Joomla Open Content Page Without Template

April 22, 2012

This is a nice little trick if you want to open an image or a page for printing in Joomla without having the surrounding template. Instead of having a link pointing at a page like:


Change the link to point at:


Opening it in index2.php just gives you the content without the navigation or other parts of your template. This means you might want to open the link as target=”_blank” so that the user can close the window again afterwards and get back to your main content.

This works in Joomla 1.0 – haven’t tested it in 1.5 yet.

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admin October 14, 2013 at 4:24 pm

it work in joomla 1.5 fine to!

lisa February 16, 2015 at 5:57 pm

Thanks so much for that been searching for this solution for ages. Works in 1.5

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