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Gantry 5 is a comprehensive set of building blocks to enable the rapid development and realization of a design into a flexible and powerful web platform template.

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Gantry 5 Framework

  • Please visit http://gantry.org to download a FREE Joomla Gantry 5 default theme (Hydrogen) which can be used as a base for your own template!

Gantry 5 is packed full of features created to empower the development of designs into fully functional layouts with the absolute minimum effort and fuss.

Responsive Layout System

Gantry 5 uses the Nucleus grid system, built from scratch using Flexbox and tied in to the Layout Manager to generate classes.

Cross-platform Support

The new responsive Gantry 5 framework is available for WordPress 4.2+, Joomla 3.4+ and Grav 1.0+.

Intuitive YAML-driven Configuration

YAML is a human-readable data serialization, making it easy to create and configure blueprints for back-end configuration options.

Twig Templating

Gantry 5 utilizes Twig to make creating powerful, dynamic themes quick and easy.

New Administrative Interface

Gantry 5's administrative interface has been completely rebuilt from the ground up to meet the needs of tomorrow's developer, today.

Infinitely Customizable

Gantry 5 is the most customizable and powerful version of the framework yet, featuring drag-and-drop customization controlling virtually every aspect of the site's layout and design.

New Particles System

Gantry 5's new Particles system makes it easy to create, configure, and manage content blocks. Create new Particles in minutes, adjust their settings at multiple levels from global down to the individual block, and more!

Flexible and Easy Layout Manager

Set up and configure page layouts with Gantry 5's new Layout Manager. Featuring drag-and-drop functionality that gives you the power to place content blocks, resize them, and configure their unique settings in seconds. Load layout presets or duplicate the layout of another Outline with a click of the mouse, and customize virtually every aspect of the page layout without ever having to touch a text editor.

No Programming Experience Necessary

Adding and moving positions, resizing blocks, and more can be done with drag-and-drop simplicity in the new, powerful Layout Manager. Error pages and other areas of site design are also easily handled in Gantry 5's administrative interface. You can change almost any aspect of a theme without breaking out a single editor.

Powerful Menu Editor

Change the way your site's menus look with Gantry 5's powerful Menu Editor. Quickly insert Particles, rearrange menu items, and add icons in seconds.

New Outline System

Theme overrides are now part of Gantry 5's Outline system, enabling you to easily create and manage Layouts, Settings, Styles, and more and assign them as needed.

Use SCSS, LESS or CSS

Gantry 5 has built-in support for SCSS and pure CSS, with the ability to support LESS.

> For video tutorials and documentation please visit official Gantry Framework site.


Functionality

great features

Ease of use

easy to use

Support

didn't need it

Documentation

well documented, was very helpful when i need it to create a particle

I used this to: build my entire website template

Functionality

You can do almost anything with it. From layoiut and menu management, to js and css scripts, it gives everything you could ask for.

Ease of use

Easy to install, easy to update, easy to maintain, easy to use. Most of its functionallity is drag and drop. Couldn't be easier.

Documentation

Great documentation, which contains almost everything. Comprehensive, with simple imstructions and videos.

I used this to: Every Joomla! project I create. My only choice!

Functionality

Everything you need to build complex layouts and pages

Ease of use

Very easy

Support

you don't need it

Documentation

Great documentation , needed only for creating particles and atoms

I used this to: Our clients websites

Functionality

Cumbersome in every aspect. Documentation is extremely poor. They never explain in depth how it works.

Ease of use

Full of bugs, took me and my collegue two weeks to make a website that we could build in just a few hours. Mobile menu is completely nuts...

Documentation

Very poor. They don't go in detail. They just mention self-explanatory things, their documentation is obsolete in many cases.

I used this to: I used it to create a very very simple website. Whatever i do the website looks like a crap, full of bugs, the menu is the worst of all. When menu items expand, they go bellow cover image, mobile menu either wont display or it will display in the wrong place. And so many more.

Very very useful


Posted on 22 March 2018
Functionality

A good combination of simple and rich functionality. But I wouldn't say no to more particles.

Ease of use

I think it can't be easier according to the possibilities it supplies.

Support

No need for support.

Documentation

Very useful. It helped to have a quick progress.

I used this to: I use this to create some simple but good looking websites.

Very poor expansion


Posted on 21 March 2018
Functionality

The interface of the settings is very large and cumbersome. And it would be better if they stayed with the old interface as they do in video

Ease of use

The interface is very cumbersome

Support
Documentation

There is documentation and demonstration on a more convenient interface, but not on the version they are distributing

I used this to: Joomla 3.8.6 Stable

Functionality

i can do many things specially building complex layouts

Ease of use

took me just little time

Support

Good support via gihub

Documentation

they provide a complete documentation for this tool

I used this to: my client websites

Functionality

Many features

Ease of use

yes very easy

Support

you don't need help

Documentation

Well documented

I used this to: Building Joomla! templates

my favorite framework


Posted on 21 February 2017
Functionality

great

Ease of use

comfortable

Support
Documentation

if you think Gantry 5 can not do what you want, its just about you dont know how

I used this to: any cms based websites

Very Good one!


Posted on 07 September 2016
Functionality

As should be

Ease of use

yes

Support

np

Documentation

right one

I used this to: website. :)
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Gantry 5

Version:
5.4.13
Developer:
RocketTheme
Last updated:
Jun 12 2017
Date added:
Nov 14 2015
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Includes:
Compatibility:
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