It is a comprehensive set of building blocks to enable the rapid development and realization of a design into a flexible and powerful web platform theme for Joomla or WordPress.
Gantry also provides full RTL (right-to-left) support for developing sites that use languages such as Hebrew, Arabic or Farsi.
Gantry is a powerful framework that RocketTheme, a famous theme reseller uses as the basis for all of its new theme designs.
Here are some key features of "Gantry":
· 960 Grid System - 12 & 16 Column Support
· WordPress Support - Currently The Gantry Framework is available for Joomla! & WordPress - two very powerful and popular GPL Content Management Systems
· Stunning Administrator interface - Gantry provides a uniquely intuitive interface to control all aspects of the design
· XML driven and with overrides for unprecedented levels of customization - Gantry is easy to configure, customize and extend
· Per content/item/taxonomy level control over any configuration parameter - Layouts, colors, features, etc can all be different for any part of your site content
· Preset any combination of configuration parameters, and save custom presets - Creating custom presets allows you to easily save any combination of configuration settings for later use
· Built-in extensible AJAX communication layer - Our powerful AJAX system allows dynamic functionality in features as well as opening up AJAX to 3rd party plugins
· RTL language support - Gantry makes it easier than ever to develop Right-to-Left (RTL) based designs for languages such as Arabic, Hebrew and Farsi
· Built-in CSS and JS compression and combination - Reduce the total number of requests for your site as well as adding compression for maximum page optimization
· Flexible grid layout system for unparalleled control over block sizes - Control the sizes of your blocks with our simple grid layout controls
· Optimized codebase with speed, size, and reuse core tenets of the framework design - Gantry is more than just unparalleled flexibility and control, it also provides a powerful basis to build professional quality designs.
· 65 base widget positions. -To get you started right we've included plenty of widgets, but adding even more is a trivial procedure
· 38 possible layout combinations for mainbody and sidebars - The mainbody and sidebars now have an unprecedented level of control. Gantry provides support for all kinds of layout options
· Source-ordered 4 column mainbody - With up to 3 total sidebars, Gantry allows you to achieve highly complex mainbody layout scenarios
· Many built-in widgets and gizmos such as font-sizer, Google Analytics, to-top smooth slider, IE6 warning message, etc. - Easily add your own unique functionality with Gantry's gizmo support
· Ability to force 'blank' widget positions for even more advanced layout customization - Create layouts with blank spaces or complex alignment requirements with this functionality
· Flexible parameter system with ability to set parameters via URL, Cookie, Session, Presets, etc. - Any parameter can be configured via XML to be settable from a variety of mechanisms for complete customization
· Table-less HTML overrides - Gantry designs provide modern table-less output for the best in SEO and usability
· Standard typography and WordPress core element styling - Great typographical features right out of the box
· .ini-based configuration storage for easy portability - All configuration options are stored in simple text-based ini files
· Automatic per-browser-level CSS and JS control - Advanced control of CSS and JS for any specific browser version allows browser bugs and issues to be isolated and patched with a minimum of fuss.
What's New in This Release:
· Added Joomla 3.1 Tag support to Article and Contact overrides.