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Topaz: Recreating the Demo - Navigation and Header Sections

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Topaz Demo for Joomla


Introduction

1
Logo / Image (Particle)
2
Social (Particle)
3
Menu (Particle)
4
Search (Module)
5
Joomla Articles (Particle)
6
Owl Carousel (Particle)

The Navigation and Header sections are both wrapped in the same Container. This is done to support the unique design that encompasses both of these sections on the front page.

Here is a breakdown of the module(s) and particle(s) that appear in these sections:

Container

Option Setting
Layout Remove Container
CSS Classes Blank
Tag Attributes Blank

The container wrapping both the Navigation and Header sections allowing the background set in the Header section to sit under both sections on the front page. You can set the two images featured in the background of this section in the Style tab of the Gantry administrator.

Option Setting
Background #152248
Background Image 1 Custom
Background Image 2 Custom
Text #ffffff

Navigation Left

The Navigation Left section hosts the Social particle on the front page. You will find the settings used in the section below.

Section Settings

Option Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Tag Attributes Blank

Section Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes g-side-column
Variations Equal Height
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Checked
Block Size 15%

Social (Particle)

Particle Settings

Option Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes g-side-column
Variations Equal Height
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Checked
Block Size 15%

Navigation Main

The Navigation Main section hosts the Logo and Menu particles on the front page. You will find the settings used in the section below.

Section Settings

Option Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Tag Attributes Blank

Section Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes g-middle-column
Variations Equal Height
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Checked
Block Size 70%

Logo (Particle)

Particle Settings

Option Setting
URL Blank
Image Custom
Text Blank
CSS Classes g-logo
Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Unchecked
Block Size 30%

Menu (Particle)

Particle Settings

Option Setting
Menu Use Default Menu
Base Item Active
Start Level 1
End Level 0
Render Titles Unchecked
Mobile Target Unchecked
Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Align Right
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Unchecked
Block Size 70%

Navigation Right

The Navigation Right section hosts the Search module within the Navigation A module position. You will find the settings used in the section below.

Section Settings

Option Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Tag Attributes Blank

Section Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes g-side-column
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Checked
Block Size 15%

Navigation A (Module Position)

Particle Settings

Option Setting
Key navigation-a
Chrome gantry
Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes hidden-phone hidden-tablet
Variations Box 5
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Unchecked
Block Size 100%
Search (Module)

The Search module is assigned to the Navigation A module position. You will find its settings below.

Option Setting
Box Label Blank
Box Width Blank
Box Text Blank
Search Button No
Button Position Left
Search Button Image No
Button Text Blank
OpenSearch Autodiscovery Yes
OpenSearch Title Blank
Set ItemID No Item Selected
Show Title Hide
Position navigation-a
Status Published

Header Main

The Header Main section hosts a Joomla Articles particle, as well as an Owl Carousel particle, each within individual Header A and Header B module positions. You will find the settings used in the section below.

The Header Main section sits between the Header Left and Header Right sections. Since these sections have nothing assigned to them in our demo, the Header Main section will appear on the front end to have 100% width on the front end.

Section Settings

Option Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Tag Attributes Blank

Section Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes g-middle-column
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Checked
Block Size 70%

Header A (Module Position)

Particle Settings

Option Setting
Key header-a
Chrome gantry
Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes Blank
Variations Blank
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Unchecked
Block Size 70%
Joomla Articles (Particle)

The Joomla Articles particle is assigned to the Header A module position. This is done by creating a Gantry 5 Particle module and assigning it to the header-a position, then selecting Joomla Articles as the Particle in the module's settings. You will find its settings below.

Option Setting
Categories Header Articles
Featured Articles Include Featured
Number of Articles 1
Number of Columns 1
Start From 0
Order By Published Date
Ordering Direction Ascending
Image Hide
Title Show
Title Limit Blank
Date Hide
Date Format Weekday, Month Date, Year
Author Hide
Category Hide
Hits Hide
Article Text Introduction
Text Limit Blank
Text Formatting Plain Text
Read More Show
Read More Label Blank
Button CSS Classes fa fa-chevron-circle-right
CSS Classes Blank
Tag Attributes Blank

Header B (Module Position)

Particle Settings

Option Setting
Key header-b
Chrome gantry
Block Settings

Option Setting
CSS ID Blank
CSS Classes nomarginleft nomarginbottom
Variations No Padding
Tag Attributes Blank
Fixed Size Unchecked
Block Size 30%
Owl Carousel (Particle)

The Owl Carousel particle is assigned to the Header B module position. This is done by creating a Gantry 5 Particle module and assigning it to the header-b position, then selecting Owl Carousel as the Particle in the module's settings. You will find its settings below.

Option Setting
CSS Classes Blank
Content Source Particle
Display at Once 1
Title Breaking
Description Blank
Layout Showcase
Width Full Width
In Animation fadeIn
Out Animation fadeOut
Prev Next Disable
Prev Text Blank
Next Text Blank
Dots Disable
Loop Enable
Autoplay Disable
Autoplay Speed 5000
Pause on Hover Enable
Owl Carousel Item 1 Name Simple
Owl Carousel Item 1 Image Custom
Owl Carousel Item 1 Icon Blank
Owl Carousel Item 1 Title Simple
Owl Carousel Item 1 Subtitle Experience the Simplicity of Using Gantry 5
Owl Carousel Item 1 Author Blank
Owl Carousel Item 1 Author Image Blank
Owl Carousel Item 1 Description Blank
Owl Carousel Item 1 Link Blank
Owl Carousel Item 1 Link Text Blank
Owl Carousel Item 1 Target Self
Owl Carousel Item 1 Button Classes Blank

Option Setting
Joomla Categories Blank
Articles to Fetch 1
Intro Image Enable
Categories Names Enable
Article Title Enable
Intro Text Enable
Author Enable
Link Enable
Link Text Read More

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