JA Polaris - Adding usability to Joomla template design

By NewOne on Sat, 2007/09/15 15:211939 views 2JoomlArtJoomla
JA Polaris - Adding usability to Joomla template design


主题名称: Polaris

主题类型: Joomlart商业主题

适用程序: Joomla 1.0.x & Mambo 4.5.3



Joomla! template design is a complex and time consuming process, and there is tension between designing for beauty and designing for function. While other Joomla! template providers tend to put most of the design effort into a graphic based job and give very slight attention to the simplicities and usability of the template, JoomlArt always keeps our goals to make the templates both pleasurable and functional, appealing and usable with a text and CSS based layout. In fact, as you can see in most of our JA joomla template club, simple and usable design is the approach of our templates and is also the gold of our templates.



JA Polaris - September JA Joomla Club template is released under this concept.



This joomla template is built to responsd to many needs. We have 4 selections of color ('brown', 'green', 'red', 'blue') and 3 options for menus ( JA Split Menu, SuckerFish,Transmenu). Our designers always define the template concept and develope the template in a user-benefit oriented way. With an in depth look into JA Polaris as well as other JA templates, you can recognize the following:

For your site visitors



* Loads faster - less waiting

* Render faster - quicker responsiveness

* Easier to read and scan for key information

* Easier to navigate



For you - as Joomla! based web developers and companies



* Quicker to install and customize your Joomla! web site.

* Easier and quicker to make changes

* Easier and quicker to redesign (following client or user feedback)

* Require less server and bandwidth (we do not use many images)

* Easier to make work on different platforms and browsers.



An overview of JA Polaris key features:



* Simple layout: the default 3 columns can collapse to 1, 2 columns. All users modules are also fully collapsible.

* Centered orientation

* Soft, neutral background colors

* Strong colors, used sparingly

* Plenty of whitespace

* Tableless design and 100% CSS based

* Joomla 1.0.x+ compatible

* JA Split Menu, SuckerFish, Transmenu - very light and adaptive

* Wide selections of header images

* XHTML 1.0 Transitional Check it ?

* CSS Validates Check it ?

* Valid 508 Accessibility

* Well-commented template_css.css and index.php file for flexible customization

* The template comes with .PSD and FONT files which can be found in JA Polaris download folder.



Template screenshots and modules guide:





Color Variations



With JA Polaris, the Site Tools and Colors Switcher has been revamped using both PHP (server side) and Javascript (client/browser side) to enhance the accessibility and improve the performance for browsers. We will explain this technique in full details in a template tutorials which will be published in late September.



Installation:



Please download, unzip and read carefully the userguide.html file for installation and configuration guides. The template_css.css and index.php file are well-commented for the ease of customization.

Configuration:



There are a couple of configuration options for this template. The configuration variables are put in index.php file so that you can edit the file right from your Joomla! Admin CP. Go to Template Manager >> Edit HTML of JA Polaris template to make changes to these options. Please use userguide.html file, index.php files for advanced template configuration.



####################################

#support extra color themes

$ja_color_themes = array('brown', 'green', 'red', 'blue'); // You can add more color array if needed

####################################



# TEMPLATE CONFIGURATIONS ##########

# Change the width of the template

$ja_width_default = 'wide'; // 'narrow': 800x600; 'wide': widescreen

# default color

$ja_color_default = ''; //blank for default, else pick one of in extra color themes $ja_color_themes

#font size default

$ja_font_size_default = 3;

# Cnable users option

$ja_tool = 3; // 0: disable all; 1: disable color, enable screen; 2: enable color, disable screen; 3: anable all.

# Choose your prefer Menu Type

$ja_menutype = 1; // 1: Split Menu; 2: Son of Suckerfish Dropdown Menu; 3: Transmenu;

# END: TEMPLATE CONFIGURATIONS ##########



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Comments

  1. 2010-10-17 18:41
    Anonymous

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  2. 2008-10-26 21:24
    Anonymous

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