Understanding how custom templates work

Here you can learn about the commonly used template sets, their purpose, and how they can be applied to your system.


It is recommended to test any template customizations on a template group which has been added solely for testing purposes (and has not been announced publicly). This ensures that any tweak can be tested and final results are visible to you prior to applying the changes to a live template group.

A template group consists of a set of templates dealing with front-end layout, design, and outgoing emails. Template sets can be accessed via Admin interface > Options > Templates > Templates.

Below is a list of commonly used template sets, important templates they contain, and purpose of those templates for your reference: