Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Ricochet Theme for WordPress
The three triangles represented in this area of the page are created using CSS. You can find the CSS source used to create them in the
ROOT/wp-content/themes/rt_ricochet_wp/less/demo.less file. The written content in this area is managed using RokSprocket. Details about this are found in the sections below.
Here is the widget breakdown for the Showcase section:
This area of the demo is a RokSprocket widget. You will need to do two things to prepare this widget so that it looks similar to the one in the demo.
First, you will need to create the RokSprocket Widget. You can do this by navigating to Administration -> RokSprocket Admin and creating a new Features widget.
You can find out more about RokSprocket and how to set up and modify widgets by visiting our RokSprocket documentation.
We used the Simple Provider to enable us to create custom RokSprocket content without having to create separate posts or pages to do so. Here are the details of one of the Simple Items in the Featured Article List.
<div class="gantry-width-container"> <div class="rt-sprocket-text"> <div class="gantry-width-70 hidden-tablet"> <p>Ricochet combines an elegant and corporate design with rich content visuals to professionally present masses of data.</p> </div> <div class="gantry-width-60 visible-tablet"> <p>Ricochet combines an elegant and corporate design with rich content visuals to professionally present masses of data.</p> </div> </div> <div class="gantry-width-30"> <div class="gantry-width-spacer"> <div class="rt-triangle-set"> <div class="rt-triangle-1"></div> <div class="rt-triangle-2"></div> <div class="rt-triangle-3"></div> </div> </div> </div> </div>
Here is a look at the Features Layout Options for this widget.
|Strip HTML Tags||No|
|Arrow Navigation||Show on Hover|
|Animation||Bottom to Top|
You can set the RokSprocket filters to include any category, specific posts, or otherwise you would like to have featured in this widget.
Once you have created this widget, you can add it via the Widgets menu by clicking RokSprocket and dragging it to the appropriate section. When you have done this, you will need to complete the following.
fp-roksprocket-features-showcasein the Custom Variations field.
The widget should now be created and ready for use on the front page of your WordPress site.