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00:00 Introduction

Tim Davis introduces Maintenance Monday #216 on the Basic Joomla Tutorials YouTube channel.

Mentions the topic of adding dark mode to Joomla 4 sites for both admin and the Cassiopeia template.

00:34 Sponsor Message: MySites.guru

Promotes MySites.guru, offering a free Joomla site audit and a coupon code for viewers.

01:08 Importance of Dark Mode

Discusses personal preference for dark mode during night work due to reduced eye strain.

Introduces a free plugin for adding dark mode to Joomla 4 sites, thanks to a recommendation.

01:39 Transition to Tutorial

Moves to the screen demonstration to show how to implement dark mode in Joomla 4.

02:14 Installing the Plugin

Navigates to Akiba's GitHub page for Dark Magic plugin for Joomla 4.

Downloads and saves the plugin file.

02:49 Uploading and Installing the Plugin

Accesses Joomla 4 admin area, goes to Extensions -> Install Extensions.

Uploads and installs the Dark Magic plugin.

03:26 Configuring the Plugin

Navigates to Extensions -> Plugins, finds and enables "System - Dark Magic" plugin.

Explains plugin settings: apply dark theme always, follow browser setting, or follow the sun (with latitude/longitude options).

04:35 Setting Preferences

Demonstrates configuring dark mode preferences for backend and frontend.

Discusses options for setting colors: background, main text, inverse text, links, and special colors.

05:46 Enabling Dark Mode

Saves settings and enables dark mode for both backend and frontend.

Shows the site and admin panel in dark mode after enabling.

06:14 Conclusion and Call to Action

Summarizes the tutorial on adding dark mode to Joomla 4.

Encourages viewers to subscribe, like the video, and enable notifications.

Summary

Introduction: Tim Davis introduces dark mode for Joomla 4 admin and Cassiopeia template.

Sponsor Message: Promotes MySites.guru and offers a coupon code for viewers.

Importance of Dark Mode: Explains personal preference for dark mode during night work.

Transition to Tutorial: Moves to screen demonstration for implementing dark mode.

Installing the Plugin: Navigates to Akiba's GitHub for Dark Magic plugin, downloads, and saves the file.

Uploading and Installing: Shows how to upload and install the plugin in Joomla 4.

Configuring the Plugin: Accesses plugin settings to choose dark mode preferences (always, browser setting, or follow the sun).

Setting Preferences: Demonstrates setting color preferences for backend and frontend.

Enabling Dark Mode: Enables dark mode for both backend and frontend, shows the site and admin panel in dark mode.

Conclusion: Summarizes the tutorial and encourages viewers to like, subscribe, and enable notifications.

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