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Ambrosia: Recreating the Demo - Blog Page

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Ambrosia Demo for Joomla


Introduction

The Blog example page demonstrates how you can create a beautiful page with the Ambrosia template. Here is some information to help you replicate this page as it appears in the demo.

Modules and Particles

Below is a brief rundown of the modules and particles used to make up the demo page.

1
Showcase - Custom HTML (Module)
2
Mainbar - Page Content
3
Aside - RokAjaxSearch (Module)
4
Aside - Custom HTML (Module)
5
Aside - Login (Module)
6
Aside - Who's Online (Module)
7
Bottom - Custom HTML (Module)
  1. Showcase
  2. Mainbar
  3. Aside
  4. Bottom

Showcase Section

This area of the page is a Custom HTML module. You will find the settings used in our demo below.

Any mod_custom (Custom HTML) modules are best handled using either RokPad or no editor as a WYSIWYG editor can cause issues with any code that exists in the Custom Output field.

Custom HTML (Module)

Details

Field Setting
Title Our Blog - Header
Show Title Hide
Position showcase-a
Status Published

Custom Output

Enter the following in the Custom Output text editor.

<div class="g-layercontent g-layercontent-small">
    <h2 class="g-layercontent-title">Our Blog</h2>
    <div class="g-layercontent-subtitle">Read the Latest News</div>
</div>

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix flush center

Mainbar Section

The Mainbar section includes several articles assigned to the Joomla Blog category, displayed through the Page Content particle. Here are the settings found in the Dramatically visualize customer directed convergence without revolutionary ROI article.

Option Setting
Title Dramatically visualize customer directed convergence without revolutionary ROI
Alias dramatically-visualize-customer-directed-convergence-without-revolutionary-roi
Status Published
Featured No
Category Joomla Blog

Content Body

<p><img src="/images/rocketlauncher/pages/blog/img-01.jpg" alt="Sample Blog"></p>
<p>Collaboratively administrate empowered markets via plug-and-play networks. Dynamically procrastinate B2C users after installed base benefits. Dramatically visualize customer directed convergence without revolutionary ROI. Efficiently unleash cross-media information without cross-media value. Quickly maximize timely deliverables for real-time schemas. Dramatically maintain clicks-and-mortar solutions without functional solutions.</p>
<a class="button" href="#">Read More</a>

Aside Section

1
RokAjaxSearch (Module)
2
Custom HTML (Module)
3
Login (Module)
4
Who's Online (Module)

This area of the page consists of the Aside section, which sits to the right of the Mainbar section in the Layout Manager.

Here is a breakdown of the modules used in the aside module position assigned to the Aside section in the Layout Manager for the Blog sample page:

  • RokAjaxSearch (Module)
  • Custom HTML (Module)
  • Login (Module)
  • Who's Online (Module)

Any mod_custom (Custom HTML) modules are best handled using either RokPad or no editor as a WYSIWYG editor can cause issues with any code that exists in the Custom Output field.

RokAjaxSearch (Module)

The Site Search area of the front page is a mod_rokajaxsearch module that allows visitors to search your site using the powerful RokAjaxSearch tool.

Details

Option Setting
Title Search Our Site
Show Title Show
Position aside
Status Published
Access Public

Module

Option Setting
Search Page URL index.php?option=com_search&view=search&tmpl=component
Advanced Search Page URL index.php?option=com_search&view=search
Include RokAjaxSearch default CSS No
Theme Style Light
Searchphrase Any words
Ordering Newest First
Limit 10
Results Per Page 3
Google Web Search No
Google Blog Search No
Google Images Search No
Google Videos Search No
Show Pagination Yes
Google SafeSearch Moderate
Image Size to Search Medium
Show Estimated Yes
Hide div id(s) Blank
Link to All Results Yes
Show Description Yes
Include (Category/Section) Yes
Show Read More Link Yes

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix Blank

Custom HTML (Module)

Details

Field Setting
Title Sophisticated - Responsive - Powerful
Show Title Hide
Position extension-a
Status Published

Custom Output

Enter the following in the Custom Output text editor.

<div class="g-grid">
  <div class="g-block box-grey size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content ">
      <h2 class="g-title"><span class="fa fa-dashboard fa-fw fa-2x"></span> Sophisticated</h2>
      <p>Dynamically procrastinate B2C users after installed base benefits.</p>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class="g-block box-grey size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content ">
      <h2 class="g-title"><span class="fa fa-arrows-alt fa-fw fa-2x"></span> Responsive</h2>
      <p>Dynamically procrastinate B2C users after installed base benefits.</p>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class="g-block box-grey size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content ">
      <h2 class="g-title"><span class="fa fa-sliders fa-fw fa-2x"></span> Powerful</h2>
      <p>Dynamically procrastinate B2C users after installed base benefits.</p>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix Blank

Login (Module)

Details

Field Setting
Title Login
Show Title Show
Position aside
Status Published

Options

Field Setting
Pre-text Blank
Post-text Blank
Login Redirection Page Default
Logout Redirection Page Default
Show Greeting Yes
Show Name/Username Name
Encrypt Login Form No
Display Labels Icons

Advanced

Field Setting
Module Class Suffix box3

Who's Online (Module)

Details

Field Setting
Title Who's Online
Show Title Show
Position aside
Status Published

Options

Field Setting
Display # of Guests / Users

Advanced

Field Setting
Module Class Suffix Blank

Bottom Section

This area of the page is a Custom HTML module. You will find the settings used in our demo below.

Any mod_custom (Custom HTML) modules are best handled using either RokPad or no editor as a WYSIWYG editor can cause issues with any code that exists in the Custom Output field.

Custom HTML (Module)

Details

Field Setting
Title Share Some Ideas
Show Title Show
Position bottom-a
Status Published

Custom Output

Enter the following in the Custom Output text editor.

<div class="g-layercontent">
    <h2 class="g-layercontent-title">Share Some Ideas</h2>
    <div class="g-layercontent-subtitle">Do You Have a Tip or an Idea for a Story? Tell Us About It.</div>
    <a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/joomla/templates/ambrosia" class="button button-2">Submit Article</a>
</div>

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix flush center

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