By this plugin you can override default Joomla template with another one, when your website is browsed by mobile devices. Select the template to override the default one, and the plugin will does the switch of the template.
Digi Template Switch Pro can override the default Joomla template with another one, only for mobile browsing.
Unlike the free version of this plugin, the pro version offers a lot of possibilities to switch a Joomla template, for example you can select a template for smartphones and another one for tablets, you can choose to switch the Joomla template only for a mobile operating system (iOS, Android, Windows Phone) or only for a browser (Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera), you can choose to switch to specific templates in the homepage or specific templates in sub pages.
If needed you can use custom filters, where by adding tags and creating combinations of those, you can change the template for a specific page, for a specific operating system, for smartphone or tablet. This plugin includes a convenient backup feature to save the current configuration, and reload it if and when it is required.
This plugin has two kinds of configurations: Normal and Custom filters. The first is the easiest to configure, just few buttons to click and templates to select and you are ready. On plugin settings you have these options to configure: Switch for devices allows you to switch the template only for selected kind of...
This plugin has two kinds of configurations: Normal and Custom filters. The second is more advanced and needs few time more to be configured. It allows to create custom filters to select a template in some conditions, another template in some other conditions and so on. To let it runs, first you have to turn on the...
Backup function allows you to save, load or delete settings configurations. This is useful when you need to try some settings but you don't want to lose your current configuration. Use save function to store the current extension settings in a json file. If the name you choose already exist in the list, the...
To install Digi Template Switch Pro, go to under Joomla! extensions manager, choose to upload a package file and select Digi Template Switch Pro package file (plg_digi_template_switch_pro.zip). After installation you must activate the plugin. You can find it in Joomla plugins manager.
No, this plugin works just on frontend, so you can login to your admin with the default admin template also from mobile devices.
No, the template swich is triggered by the device used to browse the site.
Please remember that often templates have different module positions and the names are not the same. So if you have a menu published in the main template in a position called "main-menu" you should duplicate the module and publish the copy in the right module position of selected mobile template, because maybe it doesn't have the module position called "main-menu".
Yes, you can select two different templates, one used by smartphones and one used by tablets.
Yes, you can select two templates for the homepage (one for smartphones and one for tablets), and two other templates for sub pages.
Yes, you can select on which operating system the template should switch (iOS, Android, Windows Phone).
Yes, you can select on which browser the template should switch (Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera).
The best way to switch between two Joomla! templates one desktop and one mobile. Functionality: It does what it has to do. I have selected my mobile template from the list in the plugin, and now I see the new template by my smartphone. Ease of use: Very easy, because by options you can setup all and have a dedicated template for iPhone and another for Android. Support: I ask for a question because I wanted to use custom filters, and the developer gives me the answer in a short time. Documentation: The plugin is well explained on its page, on the developer website. Value for money: I have bought this paid version now. I had the free version, it worked perfectly but I needed more options. This version is perfect! I used this to: I use on Joomla 3 to switch templates from smartphone and tablet, choosing also the operating system, if iOS or Android, to show to users the right template as I want.Martino Scotto