by Andrew Brett WatsonPublished in Joomla
(Template module positions image from Joomla Docs - http://docs.joomla.org/Module_positions)
You can't just delete a template in Joomla 3 you will just get the following error (Message Cannot delete last style of a template):
So how do you unintall a Joomla 3.x template if you can't just delete it the template styes screen? Read on.
OK you need to know the right way how to uninstall a template in Joomla. Old versions behave differently to the latest version, so you may need to update you knowledge (I know I did).
To uninstall a template in Joomla 3.x:
- Login to you Joomla backend administration
- Click on the Extensions menu and click Extension manager
- Click on the Manage tab
- Tick template to be deleted
- Click "Uninstall".
One your template is uninstalled Joomla will return the screen (and not the Message Cannot delete last style of a template error) :
Note: Joomla 3.x won't let you uninstall a default template (which is a good thing!).