[frgeek-michiana] Re: Vote on template for FGM web sites

Tom's original email.  You are totally right about the 1.0 template.  Also,
avoid the 1.0 extensions.

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Fr. Robert Bower
<frrobert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

>  Rick,
>
>
> I am not sure if your question is response to tom's original email or my
> comment.
>
> If it is response to my comment , here is why I said to remove the 1.0
> template from consideration.
>
> A 1.0 template is compatible with Joomla 1.0
>
> A 1.5 template is compatible with Joomla 1.5
>
> The current version of Joomla is 1.5 while version 1.0 of Joomla has
> reached end of life.
>
> The template format for Joomla 1.5 is very different then the format for
> 1.0.
>
> To use a 1.0 tempate with Joomla 1.5 you must either convert the template
> to 1.5 which is like writing a template from scratch or trying to use the
> legacy  feature  in Joomla  1.5  which also has issues.
>
> So it is best to use a 1.5 template  with a Joomla 1.5 site.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Fr. Robert Bower
> Batushka's Web Hosting & Designfrrobert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 574.850.7982http://www.batushkas.comhttp://www.batushkas.net
>
>
>
> Rick Tribble wrote:
>
> I take it you looked through the hundreds of free 1.5 templates and these
> are that much better or more stable somehow?
>
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Fr. Robert Bower <frrobert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > wrote:
>
>> I would  remove Element from consideration, it is a 1.0 template not a 1.5
>> template.
>>
>> Running a 1.0 template on a 1.5 site is possible but in no way easy.
>>
>> My suggestion would be only consider 1.5 templates
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Fr. Robert Bower
>> Batushka's Web Hosting & Design
>> frrobert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> 574.850.7982
>> http://www.batushkas.com
>> http://www.batushkas.net
>>
>>
>>
>> Tom Brown wrote:
>>
>>> There are a gazillion templates available for Joomla web sites, and some
>>> of them are way cool. The dev group decided to narrow its focus to three
>>> professionally designed templates from Joomla Shack which we think are
>>> suitable for our web site and which use FOSS technologies. The three
>>> templates are EarthBlog, Relevant and Element.
>>>
>>>
>>> https://www.joomlashack.com/pro-joomla-templates/286-js-earthblog-template
>>> https://www.joomlashack.com/pro-joomla-templates/272-js-relevant-template
>>> https://www.joomlashack.com/pro-joomla-templates/32-js-element-template
>>>
>>> If you are interested in voting, please visit the Joomla Shack site and
>>> look at the live demo for each template and the specs. Then rank your
>>> preference from 1 to 3; one being your favorite. A preferential vote is
>>> called an Instant Runoff Vote (IRV). The template with the most votes wins.
>>> If there is a tie, possible although unusual in IRV, I will pick the winner
>>> from the tied templates.
>>>
>>> Joomla Shack template licenses cost $40 per web site.
>>>
>>> The Element template is not Joomla 1.5 native so Chuq sent an email to
>>> Joomla Shack asking whether Element works with 1.5, what it lacks in 1.5 and
>>> whether a native 1.5 template is in the works.
>>>
>>> Tom
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