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Theme details

Theme name: Xense
Theme designer: Henk Vrieselaar
Product ID: 515088
Current version: 2.0
Last updated: 7th November 2017
First released: 2nd March 2012
Compatibility: RapidWeaver 6 & 7
Responsive: Yes
Doctype: Valid HTML5
Font Awesome version: 4.7.0
Bootstrap version: 4.0.0
Usage agreement: Click for details
Example website: View online
Download example website: Click here

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Updates for Xense are FREE for all existing customers. Please refer to this Knowledgebase article for detailed information about obtaining and installing updates.

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Introduction

If you need to get a quality image portfolio online quickly, then Xense could be exactly the theme you need! Not only does Xense look visually stunning in any modern web browser or device, but this theme is loaded with a broad array of customisable style and colour settings.

Within a short space of time, it would be feasible to build not just any-old website; but a complete immersive experience for your web visitors. A website which will captivate your site visitors and leave a lasting impression. Wherever you need to showcase your products or services to potential customers, Xense could be ideal.

Xense goes against convention. This radical theme design will help you build the online portfolio you never thought was possible with RapidWeaver. And unlike starting from a blank canvas, all the complicated work and pixel-pushing has been done for you already.

Background History

Xense has quite a long history. Original versions were fixed-width and non-responsive. A couple of additional 'speciality' versions became available; which had variations to the navigation layout or background content. There were various versions named things like 'Xense-YouTube, Xense-Plus, Xense-Responsive', Xense-Flickr and suchlike. In recent times, we have merged all the best features from these different themes into one single, simple theme named Xense. This new version of Xense is easy to use, fully mobile responsive, features a simple drop-down navigation layout and includes a background slideshow.

Setup with Stacks

The background slider is very easy to configure with the Stacks plugin. You simply need to download and install the free Henk's Slider stack using this link. This stack requires the Stacks plugin, version 3 or above. Stacks is not included with Xense.

Install the stack into Stacks, by dragging and dropping the stack icon onto your RapidWeaver dock icon. Launch RapidWeaver and in your project file add a new Stacks page type (if you don't already have a Stacks page in your website). Open the Stacks library and search for Henk's Slider. Drag and drop a copy of the stack into your page. Click the blue '+' button to add images to your slider.

These should be images you've added to your project as Resources or already uploaded to a directory on your web server. Simply provide the links to these images. Ideally images should be less-than 500KB each, to promote faster page loading and smoother playback. Slideshow settings can be adjusted in the theme or the slideshow stack itself.

Not using Stacks? No problem!

The demo download project for Xense includes a page called Styled Text. In here, you can access the code snippet (in the custom header box) needed to configure the background slider on a non-Stacks page. This is good to use for page types like the RapidWeaver blog, styled text, Markdown, HTML code or contact form.

Displaying a Single Background Image

Just use either of the two slideshow methods above, but only include a single image in your slider. In the stack settings, you can turn-off slideshow options like thumbnails, navigation, captions and progress indicators. The slideshow plugin (built into the theme) will now load your single image.

Responsive Design

The traditional fixed width design doesn't work any more. Web design needs to be adaptive. The layout needs to be automatically adjusted to fit all display resolution and devices. Rest assured, Xense is a fully responsive theme that looks and works great across a wide range of devices and modern web browsers. Using a theme like Xense, you no longer need to build multiple websites for different screen sizes.

Font Awesome

As mentioned already, Xense includes the complete Font Awesome Icon library (the current version is shown in the theme details on this page). With Font Awesome you have over 500 icons at your disposal, in any colour and any size you like. And they are completely free for commercial use. No extra addons or plugins need to be purchased, to use basic Font Awesome icons in Xense.

More

The free demo version of Xense can be downloaded using this link or the button towards the top of the page. You can install the theme in RapidWeaver 6.0 or later to experiment with the theme, explore all the settings provided and test it against real content and plugins. 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 Xense using the button towards the top of this page provides you with a licensed copy of Xense; without any demo restrictions applied.

Clicking the banner at the top of this page or this link will take you to a sample website published using Xense. This may give you a better insight into how this theme looks and responds. If you're interested to see how the demo website was built, the same project file can be downloaded here and opened in RapidWeaver, on your computer. Some people find this very useful to use.

If you have any other questions about Xense, please don't hesitate to ask.

* Purchases of Xense 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
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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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