Compatible with Joomla 1.5 / Joomla 2.5 .
All Themes built prior to January 2013 were built using the Zen Grid Framework while all themes after January 2013 were built using the T3 plugin. A select number of themes from before January 2013 have been moved to the T3 plugin.
The following steps outline the process involved for setting this template up in a new or existing Joomla installation. Please note: We recommend users use our quickstart packages if they have the opportunity to start completely from scratch.
At this stage you will have a very basic looking template ready for you to customise, add your content and start setting up the other modules you can see on the demo for the Avanti template.
For more information on replicating the front page layout or other extensions used on this site please read the information provided on the frontpage and extensions tab.
Module classes are a core Joomla functionality that allow the user to specify how a specific module will appear. The class itself is added to the module in the module parameters.
Module classes can be combined to take advantage of multiple complementary styles. An example of a module class suffix using a combination of classes: "hot primary1 top50".
Structural classes can be used to change the general layout or structure of a module.
The front page setup on Avanti is slightly different to normal in that we don't have any content published to the front page. We have done this because we like the exact grid that our microblog module creates and also since it gives us more control over the output of the page without resorting to overly restrictive frontpage overrides.
In order to recreate this, in addition to publishing one instance of the Micro Blog module to the grid1 or grid4 position you need to edit the default home menu item in your menu manager as follows: