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Isotope: Recreating the Demo - Blog Page

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Isotope Demo for WordPress


Introduction

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

Widgets and Particles

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

1
Header - Info List (Particle)
2
Mainbar - Page Content
3
Aside - RokAjaxSearch (Widget)
4
Aside - Custom HTML (Widget)
5
Aside - Login Form (Particle)
6
Bottom - Custom HTML (Particle)
7
Bottom - Text (Widget)
8
Bottom - Newsletter (Particle)
9
Bottom - Text (Widget)
  1. Header
  2. Mainbar
  3. Aside
  4. Extension
  5. Bottom
  6. Footer

Header Section

This area of the page is a Info List particle. You will find the settings used in our demo below.

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Blog - Header
CSS Classes center g-layercontent noborder
Title Blank
Intro Blank
Grid Column 1 Column
Item 1 Name Our Blog
Item 1 Image Blank
Item 1 Image Location Left
Item 1 Text Style Header
Item 1 Image Style Compact
Item 1 Description Read the Latest News
Item 1 Tag Blank
Item 1 Sub Tag Blank
Item 1 Label Blank
Item 1 Link Blank
Item 1 Icon Blank
Read More Classes Blank

Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Unchecked
Block Size 100%

Mainbar Section

The Mainbar section includes several articles assigned to the WordPress 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 WordPress 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 (Widget)
2
Custom HTML (Widget)
3
Login (Widget)

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 widgets used in the aside widget position assigned to the Aside section in the Layout Manager for the Blog sample page:

  • RokAjaxSearch (Widget)
  • Text (Widget)
  • Login Form (Particle)

RokAjaxSearch (Widget)

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

Details

Option Setting
Title Search Our Site

Custom HTML (Widget)

Details

Field Setting
Title Gantry 5 Guides
Automatically Add Paragraphs Unchecked
Custom Class(es) Blank

Custom Output

Enter the following in the Custom Output text editor.

<ul>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/basics/installation">Installation</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/configure/gantry-admin">Gantry Admin Configuration</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/configure/styles">Theme Styles</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/configure/settings">Theme Settings Panel</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/configure/layout-manager">Layout Manager</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/configure/menu-editor">Menu Editor</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/configure/assignments">Assignments</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/particles/particles">Gantry Particles</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/particles/mobile-menu">Mobile Menu</a></li>
  <li><a href="http://docs.gantry.org/gantry5/advanced">Advanced Customizaton</a></li>
</ul>

Gantry 5 Particle (Login Form) (Widget)

Details

Field Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Title Login
Greeting Hi, %s
Pre Text Blank
Post Text Blank

Extension Section

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

This area of the page is a Info List particle. You will find the settings used in our demo below.

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Blog - Share Some Ideas
CSS Classes center g-layercontent noborder
Title Blank
Intro Blank
Grid Column 1 Column
Item 1 Name Share Some Ideas
Item 1 Image Blank
Item 1 Image Location Left
Item 1 Text Style Header
Item 1 Image Style Compact
Item 1 Description Do You Have a Tip or an Idea for a Story? Tell Us About It.
Item 1 Tag Blank
Item 1 Sub Tag Blank
Item 1 Label Submit Article
Item 1 Link http://www.rockettheme.com/wordpress/themes/isotope
Item 1 Icon Blank
Read More Classes Blank

Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Unchecked
Block Size 100%

Bottom Section

1
Text (Widget)
2
Newsletter (Particle)
3
Text (Widget)

This area of the page is made up of three particles.

Text (Widget)

The Text widget here was placed in the Bottom A widget position. The widget position is created within the layout manager by using a Widget Position particle. The particle is assigned bottom-a as a key and gantry as its Chrome.

Below, you will find the widget settings we used in the demo:

Widget Settings

Field Setting
Title About Isotope
Content Isotope is available for purchase or part of a club membership from RocketTheme, inclusive of the RocketLauncher, theme and plugins.
Automatically Add Paragraphs Unchecked
Custom class(es) Blank

Newsletter (Particle)

The Newsletter particle here was placed in the Bottom B widget position. The widget position is created within the layout manager by using a Widget Position particle. The particle is assigned bottom-b as a key and gantry as its Chrome.

Below, you will find the particle settings we used in the demo:

Particle Settings

Field Setting
Particle Name Newsletter
CSS Classes Blank
Heading Text Subscribe to our newsletter and stay updated on the latest developments and special offers!
InputBox Text Email Address
Button Text Join
Feedburner URI Custom
Button Classes button-4

Text (Widget)

The Text widget here was placed in the Bottom C widget position. The widget position is created within the layout manager by using a Widget Position particle. The particle is assigned bottom-c as a key and gantry as its Chrome.

Below, you will find the widget settings we used in the demo:

Widget Settings

Field Setting
Title Sample Sitemap
Automatically Add Paragraphs Unchecked
Custom class(es) Blank

Content

<div class="g-grid g-sample-sitemap">
  <div class="g-block">
    <ul class="nomarginall noliststyle">
      <li><a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/isotope/">Home</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/isotope/overview/">Features</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/isotope/typography/"><span class="hidden-tablet">Typography</span><span class="visible-tablet">Content</span></a></li>
      <li><a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/isotope/particles/">Particles</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/isotope/block-variations/">Variations</a></li>
    </ul>
  </div>
  <div class="g-block">
    <ul class="nomarginall noliststyle">
      <li><a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/isotope/typography/">Buttons</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/isotope/overview/">Pages</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/docs/wordpress/themes/isotope">Guide</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/forum/wordpress-theme-isotope">Support</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://www.rockettheme.com/wordpress/themes/isotope">Download</a></li>
    </ul>
  </div>
</div>

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