Aufräumen

So ein Urlaub ist ja auch immer eine gute Gelegenheit, über alles Mögliche nachzudenken, für mich jedenfalls. So Überlegungen wie was man so hat und braucht, wie man was besser organisieren (optimieren) kann und womit man seine Zeit verbringen will und muß – laufen bei mir irgendwie im Hinterkopf ab. Zurück zu Hause hab ich ...

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Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Ich habe mir endlich wieder Zeit genommen ein Buch zu lesen und möchte es auch gleich in den höchsten Tönen anpreisen: Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit von Yuval Harari. Übrigens auch ein Geburtstagsgeschenk (von Nicole und Daniel). Beim Lesen habe ich manchmal aus dem Buch auf Twitter zitiert. Eine GmbH ist übrigens eine juristische Fiktion! …

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Bahn, Blitze und Staatsgeheimnisse

Letzte Woche stand ich vor der Entscheidung, wie ich denn nun diese kalte Welt im Norden bereise. Ich entschied mich gegen das Auto und für den Zug. Am Mittwoch morgen um 6 Uhr brachte mich Tine mit dem Auto nach Narbonne. Der Plan war, mit dem TGV nach Dijon zu fahren, dort in einen anderen TGV umzusteigen und in Richtung Zürich weiterzufahren. Als Bahnhofsfoto Projekt Fan, fotografierte ich das zunächst mal das Bahnhofsgebaeude.

Im Zug war es warm, ich hatte einen Sitzplatz, Internet … alles gut. Nach Valence blieb der Zug stehen … eine ganze Weile. Dann stand neben uns ein zweiter TGV. Ich dachte an falsche Planung, Stau oder sonst irgendwas.

Nach ein paar Minuten gingen dann Schaffner durch den Zug, die die Reisenden fragten, wohin sie wollen und abhängig vom Ziel dann zum Aussteigen oder Bleiben rieten. Ich sollte aussteigen. Draussen waren viele Bahnbedienstete, die die Leute auf andere Züge verteilten. Ich sollte in einen TGV Richtung Frankfurt, der aber dummerweise nicht in Dijon hielt. An dieser Stelle war ich etwas ratlos, weil mein Ticket nur für diesen Zug und nur für diese Zeit gebucht war. Mein Anschlusszug war also weg.

Ein Schaffner hörte sich die Story an und ergriff pragmatisch die Initiative. Er schrieb auf den Fahrschein, dass da Leute auf den Gleisen waren und dass er mich für einen späteren Zug autorisiert. Dann unterschrieb er, holte einen Stempel aus der Jackentasche und stempelte das Papier (“C’est important en Suisse”).

Fahrkarte

Danach ging es mit 318 km/h Richtung Frankfurt. Ich stieg in Mulhouse aus und fuhr mit einer Regionalbahn nach Basel (mit so etwa 60 km/h), von dort mit einem Schweizer Zug ohne Zwischenhalt nach Zürich. Der Schaffner im Zug nach Zurich sah den Beleg, grinste und wünschte mir eine gute Reise. Während meines Aufenthalts in Zürich hatte ich übrigens ein Auto (einen lieben Dank an Joerg) und nutzte nur einmal die S-Bahn (13,40 CHF ohne Halbtax).  Vier Stunden mit dem Auto in Zürich parken kosten an weniger teuren Stellen so zwischen 10 und 15 CHF. In Zürich selbst braucht man kein Auto, ausserhalb ist es schon praktisch. Und weil es so praktisch ist, ist meistens dichter Verkehr. Gestern Abend ueberfuhr ich dann in diesem zaehfliessenden Verkehr eine rote Ampel am Central Plaza in Zürich.  Eigentlich war es gar keine Ampel, zumindest habe ich keine gesehen, aber es blitzte unglaublich hell. Das Internet sagt, so etwas kostet 250 CHF.

Jetzt bin ich auf dem Weg nach Köln.
Ich wählte zwischen verschiedenen Möglichkeiten: Bahn (ab 119,90 EUR – 5 Stunden), Bus (ab 30 EUR – 9 Stunden), Flug (35 CHF der Flug, 16 CHF der Koffer – Eine Stunde! ).

Ich habe mich für den Flug entschieden.

Von Brigitte, die hoffentlich bald bei den Iron Bloggern anfängt zu bloggen, habe ich ein Buch (Staatsgeheimnisse von Beat Kappeler) mit auf die Reise bekommen (und etwas Käse und Brot als Wegzehrung).
Nun sitze ich bei einem Stück Appenzeller und lese 😉

Das Vorwort beginnt mit einem etwa 200 Jahre alten Zitat.

Im Schweizerischen Vaterland, wo viele Herren sind, aber kein Meister, geht es zu, wie es sich unter solchen Umständen erwarten lässt. Appenzeller Zeitung, 1. Nummer, 5. Heumonat 1828

Auf den dann folgenden Seiten werden viele Fragen über die Schweizer Zu- und Umstände freundlich und verständlich erklärt. Wie nach bisher jedem Besuch der Schweiz zeige ich mich tief beeindruckt, muss aber auch fortwährend schmunzeln, besonders über die wirklichen Staatsgeheimnisse!

PS: Ich habe Brigitte vorgeschlagen, sie könne unter anderem solche Bücher in Ihrem neuen Blog vorstellen und dann einen Affiliate Link zu Amazon setzen. Ich teste das mal und berichte über das Ergebnis.

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Unterwerfung – Michel Houellebecq

Ich habe Zeit zum Lesen und geniesse es. Gerade habe ich das Buch Unterwerfung von Michel Houellebecq durchgelesen. Er spielt im Jahr 2022.
Frankreich hat ein Problem mit sich selbst, dem Front National und den Muslimen.

Um den Front National zu verhindern, haben die sozialistische Partei und die Konservativen im zweiten Wahlgang ein Bündnis mit der islamischen Partei geschlossen. Momentan (2015) gibt es keine islamische Partei aber die Gründung einer solchen ist überfällig. Der Anführer der islamischen Partei Ben Abbes ist jung und von allen Seiten des politischen Spektrums geschätzt. Er wird Staatspräsident und fängt an das Land zu verändern.

Francois, Erzähler und Hauptfigur des Buch, arbeitet als Literaturwissenschaftler an der Universität Sorbonne. Er ist Mitte vierzig, Single und hat immer wieder Beziehungen mit Studentinnen. Meistens lernen die nach kurzer Zeit einen Anderen kennen und dann bringt das neue Semester eine Neue. Francois letzte Freundin war Jüdin. Nach der Wahl verlassen viele Juden Frankreich. Auch seine Freundin zieht mit ihren Eltern nach Tel Aviv. In Francois Leben passiert ausser seiner Lehrtätigkeit und den Studentinnen nicht viel, er hat Paris nie verlassen.

Die ganze politische Entwicklung wird aus seiner Perspektive beschrieben.

Das Patriarchat, die Scharia und die Polygamie werden unter Abbes eingeführt. Der Staatshaushalt wird umgebaut. Die Marktwirtschaft ist allgemein anerkannt und soll nicht abgeschafft werden. Junge Menschen sind unternehmerisch orientiert. Ben Abbes sagt, dass Wahlen nicht auf dem Feld der Wirtschaft, sondern auf dem der Werte gewonnen werden und die will er Europa zurückgeben. Die Familie und die traditionelle Moral werden durch verschiedene Massnahmen (Subventionen und Gesetze) gestärkt. Frauen hören auf zu arbeiten, dadurch sinkt die Arbeitslosenquote und es steigt die Nachfrage nach männlichen Arbeitskräften. Abbes will Europa ähnlich dem römischen Reich gross und bedeutend machen. Er will alle Mittelmeer Anrainer Staaten in die EU aufnehmen und verhandelt mit Marokko, Algerien, Ägypten und der Türkei. Die französische Sprache wird wieder der europäische Normalfall und rein wirtschaftlich geht es schnell steil bergauf.

Francois schaut sich das alles an, beschreibt seine Situation und die ihn umgebenden Umstände, wägt ab … und konvertiert zum Islam.

Das Leben von Francois, seiner Studenten, der Muslime, der Franzosen in der Zeit vor der Wahl wird meines Erachtens perfekt beschrieben. Es ist mehr oder weniger ereignislos und trist. Nach der Wahl werden die Strassen sauberer, die Kriminalität sinkt, der Wirtschaft brummt, neue Märkte werden erschlossen, Katholiken können ihrem Glauben weiterhin nachgehen … und irgendwie ist alles gar nicht sooo schlecht für Typen wie Francois. Selbst sein Frauenproblem wird durch die frisch eingeführte Polygamie und eine Heiratsvermittlerin am Ende gelöst. Er profitiert von der Islamisierung, verdient am Ende mehr als vorher und sein Leben nimmt eine frische Wendung.

Das Buch ist auf so vielen Ebenen erschreckend, dass ich gar nicht weiss, wo ich anfangen soll. Es ist am 07.01.2015, dem Tag des Attentats auf die Redaktion von Charlie Hebdo erschienen und sagt Entwicklungen, die dann tatsächlich eintraten, voraus. Ich kann mir vorstellen, dass es in einer islamischen Variante einer europäischen Zukunft nach 2022 durchaus so laufen könnte.
Eine ebenso mögliche rechte Variante dieser Zukunft mit dem Front National wäre bereits 2017 in Frankreich denkbar.

Auch wenn das Buch schon zwei Jahre alt ist – Klare Leseempfehlung!

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

It’s “the biography” about Elon Musk, his family and the story behind

  • PayPal (make banking easy)
  • Tesla Motors (about cars, super chargers, production plants and batteries)
  • SpaceX (about reusable rockets that can start AND land)
  • SolarCity (about creating electricity).

After being disappointed with so many dark dystopian Science Fiction stories he basically decided to make the future bright again, solve the worlds energy problem and colonise the planet Mars.

It’s an impressive story!

 

Ted Talk

National Geographic: Tesla Motors Documentary

(Almost) Every SpaceX Landing, In Order

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4. It’s all about users, permissions, modules and articles

Back to 3. Design, Layout, Colors

I know, we still have no content on our site but before we create it, let’s have a look on the user accounts of our new Joomla website.
When you installed Joomla, you created the Super Administrator account. This user is allowed to do anything. It is nice to be that user but it is dangerous too. You will probably have more than one user account on your website, e.g. authors who write articles.

To get more used to these topics, let’s build a platform for authors where they can post articles and upload images without the need to enter Joomla’s control panel. Follow the example and you’ll learn a lot about Joomla 🙂

About users, roles and permissions

Users are in general able to login on the frontend and/or the control panel just depending on their role permissions. A user account has to be a member of a user group. Instead of assigning access permissions to each user, they are assigned to a group. The individual user is then assigned to one or more groups. Imagine you have 10,000 users in four different groups. It’s very easy for the administrator to change the permissions for each of the groups. Without groups, you would have to change every user account manually. However, when using groups, you only have to change permissions once!

Joomla comes with predefined groups like author and publisher which are easy to understand. An author is able to create/write something, a publisher has the additional permission to publish content.

  • The predefined frontend user groups are: visitors, registered users, authors, editors, publishers.
  • The predefined control panel user groups are: manager, administrator, super administrator

Example: A website where authors can post articles

This is a very simple workflow but it covers some possibilities that exist in Joomla. I assume that you have a “naked” Joomla without sample data and you have a super administrator user account.

The desirable scenario

  • Admin user in control panel:

    – activates the admin notification when someone creates a new user account

    – creates a user menu for registered users with a link to create an article
  • Visitor on website:

    – registers as a new user
  • Admin user in control panel:
    – 
receives a notification and assigns the user to the authors group
  • Author user on website:

    – is able to create an article but is not allowed to publish it
  • Admin user in control panel:
    
- receives a notification that there is new content available

    – publishes the article on the frontpage

Parameter and user menu

We have to set a few switches in the user options. Go to Users → Manage → Options and activate Allow User Registration and Notification Mail to Administrators (Figure 1).

Figure 1: Notification Mail to Administrators
Figure 1: Notification Mail to Administrators

 

Then we need a menu for logged in Users. Go to Menus → Manage → Create new menu and create one:

  • Title: User
  • Menu Type: user
  • Description: A menu for a user with useful links

Save and close it. You have now created a kind of menu container. What’s missing is the links inside the menu container and a linked module that displays the new menu at a certain position in the template.
 To create and link the module, click on the link Add a module for this menu type (Figure 2).

Figure 2: Add a module
Figure 2: Add a module

In the module form you have to add a title (User Menu), the position (Right – Position-7 in the Protostar template), the access permission (registered users). Don’t forget to save & close it (Figure 3).

Figure 3: Creating the user menu module
Figure 3: Creating the user menu module

 

Now we need the “Create article” link in our menu that should be shown to authors. Go to Menus → User → Add New Menu Item (Figure 4).

Figure 4: Creating a link in the user menu
Figure 4: Creating a link in the user menu

 

In the following form you have to enter the name/description of the link (Menu Item Title), select a Menu Item Type (Figure 5) and restrict the access to registered. Each Joomla component can provide Menu Item Types. Our type (create article) is provided by the content component which is a part of Joomla core.


Figure 5: Select Menu Item Type
Figure 5: Select Menu Item Type

 

After you saved and closed the dialog a new menu item should be displayed in the list (Figure 6).

Figure 6: User Menu with the new menu item
Figure 6: User Menu with the new menu item

Test your work! Login on the frontend with your super administrator account. After the login, our new user menu with the create link appears (Figure 7).

Figure 7: User Menu after Login
Figure 7: User Menu after Login

 

Please log out after the test.

Registration as a new user

Now we create a new user account. Please access the website as any other visitor and click the Create an account link. Fill out the form and click the Register button (Figure 8).

Figure 8: Registration form
Figure 8: Registration form

 

If your server stack allows sending emails, a notification email will be send to the email address of the super administrator account.

Joomla offers a CAPTCHA to prevent spammers. To use it, activate the CAPTCHA plugin under Extensions → Plugins and select it in the options of the User Manager where you can configure the general behaviour of the login process too.

Assignment of the new user to the authors group

Log in with your Administrator account on the control panel, access Users → Users and click on the name of the new user (Hagen Graf). Check the Author group in the Assigned User Groups tab (Figure 9).

Figure 9: Assignment of a group to a user
Figure 9: Assignment of a group to a user

Depending on your environment it might be necessary to enable and activate the new user account. Just click on the red icons to do so (Figure 10).

 

Figure 10: Activate and enable user
Figure 10: Activate and enable user

Now we have a new author on our website.

The new author creates an article

Now switch your identity to the one of the new author, log in with your new user account on the website and click the create article link. Just add a title and a few words and click save (Figure 11).

Figure 11: Create an article
Figure 11: Create an article

 

The article is saved and submitted but the user (you) cannot see it, because it is not published. I configured this workflow intentionally as in some cases it is desired to have another person to edit the created content and then publish it.

Of course, it is also possible to skip that, add the user to the group Publisher and then the article would be published immediately.

The admin publishes the article on the frontpage

Joomla comes with a messaging system and this system creates a message when new content was created by a user. Depending on your settings (Components → Messaging → Options) the admin receives that message by email or via the screen. 
The admin has to go to Content → Article Manager and publish the new article. If the article should appear on the frontpage, click on the featured icon (Figure 12, Figure 13).

Figure 12: Publish an Article
Figure 12: Publish an Article

 

Figure 12: Featured Article
Figure 12: Featured Article

Tweaking the process

As we already noticed while following this example, many topics are covered and the configuration is easily done depending on your needs. There is a huge amount of permissions, options and settings to discover.
I’ll provide a few examples in the following chapters.

3. Design, Layout, Colors

Back to: 2. A fresh Joomla Installation

The template is one of the most important pieces of a website. It provides the appearance, the design. The combination with relevant content motivates new visitors to stay on your site and explore. Regular visitors and users appreciate being on a site with a beautiful and useful design. Think of other products, for instance. A car needs a good engine and tires but one of the most important reasons for buying one is often the design.

Even if the design is not the main reason, it is often a trigger to contemplate the idea of purchasing and may cause a buyer to consider more tangible reasons. If the design is well-made, people expect the rest to be well-made, too (Figure 1, Figure 2)!

Figure 1: Pontiac Aztek (2005) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_Aztek
Figure 1: Pontiac Aztek (2005) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_Aztek
Figure 2: Fiat 500 (2007) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiat_500_%282007%29
Figure 2: Fiat 500 (2007) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiat_500_%282007%29

Both of these cars are made for different target groups and they come of course from different car makers in different countries. They are just an an example of different approaches in design.

A few definitions related to the design of your website

I just want to clarify a few terms to sensitize your thinking.

What is design?

  • The noun design stands for a plan or drawing which shows the function and the lookout of an object, to accomplish particular goals in a particular environment and to satisfy a set of requirements.
  • The verb “to design”stands for creating a design, in an environment (where the designer operates).

The term design can be used in

  • art (“almost instinctive”, “built-in”, “natural”, and part of “our sense of ‘rightness’),
  • engineering (product design of a new car)
  • production (planning and executing)
  • processes (business process modeling)

What is color?

Color is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, green, blue, and others. Individual colors have a variety of cultural associations such as national colors. There is great diversity in the use of colors and their associations between cultures and even within the same culture in different time periods.
 HTML colors and CSS colors can have 16 million different values. The combination of Red, Green, and Blue values from 0 to 255, gives more than 16 million different colors (256 x 256 x 256).

Example:

BLACK = color HEX #000000 = color RGB rgb(0,0,0)

Several online tools like the one in (Figure 3) can help you to find the right colors for your website project .

Figure 3: Popular Color Combinations
Figure 3: Popular Color Combinations

Figure 3: Popular Color Combinations – http://www.colorcombos.com/popular-color-combinations

What is page layout?

Page layout is the part of “graphic” design that deals in the arrangement and style treatment of elements (content) on a page.
To speak in Joomla terms, it is the arrangement of Joomla modules and the components on predefined templates positions.

Templates

A template involves repeated elements visible to the visitors. Using a template to lay out elements usually involves less graphic design skill than that which was required to design the template. Templates are used for minimal modification of background elements and frequent modification (or swapping) of foreground content. Joomla! come with two site- and two administrator templates.

User Interface Design (UI) / User Experience Design (UX)

“User interface design (UI) or user interface engineering is the design of user interfaces for machines and software, such as computers, home appliances, mobile devices, and other electronic devices, with the focus on maximizing the user experience.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_interface_design

“User Experience Design (UX) is the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and the product.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_experience_design

The connection between both types of design is fluent. A simple but quite good explanation is based on Ketchup bottles. The UI part focusses on the interface of the bottle, the UX part of the experience in the moment of engagement (Figure 4).

Figure 4: UI and UX https://twitter.com/markfidelman/status/651774238169272320
Figure 4: UI and UX https://twitter.com/markfidelman/status/651774238169272320

Web design

Web design is somewhat like a handcraft and a broad term covering many different skills and disciplines that are used in the production and maintenance of websites.
 Possessing skills in techniques like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, image editing, UI, UX and many others is imperative. Because it’s nearly impossible today to start from scratch, even the Joomla! default template Protostar uses the CSS/JavaScript Framework Bootstrap as a solid foundation.

Joomla! is only one more tool in the toolbox of a web designer.

A good Joomla template is not only about colors and graphics. The shape and positioning of the content is just as important. The website has to be user-friendly and reliable. Exactly this challenge reminds me of the two cars again.

Web design is still a young profession and it is starting to become an industry.

A web designer often has to deal with low bandwidth, incompatible browsers, inexperienced content editors and other people involved in the process of creating a ‘good’ website.

The creation of a Joomla! website is often a process, in which everyone involved learns a lot.

Good web design is hard work and everyone has to start somewhere!

After having your site up in the language you prefer, most people start tweaking the colors and want to upload e.g. a new logo, even if there is no content so far. Joomla comes with preinstalled templates and so called template styles. A template style is a set of options (color, logo, layout) for a template. The configuration possibilities are depending on the template. Some template have a huge variety of settings and some are quite limited.
 It is possible to create as many styles as you want and assign them to different pages of your website.

Structure

In Joomla a single page is generated by the HTML output of one component, several modules and the template. Each page is accessible via a unique URL. Take the front page as an example. The content component produces the HTML output for the articles in the middle. This screenshot is based on the Joomla Beez Template (Figure 5). The blocks next to the articles are different modules. You can combine the HTML output from one component with the HTML output of any number of modules. Existing modules can also be reused on other pages.

Figure 5: Joomla! front page
Figure 5: Joomla! front page

Positions

You must know, of course, at which point you can assign modules at all. For this purpose, each template provides so-called positions. In order to see these positions you have to enable the Preview Module Positions switch (Extensions → Template → Options). After that, you can access your website by using the parameter tp=1 (http://localhost/index.php?tp=1) or click the Preview link in Extensions → Templates (Figure 6).

Figure 6: Template Manager - Site Templates
Figure 6: Template Manager – Site Templates

You’ll see the emphasized module positions with their names (Figure 7).

Figure 7: Module positions - Protostar template
Figure 7: Module positions – Protostar template

In Extensions → Modules you can assign one of these positions to each module. If you need the module at different positions, you may also copy it.

Core Templates

To make things easier for you, Joomla! core comes with two site templates and two administrator templates. You can see a preview in Extensions → Templates → Tab Templates. You can filter between Site and Administrator templates by choosing the location filter (Figure 6 and Figure 8).

Figure 8: Templates - Administrator Templates
Figure 8: Templates – Administrator Templates

Styles

Styles offers the possibility to create and use different versions of one template. This is useful if you want to have different templates styles on different pages. A template has a minimum of one style. In this style, configurations can be made depending on the template, such as changing the colors or uploading the header logo. You may set the default style for your site in Extensions → Templates → Styles.

Example: An individual Style

Let’s create an individual style for our website:

  • Name: cocoate
  • Template Colour: #f88638
  • Fluid Layout

You can create additional styles by duplicating an existing style. For this example I duplicate the existing protostar style (Figure 9).

Figure 9 - Duplicate a style
Figure 9 – Duplicate a style

A new style appears, the name is protostar – Default (2). We’ll change the name in the next steps. Set it as the default style by clicking the star icon (Figure 10).

Figure 10 - Configuring a template style
Figure 10 – Configuring a template style

Check it and click the Edit Button. Enter the name for the style. In the Advanced tab you can choose colors, upload a logo and a few more parameters (Figure 12, Figure 13)

Figure 12 - Options tab - Style
Figure 12 – Options tab – Style
Figure 13 - Uploading a logo
Figure 13 – Uploading a logo

Each style can be assigned to a menu item (Menus asigment). If you would like a green background on your site when people click on menu item A, for example, and a blue background when they click on menu item B, you can assign the corresponding styles. In my case I have only one menu item and I already marked this style as default style, so it’s not necessary to assign it to a menu item

After saving the style, the website looks different (Figure 14) and because the Protostar template is fully responsive, the website is shown perfectly on a mobile device too (Figure 15).

Figure 14 - The website on a desktop PC
Figure 14 – The website on a desktop PC
Figure 15 - The website on a mobile device
Figure 15 – The website on a mobile device

Create your own template and customize it

A template in Joomla is the base of a style and consists of various files. It’s possible to edit the files of a template online.

BUT! You should NEVER change the source code of a core template. The reason is very simple. Your changed code will be overridden by the next Joomla! update!

It is possible too to copy an existing template, so let’s do that first.

Copy the Protostar template in Extensions → Templates → Protostar Details and Files by clicking the Copy Template button. Give your individual template it a name. I call mine “MyTemplate” (Figure 16).

Figure 16: Edit Template files online
Figure 16: Edit Template files online

Beside the new template Joomla creates a new template style too (have a look). It is possible now to work on the new template. You are able to create, delete and edit files (Figure 17).

Figure 17: Customize your template
Figure 17: Customize your template

It’s of course possible to edit the files in an external editor too.
 The site templates are located in the folder /templates. Each template has it’s own folder. There is now a mytemplate folder too. Under the /templates/systems folder you’ll find the template files to edit the Offline and the Error page templates.
 The admin templates are located in the folder /administrator/templates.

Template overrides

Overrides are a possibility to change the markup of an extension inside the template. The interesting point is, that your individual template is able to do that. Your template can even rewrite the output of third party extensions. A common use case is an alternative layout for an article in Joomla!.

In the template manager it is possible to create these overrides too.

Conclusion

There are by definition endless possibilities to design something creative. Joomla give you everything you need to build something amazing and hopefully you start to get more curious.