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Create
Create

A visually stunning RapidWeaver theme that is flexible and robust. Includes slideshow headers, a beautiful drop down navigation, is as smart as it is good looking and more.

Overview

Stand out

The Create theme allows you to build a professional, custom looking website in no time.

It features tons of professionally crafted header images, along with a multitude of slideshow options, including the ability to use the RapidWeaver 5 resources for your header slideshow.

It also sports a beautiful, and smart drop down navigation system that allows your visitors to navigate your sites with ease.

Customizable

Through the RapidWeaver Page Inspector we offer you a large variety of theme variations, or options, to help in creating your sites. Here's a few highlights:

  • Static or slideshow-based banners
  • Blog Entry Thumbnails
  • 4 ExtraContent areas

For a full, detailed rundown of all the the Create theme has to offer, click the Details tab above.

Banner

As with most of our themes, the banner is one of the areas where this theme really shines and allows you to customize the look and feel of your site.

You can use either a static image or slideshow of several different images as the banner for your pages, which is configurable on a per-page basis.

Static Banners

The Create theme features 28 different banner images built-in to its variations.

Each and every one of them are editable with the 3rd-party app RWmultitool.

If you’re not familiar with RWmultitoo, go check it out. There’s a free demo so you can try it out before buying it.

Banner Height

You can choose from 3 different banner / slideshow heights:

  • 300 px
  • 250 px
  • 200 px

Don’t need a banner or a slideshow on a page? Create also allows you to hide it on a page-by-page basis.

Stock Slideshows

You can choose from 5 different slideshows which rotate through the stock banner images included in the theme. You can modify these stock banners with RWmultitool and then choose the appropriate slideshow option to create your own.

Custom Slideshows

If you’re on a little more advanced level you can use the RapidWeaver Resources section and your own images, along with a snippet of code we’re shipping with the Create theme, to make your own custom banner. We walk you through the process in a video under the tutorials tab.

Sidebar

You can place the sidebar on either the left- or right-hand side of your site. If you don’t need it, Create also allows you to hide it as well.

We’ve also included several background choices for the sidebar title.

Color Pickers

The Create theme has a very specific, polished look about it.

We've integrated a few color pickers into it though to help you customize its look a bit though, allowing you to modify the Body Text, Link Color, Site Title and Slogan and the ExtraContent area 3 Text.

Width

In order to make room for all of your content, we've equipped the Create theme with a variety of widths to choose from:

  • 930 px
  • 830 px
  • 730 px
  • 630 px

Site Logo

When you use RapidWeaver’s built-in site logo feature, the logo will appear at the top of the sidebar.

In addition to the built-in site logo feature we’ve also made ALL of the Create theme’s stock banners editable with RWmultitool. Creating a custom header is a great alternative to using the site logo feature!

Title & Slogan Fonts

You can choose to change the font style for both the site title and slogan. You can choose from Museo Slab, Museo Sans, Maven Pro, Helvetica and Georgia.

Title & Slogan

In addition to changing the font style for the site Title and Slogan you can also hide each of these items on a page-by-page basis.

Body Fonts

We've provided 5 different fonts for you to choose from for the body of the site: Georgia, Lucida Grande, Times, Helvetica and Verdana.

Blog

This theme has a new Blog Entry Thumbnail feature. This allows you to insert an image into each blog post, and have that image show as a sort of badge next to each of your blog posts. Be sure to watch our video on using this new feature in the tutorials section on this page.

Navigation

The navigation for Create is a horizontal navigation bar that functions as a drop down menu.

The navigation system supports 4 levels of navigation; the main parent level and 3 child levels.

Lightbox

You have the option of enabling a lightbox style effect for your photo album pages within the Create theme. This provides a beautiful way to dress up your Photo Album pages. If you're not in need of a lightbox you can disable it and use the standard RapidWeaver Photo Album style.

ExtraContent Areas

The Create theme comes with 4 different ExtraContent areas built-in to allow you a great deal of flexibility when developing your site and pages. We've got a video in the tutorials section that goes over how to use them.

Supported browsers

This theme makes use of some of the newest web technologies in order to provide your visitors with a great experience. This means supporting the most up to date browsers that follow web standards, such as: Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer v9+.

Installing Extras

Installing Extras

ExtraContent Areas

ExtraContent Areas

Blog Entry Thumbnails

Blog Entry Thumbnails

RWmultitools

RWmultitools

Advanced Slideshow

Advanced Slideshow