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Salient: Recreating the Demo - Contact Page

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Salient Demo for Joomla


Introduction

The Contact 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
Aside - 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. Aside
  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 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

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 Email - Phone - Chat
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 ">
      <span class="fa fa-envelope fa-3x"></span>
      <h2 class="g-title">Email</h2>
      <p>Collaboratively administrate empowered markets via available great networks.</p>
      <a class="button button-4" href="/">Send Email</a>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class="g-block box-orange center  size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content ">
      <span class="fa fa-phone fa-3x"></span>
      <h2 class="g-title">Phone</h2>
      <p>Collaboratively administrate empowered markets via available great networks.</p>
      <a class="button button-4" href="/">Talk Now</a>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div class="g-block box-grey center  size-33-3">
    <div class="g-content ">
      <span class="fa fa-comments fa-3x"></span>
      <h2 class="g-title">Chat</h2>
      <p>Collaboratively administrate empowered markets via available great networks.</p>
      <a class="button button-4" href="/">Ask Us</a>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

Basic

Option Setting
Prepare Content No
Select a Background Image Blank

Advanced

Option Setting
Module Class Suffix Blank

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 Contact particle. You will find the settings used in our demo below.

Contact (Particle)

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Contact
CSS Classes Blank
Title Contact Details
Contact Item 1 Name Call Us
Contact Item 1 Icon fa fa-phone fa-fw
Contact Item 1 Value +1(555)-555-555
Map Position Top
Maps Blank

Extension Section

The Extension section consists of an Info List particle assigned to the extension-a module position.

You will find the settings used in our demo below.

Info List (Particle)

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Info List
CSS Classes Blank
Title Common Queries and Questions
Description Blank
Grid Column 2 Columns
Info Lists Item 1 Name What prices are your services?
Info Lists Item 1 Image Blank
Info Lists Item 1 Image Location Left
Info Lists Item 1 Text Style Compact
Info Lists Item 1 Image Style Compact
Info Lists Item 1 Description Proactively envisioned multimedia based expertise and cross-media growth strategies. Seamlessly visualize quality intellectual capital without superior collaboration and idea-sharing.
Info Lists Item 1 Tag Blank
Info Lists Item 1 Sub Tag Blank
Info Lists Item 1 Label Blank
Info Lists Item 1 Link #
Info Lists Item 1 Icon Blank
Info Lists Item 1 CSS Classes Blank

Bottom Section

This area of the page is a Custom HTML module assigned to the bottom-a module position. 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/salient" 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 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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