Your Guide to Using the Cerulean Template for Joomla
Cerulean, the December 2012 template release, is a beautifully constructed template with a three-dimensional style design to add depth to content. An array of module variations add focal points for the mainbody area.
The styling extends to RokSprocket in all its layout modes, such as Mosaic. Based on the Gantry Framework, a wide portfolio of features are included such as a powerful template control interface.
NOTICE: Cerulean is a Joomla 3.x Template.
NOTE: Gantry v4.1.10+ is required for Cerulean to work correctly. For more details on the Gantry Framework, please visit its dedicated website.
Cerulean's responsive grid system is designed for desktop, tablet and smartphone systems, each with minor modifications to ensure compatibility in each mode.
The table below shows the breakdown of screen resolutions and associated devices, and which layout characters are then applied to each.
|Label||Description||Layout Width||Column Width|
|Smartphones||Standard smartphones||480px and below||100% fluid|
|Smartphones to Tablets||Larger smartphones and small tablets||767px and below||100% fluid|
|Tablets||Larger tablets||768px and above||64px|
|Desktop||Standard desktops and laptops||960px and above||80px|
|Large Display||Large desktops and high-resolution laptops||1200px and above||100px|
For mobile devices, a basic version of the Dropdown Menu will be used. It is activated by a custom menu icon in the top left of the screen. It will either be a tree view or select box menu, as configurable. All other sizes will use the menu's full version.
Cerulean comes with the RokGallery and RokSprocket extensions which are built to work with a responsive layout.
K2 is the popular powerful content extension for Joomla! with CCK-like features. Cerulean also comes with the styling support for K2 extension (version 2.6.2) that is built to work with the responsive layout.