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Salient: Recreating the Demo - About Us Page

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Salient Demo for Joomla


Introduction

The About Us example page demonstrates how you can create a beautiful page with the Salient 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
Above - Custom HTML (Module)
3
Mainbar - Page Content
4
Extension - Custom HTML (Module)
5
Bottom - Custom HTML (Module)
6
Footer - Custom HTML
7
Footer - Newsletter
8
Footer - Custom HTML
  1. Showcase
  2. Above
  3. Mainbar
  4. Extension
  5. Bottom
  6. 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 About Us - 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">About Us</h2>
  <div class="g-layercontent-subtitle">Who We Are</div>
</div>

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix flush center

Above 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 Missions - Values - Solutions
Show Title Hide
Position above-a
Status Published

Custom Output

Enter the following in the Custom Output text editor.

<div class="g-grid">
  <div class="g-block box-blue center size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content">
      <h2 class="g-title">Our Mission</h2>

      <p>Objectively innovate empowered manufactured products whereas parallel platforms. Holistically predominate extensible testing procedures for reliable supply chains.</p>
    </div>
  </div>

  <div class="g-block box1 center size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content">
      <h2 class="g-title">Our Values</h2>

      <p>Objectively innovate empowered manufactured products whereas parallel platforms. Holistically predominate extensible testing procedures for reliable supply chains.</p>
    </div>
  </div>

  <div class="g-block box-orange center size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content">
      <h2 class="g-title">Our Solution</h2>

      <p>Objectively innovate empowered manufactured products whereas parallel platforms. Holistically predominate extensible testing procedures for reliable supply chains.</p>
    </div>
  </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 the About Us article, displayed through the Page Content particle. Here are the settings found in the About Us article.

Option Setting
Title About Us
Alias about-us
Status Published
Featured No
Category Sample Pages

Content Body

<div class="g-grid">
  <div class="g-block flush center size-100">
    <div class="g-content">
      <div class="g-layercontent g-layercontent-small">
        <h2 class="g-layercontent-title">
          Why You Should Join Us
        </h2>
        <div class="g-layercontent-subtitle">
          Choose the theme that suits your needs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div class="g-grid">
  <div class="g-block flush size-100">
    <div class="g-content">
      <div class="g-grid center">
        <div class="g-block nopaddingall">
          <div class="g-content">
            <img alt="image" src="/images/rocketlauncher/pages/about-us/img-01.jpg">
            <h2 class="g-title">
              Introduction
            </h2>
          </div>
        </div>
        <div class="g-block nopaddingall">
          <div class="g-content">
            <img alt="image" src="/images/rocketlauncher/pages/about-us/img-02.jpg">
            <h2 class="g-title">
              Mission
            </h2>
          </div>
        </div>
        <div class="g-block nopaddingall">
          <div class="g-content">
            <img alt="image" src="/images/rocketlauncher/pages/about-us/img-03.jpg">
            <h2 class="g-title">
              Business
            </h2>
          </div>
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

Extension 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 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

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 We Always Try to Create a Difference
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">We Always Try to Create a Difference</h2>
  <div class="g-layercontent-subtitle">Versatile and Flexible Features Powered by the Gantry Framework.</div>
  <a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/joomla/templates/salient" class="button">Download Salient</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 1
2
Newsletter
3
Custom HTML 2

The Footer section is made up of two modules and one particle in a single row. This includes a Newsletter particle surrounded by two Custom HTML modules.

Settings used in our demo for each of these modules and particle can be found below.

Custom HTML 1 (Module)

Module settings

Field Setting
Module Title About Salient
Show Title Show
Position footer-a

Custom HTML

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

Newsletter (Particle)

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Newsletter
CSS Classes Blank
Title Newsletter
InputBox Text Email Address
Button Text Join
Feedburner URI rocketthemeblog
Button Classes button-4

Heading Text

Subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated on the latest developments and special offers!

Block Settings

Field Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Block Size 33.3%

Custom HTML 2 (Module)

Module settings

Field Setting
Module Title Sample Sitemap
Show Title Show
Position footer-c

Custom HTML

<div class="g-grid g-sample-sitemap">
  <div class="g-block">
    <ul class="nomarginall noliststyle">
      <li><a href="/index.php">Home</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/gantry5/?view=custom&Itemid=105">Features</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/gantry5/?view=custom&Itemid=106">Typography</a></li>
      <li><a href="/component/gantry5/?view=custom&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/gantry5/?view=custom&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/salient">Guide</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/forum/joomla-template-salient">Support</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/joomla/templates/salient">Download</a></li>
    </ul>   
  </div>  
</div>

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