Note: Please, do not point me to articles or post with instructions to how to do it with the old UI).
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Support Team
Support Team posted this 01 March 2016

Hi,

Could you please provide an access to your site where we could see your template and the exact content you are referring to. So we could see what exactly from the Home template you want to reproduce on the Page template. The main sections like header, sidebars and footer are already shared between the templates so they do have the same styles.

Sincerely,
Hella

Hi, Could you please provide an access to your site where we could see your template and the exact content you are referring to. So we could see what exactly from the Home template you want to reproduce on the Page template. The main sections like header, sidebars and footer are already shared between the templates so they do have the same styles. Sincerely, Hella
lutfi.dwedari
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lutfi.dwedari posted this 03 March 2016

I've provided the access in a private post. I hope you can take a look at the issue soon.
Thanks.

I've provided the access in a private post. I hope you can take a look at the issue soon. Thanks.
lutfi.dwedari
15 Posts
lutfi.dwedari posted this 08 March 2016

Hi,

Could you please provide an access to your site where we could see your template and the exact content you are referring to. So we could see what exactly from the Home template you want to reproduce on the Page template. The main sections like header, sidebars and footer are already shared between the templates so they do have the same styles.

Sincerely,
Hella

Hi, any answer on this would be appreciated, even if it is "sorry, we are too busy at the moment".
Thanks.

> Hi, > > Could you please provide an access to your site where we could see your template and the exact content you are referring to. So we could see what exactly from the Home template you want to reproduce on the Page template. The main sections like header, sidebars and footer are already shared between the templates so they do have the same styles. > > Sincerely, > Hella Hi, any answer on this would be appreciated, even if it is "sorry, we are too busy at the moment". Thanks.
Support Team
Support Team posted this 09 March 2016

Hello,
I'm very sorry for delay in response.
I checked your theme, namely the Home and Page templates. I see that Header and Footer shared areas are used that is good. The only issue is Content part.
Here is how Home template looks

HomeT.png

Please follow the steps to made it look the same on the Page and Home templates:
1.open Page template >> Content and set its Length to "Sheet Width"

2.set Padding to 5px, set margin to 0px

PageT1-2.png

3.then open the Layout tab >> Content & Sidebars and remove the 'Set Page Width' extension

PageT3.png

The Post template is now disabled.

PostT.png

Please follow the steps provided there to enable Post (if needed). If you get questions about its style please let us know.

regards,
Aileen

Hello, I'm very sorry for delay in response. I checked your theme, namely the Home and Page templates. I see that Header and Footer shared areas are used that is good. The only issue is Content part. Here is how Home template looks !HomeT.png! Please follow the steps to made it look the same on the Page and Home templates: 1.open Page template >> Content and set its Length to "Sheet Width" 2.set Padding to 5px, set margin to 0px !PageT1-2.png! 3.then open the Layout tab >> Content & Sidebars and remove the 'Set Page Width' extension !PageT3.png! The Post template is now disabled. !PostT.png! Please follow the steps provided there to enable Post (if needed). If you get questions about its style please let us know. regards, Aileen
lutfi.dwedari
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lutfi.dwedari posted this 09 March 2016

Hi Aileen,

Thanks for your reply. This solves my issue but only for this page, What I need (and I think I'm not the only one is a method to copy the Content section or it's settings from one template to another. That was my original request.
Otherwise every time I develop a new site I need to be swapping from one template to another (which is slow) for every change I make to keep them in sync.
Is this possible? Is there any plan to implement it?

Thanks.

Hi Aileen, Thanks for your reply. This solves my issue but only for this page, What I need (and I think I'm not the only one is a method to copy the Content section or it's settings from one template to another. That was my original request. Otherwise every time I develop a new site I need to be swapping from one template to another (which is slow) for every change I make to keep them in sync. Is this possible? Is there any plan to implement it? Thanks.
Support Team
Support Team posted this 11 March 2016

Hello,
to use the same style of Content control within the same theme you need to copy and paste the style using Copy Style/Paste Style options.

As for transferring style between themes you may consider creating special theme where set up Content style. Save it and use a abase for other themes which you create. You may import it as ZIP into each new theme and thus get styled Content.

regards,
Aileen

Hello, to use the same style of Content control within the same theme you need to copy and paste the style using Copy Style/Paste Style options. As for transferring style between themes you may consider creating special theme where set up Content style. Save it and use a abase for other themes which you create. You may import it as ZIP into each new theme and thus get styled Content. regards, Aileen
lutfi.dwedari
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lutfi.dwedari posted this 11 March 2016

Hi.

Thanks for your reply. The Clipboard area in the Ribbon does not show any copy/paste style action when selecting the Content or any of is sub sections.
Regards.
Lutfi

Hi. Thanks for your reply. The Clipboard area in the Ribbon does not show any copy/paste style action when selecting the Content or any of is sub sections. Regards. Lutfi

Last edited 11 March 2016 by lutfi.dwedari

Support Team posted this 14 March 2016

Hello,
select Content in the Preview Area or in the left side tree

CopyStyle.png

and copy its style

Regards,
Aileen

Hello, select Content in the Preview Area or in the left side tree !CopyStyle.png! and copy its style Regards, Aileen
lutfi.dwedari
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lutfi.dwedari posted this 16 March 2016

Thanks. That works although not all configurations are copied. Only the styles. Layout and extensions are not copied. Also it is not recursive. Also It would be nice to get the copy/paste style available in the ribbon.

Thanks. That works although not all configurations are copied. Only the styles. Layout and extensions are not copied. Also it is not recursive. Also It would be nice to get the copy/paste style available in the ribbon.
Support Team
Support Team posted this 17 March 2016

Hi,

You can set the layout options manually, that option copies only the styles.
Please let us know if you need our further help.

Sincerely,
Hella

Hi, You can set the layout options manually, that option copies only the styles. Please let us know if you need our further help. Sincerely, Hella
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