Somaxiom - June 2010 Joomla Template
Somaxiom, the June 2010 Template Club release, concentrates on elegance of design and styled third party extension support. The visuals are refined and conservative, making the appearance suitable for many different types of sites, as well as providing a base for extensive customization.
Features and Screenshots
* Gantry Framework
* 8 Preset Styles
* RTL Support
* Native iPhone Versions
* JomSocial, K2, JComments Styling
* RT Extensions Styling
* Custom Typography & JS Form Styling
* Fusion & Triple Level Splitmenu
* 11 Module Variations
* 68 Module Positions
* FF3.6, Opera, Safari 4, IE7,8 Compatible
* Limited IE6 Support
* W3C XHTML 1.0 Transitional. W3C CSS 3 Valid
NOTICE: Somaxiom has limited support for IE6. The primary restrictions are placed on the preset settings (only low is available), the menu (fusion menu is replaced with suckerfish) and RTL support is not present.
Third Party Extensions Support
Somaxiom has styling for 3 major third party extensions: JomSocial, K2 and JComments; as well as styled support for RokQuickCart. The extensions will not be included in the RocketLauncher package, but can be download / purchased from the developers of each extension, and installed. Remember to activate Third Party Styling in Admin → Extensions → Template Manager → rt_somaxiom_j15 → Advanced
* JomSocial: A commercial 3rd party social networking component by Azrul, which is used to power the new Joomla Community itself.
* K2: is a powerful content expansion extension by JoomlaWorks, vastly extending Joomla's content capacity to truly take control over how content is displayed on your site.
* JComments: is a simple and free commenting component by JoomlaTune, adding commenting facilities to any content page in your site, with extensive configuration options.
Somaxiom is the built with the Gantry Framework, which includes powerful features such as menu item control, RTL support, custom presets and many more. This is all on top of the first generation features, making Gantry the most noticeable, and far reaching feature of the template.
Gantry is, as a basic definition, A framework used for assembling, building and maintaining a RocketTheme template. It is an advanced platform for dramatically extending the capabilities of the entire theming system of Joomla.
Please visit the link below to find more details and referrals to more extension information on Gantry
NOTE: Gantry v3.0+ is required for Somaxiom to work correctly
Version 3.0 Features
Somaxiom is the first template to be driven by Gantry v3.0. There are several major features in this Gantry release, ranging from iPhone support, to Google Web Fonts, to Smart Loading, several bug fixes and much more.
iPhone Platform Theme
This version of Gantry expands its browser portfolio to iPhone's Safari, producing a mobile version of the Somaxiom template for all visitors using the popular smartphone.
NOTICE: The latest version of RokNavMenu is required for the Somaxiom Menu to work.
Template side RTL support from the Fusion menu to the Typography. This is in conjunction with Gantry's RTL support for the automatic flipping of the grid system.
If Joomla is set to RTL mode, in its language settings, the Somaxiom template will automatically adjust to its RTL layout. The modules will invert inside a row, such as showcase-a and showcase-f being in alternate locations; the various template elements such as the breadcrumbs and typography will also flip; and also the menu will adjust accordingly (ensure you are using the latest version of RokNavMenu however).
All images sources in the Adobe® Fireworks PNG format
Somaxiom v1.5.2 Full Package (21.34 MB)