This tutorial is designed to help you change the template in Joomla 1.5, you will be able to change the default template of your Joomla 1.5 website. With Joomla, you can easily change the templates without any troubles. You can search for Joomla templates on the internet- there are several attractive templates which can be downloaded for Joomla 1.5
Find and download the Joomla template. Save it on your computer. Once your template is saved its very easy to change the Joomla template.
First log into the Joomla admin area and go to extensions menu. Click on install/uninstall from the drop down menu.
Now click ‘upload package file’ box. Here you have to specify where you have saved the downloaded template on your computer.
Upload the template and install it. Once done, you will have to apply that template to your Joomla website.
Once again go Extensions and click on Template manager from the drop down.
Here, select the template you just installed. In the top right menu click on ‘Default’. Now the template will be applied to your website.