Position in Joomla

get a visual indication of all module positions used on a page you can follow this procedure:

  • In the administrative backend, go to Extensions  Templates. Then select Options. Set Preview Module Positions to Enabled. Save and Close.
  • Navigate to the Website page you wish to see the module positions for in your browser.
  • Click into the URL field in your browser.
  • Look for any "parameters" at the end of the URL. These are separated from the main part of the URL by a question mark. For example, in the URL http://mydomain.com/index.php?id=17, the "id=17" is a parameter.
  • If there are no parameters, append "?tp=1" to the URL and press RETURN. For example, http://mydomain.com/index.php?tp=1.
  • If there are already parameters in the URL, append "&tp=1" to the URL and press RETURN. For example, http://mydomain.com/index.php?id=17&tp=1.
  • The module positions will be outlined in red.