Dominion January 2010 Joomla Template
Dominion, the January 2010 Club Template release, starts the new decade bustling with new and awesome features. The Gantry Framework makes it debut with the January release, bringing with it, menu item parameter control, RTL grid support and many more.
Beyond Gantry are a series of excellent features such as the 6 unique preset styles (both light and dark), and template side RTL support, and so much more to explore!
Features and Screenshots
- Gantry Framework
- 6 Style Variations, 18 Background Combinations
- RTL Support
- RT Extensions Styling
- JComments Styling
- Custom Typography
- Fusion Menu & SplitMenu
- 5 Module Variations
- Over 60 Module Positions
- FF3.5, Opera, Safari 4, IE7,8 Compatible
- Limited IE6 Support
- W3C XHTML 1.0 Transitional. W3C CSS 3 Valid
Dominion is the first template to use the next generation of the Gantry Framework, which includes powerful new features such as menu item control, RTL support, custom presets and many more. This is all on top of the first generation features, making Gantry the most noticeable, and far reaching feature of the template.
Gantry is, as a basic definition, A framework used for assembling, building and maintaining a RocketTheme template. It is an advanced platform for dramatically extending the capabilities of the entire theming system of Joomla.
Please visit the link below to find more details and referrals to more extension information on Gantry More Details...
6 Style Variations in High, Med and Low Modes
The theme has 6 unique style variations, 3 of which are light and the other 3 being dark. Each variant has 3 modes, High, Med and Low, which present different levels of detailing. Therefore, with a simple parameter switch, you can pivotally change the theme from a conservative to a vibrant design. More Details...
Template side RTL support from the Fusion menu to the Typography. This is in conjunction with Gantry's RTL support for the automatic flipping of the grid system.
If Joomla is set to RTL mode, in its language settings, the Dominion template will automatically adjust to its RTL layout. The modules will invert inside a row, such as showcase-a and showcase-f being in alternate locations; the various template elements such as the breadcrumbs and typography will also flip; and also the menu will adjust accordingly (ensure you are using the latest version of RokNavMenu however).
Installation - Joomla 1.5
Downloading the Template Files
To install the template, you need the following file:-
- Dominion Template rt_dominion_j15.tgz - This is the template file that you use to install into Joomla.
There are other files that you may wish to download that accompany the release, but are not required for the template to work.
- Dominion Source PNG(s) dominion-sources.zip - This contains all the Adobe Fireworks PNG source files for the template, and if applicable, the logo font.
- Dominion Extensions dominion-extensions-j15.zip - This package contains all the extensions that accompany the template release.
- Dominion RocketLauncher Joomla_RT_Dominion_j15.zip - The RocketLauncher pack is a full Joomla install that contains all the demo content, including extensions and the template.
Using the Joomla Installer
From the Menu in your Joomla Administrator, go to Extensions → Install/Uninstall.
Next, browse for your rt_ dominion_j15.tgz file you downloaded and then click Upload File & Install.
Making Dominion the Default
Next, go to Extensions → Template Manager. Find rt_ dominion_j15 on the list of installed templates.
Select the radio button to the left and then click Default up in the top right corner. Dominion is now your default template.
Additionally, you can also edit the template's customization parameters by selecting this same radio button and clicking the "Edit" button in the top right corner.
Frequently Asked Questions
Fusion offers a series of new abilities ranging from Menu Icons, Subtext support and much greater controls over the Multiple Column ability for dropdowns. More Details...
This is a non-exhaustive changelog for the Dominion Template, inclusive of any alpha, beta, release candidate and final versions.