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This project is based on the default Gantry - Custom HTML Particle but extends it with timing features. It is now possible to plan a time frame when the particle should be rendered.
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Custom HTML Timed - Particle for Gantry

This project contains a Gantry Particle and is based on the default Gantry - Custom HTML but extends it with timing features (e.g. default, one-time or annual). Hence, it is now possible to plan a time frame when the particle should be rendered. Custom HTML Timed is an advanced version of the standard Particle created by Gantry and RocketTheme. Furthermore, it provides an easy, user friendly and GUI assisted configuration and integration. In the current revision the following CMSs are supported:

  • Joomla
  • Wordpress
  • Grav


  • CMS (Joomla, Wordpress, Grav)
  • Gantry Templating Framework and Theme


Choose the correct download for your target platform. The Joomla Plugin System is supported for all Gantry themes globally or locally for the templates Helium and Hydrogen. The latest Particle version is v1.0.3.

Default Particle: English / German

Legacy Particle - Gantry <5.3.2: English / German

Joomla Plugin - All Templates (Global): English / German

Joomla Plugin - Hydrogen: English / German

Joomla Plugin - Helium: English / German

Automatic Installation (Joomla only)

  1. Download the Plugin of the Custom HTML Timed Particle for Hydrogen, Helium or Global installation.
  2. Install it over the Joomla Plugin System.

If you install the plugin globally be aware that the resource location changes to /media/gantry5/engines/nucleus

Manual Installation

  1. Download the Default or Legacy Package of the Custom HTML Timed Particle. If you are using Gantry <5.3.2 please use the Legacy Package for compatibility reasons.
  2. Extract the files.
  3. Copy the .html.twig and the .yaml file to your particle folder /[GANTRY_THEME]/custom/particles. Please check the listing below to determine where the template folder for your CMS is located.

CMS Template Folder

Please be aware that the template folder path varies in dependence of the used CMS. Here is a list of the folders for the different platforms:








  1. Go to your Gantry templating backend (e.g. Extensions/Templates).
  2. Switch to Layout and add the new appearing Particle called Custom HTML Timed either globally to your site (base outline), to a specific template or page by dragging it to the designated section.
  3. Configure the appearance according to your favor.

Supported Parameters, Particle Options and Features

  • All settings of the original Particle are included and compatible
  • It supports the timing of the rendered content within the Particle
    • Default (always)
    • Annual (once per year)
    • Once (one-time event)


Insight of the Custom Timed Particle - Gantry Particle configuration:

Backend (1) - General


Backend (2) - Timing


Future Tasks

  • [?] Currently no future tasks known.

Known Issues



Gantry Framework

Gantry Github


Thanks to the Gantry team for providing a modern templating framework.

by thex | gantryprojects

Copyright (c) 2019, free to use in personal and commercial software as per the license.

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