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cloudbase 2.0: table of contents introduction


1. introduction ..............................................................................................................................................................03 2. Why Gantry Framework .........................................................................................................................................04

Files overvieW ......................................................................................................................................................05 installation


1. Files .............................................................................................................................................................................06 2. bundle ........................................................................................................................................................................07

template details
1. module map..............................................................................................................................................................07 2. template options ...................................................................................................................................................08 3. menu ..........................................................................................................................................................................09

typoGraphy ......................................................................................................................................................10-14 chanGinG loGo ..................................................................................................................................................15 recommended


1. Flip photo ..................................................................................................................................................................16

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cloudbase 2.0: introduction - introduction


introduction
introduction

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cloudaccess.net is relatively new to the template market. even though we have been developing custom Joomla! templates for several years.
We had a shy start with cloudbase 1.0 for Joomla! 1.5 our very first stock template. its popularity has exceeded our wildest dreams over 40,000 downloads. people were - and still are - so excited about this fascinating template that its popularity has not diminished. it felt good to make something great and share it with our community. then the idea grew bigger and we took it to the next level releasing nine more free templates in a short time span. these templates are also loved by tens of thousands of people all over the world. For cloudbase 2.0, the use of the Gantry framework in combination with our design teams skills gave birth to our greatest template so far. it should have been called chameleon as there are literally millions of colors combinations possible. in addition, we have included 11 different background patterns which work with every single one of those millions of colors. We really do believe that this tremendous template will be used by even more people for their websites. you wont believe what it can do to your website. theres no other template thats so fantastically universal and easy to use.

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cloudbase 2.0: introduction - Why Gantry Framework


introduction
Why Gantry Framework

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in moving forward with 1.6 templates, our lead Frontend developer dom Kucharski has spent a lot of time researching the perfect solution for us.
it has been a really close competition between 2 most popular open source frameworks. Gantry has won the battle and become our number one framework which we do love passionately. as they say in the description of the framework:

useful links:

Gantry, and anything specific to the template design itself should be part of the template itself. Traditionally the Joomla layout options are limited, but Gantry was built to provide a new layer on top of this traditional module configuration to give an unprecedented level of control and flexibility.

Source: www.gantry-framework.org

every single word is true. Gantry gives close to limitless possibilities. now we can offer you what you truly deserve, perfection in design and usability. thank you Gantry team!

Gantry homepage Gantry screencasts & documentation Gantry download page

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cloudbase 2.0: introduction - Files overview


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Files overview

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you can download few packages connected with template from our site:
ca_cloudbase2_j15.zip - standalone template package (this template will not work without Gantry Framewok, you can download those files here); ca_cloudbase2_j15_bundle.zip - the bundle includes the cloudbase 2.0 template for J1.5 + Framework for J1.5 + associated plugins; ca_cloudbase2_j15_help.pdf - you are reading this file now.

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cloudbase 2.0: introduction - installation


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installation

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1. installation with bundle package


a) download ca_cloudbase2_j15_bundle.zip package from cloudaccess.net site b) Go to administrator area of your Joomla! site c) choose extensions > Install/Uninstall d) choose bundle package from your hard drive and click Upload File & Install e) cloudbase 2.0 template and Gantry Framework is now installed

2. installation the standalone package


a) download ca_cloudbase2_j15.zip package from cloudaccess.net site b) Go to administrator area of your Joomla! site c) choose extensions > Install/Uninstall d) choose standalone package from your hard drive and click Upload File & Install If you already installed Gantry Framework in your Joomla! then avoid next points - installation for you is finished. e) download Gantry Framework from http://www.gantry-framework.org site. f) Go to administrator area of your Joomla! site g) choose extension > Install/Uninstall h) choose Gantry Framework package from your hard drive and click Upload File & Install

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cloudbase 2.0: template details - module map


template details
module map

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cloudbase 2.0 has 60 module positions.

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cloudbase 2.0: template details - template options


template details
template options

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template options (links to Gantry Framework documentation subpages)


a) per-menu item configuration b) presets c) settings d) Features e) layouts f) advanced

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cloudbase 2.0: template details - menu


template details
menu

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be default in cloudbase 2.0 you have simple css menu with support only for one level in navigation module position.
to get advanced dropdown menu system you have to install roknavmenu extension from rockettheme site. after installation you shouldnt use any menu module in navigation position. roknavmenu will integrate with cloudbase 2.0 template and all menu options will be accessible from template backend. if you are searching for tutorial about this extension, this subpage might be helpful for you.

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cloudbase 2.0: typography


typoGraphy
1. Blockquote - use the following formatting: <blockquote><p>...</p></blockquote>
example:

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2. Dropcap - use the following formatting: <p class=dropcap><span class=dropcap>P</span></p>


example:

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cloudbase 2.0: typography


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3. List Styles - bullets - use the following formatting: <ul class=class name><li>....</li><li>....</li>...</ul>
example:

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4. Emphasis Style - use the following formatting: <em class=color>...</em> or <em class=bold>...</em>
example:

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5. Inset Styles - use the following formatting: <span class=inset-right><span class=inset-right-title>....</span>...some content...</ strong> or <span class=inset-left><span class=inset-left-title>....</span>...some content...</span>
example:

6. Important Emphasis Style - use the following formatting: <div class=important><span class=important-title>Sample Title</span>...some content...</div>
example:

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cloudbase 2.0: typography


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7. Notice Styles - use the following formatting: <div class=attention><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=notice><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=alert><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=download><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=approved><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=media><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=note><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=notice><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=cart><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=notice><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=camera><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div> <div class=doc><div class=typo-icon>....</div></div>
example:

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cloudbase 2.0: typography


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8. Preformatted text - use the following formatting: <pre>...</pre>
example:

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cloudbase 2.0: changing logo


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to change the logo in your template name your logo file: logo.png. login to your Joomla! backend and go to site media manager. create a new folder called logo and upload your logo.png file there. to sum up, to overwrite default logo you need file placed under this path: /images/logo/logo.png

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cloudbase 2.0: recommended


recommended
We recommend you use Flipphoto pro with cloudbase 2.0.

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Flipphoto pro is a Joomla! 1.5 component and module that allows you to easily manage and assign multiple rotating Flash banners on your website. manage your banner and parameters from the simple component backend and assign module to pages as desired. learn more here: http://www.cloudaccess.net/flipphoto-pro.html