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These FAQs are Joomla IProperty specific. For general product and service FAQs, please read the General FAQs found here.

If you would like to customize layouts for IProperty views, there are a several different ways you can do this. Depending on the level of customization, these can be accomplished with pure css, template overrides, or alternative layouts.


If you simply need to modify the look of an existing view without creating a whole new layout, you can normally accomplish this with css. IProperty includes a custom css file which can be edited via the IProperty admin panel or copied into a desired template directory to prevent customizations from being overwritten when updating IProperty. More information on this can be found in the IProperty user's manual. Alternatively, you can add custom css in your template's css files.


If you would like to customize the entire layout of a view, you can create template overrides. Template overrides will allow you to customize layouts as much as you'd like and these changes will not be overwritten when updating to newer versions of IProperty. Please note, however, that overrides may become outdated after updating to newer versions of IProperty/Joomla and cannot be supported. More information on template overrides can be found here. For creating overrides for IProperty layouts, this forum post should be helpful (you must have a subscription to view).

Alternate Layouts

Sometimes you just need to override a module, but not all instances of that module. In this case, you will want to create an alternate layout. Alternate layouts are optional custom layouts which can be applied to any or all module instances. More information on alternate layouts can be found here.