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 →
Tag archive: Joomla! 1.7
HIGHLIGHTER GK4 – is a simple Joomla! module for making a rotator for article headers. This is ideal solution for News websites to present short informations (for example, the results of football game) from Last Minute. Here are a couple of sample implementations:
Since version 1.6 Joomla! offers a language manager and a switcher built in, now you can create a site in different languages without external components like was before.
Occasionally following installation of a Joomla Quickstart package or with our other tools is that links to articles do not work. This issue is strictly related to the way in which Joomla generates article paths and the fact that all GavickPro tools use the Joomla API to generate article links. To correct this issue, articles… Continue reading →
Let trace process of installing the latest version of Joomla! 1.7/2.5.
Page’s head section is an important fragment storing information about a website and most scripts and CSS styles prepared for content presented on a website.
Page’s footer generally consists of three elements:
In Gavern Framework, we improved options connected with website’s logo significantly. A logo is used in a few places and forms. It has to be remembered that except a website, a logo is used on e.g. a printable version of a website. Most of typical options can be specified from a template’s options level.
Using the Joomla template quickstart package to match the layout of the demo version at demo.gavick.com
In order to achieve a look similar to the demo version of a template available at demo.gavick.com, a Quickstart package has to be installed.
In the case of our extensions installation, it has to be remembered that styles built in them may require CSS styling correction in CSS code of a template given. Of course our templates has built in styles for modules so in this case this problem does not occur. All our extensions are based on MooTools… Continue reading →
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.
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 →
Based upon the Google Finance API, the Stock GK4 module is used to present real-time information about stock exchange quotes. With this, your website can be configured to display the quotes of up to four (4) companies simultaneously as well as detailed information concerning each of these companies in the form of tooltips: This module’s… Continue reading →
The Weather GK4 module presents real-time weather information from two sources: Google and Yahoo. Here is an example of the module’s information display: Important! Since 1.6 version we have dropped support for Google Weather as a data source because lot of problems caused by feed unavailability. With new version all translations can be made via… Continue reading →
The Tabs GK4 module supersedes the ‘Tabs Manager GK3’ component and the former ‘GK Tabs’ module. This module combines the functionality of its predecessors and allows you to manage tabs directly at the module level. Options Tab – ‘BASIC’ This tab contains a setting to allow automatic setting of a module ID (‘ON’ or ‘OFF’),… Continue reading →
Some questions are common and they appear quite often. Therefore, we would like to describe some typical problems which appear quite often after template’s installation or a Quickstart package. White blank page after Quickstart package/ template’s installation If a blank white page appear, in 99% cases it is caused by an error from PHP side… Continue reading →
rest_files package includes additional supplies and extensions strictly connected with a particular template. Below, there is a typical rest_files catalog structure. It is common for templates for Joomla! 1.5 and Joomla! 1.7/2.5 but if a template given does not include elements connected with a catalog given, then this catalog is not included in rest_files catalog.… Continue reading →
A typography plug in is available in rest_files package in plugins catalog. In the case when we do not use a Quickstart package, it has to be installed separately. After installation, a new “typography” button under the editor should appear: Detailed plug in configuration is described in the following article: Gavern Framework – Refreshed Typography.… Continue reading →
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 →
Previously, much attention was brought to the method of refresh for typography elements used in templates. Improvements have been introduced to simplify the use of typography elements. Options directly related to typography were also added. Options Tab – TYPOGRAPHY Some options on this tab enable typography to be managed on the Web site. The icon… Continue reading →