Using the template

RSJuno!


After you have successfully installed the template as explained in the Installation Guide, we will start by setting RSJuno! as the default frontend template. Head over to Extensions >> Template Manager >> Select RSJuno from the template list and click on the "Make Default" button.

The template's configurable options can be found by going to Extensions >> Template Manager and selecting RSJuno from the style column.

Details


  • Color Scheme: RSJuno! comes with 34 main predefined color schemes to choose from. Pick a color that best suits your website's styling direction.
  • Menu Position: Position the main menu to either the Left, Right or in the Center.
  • Animate "Main Menu": Enables effects in your main menu. If set to No, the menu children will appear instantly instead of having a smooth effect.
  • Sticky Menu: If enabled, when scrolling past the menu, it will automatically become fixed to the top of the window. This will allow your users to quickly access the menu. Only available on desktop version.
  • Fade Content Effect: Yes / No - enable a fade effect for all module positions.
  • Preloader Load: Select on which pages you would like this effect enabled.
  • Preloader Icon: Choose one of 20 preloader icons for your website. It will get displayed while a page is being loaded.
  • Preloader Effect: Select one of the 12 preloader effects available. It will add a smooth transition to your pages while loading.
  • Scroll To Top Button: Yes / No - set to Yes in order to add a fixed Scroll To Top button that will instantly scroll to the top of the page.
  • Menu Compatibility for Tablets: Enables dropdown menu compatibility with high resolution tablets (such as iPad), when being held in landscape mode. This will allow your visitors to click on submenus.
  • Use Gravatar: Designed for Content articles, if set to Yes, a Gravatar picture will be displayed next to the article's author
  • Hide Homepage content: If enabled, the home page and the column-right and column-left modules will no longer be displayed.

Advanced Options


  • Load Bootstrap: If you are relying on another extension's Bootstrap, you can set this to No. Otherwise, Bootstrap should always be loaded with this template.
  • Load jQuery framework: If there's another extension loading jQuery on your website you can set this to No.
  • Google font for Titles: if selected, a Google font will replace the default font for titles.
  • Google Font for Content: if selected, a Google font will replace the default font for Content elements
  • Google Font Subset: Select a subset that will be downloaded for the Google Font chosen above
  • Extra CSS Selectors for titles using Google Font Type the extra CSS selectors where you want the font to be used, separated by commas. Example: .my-class, #my-id, .my-second-class
  • Extra CSS Selectors for content using Google Font Type the extra CSS selectors where you want the Content font to be used, separated by commas. Example: .my-class, #my-id, .my-second-class
  • Google Analytics Tracking ID: Activate the Google Analytics Tracking Code using the Google Analytics property ID
  • Custom <head> tags: Add the custom tags you need to the head section of the site. The tags you add have to be proper markup validated, otherwise the site may not be displayed well!

Logo Options


  • Position: Select the position where you want your logo to appear. Can be Top A, Top B, Top Fluid A, Top Fluid B or Top Fluid C.
  • Appearance: Set the appearance of the logo either by Text or Image.
  • Link: Specify a link for the logo.
  • CSS class: You can add a custom CSS class to the logo container. Leave blank if not needed.
Text Options
  • Text: Type in your desired text, this will appear in the logo position.
  • Text alignment: set the text alignment (left, center, right).
  • Heading size: the heading size used for the logo text. Typically <h1> tag is a good idea.
  • Color: Select which color you'd like to use for your text (Black, Primary, Secondary). Primary and Secondary are taken from the selected color scheme of the template.
Image Options
  • Image: select the image to be used as your logo.
  • Image alignment: select the image alignment (left, center, right).

Socials Links Options


  • Position: Select the position where you want your social links.
  • Inside position alignment: The alignment of the social links within the selected position. Selectable options are: Left, Center and Right.
  • Text: type a name for the Social Links module.
  • Open in new window: Select where you would like the social url to be open (In a new window or In the same window).

To set Social Links, simply add their related URL:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube
  • Vimeo
  • Flickr
  • Pinterest
  • Skype
  • Yahoo

Template Positions


This feature allows you to re-arrange the template positions. It is represented by a table containing all the positions in their default arrangement. You can only re-arrange entire rows by dragging and dropping them in the desired positions

  • Reorder positions: By clicking on this button, your changes will be reset to the default arrangement.

Sample Data


This tab only incorporates a single button (controlled by a radio group), Install Sample Data. By clicking it, you will install the exact one of the sample data that we have included on the template's demo website. Note that this is optional, you do not necessarily need to install the sample data.

IMPORTANT:

  • We strongly recommend to install the sample data before adding any menu items or other data on your website.
  • The Search module needs to have one of the following classes added to the Moddule Class Suffix: animated-left or animated-right.

Main Menu


Once the menu has been created with your desired links, to add the frontend main menu follow these steps:

  1. Go to Menus >> Menu Manager.
  2. Select your main menu from the "Modules Linked" dropdown on Joomla! 3.x.
  3. Choose the main-menu RSJuno! position and the pages you want it to be displayed on(usually on all pages).

Tip: All template positions are explained in their dedicated article.


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