Columns_layout

Columns_layout example

The managed template “Columns_layout” is specialized for displaying multiple products in colums. It works perfectly with ASA 2 collections or smart collections. It is customizable in general and per shortcode.

Main features

  • Specialized for rendering multiple products in columns
  • Responsive design
  • Adjustable columns count per screen width
  • Customizable without programming skills

Demo page

To see this template in action with different examples, please refer to the demo page:

Carousel demo page

Example

Example shortcode:

[asa2_smart_collection cat_slug="demo-products" limit="4" tpl="Columns_layout" orderby="rand" /]

Global Options

On ASA 2’s admin page “Templates” you can open a customization context window for each managed template. Just hover the mouse cursor over a template row and click the link “Customize” to open it. These settings will effect the appearance of this template.

Note

The globally applied options can be dynamically overwritten via shortcode options.

The following screenshot illustrates the options window by means of the “Book” template:

Template customization

Shortcode Options

In addition to the global options mentioned above, it is also possible to overwrite these settings dynamically in a WordPress shortcode, like this:

// general syntax:
[asa2 option="value"]ASIN[/asa2]

Take a look at other examples.

Complete Options List

Complete list of all options available for the template “Columns_layout”:

item_tpl string custom text Name of the template to use for rendering the single items.
cols_xs int 1 between 99 Number of columns on extra small devices (Phones, <768px)
cols_sm int 1 between 99 Number of columns on small devices (Tablets, ≥768px)
cols_md int 1 between 99 Number of columns on medium devices (Desktops, ≥992px)
cols_lg int 1 between 99 Number of columns on large devices (Desktops, ≥1200px)
gap_xs int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on extra small devices (Phones, <768px)
gap_sm int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on small devices (Tablets, ≥768px)
gap_md int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on medium devices (Desktops, ≥992px)
gap_lg int 0 between 999 Columns gap in pixels on large devices (Desktops, ≥1200px)
custom_css int 0 between 999 Custom CSS. Custom CSS that is applied to all occurrences of this template on a page and is only included once in the source code.

Shortcode Options Examples

// to show 6 columns on large devices instead the generally configured number
[asa2_smart_collection cols_lg="6" cat_slug="demo-products" /]

// to render 2 columns on extra small devices
[asa2_smart_collection cols_xs="2" cat_slug="demo-products" /]