Hola Joomla users! Hope y’all are doing amazing. As promised earlier, we are here with the Alpha 4 of your favorite Joomla template framework – Helix Ultimate 2.0. We are another step closer towards our robust stable version of the template framework. Excited? So are we! It’s time to embrace the touch of smart and modern web development with the power of Helix.
Today’s (Jan 29) Alpha version is an experimental release and not ready for production sites. We wholeheartedly appreciate your interest in Helix Ultimate 2.0. You are invited to try this Alpha version, but DON’T use it on a production site.
The last three releases have been a huge advancement in the Helix Ultimate 2.0 journey. Do catch up with the alpha 3 release notes, and see what we have built so far. Use them in a test environment so you can try out the new features and give us feedback.
So, without further ado, let’s find out what today’s release has in store for you.
- New: Brand new frontend drag & drop Mega Menu builder
- Fix: Related known issues
Frontend Drag & Drop Mega Menu Builder
Presenting the most powerful, feature-rich Mega Menu builder that enables you to create and customize any type of Mega menu with a live content interface. It will allow you to add stunning menus to your website such as the Nav menu and Vertical Mega Menu along with many customization options.
Style The Navigation Bar
Helix Ultimate 2.0 will let you modify all aspects of the menu styling, including the menu width, background color, text color, icon, and alignment of the menu. You can also enter your own menu styling into the Custom Class editor and make any adjustments you need.
Set Your Desired Mega Menu Rows
Helix Ultimate 2.0 offers you the quickest and easiest way to build multi-column, multi-level, drop-down mega menus – without having to wrangle with any code. Simply click on the Add New Row button and select your desired rows and columns. It also gives you the flexibility to set custom rows and columns and create any mega menu layout you want.
Add Module to Mega Menu
Take control of your mega menu structure. You can add modules to the mega menu with ease. Set the hierarchy of your mega menu with the amazing drag & drop feature. Simply drag the modules slightly under or above any menu items to create nested menu items. Building mega menus have never been this easy!
Now that we are a lot closer to the final stable release of Helix Ultimate, you all are invited to test this Alpha version. Please share your thoughtful feedback with us and help us serve you better.
With that being said, gear up to witness the divine experience of building websites with the ultimate Joomla template framework. Happy developing!
Warning: This is an experimental build intended for testing purposes. Please don’t use this experimental version in production sites!
Try Helix Ultimate 2.0 Alpha 4