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Theme details

Theme name: Stalker
Theme designer: Alice Harper
Current version: 5.1
Last updated: 4th June 2018
First released: 1st June 2008
Compatibility: RapidWeaver 6, 7 & 8
GDPR / DSGVO compliant: Yes
Responsive: Yes
Doctype: Valid HTML5
Font Awesome version: 5.0.11
Bootstrap version: 4.1.1
Usage agreement: Click for details
Example website: View online
Download example website: Click here

Support links

10 Minute Quickstart Guide
ThemeFlood Knowledgebase
1-to-1 Technical Support
RapidWeaver Classroom
RapidWeaver Community Forums

Free resources

Bootstrap code snippets
ExtraContent stack & snippet pack
FreeStyle banner stack
Pexels stock photography
Stockio free images & video
Unsplash stock photography

Stalker updates

Updates for Stalker are free for all existing users. Please see this Knowledgebase page for detailed information about obtaining and installing updates. To request an update for Stalker, please click the button below (this launches your email app).
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Introduction

Why is this theme called Stalker? Simply because on desktop, the sidebar follows you as the page is scrolled down! It's always been a unique feature of this theme.

In recent times, Stalker has received a major design overhaul. This theme is now much more minimalist in appearance, boasting plenty of whitespace, beautiful embedded web fonts and a simple navigation system that won't leave end users confused. The asymmetric design certainly makes Stalker an ideal theme to use for websites like business, travel and tourism, hospitality and marketing. The prominent FreeStyle banner area at the top of the page is easily customised to include your own images.

Another unique feature of Stalker is its support for extra-long site titles and slogans. These allow you to get quite creative and write longer passages of text to engage website users.

Three methods towards creating the perfect header

Stalker provides you with three methods for customising the header area with your own images. The header forms a prominent part of the page design and is a fantastic space to load-in your own images and radically change the appearance of the theme with very little effort:-

Drag and drop
In RapidWeaver 7 and later, any images you drag and drop into the Banner box within the site setup or page inspector will get applied as a header image.

FreeStyle
Use the FreeStyle technique documented in the knowledgebase to embed a variety of content types. We also have a free FreeStyle stack available to help you quickly assemble a pro-grade image slideshow, complete with animations and captions.

ExtraContent1
Any image you place in ExtraContent 1 will be stretched to fill the banner area. You can use your own photographs or stock photography from online.

In all instances, the images will resize to fit the full width of the page. The header will automatically adjust in height to fit your images. You should find that everything scales-down smoothly to fit smaller mobile devices. As a bonus, ALT attributes applied to your images will be seen by search engines, and help them with indexing your website and improving your search engine optimisation.

Fabulous font formatting

The font face applied to the site title, headings, navigation and body content can be changed independently within the theme settings. You have over 100 web-safe and quality embedded font faces to choose from. All fonts support Latin extended characters.

In addition to these font face settings, the font size of the title, slogan and body content can be customised. Line height settings are also provided for the body content. As you would expect, the colouring of all text, headings and links can be changed within the theme style settings, using convenient 'colour pickers'.

Body backgrounds

Is white too bland for you? Worry not - Stalker allows you to apply a colour fill and one of over a hundred background texture patters. Choose between fabric textures, line patterns, nature backdrops and masonry effects. Again these body backgrounds give you a quick method to radically alter what you see on screen.

Sidebar

The 'stickiness' of the sidebar can be easily disabled in the theme Miscellaneous settings, if you do not want it. Our sticky sidebar uses pure CSS markup, so you should not suffer with the jerkiness and rough scrolling caused by a Javascript implementation. On desktop, the sidebar can be floated either left or right in a variety of widths. On mobile, the sidebar can be positioned either top or bottom of the page.

Navigation

Stalker has a simple split navigation layout on desktop. Parent page links are displayed in the navigation bar and subpage links (if they exist) are displayed in the sidebar. For mobile users, the list of menu links are presented within an attractive popup menu.

If you want to change the word 'Menu' displayed next to the mobile menu button, you can easily do so using some custom CSS code like this:

#menuButtonLabel:before {
    content: ' Menu';
}

This simplified navigation layout makes completed websites a lot more accessible - to the extent that you can navigate an entire website using only your keyboard arrows and tab key. Stalker includes a Miscellaneous checkbox option to highlight focused links in yellow text, with a red background.

More

The free demo version of Stalker can be downloaded using this link. There is no time limit imposed on the demo version, but page navigation links are disabled in the demo version. Watermarks may appear periodically in parts of the page (like the banner or footer). Please see this knowledgebase article for more information about the free demo versions provided. Purchasing Stalker provides you with a licensed copy of Stalker; without any demo restrictions applied.

Clicking this link will take you to a sample website published using Stalker. This may give you a better insight into how this theme looks and behaves. If you're interested to see how the demo website was built, the same project file can be downloaded here and opened in RapidWeaver. Feel free to use this file as the basis for a new website.

If you have any other questions about Stalker, please don't hesitate to get touch.

* Purchases of Stalker includes any applicable VAT payable. As of 1st January 2015, all EU customers are legally required to pay VAT on all digital downloads or electronic services, and receive a full VAT invoice with each purchase. We fully comply with this law and you may claim-back any tax paid (if you are VAT registered or a charity / non-profit organisation exempt from paying VAT).
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System requirements
This theme requires RapidWeaver. It will not work with other platforms (like Wordpress). We recommend you aim towards installing the latest version of RapidWeaver and Stacks that your computer is compatible with.

License agreement
You may use this theme an unlimited number of times in personal or commercial projects, request technical support and receive free updates in future.

This theme can be installed or synced onto all computers that you own. You are permitted to make archival backup copies of the theme.

You may not resell or make this theme available for download, remove copyright credits or license information.

The software is provided "as is" without any implied or expressed warranty of merchantability or fitness for purpose. In no event shall the authors or copyright holders be liable for any claim, damages or other liability, whether in an action of contract, tort or otherwise arising from, out of or in connection with the software or the use or other dealings in the software.

For free themes, we are not obliged to provide technical support to customers who have not made a contribution. Additionally credits or attributes in free themes MUST remain intact, unaltered and on display at all times; unless you make a contribution and seek permission to remove them.

Refund policy
By purchasing this theme, you agree that your purchase will be available immediately via digital download and that you waive your statutory right of withdrawal.

All purchases are final and refunds will not be provided (we physically cannot un-download or remove themes from your computer).

You are reminded to make use of the free demo versions already provided on the website, to fully evaluate themes for compatibility and suitability before purchase.

Customer support
If you have questions that relate specifically to this theme, you should make contact via the contact page. For paid themes, we aim to answer all messages within 12 hours, Monday to Friday.

If you require a faster response at weekends or during public holidays, please post your question(s) to the RapidWeaver forums, where a support volunteer may be able to assist you quicker.
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