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Saturday, 26 January 2008 11:30

HiveMind continues the chain of impressive, revolutionary, yet functional RocketTheme templates. It combines incredible styling with refined and powerful code to help your website achieve its maximum potential.

  • Preset Style Options
    HiveMind includes both a light and dark color style for you to use on your site along with a plethora of different hilites for your modules. Five distinct menu styles also allow for nice flexiblity of your site's look and feel.
  • 5 Menu Style Options
    HiveMind includes five different menu styles for you to use on your site, giving you total control on how you want your menu to look.
  • Integrated RokSlide Tabbed Modules
    You will observe that the modular positions, User7 through User 11 are contained within what appears to be RokSlide. In HiveMind, the RokSlide effect/functionality has been integrated directly into the template, providing a sleek stylish approach for extra modules, allowing you to created tabbed modules and tabbed module groups.
  • RokHeadRotator
    RokHeadRotator is a new custom mootools image rotator that displays your images in a beautiful crossblending fashion. The RokHeadRotator also includes small buttons allowing your visitors to toggle through the different images or pause the display. See it in action on the home page of the demo.
  • Stylish Typography
    HiveMind includes professionally styled typography to bring that extra element to your content. Choose from several typography options including various list styles which not only can have their colours easily changed from the CSS, but also will work anywhere in your template body including modules using a suffix.
  • Versatile Layout
    HiveMind allows you to switch the side column to either be on the left or right side to suit your preference as well as set the overall width of your site.
  • 17 Module Positions
    With a Module Position count of 17, as well as support for many more using the new tabbed module functionality, you will be able create a wide variety of layout options and methods for presenting your site's content.
  • Menu Extravaganza
    The new RokMooMenu is now accompanied by its predecessor, Suckerfish in a toggle option so you can easier interchange for maximum compatibility. The popular and versatile SplitMenu is also availble and can be seen in action on this demo by default. 5 Distinct menu styles are included for both light and dark variations and will work with either RokMooMenu, Suckerfish, or Splitmenu menu configurations.
  • Rocketlauncher Available
    The HiveMind RocketLauncher package consists of a full 1.0.13 Joomla install, complete with all of the demo images, content, modules, and extensions. By running the installer, your Joomla site will be set up with all everything needed to create an exact implementation of the demo site automatically.

Joomla 1.5 Native

A Joomla 1.5 native version of HiveMind is available. The front-end of your site will be the same as HiveMind 1.0.x but Joomla 1.5 allows for the option of back-end parameters. Therefore, all the index.php configurable options are easily accessible in the Joomla 1.5 administrator. Simply go to Admin -> Extensions -> rt_hivemind_j15 -> Edit. All the options will appear in the right column such as the transition type for RokMooMenu.
Last Updated on Thursday, 31 January 2008 19:30


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