Tag archive: Gavern Framework

Gavern WordPress Theme Framework – Introduction

While creating Gavern Framework, we have used our experiences from creating templates based on T3 Framework and from common problems which faced our customers. Gavern Framework is the combination of our templates best solutions, the same as, our ideas which solve a lot of problems occurred. Our main aim was to move possibly a large… Continue reading →

Gavern 3.x – Layouts

One of the greatest changes in Gavern 3.0 is redesigned ‘Layouts’ tab. This part brings more functionalities and improvement user interface in managing template layouts. This Layout tab (section) is divided into four parts: Select device (desktop, tablet and mobile) Template width Template columns Sidebar override Template width option allows a user to specify width… Continue reading →

Gavern Framework for Joomla Templates – Fonts

One of the greatest features of CSS3 is the ability to use any fonts desired on Web pages. At GavickPro, we stopped our reliance on Cufon script entirely because we found it more comfortable and secure to use solutions based upon CSS3 (and some solutions included in Internet Explorer).

Fixing non-display of special characters in Squirrel Fonts

One source of fonts available for our templates and themes is the Font Squirrel. The installation of this fonts is more complex than in the case of Google Fonts or Adobe Edge Web Fonts, so we have documented it a separate article.

Gavern Framework for Joomla 3.x – Features

‘Features’ is one of the most advanced tab in template settings so we decided to divide it into several sections. First one is Logotypes and according to its name, it is related to logotype managing in a template.

Gavern framework for Joomla 3.x – Social API

Social networks have proliferated our online lives. Services such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Delicious, and others allow us to build connections between people, places, and even products. We can link with family, friends, associates, and even potential customers. This new era of communication and collaboration must not be missed. The Gavern Framework offers solutions to… Continue reading →

Gavern framework for Joomla 3.x – Advanced Settings

In “Advanced Settings” tab it contains few options related to template performance – especially by cache settings. CSS cache option allows to limit data transfer for users who have visited our page previously.

GK Cache & GK ExtCache Joomla Plugins

We want to inform you about important change. In all new templates based on new Gavern framework which support Responsive Web Design – we did not include & don’t need those cache plugins anymore – because this functionality is built into the template.

FB GK4 Facebook Joomla module

The FB GK4 module simplifies implementation of Facebook’s social plugins. There are two stages to its configuration. First, set the basic module options: Automatic URL – Save time by automatically setting the URL of the website on which the plugin is implemented. Domain and Application ID – These options must be set with data provided… Continue reading →

The Gavern Joomla template framework and its Responsive Layout

GavickPro has begun to release what we term ‘responsive layout’ templates.  This document explains the features of these templates. The new “Layout” section manages template settings associated with page design.  This is related to our new approach to template design whereby pages will now have the capability to scale up or down in order to… Continue reading →

Mobile Layouts in the Gavern Joomla Template Framework

Before RWD became popular in our templates we used mobile layouts. The requirements for mobile versions of Web pages are quite specific. To address this, we offer some template options specifically designed for the mobile version pages: Now, the mobile version loaded on iPhone and Android devices is not separated into two layouts but it… Continue reading →

Discover our Joomla Template framework’s file structure

Template’s files and catalogs structure presents as follows: Main catalog – there is a main template file, XML file in this catalog which describes a template and files of supporting views, such as: error.php or offline.php admin – a catalog with supporting elements of template’s form options elements – additional elements template’s form options css… Continue reading →


One of the major benefits of the Gavern Framework is the simplified manner by which code fragments can be created which work in a fashion similar to typical plugins during the onAfterRender event. This article demonstrates how to write a simple plugin. An advantage to this approach is the ability we’ve introduced to create simple… Continue reading →

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