JomSocial Templates

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JomSocial templates are probably the most important part of the component and at the same time, most widely customized as well as most misunderstood facility of the extension, so, in this tutorial, we will try to explain the template purpose, what does it do, and also, shed some lights on most common misconceptions.

Component Template

Every decent Joomla Component today have its own template. While this indeed could potentially increase the time or even the costs of the site development as Administrator have to adopt numerous templates to have visually same look, it is the only proper way to layout the component and its endorsed by Joomla!
Having a component template, allows us to divide the look', from the source code, and provides easy way to customize the visaul appeal of the component without worries that our customizations will be lost on component update.