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Ambrosia: Recreating the Demo - Contact Page

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Ambrosia Demo for Joomla


Introduction

The Contact 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 - Custom HTML (Module)
4
Bottom - Custom HTML (Module)
5
Footer - Custom HTML (Module)
6
Footer - Gantry 5 Particle (Module) / Newsletter (Particle)
7
Footer - Custom HTML (Module)
  1. Showcase
  2. Mainbar
  3. Aside
  4. Bottom
  5. Footer

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 Contact - 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">Contact</h2>
  <div class="g-layercontent-subtitle">Keep in Touch with Us</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 is set to 60% width and both the Sidebar and Aside sections are set to 20%.

The page's content is sourced from a Single Contact menu item assigned to the outline. This creates the contact form as seen in our demo.

Settings used in our demo for each of these particles can be found below.

Page Content

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Page Content

Block Settings

Field Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Block Size 100%

Aside Section

The Aside section is set to 20% width.

This area of the page is an Aside particle. You will find the settings used in our demo below.

Aside (Particle)

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Aside
Key aside
Chrome gantry

Block Settings

Field Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Block Size 100%

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 Got Billing and Payments Questions?
Show Title Hide
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">Got Billing and Payments Questions?</h2>
  <div class="g-layercontent-subtitle">Email Us for Questions Involving Payments, Billing, and Membership.</div>
  <a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/joomla/templates/ambrosia" class="button">Send Email</a>
</div>

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix flush center

Footer Section

1
Custom HTML (Module) 1
2
Gantry 5 Particle (Module) / Newsletter (Particle)
3
Custom HTML (Module) 3

This area of the page is made up of three Custom HTML modules spanning three different module positions: footer-a, footer-b, and footer-c. 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) 1

Details

Field Setting
Title About Ambrosia
Show Title Show
Position footer-a
Status Published

Custom Output

Enter the following in the Custom Output text editor.

Ambrosia is available for purchase or part of a club membership from RocketTheme, inclusive of the RocketLauncher, template, addons and sources.

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix Blank

Gantry 5 Particle (Module) / Newsletter (Particle)

A Gantry 5 Particle module containing a Newsletter particle makes up the content in the footer-b position. Simply create a new Gantry 5 Particle module, and select Newsletter as the particle you wish to have linked to this module. You will find the settings for this particle below.

Particle Settings

Option Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Title Newsletter
Heading Text Subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated on the latest developments and special offers!
Feedburner URI rocketthemeblog
Button Classes button-4

Custom HTML (Module) 2

Details

Field Setting
Title Sample Sitemap
Show Title Show
Position footer-c
Status Published

Custom Output

Enter the following in the Custom Output text editor.

<div class="g-grid">
  <div class="g-block">
    <ul class="nomarginall noliststyle">
      <li><a href="/index.php">Home</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/content/?id=1&Itemid=105">Features</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/content/article?id=2&Itemid=106">Typography</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/content/article?id=2&Itemid=106">Particles</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/content/article?id=3&Itemid=107">Variations</a></li>
    </ul>
  </div>
  <div class="g-block">
    <ul class="nomarginall noliststyle">
      <li><a href="/component/content/article?id=2&Itemid=106">Buttons</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/content/article?id=4&Itemid=111">Pages</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/docs/joomla/templates/ambrosia">Guide</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/forum/joomla-template-ambrosia">Support</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/joomla/templates/ambrosia">Download</a></li>
    </ul>   
  </div>  
</div>

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix Blank

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