Elemental Basic Customization
A guide to the basic Elemental customization options that can be configured in the template "index.php" file with a description of each of the available options and how they affect the presentation of the template.
Elemental features several built in configuration options that have been designed to be easily changed with a single control. You can take advantage of these customization options by making changes in the Elemental Template Manager.
Default Color Style
Elemental has 10, premade styles that can be easily selected from the option shown below. In conjunction with the premade styles, you have the option of creating custom built style from combination of
a primary style, secondary style, menu style and body style.
Primary Color Style
The primary color style refers to the style of Elemental's header and footer. As shown in the following, you have an array of 10 styles which load with your other settings allowing for maximum configuration and personalisation.
Secondary Color Style
Continuing with the custom style configuration is secondary color style. This setting is responsible for the styles driving the sidebars and bottom module positions of your website. You have 5 options to choose from to allow your individual tastes to be represented in your website
As suggested by the name, this options controls the parameters surrounding the menu navigation bar. Similarly with the above setting, you have 5 parameters to choose from. Just mix 'n' match your menu styles with the others to create your perfect template
This is the final configuration option in respects to the visual aspects of the template. The setting is responsible for the background and mainbody colors.
Sometimes, one size just doesn't fit all; and Elemental is designed to allow you to display the template in any default width you
desire. All you have to do is enter the width size that is perfect for your needs, and the template will do the rest:
Side Column Width
Along with the template width, you can also easily customize the width of the side column (either right or left depending on the orientation).
The following parameter controls which Joomla! menu is loaded for the horizontal navigation bar. Therefore, you can create your own
custom menu to load independent from any menu module on your site. The possibilities are endless.
Elemental has the 3 options for the horizontal navigation bar. You can either, select moomenu, the latest addition to the Rocket Theme arsenal; splitmenu, the popular classic or have no menu at all and have the area as a separate module position
Sometimes, one size just doesn't fit all; and Elemental is designed to allow you to display the template in any default width you desire. All you have to do is enter the width size that is perfect for your needs, and the template will do the rest:
Default Font Size
Based on your own personal preference, or the preference of your users; you can easily set the default font size of the text in your site by editing in the template manager.
Sometimes sites just look better with no pathway, and we've provided a convenient toggle to allow you to disable this for your site