Elegant Layouts extension adds two new layouts to the core Knowledge Base plugin and adds more options:
- Grid Layout
Used for KB Main Page, this layout displays top-level categories in rows and columns. Each category has an optional icon and a link to corresponding articles.
- Sidebar Layout
Used either alone for KB Main Page or in combination with Basic or Tabs Layout on Article Page as a left-side navigation sidebar.
- Basic Layout + Sidebar Layout
Combines Basic Layout shown on the KB Main Page with Sidebar Layout shown on the articles page.
- Tabs Layout + Sidebar Layout
Combines Tabs Layout shown on the KB Main Page with Sidebar Layout shown on the articles page.
See It in Use:
- Catalogue of KB Layouts
- Demo of Grid Layout (Coming Soon)
- Demo of Sidebar Layout (Coming Soon)
Sidebar Layout Benefits:
- Users can switch between categories and articles while on the same page.
- Arrange categories according to importance, with the most important topics at the top and those needed less often below.
- Arrange categories according to complexity with simple or initial topics first and more complex or detailed topics later.
Grid Layout Benefits:
- Users can easily find the right category based on a simple view of the top KB categories.
- Category icons help explain the meaning of each category.
- After selecting a category, the user is then transferred to Article Page that displays Sidebar Layout.
Common Use Cases
- Software documentation
- Knowledge base about your products and services
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Internal knowledge base for your employees and teams
- External knowledge base for your customers
- Health information from your area of expertise
- Choose from 16 pre-defined color themes or easily customize your own.
- Choose from 8 pre-defined style combinations or customize your own.
- Choose from over 50 professional icons for Grid Layout categories.
- Enjoy fully responsive front end and admin pages that looks great on phones and tablets.
- Hierarchical documentation with up to 3 levels of categories.