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Theme info of the Rapidweaver CEPHALUS theme


Theme info of the Rapidweaver CEPHALUS theme

Go to this page for a detailed overview of all Theme Styles.

The CEFALUS responsive RapidWeaver* theme has a fixed drop down menu sublevels. Down- and right arrows show the menu-items with a sublevel for clear navigation through your website.
*RapidWeaver® is a Registered Trademark of Realmac Software Limited

Banner Images or Slideshows
You can put a banner or a slideshow in the ExtraContent1, above the content. See example1, example2 and example3.
You can put a banner (not a slideshow) in the Title/Slogan area. See example 1, example 2 and example 3.
The manual explains how to do that.

Fixed Menu
The Menu is always fixed when you scroll down. On your desktop and and your mobile device.

There are 3 options for the sidebar: left (default), right or hide. When you have the sidebar enabled, it shows always up above the content on your mobile.

ExtraContent allows you to add more content then RapidWeaver typically allows. There is an extra content snippet in the download file, but with a Stacks page it's much easier to use the free ExtraContent stack or this ExtraContent Plus stack. Learn more about Extra Content here.
There are 4 ExtraContent areas in this theme:
EC1 is above the content. Don’t use this area for text, only for a banner image, slideshow or video in your content (read the manual). See this example. Or this one.
EC2 is between the content and the footer.
ExtraContent3 is below the footer.
ExtraContent4 is above ExtraContent1. Nice for a short message, social icons or a search box. Or a logo (see this example). I’ve added the names of the languages here.

The CEFALUS theme comes with a lot of fonts. 22 Webfonts to choose from (independently for the Title/Slogan/Menu, Content and Blog-, Filesharing- and Photo Title, and the headings.

In the Theme Styles you can choose between different container widths (600 - 1300px and auto).

Scroll to Top Button
A Scroll-to-Top Button (any color is possible) fades in at the bottom right (or optional bottom center) on your page when you scroll down. You can hide it in the Theme Styles.

Responsive Design and Browsers Support
The traditional fixed width design doesn't work any more. Web design needs to be adaptive. The layout needs to be automatically adjusted to fit all display resolution and devices.
Narrow your browser with this page, or check it on your iPhone/iPad/Android device. Or have a look here.
A website created with this theme will work in all modern browsers and on your tablet or smartphone.

Waterfall enabled
Easy, automatic theme updating with the plugin Waterfall for RapidWeaver®.
The hassle of manually updating themes is a pain point every RapidWeaver user has run into as some point. Waterfall is your effortless theme management tool, specifically designed to help save you time and prevent the headaches all too often associated with theme updating.

The Logo and the Title have a link with the index.html page of your website. By default the logo is above the Title (example). Optional you can put it in an ExtraContent area. For example below the content in ExtraContent3, see this example.

With Font Awesome you have over 500 icons at your disposal, in any color and any size you like. And they are completely free for commercial use.

This theme provides built-in support for Nimblehost's RapidSearch plugin (this plugin is not included). You can put a Searchbox (you'll need the RapidSearch plugin for this) in the ExtraContent or somewhere else (sidebar, content, footer). Read the Manual how to use the search box. Example.

Theme Variations
The CEFALUS responsive Rapidweaver theme has a huge amount of theme variations, widths, color options, sidebar positions, beautiful fonts, font-sizes, etc. Look over here.

What’s in the MANUAL
1. How to install a theme
2. Automatic Updates with Waterfall<
3. Logo
4. ExtraContent
5. Responsive Image (banner) or Slideshow in ExtraContent3 (between Title/Slogan and Content)
6. Add a Background image to the Title and Slogan area
7. Font Awesome Icons
8. Font Awesome icons before the Page Title
9. More CSS
10. Searchbox
11. TextTime script
12. Date (US and European) script
13. Mail a Friend script
14. Using the Hide 'n' Show stack
15. Replace the words Category, Archives, Feeds (so the sidebar content) links

The Manual is very extended and describes very detailed and with some tutorials how to style your site and how to add background patterns, font-awesome icons, etc.

This theme has many different Theme Styles and Color Options, don’t forget the Miscellaneous part.
Before sending me questions, please try all options, so you can see what opportunities this theme provides. Almost every day new stacks are released and I haven't test them all. So I cannot guarantee that every stack will work.
Find the stack you’re looking for fast with RapidWeaver Central.

The Manual is very detailed. Read this very carefully before you send me questions. If your troubles are not exclusive to my theme or if you think the issue might be a software concern, please do a search or post your questions on the Realmac Software forum first. I am sure that I or one of the folks there will help straighten you out enough.

All theme styles
Go to this page to see all Theme Styles.

What's in the download file?
• Rapidweaver CEFALUS theme (manual is online)
• ExtraContent snippets
• RW6 Example file

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Stacks are not included in the theme! Stacks are designed for use with RapidWeaver and Stacks plugin.