Replicant v2 - October 08 Joomla Templates
One of our most popular template designs makes its return in the brand new Replicant v2. Replicant v2 takes the spirit of the original Replicant to an entirely new level with an unprecedented level of style, beauty, and flexibility. Combining the beauty of a powerful transparent design, with a whole new level of features, functionality and adaptability, Replicant v2 is really something special.
Replicant v2 features a fully transparent structure that not only supports variable width or height, but is also fully supported in IE6. Breathe life into your site with incredible color and background images without sacrificing functionality.
An overview of the key features of this template are as follows:
* Joomla 1.5+ version * Joomla 1.0+ version * Transparent structure with the ability to support variable widths and heights with full IE6 support * 4 Body styles and 10 Color styles allowing for a possible 40 style combinations built in. Also included are 10 preset style combinations. * CSS Based Tableless Design * An Incredible 40 Module Positions for the ultimate in flexibility * RokContentRotator featured article presentation module support * RokNewflash newsflash presentation module support * Integrated Tabbed Module system * Beautifully styled RokMooMenu and Splitmenu animations and functionality * RokBox plugin support * 1.0 & 1.5 Native RocketLauncher now available! - Deploy a replica of the Replicant v2 demo sites. * Optional IE6 Warning / Upgrade Notification * Incredibly wide range of versatile typography style options * Ability to utilize 1, 2, and 3 column layouts * Extensive set of banner locations for your advertising needs * 3 built-in menu options - The exclusive RokMooMenu 2.0 menu system with animations, Suckerfish, updated SplitMenu, as well as a module position to use your own custom menu module (Module) * Built-in IE6 PNG fix * W3C XHTML 1.0 Transitional. W3C CSS Valid * Fully compatible IE7, IE6, Safari 2+, Firefox 2+, Opera 9+ * Source Adobe Fireworks PNGs included
Preset style variations:
Replicant v2 features the following 10 built in preset styles.
Beautiful Transparent Design
Replicant v2 features a stunning transparent template structure that is fully scaleable allowing for any width or height. This functionality is also fully supported in IE6 allowing you take advantage of this stunning versatility without sacrificing the experience for your IE6 users.
The RokContentRotator Module Returns
The RokContentRotator module is another fine way to introduce snippets of your top stories in a seamless fashion. You can view this module in action in the Replicant v2 demo. A whole new look and feel have been added to give your content a great look.
The Exclusive RokMooMenu 2.0
Learn more about RokMooMenu on the Menu Options Demo Page.
The exclusive RocketTheme menu systems in this template use the mainmenu by default and this menu is configured in the admin administator. For these to function correctly, understand that the ‘top level’ menu items will show up as the horizontal buttons across the top of the template. For sub menu items, assign Parent Item to these top menus to the top-level item. These will then show up below in a sub-horizontal menu when you click on a top-level item. For an example of this check out the demo server
For more details on the menu configuration options in Replicant v2, check out the instructions on the demo site
We’ve created a guide that covers how to set up your new Replicant v2 template on your Joomla site. Full details on how to install and setup the template can be found on the “demo server”: http://demo.rockettheme.com.
Module positions are summarized in the diagram below:
There are a couple of configuration options for this template. The configuration variables are located in the template’s own index.php file. This way you can use the Edit HTML button in the Template Manager to quickly and easily make changes to these options. This is how you can choose the color variations and also configure some default variables. Also you can select which menu the system should use.
Replicant v2 Configuration Options for Joomla! 1.0
// *************************************************// Change the variables below to adjust the template//// If you have any issues, check out the forum at// http://www.rockettheme.com//// *************************************************
$default_style = "style1"; // custom | style1 - style10$body_style = "style1"; // style1 - style4$color_style = "style1"; // style1 - style10$enable_ie6warn = "false"; // true | false$font_family = "default"; // default | geneva | optima | helvetica | trebuchet | lucida | georgia | palatino$enable_fontspans = "true"; // true | false$template_width = "962"; // width in px$leftcolumn_width = "225"; // width in px$rightcolumn_width = "225"; // width in px$splitmenu_col = "rightcol"; // leftcol | rightcol$menu_name = "mainmenu"; // mainmenu by default, can be any Joomla menu name$menu_type = "moomenu"; // moomenu | suckerfish | splitmenu | module$default_font = "default"; // smaller | default | larger$show_moduleslider = "true"; // true | false$moduleslider_location = "top"; // top | middle | bottom$moduleslider_height = "200"; // height in px$leftbanner_width = "160"; // width in px$rightbanner_width = "160"; // width in px$show_pathway = "true"; // true | false$show_logo = "true"; // true | false$show_date = "true"; // true | false$show_textsizer = "true"; // true | false$show_copyright = "true"; // true | false
NOTE: Replicant v2 Configuration Options for Joomla! 1.5 are set in the template properties in the Administrator. No code changes are required.