Features & Tutorials
[span class=alert]If you are using RokCandy, you do not need to disable your content editor or enter HTML mode, simply use the RokCandy typography syntax.[/span]
A guide to implementing the included Meridian typography styles and elements into your site as well as instructions for inserting typography using the HTML editor option of your WYSIWYG editor.
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Every RocketTheme template has its own set of content styles, these styles are known as Typography. Typography can come in a number of varying and diverse formats, ranging from simple text modifications to image insertions to improve the look, layout of your website and give it life. This tutorial will take you through the necessary steps to adding typography to your Joomla! content.
Inserting Typography with the HTML Editor
To insert the Typography into your content, you must use the HTML feature of all Joomla! content editors. The following tutorial will outline the steps in which to do this with the default Joomla! content editor, TinyMCE. Please be aware, even though there are other content editors available, all are basically the same and the steps would be just as effective if you are using another Content editor.
[span class=attention]Please note that the following tutorial will show you how to insert HTML (typography) into Article, the same procedure is apparent for Content Items and Custom modules. You may skip steps 4 and 5 if you are using No WYSIWYG editor or if you are using RokCandy.[/span]
Login to the Joomla! Administration Control Panel. Go to www.yoursite.com/administrator. Enter the Administrator's Username and password.
Navigate to the Article Manager. Hover over the Content link on the top taskbar, scroll down to Article Manager.
When you have selected the Article Manager link, you will be sent to the Article Manager control panel. Select either Edit (after selecting a particular content item) or New, depending on whether you want to add typography to an existing or new item.
To add typography to your content, you must enter the HTML mode of your Content editor. In the TinyMCE editor, this is an icon called “HTML”, in some other content editors, it is a tab. Press the icon to enter HTML mode. This step is not necessary if you are using No WYSIWYG editor.
A popup shall appear with your content in HTML format, only if you are using TinyMCE, with other editors, a new tab may become selected. You shall do all your editing here for typography.
You then proceed to add your HTML coding into the tab/textbox that appears in front of you. This can be any HTML such as span class typography or styled lists.
[span class=attention]You will not see the effects in the content editor, all style affects are only visible on the Frontend of your Joomla! website.[/span]