Creating Templates with Artisteer
Publisher: P a c k t | 2013 | EPUB + PDF | ISBN: 1849699410 | 170 pages | 16.4 Mb
Design professional-looking websites and CMS templates, on your own!
Prepare and install professional looking templates for popular CMS systems, such as WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, DotNetNuke, and other
Design website templates with ease
Step-by-step guide through the features of Artisteer to design website templates
Designing good looking, professional quality web templates or building your own website are rather complicated tasks, demanding a lot of
technical and graphical expertise. Artisteer has changed this situation, enabling you to do it by yourself, without the need to learn skills such as
HTML, web-programming languages, or drawing.
"Creating stunning templates with Artisteer" is a practical, step-by-step guide that will show you how you can prepare an elegant, professional
looking website, on your own, using features of Artisteer. It also describes the process of designing templates for various popular CMS platforms
like WordPress or Joomla!, by giving you practical hints, showing how to install those templates and how to import the content into CMS.
"Creating stunning templates with Artisteer" leads you through the process of designing a website, including all standard layout elements, from
header to the footer, including menus and special boxes. You will learn how to prepare the templates, store them and export them in the form of
ready-to-use HTML pages or packages that can be installed in various CMS platforms such as WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, or DotNetNuke. The
last part of the book shows you some tips and tricks that allow you to extend standard themes generated by Artisteer for enriching the website with
image gallery, combining two menus, and more.
You will learn how to create a professional quality website or CMS template on your own, with the use of Artisteer with minimal technical difficulties.
What you will learn from this book
Design a complete website template in Artisteer
Modify all the elements of an Artisteer project, like menus, header, layout, and so on
Prepare templates for WordPress, Joomla!, and other CMS systems
Import content from template into the CMS system
Get direct access to pictures from Flickr to enrich your content
Use specific Artisteer CSS classes to change the look of modules directly in Joomla!
Modify generated code to achieve some interesting effects, that is, a photo gallery with a lightbox effect
"Creating stunning templates with Artisteer" is a practical, step-by-step guide which will show you how to create professional-looking websites on
Who this book is written for
This book is great for enthusiasts, Artisteer users, and individuals who want to create professional-looking websites without paying for professional
services and expensive tools. The book also shows you how to speed up your work and automate time-consuming tasks.