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Favicon Tag Generator - Atom for Gantry

This project contains a Gantry Atom and improves the Favicon as well as the Touch Icon tag generation and configuration within the Gantry templating framework. Favicon Tag Generator encapsulates the parameterization of the most common icon sizes, allows the automatic attachment of tags and also has a option to add customized meta information. 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

Prerequisites

  • CMS (Joomla, Wordpress, Grav)
  • Gantry Templating Framework and Theme - at least v5.4.24

If your Gantry version does not match the target version use the Favicon Tag Generator Extension instead.

Download

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 Atom version is v1.0.0.


Default Atom: English / German

Legacy Atom - 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 Favicon Tag Generator Atom 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 Package of the Favicon Tag Generator Atom.
  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:

Wordpress

/wp-content/themes/[GANTRY_THEME]

Joomla

/templates/[GANTRY_THEME]

Grav

/user/data/gantry5/themes/[GANTRY_THEME]

Configuration

  1. Go to your Gantry templating backend (e.g. Extensions/Templates).
  2. Switch to Page Settings and add the new appearing Atom called Favicon Tag Generator 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 and Atom Options

  • Advanced Favicon / Touch Icon generation Atom
  • Different Tag Generation Modes
    • Automatic, Semi-Automatic, Manual, Custom Only
  • Favicon and Touch Icon Tag Generation for many known devices
    • e.g. 16px, 32px, 36px, 48px, 57px, 60px, 72px, 76px, 96px, 114px, 120px, 144px, 150px, 152px, 180px, 192px, 196px, 300px
    • Manifest File
    • Tile Color
    • Theme Color
    • MS Square, MS Wide and MS TileImage
    • Safari Mark Icon
  • Custom Tag Generation for new appearing Icon Sizes

Showroom

Insight of the Favicon Tag Generator - Gantry Atom configuration:

Backend (1) - General

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Backend (2) - Icons (1)

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Backend (3) - Icons (2)

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Backend (4) - Icons (3)

4

Backend (5) - Icons (4)

5

Backend (6) - Custom

6

Future Tasks

  • maintain future <meta> tags
  • add more languages

Known Issues

  • None

Dependencies

Gantry Framework

Credits

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

by thex | gantryprojects

Copyright (c) 2018, free to use in personal and commercial software as per the license.

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