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Orion: Showcase Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Orion Demo for Grav


The Showcase particle creates blocks that combine text and images to highlight your product in a modern way.

Here are the topics covered in this guide:



These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within. You can set the title of the particle, as well as give it an introductory paragraph here.

Option Description
Particle Name This is the name of the particle used for back end management. It does not appear on the front end.
Content Source Choose between Particle and Grav as the content source for the particle.
Prev / Next Enable or Disable the Prev / Next navigation. Arrows will not appear unless they are actually required.
Dots Enable or Disable dot navigation.
Autoplay Enable or Disable autoplay for the particle.
Autoplay Timeout Set the time (in milliseconds) between slides in autoplay mode.
Loop Enable or Disable looping slides.
Speed Set the transition speed (in milliseconds).
Touch Move Enable or Disable touch movements.
Effect Choose a slideshow effect. Options include: Slide or Fade.

Particle Item Options

These items make up the individual featured items in the particle. Items in this section will only appear if Particle is selected as the Content Source.

Option Description
Item Name This is the name of the item. It appears the the top of the text area on the front end.
Image Select an image to appear in the particle.
Main Title Enter a larger main title to appear on the front end.
Additional Description Enter a text paragraph that describes the item.


Option Description
Categories Select the categories of pages this particle will display.
Number of Pages Enter the maximum number of pages to display.
Start From Enter offset specifying the first page to return. The default is '0' (the first page).
Order By Choose the type of factor to order by.
Ordering Direction Choose between Ascending and Descending as the page ordering method.


This section configures how posts are displayed.

Option Description
Image Choose between the Intro, Full, or no image to display with each item.
Category Show or Hide a post's category.
Title Show or Hide the post's title.
Title Limit Enter the maximum number of characters in the title to display.
Content Type Select the post text to appear in each item.
Content Limit Set a limit (in characters) of post text to appear in the item.
Content Formatting Display post content as Plain Text or HTML.

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