CallToAction (PRO)

Call To Action is an element made with the purpose of instructing the visitors to perform a task or do something in the website. It combines Image, Title, Text and Button that can be easily styled to make the message as appealing and interactive as possible. Element available on Quix Pro only.

To use this element, please follow this steps:

  1. After adding a Section and Column, click the Plus icon to open the available elements.
  2. Click Call to Action and it will be added to your page and its settings window will automatically open so you can start configuring it.

On it's Settings pop-up you will find three tabs, General, Styles and Advanced. On each tab you will find the different options available to modify and customize the element.

General Tab

  • Image - Basic image and layout settings for the Call To Action.
    • Skin - Here you can select how the Call to Action is displayed. You have to options: Classic (will dispay the image separate from the content) and Cover (will display the content over the image).
    • Image Position - If the Classic mode is selected, you will be able to set the images position, you can set it to the Left, Right, Top or Bottom of the content.
    • Image - Click on the field and the media manager will open. You will be able to select an image on the Local Files tab or download an image from Unsplash on the Unsplash tab.
    • Alt Text - If a browser is not capable of loading images, the Alternate Text will show instead. Also used for accesibility purposes.
  • Content - Settings for the content of the Call To Action.
    • Title - Type the Call To Action title here. The title represents the whole content of the Call To Action, it should be wll written and appealing to convinve the users to do what you want them to do.
    • Subtitle - Type a subtitle here, it can help you give more information to the user.
    • Description - If needed, you can use this field to type more information for the user here.
    • Content Image - Click on the field and the media manager will open. You will be able to select an image on the Local Files tab, an Icon on the Icons tab or download an image from Unsplash on the Unsplash tab.
    • Alt Text - If a browser is not capable of loading images, the Alternate Text will show instead. Also used for accesibility purposes.
  • Button - Settings for the Call to Action button.
    • Text - This text is what will show on the button, this text should help the users know what will happen when clicking it.
    • Button Type - You can select the type of Buton you want to display from the available options, this will display it using predefined styles. You can customize this more with the options available on the Styles tab.
    • Link - Type the link here, you can use relative or absolute links. Click the Gear icon to set if the link should open on a new window and to add the No Follow property.
  • Additional Settings -
    • Title HTML Tag - Here you can select the HTML tag for the title, you can select from H1 to H6. This is useful to keep your code organized for SEO purposes.
    • Subtitle HTML Tag - Here you can select the HTML tag for the subtitle, you can select from H1 to H6. This is useful to keep your code organized for SEO purposes. Subtitle tag should be lower thatn the title's tag.

Styles Tab

The Styles Tab will help you style the Call to Action element. You will find seven different options, Panel, Title, Subtitle, Description, Button, Background Overlay and Content Image, each with its particular settings.

  • Panel - Style settings for the Call to Action panel (Image and Content).
    • Height - You can select between two settings, Default (adjusts the height depending of the content) and MinHeight (you can set a minimun height to the panel).
    • Vertical Position - You can select if the content is aligned to the Top, Center or bottom of the panel.
    • Alignment - You can select the alignment for the content here, you can set it to Left, Center, Right or Justified.
    • Padding - You can use this setting to increase the space between the border of the Call to Action and the Content.
  • Title - Style options for the Title.
    • Color - Select the Title's color.
    • Hover Color - Select the Title's color when hovered.
    • Spacing - Set the distance between the Title and the Subtitle.
    • Font - You will be able to select the font you want to use from thousands of available Google Fonts.
    • Weight - You will be able to set the weight for the font. After choosing a font, the available values will get updated. The higher the number, the bolder the font will be.
    • Size - You can easily set the size for the font by dragging the selector left/right, or you can directly input the value you want on the number field.
    • Transform - You can easily transform how the text is shown, you have four options, None (displays the text as it is), Uppercase (changes all letters in the text to uppercase), Lowercase (changes all letters in the text to lowercase), Capitalize (changes the first letter of each word to uppercase).
    • Style - You can select the font style between the three options available, Normal, Italic or Oblique.
    • Decoration - You can decorate the font selecting one of the four available options, None, Overline, LineThrough and Underline.
    • Line Height - You will be able to set the line height of the text, a higher number will mean more space between each line.
    • Letter Spacing - You will be able to set the letter spacing in each word, a higher number will mean more space between each letter.
    • Text Shadow - You will be able to add a shadow behind your text, this is specially useful when the text gets lost with the background, it can also give a nice 3D effect.
  • Subtitle - Style options for the Subtitle.
    • Color - Select the Subtitle's color.
    • Hover Color - Select the Subtitle's color when hovered.
    • Spacing - Set the distance between the Subtitle and the Description.
    • Font - You will be able to select the font you want to use from thousands of available Google Fonts.
    • Weight - You will be able to set the weight for the font. After choosing a font, the available values will get updated. The higher the number, the bolder the font will be.
    • Size - You can easily set the size for the font by dragging the selector left/right, or you can directly input the value you want on the number field.
    • Transform - You can easily transform how the text is shown, you have four options, None (displays the text as it is), Uppercase (changes all letters in the text to uppercase), Lowercase (changes all letters in the text to lowercase), Capitalize (changes the first letter of each word to uppercase).
    • Style - You can select the font style between the three options available, Normal, Italic or Oblique.
    • Decoration - You can decorate the font selecting one of the four available options, None, Overline, LineThrough and Underline.
    • Line Height - You will be able to set the line height of the text, a higher number will mean more space between each line.
    • Letter Spacing - You will be able to set the letter spacing in each word, a higher number will mean more space between each letter.
    • Text Shadow - You will be able to add a shadow behind your text, this is specially useful when the text gets lost with the background, it can also give a nice 3D effect.
  • Description - Style options for the Description.
    • Color - Select the Description's color.
    • Hover Color - Select the Description's color when hovered.
    • Spacing - Set the distance between the Description and the Button.
    • Font - You will be able to select the font you want to use from thousands of available Google Fonts.
    • Weight - You will be able to set the weight for the font. After choosing a font, the available values will get updated. The higher the number, the bolder the font will be.
    • Size - You can easily set the size for the font by dragging the selector left/right, or you can directly input the value you want on the number field.
    • Transform - You can easily transform how the text is shown, you have four options, None (displays the text as it is), Uppercase (changes all letters in the text to uppercase), Lowercase (changes all letters in the text to lowercase), Capitalize (changes the first letter of each word to uppercase).
    • Style - You can select the font style between the three options available, Normal, Italic or Oblique.
    • Decoration - You can decorate the font selecting one of the four available options, None, Overline, LineThrough and Underline.
    • Line Height - You will be able to set the line height of the text, a higher number will mean more space between each line.
    • Letter Spacing - You will be able to set the letter spacing in each word, a higher number will mean more space between each letter.
    • Text Shadow - You will be able to add a shadow behind your text, this is specially useful when the text gets lost with the background, it can also give a nice 3D effect.
  • Button - Style settings for the Button.
    • Text Color - Set the color for the text.
    • Hover Text Color - Set the color for the text when the button is hovered.
    • Normal Hover - Swtiching between the Normal and Hover options, you will be able to configure different backgrounds for each state.
    • Background Type - Here you can select if you want a solid background or a gradient background.
    • Color - Here you can select the color for the background. If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, a second color picker will appear.
    • Gradient Type - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to select if the gradient should be Linear or Radial.
    • Gradient Direction - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient direction.
    • Start Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient starting position.
    • End Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient ending position.
    • Image - If you would like to use an image instead of a color for the background, you can click here to open the Media Manager and select the image you want to use.
    • Border Width - You can configure the width of the border.
    • Border Radius - Use this option to set the radius of the Button's corners to give them a rounded look.
    • Border Color - Select the color of the border.
    • Hover Border Color - Select the color of the border when hovered.
    • Font - You will be able to select the font you want to use from thousands of available Google Fonts.
    • Weight - You will be able to set the weight for the font. After choosing a font, the available values will get updated. The higher the number, the bolder the font will be.
    • Size - You can easily set the size for the font by dragging the selector left/right, or you can directly input the value you want on the number field.
    • Transform - You can easily transform how the text is shown, you have four options, None (displays the text as it is), Uppercase (changes all letters in the text to uppercase), Lowercase (changes all letters in the text to lowercase), Capitalize (changes the first letter of each word to uppercase).
    • Style - You can select the font style between the three options available, Normal, Italic or Oblique.
    • Decoration - You can decorate the font selecting one of the four available options, None, Overline, LineThrough and Underline.
    • Line Height - You will be able to set the line height of the text, a higher number will mean more space between each line.
    • Letter Spacing - You will be able to set the letter spacing in each word, a higher number will mean more space between each letter.
    • Text Shadow - You will be able to add a shadow behind your text, this is specially useful when the text gets lost with the background, it can also give a nice 3D effect.
    • Button Padding - You can use this setting to increase the space between the border of the button and the text, making the button bigger.
  • Background Overlay - You can configure a background overlay here.
    • Overlay Color - Select the color for the overlay.
    • Hover Overlay Color - Select the color for the overlay when the element is hovered.
    • Blend Mode - Select the blend mode. This will determine how the overlay acts with the background image.
    • Hover Blend Mode -Select the blend mode. This will determine how the overlay acts with the background image when the element is hovered.
  • Content Image - You caon configure the content image here.
    • Width - Set the images width.
    • Spacing - Set the distance between the Content Image and the Title.
    • Border Radius - Use this option to set the radius of the images corners to give them a rounded look.

Advanced Tab

As it's name says, here you can find the Advanced settings for the element. You can choose to edit them or leave them the way they are depending on your needs.

  • Element Style - Here you will find the settings for Margin, Padding and Z-Index values of the element.
    • Margin - Margins allow you to add space around the element, outside of its container.
    • Padding - Paddings allow you to add space around the element, inside of its container.
    • Z-Index - When two items overlap, the Z-Index value control which one appears on top of the other. An element with a Z-Index of 0 will appear behind an element with a Z-Index of 1.
  • Background - Here you will be able to configure the Background for the element.
    • Normal/Hover - Swtiching between the Normal and Hover options, you will be able to configure different backgrounds for each state.
    • Background Type - Here you can select if you want a solid background or a gradient background.
    • Color - Here you can select the color for the background. If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, a second color picker will appear.
    • Gradient Type - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to select if the gradient should be Linear or Radial.
    • Gradient Direction - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient direction.
    • Start Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient starting position.
    • End Position - If a gradient background is selected on the Background Type, you will be able to set the gradient ending position.
    • Image - If you would like to use an image instead of a color for the background, you can click here to open the Media Manager and select the image you want to use.
  • Border & Box Shadow - You wil be able to configure Borders and Shadows for the element.
    • Normal/Hover - Swtiching between the Normal and Hover options, you will be able to configure different borders and shadows for each state.
    • Border Type - Use this setting to define the type of border you want for the element, there are five options: None, Solid, Double, Dotted and Dashed.
    • Border Width - If a Border Type other than None is selected, this option will appear so you can configure the width of the border line for the element.
    • Border Radius - Use this option to set the radius of the corners to give them a rounded look.
    • Box Shadow - Using a shadow on your element can give an extra touch to your design. You will be able to configure the Color, Horizontal and Vertical offsets, Blur, Spread and the Position of the shadow.
  • Animation - If you want to give your element movement, here is the place to do it.
    • Entrance Animation - Select the animation you want from the options avaliable on the dropdown.
    • Animation Repeat - You can enable this option if you want the animation to repeat everytime the element is visible on the screen. The default value is No, which only plays the animation the first time the element is viewed.
    • Animation Delay - You can set a delay from the moment the element is on the screen to the moment the animation starts. Specially useful if you want to create a cascading effect.
  • Custom CSS (PRO Only) - If you require a bit more customization, you can add your custom CSS here.
    • CSS Code - You can write your own CSS code here that will affect the element. No style tags required.
  • Identifier - Here you can find and customize the unique information for the element.
    • CSS ID - The unique identifier assigned to the element. You can change it, specially to make it easier to work with anchor links, but it always has to be unique to avoid issues.
    • CSS Class - If you would like to write CSS code on an external CSS file to customize the element, you can add an specific CSS Class to identify it so the changes are only applied to the element with the class.
    • Access Control - You will find all the User Groups you have configured on Joomla here. This option will allow you to configure who can view and interact with the access and with what permissions to the page.
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