Thursday, 09 July 2015 09:35
Modified: Thursday, 09 July 2015 10:49
How to check module positions in Joomla 34.0 out of 5 based on 4 votes.

In this short step-by-step tutorial we will show you how to view the module positions in any Joomla 3 template.

It's important because before assigning a module to a specified position, you need to know which positions are available.

Each Joomla template have different postions in different locations.

Login as administrator, go to "Extensions" and choose "Template Manager".

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In "Template Manager" choose "Options".

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 In "Templates" tab you will find a "Preview Module Positions". Set them as "Enabled". Now click "Save & Close". 

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Once more go to "Extensions" and choose "Template manager".

A preview icons are visible next to your website templates. Choose the template you would like to view by clicking the icon.

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Now you see a new window with all template's available module positions. The names are highlighted in red.

On our example the red arrow points to position-7.  If you want any module to show in this position, you just need to assign it to the position-7.

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