Understanding Layout Options

This tutorial applies to the following templates:

  • Colette
  • Maya
  • Grace
  • Magnolia
  • Harmony
  • Verona
  • Kodaline
  • London
  • Hannah
  • Elvira
  • Valencia
  • Serenity
  • Chelsea
  • Scarlett
  • Trinity
  • Willow
  • Caitlin
  • Nadia
  • Beaumont
  • Ashley
  • Fedora
  • Artisan
  • Creative
  • Revolve
  • Madison
  • Florence
  • Vitality
  • Enterprise
  • Boutique
  • Stockholm
  • Alexis
  • Central
  • Boss
  • Journal
  • Enlighten
  • LifeStyle
  • Habitat
  • Grafik
  • Brooklyn
  • Cashmere
  • Virtuoso
  • Polaris
  • Calibra
  • Renovate
  • PianoForte
  • Kindle
  • LetterPress
  • Impulse
  • Nocturne
  • Metropolis
  • Clarity
  • Substance
  • Privilege
  • Resonate
  • Arkadia
  • Presence
  • Evolution
  • Catalyst
  • Executive
  • Bordeaux
  • Novation
  • Specialize
  • Chimera
  • Avenue
  • Rendezvous

From your Layout Options tab you can set the layout of your side columns in relation to your templates articles/component area. Using these options you can achieve the 6 different layout options demonstrated on each of the template demos.

Content
Your articles/component area will display in a single column regardless of your Layout settings as long as you have no modules published in both the sidecol-a and sidecol-b module positions.

Content - Sidecol
Displaying your article/component area to the left with a single column module area to the right set your Side Column Layout to S-C-S (Sidecol - Component - Sidecol) and a module published in the sidecol-b module position.

Sidecol - Content
Displaying your article/component area to the right with a single column module area to the left set your Side Column Layout to S-C-S (Sidecol - Component - Sidecol) and a module published in the sidecol-a module position.

Content - Sidecol - Sidecol
Displaying your article/component area to the left with a two column module area to the right set your Side Column Layout to C-S-S (Component - Sidecol - Sidecol) and modules published in both the sidecol-a and sidecol-b module positions.

Sidecol - Content - Sidecol
Displaying your article/component area in the center with a single column module area to the left and the right set your Side Column Layout to S-C-S (Sidecol - Component - Sidecol) and modules published in both the sidecol-a and sidecol-b module positions.

Sidecol - Sidecol - Content
Displaying your article/component area to the right with a two column module area to the left set your Side Column Layout to S-S-C (Sidecol - Sidecol - Component) and modules published in both the sidecol-a and sidecol-b module positions.

  • Tuesday, 06 August 2013

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