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  • Hey everyone this is Mitchery with allcheese and I wanted to go over how I set up my site with Arras.

    First of all I have to say that I absolutely love this theme and am getting comments on it all the time.

    The Single Column Layout

    The single column layout allows for a big slideshow which is very impressive. I create my slideshow images in photoshop using dimensions of 950 x 300. Below the slideshow I have the node base set up to 6 and i have the images set to 295 x 120. Below I have a traditional set up and below that common links. For the navigation during search or additional pages I set to quick preview mode giving the images a size of 280 x 120. All of these thumbnail settings can be changed in the thumbnail tab in arras settings.

    The Footer

    I removed some code in the footer.php which removed the initial bar above the bottom footer and then I copied my own code in the footer section of general tab of the arras setting using a table I created with html.

    You can find the arras tablet here (there are 1 column, 2 and 3 column setups. One column works just fine for me but to take advantage of the widgets you would have to use a 2 or 3 column (or you can use the footer widget on a single column). Let me know of any tips that you have discovered using the arras theme.

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  • First: thank you! Second: Your site is awesome.

    Hey Raxxillion, I’m happy I was able to help and thanks for the compliment on the site. I need to update more frequently, it’s hard sometimes though. But I appreciate you checking it out and letting me know how you liked it.

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