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How to design different template on frontpage and subpages in Joomla?

Hi, may I know is there any way to design 2 different layout template look in Joomla? As in the frontpage's kinda either splash page or a one column page, then the other subpages will reside to the default layout which is 2 coumn / 3 column. Need some guidance pls, Thank you.
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derricksan
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derricksan
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CalmSoulCommented:
This is what joomla is all about.

Login to joomla administrator section

Go to menu > main menu
-> click on Home
-> on the left Parameters (Basic) (set Columns = 1)
-> subpages can be other menu items
(set columns = 2 , or 3 )

depending on need.

Regards,
CS
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derricksanAuthor Commented:
What about the template design look? Is there anyway to create 2 different looks as in the positions and layout stuff. I have attach the image, can this be done? What are the steps to do that?
front.jpg
subpage.jpg
subpage-individual-articles.jpg
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Robo2000Commented:
In order to do this you go into the templates section, you setup your main template as the default template for the site.  This will essentially become your home page.

Upload you second template into the templates section via ftp and then edit this template and in the menu assignment options on the left hand side you tell it which pages to use this second template for.
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