This template is for local developing under Node.js® and Gulp. A good workflow is to code your template on localhost and if it is ready to deploy it on the live server (e.g. copy via sftp). And for shure, you should have a Joomla!™ installation ready for this.
- XAMPP or MAMP (or any local web server)
- Joomla!™ (should be installed)
- Node.js® (should be installed)
If Node.js® is installed, install Gulp via command prompt (e.g. console or terminal).
npm install -g gulp-cli
- BL4NK (download latest version)
You can customize your template with your information doing the following steps.
Fill out all information
Replace the following images (optional)
Zip the template folder again
Install BL4NK like a normal template in Joomla!™. Open your command prompt and go to the template directory. Install all dependencies.
Run Gulp to compile, compress and build.
See the magic happen on your command line if you edit some files.
Let's start the work by coding in the following files.
- index.php (html)
- css/template.scss or .less (css)
The building files are stored in folder
/build in your template directory.