Advanced Template Manager

Take control over templates in Joomla!

  • Last updated: 14 Oct 2019
  • Version: 3.8.3
  • Types: Component System plugin
  • Joomla rating: 98%

Frequently Asked Questions about Advanced Template Manager

I want to assign my template style to something not available in the assignments

If you are using the FREE version, see if the assignment is available in the PRO version.

In the PRO version there is also the ability to assign by custom PHP code. This gives you the opportunity to assign to just about anything you can think of. You just need to know what PHP code you should use.

With PHP you can call on all data/information available in the variables, url, database, etc. And then do your checks on this data. You can tell the module whether it should be displayed by ending the PHP code with a return true or false based on your checks.

For examples and ready-to-use PHP scripts, check out the PHP Assignment Guide.

Can I use Advanced Template Manager with a template framework?

Many template frameworks completely override the Joomla! core functionality on how templates work and how they are controlled.

Advanced Template Manager relies on the core functionality, therefore the following (and maybe other) template frameworks are NOT compatible with Advanced Template Manager:

  • Astroid Framework
  • Gantry (RocketTheme)
  • JoomlaXTC
  • RSJoomla
  • T3 (JoomlArt)
  • Warp (YooTheme)

Installation

How can I install/upgrade Advanced Template Manager?

You can either install Advanced Template Manager by using the core extension manager available in the Joomla! Administrator Control Panel, or by using the powerful Regular Labs Extension Manager.

Note: When updating Advanced Template Manager, you do not need to uninstall it first. The package will update all the files automatically.

Keep in mind that when you update to a major new version (or uninstall first), you might lose some configuration settings.

Advanced Template Manager won't install...

If you have problems installing Advanced Template Manager, please try the manual installation process as described here: docs.joomla.org/Installing_an_extension

How can I uninstall Advanced Template Manager?

You can either uninstall Advanced Template Manager by using the core extension manager available in the Joomla! Administrator Control Panel, or by using the powerful Regular Labs Extension Manager.

If you no longer use any Regular Labs extensions, you can also uninstall the Regular Labs Library plugin by using the Joomla! core extension manager.

What are the minimum requirements?

Advanced Template Manager will only work correctly if your setup meets these requirements:

  • Up-to-date version of Joomla:
    • Joomla 3.9.0 or higher
  • PHP 5.6 or higher
  • MySQL 5 or higher

Important: I can only provide support for setups that:

  • meet the above requirements;
  • do not have extension files or Joomla! core files which have been altered in any way.

Where can I download earlier versions?

You have access to all previous free versions of all extensions on this website.

If you have a subscription to an extension, you can also download any previous pro version of that extension.

If you do not have a valid subscription, you can download any pro version that is older than 1 year.

You can find old versions in the changelog.

Note: Please note that I am unable to provide support on old versions! (whether you have a subscription or not).

How can I downgrade to an earlier version of Advanced Template Manager?

If for some reason you need to install an older version, it is best to uninstall the extension first.

You will also have to uninstall the Regular Labs Library system plugin.

After that you can simply install the older version zip file using the Joomla! installer.

Note: Please note that I am unable to provide support on old versions!

Licensing

Under what license are Regular Labs extensions released?

All free and paid Regular Labs extensions are released under the Open Source GNU GPL v2.0 license.

See the Terms & Conditions for additional terms.

Regular Labs Library

What is the Regular Labs Library?

The Regular Labs Library is a Joomla! library and system plugin that is installed along with every Regular Labs extension.

This plugin contains all the common functions and language strings that the Regular Labs extensions use.

If you use any Regular Labs extensions, this plugin must be installed and published. They will not function correctly or they will not function at all without it.

Do I still need the NoNumber Framework plugin?

The NoNumber Framework has been replaced with the Regular Labs Library.

It is however not possible for my installer to check if a user has any custom code (in custom extensions, overrides or templates) that is using and relying on functionality from the NoNumber Framework.
This is the reason the NoNumber Framework does not get uninstalled automatically.

The NoNumber Framework can safely be uninstalled if your do not have any custom code using it.

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