The Cloudbase 2.0 template developed by CloudAccess.net is a versitale and flexible template built upon the Gantry Framework. This article offers a demo of the Cloudbase 2.0, offers a download link and explains how to install a template and change default templates if you're new to Joomla.
The Cloudbase 2.0 is a great template to learn from as you first develop a Joomla site. Its ease-of-use helps beginners get started and its feature-rich functionality exceeds the core templates that come with Joomla 2.5.
Log into the back end of your site, and go to Extensions > Extension Manager.
In the "Upload Package File" area, choose the file from where you saved in on your computer. Once the name of the file appears in the field, click on the Upload & Install button.
You will receive a blue message letting you know that you were successful and these green check marks letting you know that the framework for the template was installed successfully.
To change default templates and active the Cloudbase 2.0 as the current template for your Joomla site, go to Extensions > Template Manager.
The Template Manager contains a list of all the templates available for your site. Some are for the "Site" or the front end of your site and some are for the "Administrator" or back end of your site. To make the Cloudbase 2.0 template the active or default template for the front end of your site, click on the star symbol in the default column. Once you do this, you will be given a blue message letting you know that you have successfully changed the template.
Now, return to the front end of your site to see the Cloudbase 2.0 template active on your site.
Please visit the next tutorial that discusses some of the basic features of the Cloudbase 2.0 Template.
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