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An array of integrated third party extensions, ranging from the social networking component JomSocial, to the expansive content extension K2, with JComments & RokQuickCart also.


Two menu options, the mootools powered CSS dropdown menu, Fusion; and a triple level splitmenu which places submenu items either in the subnavigation or side column areas.


The latest Gantry v3.0 feature offers a custom theme for the iPhone platform, rendering a mobile version of the Somaxiom template for more effective interaction with your site.


RTL support from Gantry in its grid system - module position allocation and size, as well as for the Fusion menu, in conjunction with the template elements itself such as the breadcrumbs.


An assortment of eight style variations, being primarily light & color based, with the inclusion of one dark only preset. Design differences are present between High and Low modes.


The template has limited support for IE6, inclusive of: RTL is non-functional; and the forcing of the low background/body level where applicable; amongst other limitations such as no Fusion Menu.

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Two Menu Systems

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Fusion: advanced mootools / javascript powered CSS dropdown menu system. Read More

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Splitmenu: places children below the main menu bar, then others in the side column. Read More

New RokStories Layout

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June sees the release of an updated RokStories, with a 5th layout option with image masking, as well as vertical number listing.

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3rd Party Extension Support

JomSocial - Community Component

A community based third party addon that offers social networking capabilities to the Joomla.

K2 - Content Construction Kit

A CCK (content construction kit) platform that extends Joomla well beyond its basic functions.

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Powered by Gantry v3


Somaxiom is the first template to be driven by Gantry v3.0. There are several major features in this Gantry release, ranging from iPhone support, to Google Web Fonts, to Smart Loading, several bug fixes and much more.

iPhone Platform Theme

This version of Gantry expands its browser portfolio to iPhone's Safari, producing a mobile version of the Somaxiom template for all visitors using the popular smartphone.

  • iPhone Theme: An iPhone specific layout, combining pre-existing template elements with mobile specific styling.
  • Aliases: Assign current module positions to mobile equivalents such as mobile-header → header-a

Google Web Fonts

Google have launched their new font directory service, which offers a Font API for web developers to load Custom Fonts straight from their servers.

  • Preview all available Google fonts from the Google Font Directory located here
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PNG Sources

Adobe® Fireworks PNG Sources for customizing the template such as the logo or background images.

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Demo Launcher

The RocketLauncher is a full Joomla install, including the template, content and extensions.

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Module Styling

A range of module class suffixes to individually style all modules on a module-by-module basis.

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Full compliance with the XHTML 1.0 Transitional and CSS3 standards, as set by the W3C.

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