Concrete5 Little Italy Theme



** When upgrading from 5.4x we recommend you make a copy of all the files in your website to a new directory, edit your [new_directory]/config/site.php file and install a new copy of your database so you have a completely seperate copy of your website.  Upgrade the new site to 5.5x and test themes and Add Ons for compatibility problems. **


If you have installed Sample Content Your Sidebar will not look right, Sidebar block should have an H2 headline to format properly.


***** Upgrading from Concrete 5.4x to 5.5x *****


If you were using a Scrapbook for your on a 5.4 site, you will need to create Stack named 'Logo' and duplicate the content you had in the Scrapbook.


Your Header Nav will also need to be copied into the 'Header Nav' Global Area Stack




Little Italy will install automatically as package from the Concrete5 Marketplace and can be added from Dashboard - Add Functionality, once that is done you need to activate it from Dashboard- Pages and Themes


If you downloaded the file you can copy all the files in the archive (the Little Italy directory) to your packages directory then install from Dashboard - Add Functionality and then activating the theme from Dashboard- Pages and Themes.


You can also install manually to your themes directory by copying the themes/Little Italy directory to the themes directory of your Concrete5 installation.


Once installed and activated your site will display the Little Italy Theme.  If you had loaded the sample content when you installed Concrete5 you will see the Main and Sidebar content in the upper area of the page.  Each Sidebar element has a graphic header above it.  Text formatted H2 will align with the graphic. This is a fluid area and vertical height will scale depending on the amount of content


The lower area consist of three equal width fluid columns that will increase in height with  depending on the amount of content.


The logo on the top left is themes/images/logo.png You can change this image for your own logo. If this file is deleted the Site Name as defined in the Dashboard will be displayed. You can also create an Image Block in the Stack named 'logo' to replace the logo on all pages on your site and a File/Image Page Attribute 'logo' can be used on any page and that image will replace the logo.


The menu is a standard Auto Nav block using the 'Header Menu' template that comes with Concrete5.


An AutoNav template is included for the Footer Menu, install AutoNav in the Footer Menu Area and select the Custom Template ‘Footer Menu’.  Create a Checkbox Page attribute with handle ‘footer_nav’, add this page attribute to any page that you want to appear in the Footer Menu.


Basic styling is included for menus in sidebars.


There are 4 page types included in the theme. default.php which is the right sidebar page, Left Sidebar, full.php and view.php which is used to wrap single pages.


This theme has been tested in Windows, IE7, 8 and 9, Firefox 3.6, Chrome 7 and Safari 5. On Mac Safari 5, Firefox, Chrome