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How to View Module Positions in Joomla 2.5 Template?

Joomla 2.5 themes not only used to defined the style of your webpage but it also defines how the page to be laid out. It also gives a clear sense that the modules are only the Joomla extensions that are assigned to the Joomla position. While working with modules of Joomla 2.5 a time comes when we need to move modules to different parts of the page.

Here each module is shown in a “place holder” referred to as position. Therefore to move your module to different position , you need to know  where each position is set in the template as for  example footer may have the position labeled as “position-14”. The following steps shows the how to view template module positions in joomla 2.5.

To view where module positions are configured within a template:

    1. Log into your Joomla Dashboard
    2. Under top right menu ,hover over to Extension and then click Template Manager
    3. Then click the Option button from the top right menu
    4. Next set Preview Module Positions to Enabled and then click Save & Close (screenshot).

5.Then click the Templates tab

6.Next to the template you would like to view the structure of Click Preview (screenshot).

7.A new window will open  which will outline the structure of the template(screenshot).

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