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Maelstrom: Recreating the Demo - Template Settings

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Maelstrom Template for Joomla

Template Settings

One of the most important aspects of any Gantry template is its ability to be easily customized using the settings presets in the Template Settings page. These settings can be adjusted by navigating to Administration -> Template Manager -> Maelstrom Template. To replicate the demo, the main changes being made will happen within the Style, Features, Layouts, and Advanced tabs.


This table will break down the various settings you may need to adjust in order to recreate the demo. Most of the settings under Style are adjusted automatically with the selection of a template preset. You can set presets using the Presets button located next to the Save option at the top of the Template Settings page.

Once you have selected a Preset, these options can be further adjusted to match the demo. Keep in mind that the Style indicated here relates to the template Style in this menu. More information about how Styles work can be found in our Gantry documentation.

Note: In the interest of simplicity, the override settings listed below are presented as they appear on our demo site.


Style Option Position Setting
Default Background Level High
Default Body Level High
Default CSS Style Style 1
Default Header Animation Enable: On, Delay: 7000, Duration: 2000, Animation: Quad.easeInOut
Default Vertical Direction Top Down
Default Horizontal Direction Right to Left
Default Read More Style Button
Default Fixed Header Off
Default Font Settings Font Family: Maelstrom, Font Size: Default
Home Fixed Header On


Style Option Position Setting
Default Logo header-a Show: On, Auto Size: On, Centered: Off
Default Date top-a Show: Off
Default Font-Sizer utility-a Show: Off
Default Login Panel utility-a Show: Off, Login Button Text: Member Login, Logout Button Text: Logout
Default Popup Panel utility-a Show: Off, Popup Button Text: Popup Module
Default Branding copyright Show: On
Default Copyright footer-b Show: Off, Text: Designed by RocketTheme
Default SmartLoad Show: On, Component Ignores: com_community,com_contact,com_k2,com_tienda,com_weblinks
Default More Articles Enable: Off, Text: Load More Articles, Hide Pagination: On
Default To-Top Scroller footer-b Show: Off, Text: Top
Default System Messages drawer Show: On
Default Reset Settings footer-b Show: Off, Text: Reset Settings
Default IE6 Warning Show: On, Delay: 2000
Default Google Analytics Enable: Off
Default Showcase Scroller Enable: On, Duration: 600, Autoplay: Off, Delay: 5000, Animation: Expo.easeInOut
Default Feature Scroller Enable: On, Duration: 600, Autoplay: Off, Delay: 5000, Animation: Expo.easeInOut
Default Bottom Scroller Enable: On, Duration: 600, Autoplay: Off, Delay: 5000, Animation: Expo.easeInOut


Style Option Setting
Default Menu Control Show: On, Centering: Off, Type: Fusion-Menu
Default Select a Menu Main Menu
Default Position navigation
Default Enable JavaScript On
Default Menu Opacity 1
Default Menu Effect Slide + Fade
Default Menu Delay 500
Default Menu Animation Circ.easeOut
Default Menu Duration 300
Default Enable ID Off
Default Module Cache On


Style Option Setting
Default Top Positions Positions: 2, 6:6
Default Header Positions Positions: 1, 12
Default Showcase Positions Positions: 4, 3:3:3:3
Default Feature Positions Positions: 4, 3:3:3:3
Default Utility Positions Positions: 4, 3:3:3:3
Default MainTop Positions Positions: 4, 3:3:3:3
Default MainBody Positions Positions: 2, 9:3
Default MainBottom Positions Positions: 4, 3:3:3:3
Default Bottom Positions Positions: 3, 4:4:4
Default Footer Positions Positions: 3, 4:4:4
Home MainBody Positions Positions: 2, 8:4


Style Option Position Setting
Default iPhone Custom Theme On
Default Android Custom Theme On
Default Scalable Content Off
Default Standard View Switch mobile-copyright Enable: On
Default Mobile Menu Menu: Main Menu, Menu Animation: Slide
Default Image Resize Enabled: On, Min-Width: 80, % of Resize: 25%
Default Positions Aliases mobile-drawer drawer
Default Positions Aliases mobile-top top-a
Default Positions Aliases mobile-header header-b
Default Positions Aliases mobile-navigation mobile-navigation
Default Positions Aliases mobile-showcase header-a
Default Positions Aliases mobile-footer footer-a
Default Positions Aliases mobile-copyright copyright


Style Option Setting
Default Gantry Cache Enabled: On, Cache Timeout: 900
Default Input Styling Enabled: On, Exclusions: '.content_vote','#rt-popup','#vmMainPage'
Default Display Component On
Default Display Mainbody On
Default RT Typography Enabled: On
Default RT Extensions On
Default Third Party Support On
Default RTL Support On
Default Build Titles Spans Off
Default Page Suffix On
Default IE6 Redirect On

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