How to customize the Responsive Algernon skin

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Overview

This is an improved version of the standard skin "Algernon". This new version is now a responsive skin, that will adjust to device size. This skin features all Pressero functionality that can be customized through the admin interface. Plus many more new features that the previous version did not have.

The design features 4 navigation areas, a customizable home page banner widget, a left sidebar and large product images throughout the site. This skin now has new featured product areas, and an expanded well designed footer, plus 75 different colors to customize.

Live Responsive Algernone Demo

Customize Skin Images

This skin allows for 1 background image to change.

  • Cart Area Background

    Used as an attention getter for the cart area this image is easily replaced. Any replacement image must use the indicated size.

Before clicking "Upload Images" make sure to save any changes

Customize Skin Colors

  1. Body Background

    The main background color.

  2. General Text

    All basic text throughout the site, this does not include navigation areas or links.

  3. General Links

    All basic content links throughout site, this does not include naivgation.

  4. General Links Hover

    All basic content links throughout site, this does not include naivgation.

  5. Primary Bg

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'bg-primary' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  6. Primary Text

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'bg-primary' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  7. Primary Button Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'primary' CSS selector. Mainly the most important buttons on each page. Such as 'Add to Cart' or 'Checkout' buttons.

  8. Primary Button Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'primary' CSS selector. Mainly the most important buttons on each page. Such as 'Add to Cart' or 'Checkout' buttons.

  9. Primary Button Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'primary' CSS selector. Mainly the most important buttons on each page. Such as 'Add to Cart' or 'Checkout' buttons.

  10. Primary Button Hover Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'primary' CSS selector. Mainly the most important buttons on each page. Such as 'Add to Cart' or 'Checkout' buttons.

  11. Primary Button Hover Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'primary' CSS selector. Mainly the most important buttons on each page. Such as 'Add to Cart' or 'Checkout' buttons.

  12. Primary Button Hover Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'primary' CSS selector. Mainly the most important buttons on each page. Such as 'Add to Cart' or 'Checkout' buttons.

  13. Default Button Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'default' CSS selector. Mainly the secondary buttons on each page. Such as 'View Items' on teh products list page or the 'continue shopping' button on the cart page.

  14. Default Button Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'default' CSS selector. Mainly the secondary buttons on each page. Such as 'View Items' on teh products list page or the 'continue shopping' button on the cart page.

  15. Default Button Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'default' CSS selector. Mainly the secondary buttons on each page. Such as 'View Items' on teh products list page or the 'continue shopping' button on the cart page.

  16. Default Button Hover Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'default' CSS selector. Mainly the secondary buttons on each page. Such as 'View Items' on teh products list page or the 'continue shopping' button on the cart page.

  17. Default Button Hover Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'default' CSS selector. Mainly the secondary buttons on each page. Such as 'View Items' on teh products list page or the 'continue shopping' button on the cart page.

  18. Default Button Hover Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'default' CSS selector. Mainly the secondary buttons on each page. Such as 'View Items' on teh products list page or the 'continue shopping' button on the cart page.

  19. Muted Text

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'text-muted' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  20. Info Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-info' CSS selector. These info areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when specific page instructions are customized through Pressero admin. Site > Settings > Instructions.

  21. Info Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-info' CSS selector. These info areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when specific page instructions are customized through Pressero admin. Site > Settings > Instructions.

  22. Info Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-info' CSS selector. These info areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when specific page instructions are customized through Pressero admin. Site > Settings > Instructions.

  23. Danger Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-danger' CSS selector. These alert areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when specific errors happen on a page.

  24. Danger Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-danger' CSS selector. These alert areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when specific errors happen on a page.

  25. Danger Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-danger' CSS selector. These alert areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when specific errors happen on a page.

  26. Success Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-success' CSS selector. These alert areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when actions are completed successfully. A good example is on the order complete page when a user finishes checkout successfully.

  27. Success Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-success' CSS selector. These alert areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when actions are completed successfully. A good example is on the order complete page when a user finishes checkout successfully.

  28. Success Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'alert-success' CSS selector. These alert areas are throughout the site and can bee seen when actions are completed successfully. A good example is on the order complete page when a user finishes checkout successfully.

  29. Danger Button Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-danger' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will delete data. Such as the delete button on the cart page for each product added to the cart.

  30. Danger Button Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-danger' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will delete data. Such as the delete button on the cart page for each product added to the cart.

  31. Danger Button Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-danger' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will delete data. Such as the delete button on the cart page for each product added to the cart.

  32. Danger Button Hover Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-danger' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will delete data. Such as the delete button on the cart page for each product added to the cart.

  33. Danger Button Hover Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-danger' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will delete data. Such as the delete button on the cart page for each product added to the cart.

  34. Danger Button Hover Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-danger' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will delete data. Such as the delete button on the cart page for each product added to the cart.

  35. Success Button Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-success' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will add data. Such as the add new address button on the settings page, address tab.

  36. Success Button Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-success' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will add data. Such as the add new address button on the settings page, address tab.

  37. Success Button Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-success' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will add data. Such as the add new address button on the settings page, address tab.

  38. Success Button Hover Bg

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-success' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will add data. Such as the add new address button on the settings page, address tab.

  39. Success Button Hover Text

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-success' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will add data. Such as the add new address button on the settings page, address tab.

  40. Success Button Hover Border

    This will effect all elements with the 'btn-success' CSS selector. These are buttons around the site that will add data. Such as the add new address button on the settings page, address tab.

  41. Warning Bg

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'bg-warning' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  42. Warning Text

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'bg-warning' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  43. Warning Border

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'bg-warning' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  44. Top Nav Bg

    The main background color for the top navigation area.

  45. Top Nav Link

    The default link color for the top navigation.

  46. Top Nav Border

    The default border color for the top navigation.

  47. Top Nav Link Hover

    The link hover color for the top navigation.

  48. Top Nav Active

    The link active color for the top navigation.

  49. Price Text

    The color of the price text used in the pricing engine on product detail pages.

  50. Basic Panel Borders

    Used in many places around the site these are the basic gray borders around elements such as the Banner on the home page and cart areas.

  51. Primary Panel Borders

    Used for primary panels around the site namely the login form and cart/checkout summary.

  52. General Panel BG

    This will effect the background of all panels basic and primary.

  53. General Panel Text

    This will effect the text of all panels basic and primary.

  54. Panel Heading BG

    This will effect heading background of all panels basic and primary.

  55. Panel Heading Text

    This will effect heading text of all panels basic and primary.

  56. Product and Category Background

    The background for the boxes surrounding products and categories on all list pages.

  57. Product and Category Border

    The borders for the boxes surrounding products and categories on all list pages.

  58. Product and Category Text

    The basic text for all product and category list items, not the name of the product or category.

  59. Footer Background

    The main background area of the footer that goes across the full width of the site.

  60. Footer Text

    The main text in the footer, does not include links.

  61. Pagination Text

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  62. Pagination Border

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  63. Pagination BG

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  64. Pagination Hover Text

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  65. Pagination Hover Border

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  66. Pagination Hover BG

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  67. Pagination Active Text

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  68. Pagination Active Border

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  69. Pagination Active BG

    This will effect the pagination for multiple pages of products and the pagination area on the order history grid.

  70. Wells BG

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'well' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  71. Wells Text

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'well' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  72. Wells Border

    Mainly for future Bootstap customization this will effect all elements with the 'well' CSS selector. Not currently used.

  73. Main Content Background

    The background of the main content, will be seen within the rich text editor in admin.

  74. Customize iFrame Background

    The color of the eDocbuilder iframe background if used for any product.

  75. Header Background Color

    This is the background color behind the banner, logo and top navigation.

Customize Skin Feeds

Add your twitter handle or RSS feed link here if you want them to appear in the sidebar. Or leave blank to remove them from the site.

Aditional Skin Options

  • Show Your Company Logo (B2B sites only)

    If this is a B2B site you can choose to show or hide the subscriber logo.

  • Always display product short description

    Also with this skin you can choose to show or hide the product and category short description when products list are using the grid layout. Without this checked the short descriptions will only show in list layout.

  • Full Screen Banner

    If unchecked the home page banner will have a limited width.

  • Single line product headings

    The default CSS here will keep product and category names limited to 1 line and add elipsis at the end if the name is too long for the space. The purpose of this is to keep the list of products and categories in a perfect grid format.

  • Hidden Footer Column Headings

    If checked this will hide the headings used in the footer area.

  • Header logo size

    This CSS will set a max-height to the logo. Depending on the width and height ratio of your logo this may make your logo too small. But, be aware that using a very tall logo, or setting this size too larger will create a lot of blank white space in the header.The "max-height" css will prevent the height of the image from extending larger than provided pixel size. The "max-height" is preferred as it will keep the ratio of the original image. This does not prevent the image from getting smaller.

  • Hidden Footer Logo

    If checked this will hide the logo used in the footer area.

  • Force footer logo height

    This CSS will set a max-height to the logo. Depending on the width and height ratio of your logo this may make your logo too small. But, be aware that using a very tall logo, or setting this size too larger will create a lot of blank white space in the footer.

  • Subscriber logo size

    This CSS will set a max-height to the subscriber logo. Depending on the width and height ratio of your subscriber logo this may make your logo too small. But, be aware that using a very tall subscriber logo, or setting this size too larger will create a lot of blank white space in the footer.

Skin Elements

 

A Logo

The logo area is formatted to fit horizontal logos best. See this article for best practices in customizing the logo area. (Link)

B Navigation Menu 1

There is limited space for this menu, in order to not have the menu items move to two lines you should nest navigation items or reduce the amount of items.

C Banner

Multiple image rotating banner can be customized within admin widgets area. There is also a full screen option in the additional skin options area in admin.

D Cart Preview

Once there are items in the cart a preview of those items will show on mouse hover of this area.

E Search

Will search the site for products, categories and pages.

F Navigation Menu 2

If no items exist in this navigation area it will not display. Customizing the heading of this naivgation area is only possible through custom skinning.

G Featured Product Slider

This area will rotate through products listed as featured. To remove this area you must have no products marked as featured.

H Navigation Menu 3

If no items exist in this navigation area it will not display. Customizing the heading of this naivgation area is only possible through custom skinning. This navigation area is also duplicated in the footer.

I Twitter Feed

If there is no twitter handle present in the skin options area the twiitter feed will not show. Customizing the heading of this area is only possible through custom skinning.

O Rss Feed

Not shown in image but will appear below Twitter feed when an RSS feed url is provided in skin options. Customizing the heading of this area is only possible through custom skinning.

- Subscriber Logo

Not shown in this image. The subscriber logo will show in the sidebar if the site is B2B and the skin options has the "Show Subscriber Logo" option enabled.

J Contact Block

This area will not show if the contact block content is empty. To customize this area go to Site > Settings > Content > Contact Block. The contact block is also duplicated into the footer.

K Tagline

If there is no tagline present this area will not show. You can add a site tagline through the site settings area.

P Content Share Links

This area will not show if the share links content is empty. To customize this area go to Site > Settings > SEO/HTML > Share links. The demo site shows the usage of the "AddThis" plugin.

L Navigation Menu 4

If no items exist in this navigatio area it will not display. There is limited space for this menu, in order to not have the menu items move to two lines you should nest navigation items or reduce the amount of items. Utilzing submenus for this navigation area is not advised.

M Footer Content

This area will not show if the footer content is empty. To customize this area go to Site > Settings > Content > Footer Content.

N Footer Logo

This is the same logo used in the header of the site. The skin options allow for this logo to be hidden.