Joomla Website Builder Gridbox 2.2.3 with New Features has Arrived

Introducing Huge Update

Hey! We are happy to present you a new update for Joomla website builder Gridbox. Gridbox 2.2.3 includes a lot of new features and improvements - custom fonts uploader, file manager, file picker and much more. It’s a really big update!

    Joomla Website Builder Gridbox 2.2.3 with New Features has Arrived

    Uploading Custom Fonts

    Create a site with a Beautiful Typography. With Joomla Website Builder Gridbox 2.2.3 you are not limited by Google Fonts, you can upload your own fonts.

      Upload Your Own Custom Fonts - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

      How To Upload Custom Font?



      You need to open Font Library, and in the upper right corner you will find 2 new icons: "Add Google Fonts" and "Upload Custom Fonts". Click on the "Upload Custom Fonts", in the opened modal window type the name, select font file and font weight.

      How to Upload Custom Fonts - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

      Font uploader supports next font formats: .woff, .ttf, .svg, .eot and .otf.

      Container Width

      Since the first version, the Gridbox comes with a fixed container Width - 1170px. With Gridbox 2.2.3 you can set your own value for the container width.

        Change Container Width - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

        To change container width open the Site Settings ➝ Tab Layout ➝ Container, px. Your Joomla websites are ready for modern screen sizes!

          Media Manager Improvements

          Gridbox Media Manager is a powerful and modern tool with Drag and Drop features and Context Menu. We did serious improvements for Gridbox media manager - you can upload any type of file: .zip, .pdf, .doc, .txt, etc.

            Powerful File Manager - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

            In the Gridbox settings, you can specify what types of files can be uploaded.



            Gridbox Admin Panel ➝  Options ➝ Allowed File Types.

              File Types - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

              With Gridbox Media manager you can much faster and easier manage files on your Joomla website.

                File Picker

                In the last update of the Joomla Website Builder Gridbox, we added the Link Picker and today we are happy to present you File Picker.



                File Picker feature allows you to assign any file from the Gridbox Media Manager to any Gridbox plugin which includes field link: buttons, pictures, slideshow buttons, etc.

                File Picker - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                With a File Picker feature you can easily assign a .pdf file for the button, just in a few clicks.



                Also, very important feature, for the link you can set “Download” attribute. The download attribute specifies that the file will be downloaded when a user clicks on the link or buttons.

                Submit New Item Menu Type

                Joomla website builder Gridbox 2.2.3 allows you to create new pages and blog posts without visiting the admin panel or Gridbox editor. We added a new menu item "Submit New Item".

                Create A Single Page or Blog Post From The Front End - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                So, you need to create a new menu item, which will be available only for specific Joomla User Group. Using menu, users will be able to add new Gridbox pages or (and) blog posts right from the front end. On screens below you can find how to configure "Submit New Item".



                From the Joomla admin panel navigate to Menus ➝ Main Menu ➝ Add New Menu Item.

                Select Joomla Menu Item Type - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                Click on the button Select Menu Item Type, and then select Gridbox ➝ Submit New Item.

                Select Gridbox App - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                Select the Gridbox App from the list.

                Blogging App Improvements

                We hear you! After launching the Gridbox Blogging App, we got a lot of interesting ideas from our users. Here you will find the most frequent requests for the last month.




                Header Layout



                The biggest improvement in the Gridbox Blogging App is the ability to customize the header title for the category view. You can create truly beautiful full-width headers for the category.

                Change Category Header Layout - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                Now, the Category header is not just a Title with a description, it’s a system plugin which you can move and configure in the same way as the intro post. We recommend you to check the video below.

                As you can see, you can create amazing headers for your categories. Also, we want to notice, that image for the category you need to set in the category settings.




                Hide The Post Info



                One of the most popular questions for the last month "How to hide Info labels in the blog post and category list?"

                Disable Blog Post Info - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                We have added checkboxes with which you can disable: title, publication date, category, etc. The same options are available for Category List plugin.

                Category List - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                Get full control over the blog layout without a line of code!




                Change Post Category From The Frontend



                New Gridbox update allows you to change category for the blog post right from the editor. To change category, you need to open the page settings and from the dropdown list select a new category.

                Change Post Category From The Frontend - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

                Gridbox System Plugin

                Joomla Website Builder Gridbox 2.2.3 comes with a new system plugin “Gridbox - System”. The new plugin allows not to select the Gridbox template as a default Joomla template.



                Note! The Gridbox System Plugin should be enabled.

                Conclusion

                Joomla website builder Gridbox 2.2.3 comes with tons of new features. Fully featured Media Manager, Custom Fonts, File Picker, etc. With each new update, Gridbox comes more powerful and flexible.



                What do you think about Gridbox 2.2.3? Feel free to write your suggestions in the comments form below. We hear our customers! 80% of newly added features in this update were proposed by Gridbox users. Thank you Friends!

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