Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Durty Nellie's Pub in Palatine
Price: It's Free, as in "free gas"
11:00: Kickstart Intro to Joomla and Installation
12:30: Introduction to Template Overrides Presented by Bill Slaughter
1:15: Template Parameters - Justin Kerr from aluentgroup.com
This months meeting is going to exciting and action packed with all kinds of Joomla Template fun. Starting off with Bill Slaughter presenting an introduction Template overrides in Joomla. Been wondering what template overrides are or how to start building one? then this presentation shouldn't be missed. Then stay for the pro of and learn the ins and outs of Joomla template parameters with Joomla development and deployment expert Justin Kerr. Template parameters allow for on-the-fly adjustment of just about any aspect of your Joomla front-end template, from layout to graphics to embedded fonts. They are useful for supporting your own template framework, as well as providing easy-to-use switches for Joomla admins to quickly adjust the front-end appearance of a Web site. Template parameters are also one of the easiest ways to start learning about Joomla/PHP programming. Attend this presentation and learn how to take your Joomla templates to the next level by leveraging template parameters.