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Custom Template for Joomla

Hi There

I am currently building a custom template to be used in Joomla cms.  For the custom template I am using the bootstrap framework.

However I find that once the template has been installed in Joomla cms it is not displaying the way it should do.  If I open the file as a normal html file, it displays the way I expect it.  

Can anyone please advise.  Please see attachments to view the custom template,  please try to install it in your joomla cms and let me know what results you get.
mivisystems3.zip
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The easiest way to do it, is to use www.joostrap.com

I will try your template later.
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Thanks for the joostrap link, I will definitely be referring to it in the future.

Look forward to your response concerning the template.

Many Thanks
lenamtl,

Was you able to try the template?
I'm still in vacation for the holiday I will be back on January 6.

Happy New Year
Ok thank you very much

And happy new year to you aswell.
Hi There

Any thoughts on the template,

Many Thanks
Hi,

I did some test and the template is not working on my installation.
Which Joomla version are you using?
Hi There

I am using Joomla! 3.2.0, the installation works, however my problem is that the css bootstrap styling is not working properly.

Regards
Ok I will retry tonight
Thanks a lot
without looking in to the detail it sounds like the CSS file is not being picked up.
are the paths to the css file ok
can you use Firebug  or Chrome (right click inspect element) to see if the CSS is being found?
yes, i have checked the source code and the css file path is fine.
for some reason i cannot get the bootstrap css to work correctly
do you have a link to it?
I can't install it on my joomla 2.5 as it fails and I don't have a 3 version up at the moment
if you compare your index.php with any of the sample index.php's in the other templates.  you haven't set up any of the Joomla variables for the paths or added the style sheets to the Joomla system?
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here is a great link to show you what you need  to change in your files when creating a Joomla Template using Bootstrap:

http://vinaora.com/2013/02/how-to-build-a-responsive-joomla-template-3-0-with-twitter-bootstrap-framework/

such as code like:

<?php
$doc = JFactory::getDocument();
$doc->addStyleSheet($this->baseurl . '/media/jui/css/bootstrap.min.css');
$doc->addStyleSheet($this->baseurl . '/media/jui/css/bootstrap-responsive.css');
?>

to set up the style sheets
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Thanks for the link, the templates on this site are fantastic.

Thank you.