Elements and widgets in the Divine Elemente provide great opportunities to work with CMS, publishing formats, functions, etc. However, while designing your template it is desirable to take basic web design standards and peculiaritues of web browsers and CMS into account.
Best practices and standards: Differences between good and bad PSD sources
In order to publish your website faster in higher quality with Divine Elemente, it’s important to get a valid PSD template.
Useful advice and descriptions of a few working features of the Divine Elemente algorithm given below.
In order to produce a high-quality theme, you must produce a well-organized PSD template.
Following a few simple tips you can achieve astonishing results in Divine Elemente.
Divine Elemente algorithm: work with graphic layers.
Divine Elemente algorithm. Work with text layers.
That’s why, at element’s creation, place the necessary text layer on top of all others in the group.
An example of correct and incorrect elements’ arrangement concerning a layout grid.
In case element’s layers overlap a grid block’s boundary yet, this element cannot be assigned in the Publish Editor. More details on elements’ arrangement can be found in the “Elements” guide.
Secondly, it’s not desirable that elements overlap each over.
An example of correct and incorrect elements’ arrangement in a template.
As you can see, at correct elements’ arrangement and following basic standards of web design, your template will look not only accurate, but it’ll allow you to work with Divine Elemente much more convenient.
That’s why it’s very important to select a correct format of an element’s image.
Elements on complex background: Image format selection.
In Divine Elemente you can set the quality and format for each element. More details on elements properties can be found in the “Properties” guide.
Point and Paragraph text’s use
Point text is recommended for such web elements as ‘Logo’, ‘Navigation menu’, ‘Texts’ that will not be changed in the CMS.
Paragraph text is recommended for elements, which contain more than one line of a text, and for elements, which boundaries should be set accurately (‘Posts’ > ‘Titles’; ‘Posts’ > ‘Contents’; ‘Posts’ > ‘Comments’, etc.)
Read more about Advanced text effects and publishing.
In the future this guide will be expanded greatly. Check back often.
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