Launch Pad is a stylish full screen background under construction template with animated progress bar and countdown timer, perfect for showing off your visual work while your website is being developed. Background switcher controls allow you to cycle through background images, which are preloaded to cut loading time. A Fancybox gallery is included so you can show your work.
With this animated template you can tell your visitors that your site or product is under development, let them know how far along the project is, when the project will launch and allow them contact you, watch a video or browse your gallery. You will make a great impression on visitors while your site or product is in the making.
- Full screen background
- Fancybox gallery
- Transparent content area to make the most of your backgrounds
- Animated progress bar
- Countdown timer and launch date
- 9 colours and light or dark skin option
- Extensive documentation
- Easy to set up
- Background slideshow controls
- Smart background preloading for improved user experience
- Minimise button to show the background only
- Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict
- Works in all major browsers
- Multi language UTF-8 ready
- Background maintains aspect ratio at any resolution
- Ajax register form and contact form, built using our popular Quform
Design features to make your Launch Pad unique
- 9 colours
- Light or dark skins
- 3 background overlay styles
- 3 alignment options
- Choose to have rounded corners
- Stylish design for 2013
The full screen background has been designed to look great in most screen resolutions by automatically resizing the image to fit within the browser window. The images are cleverly pre-loaded to reduce loading time when switching between images.
Requirements and recommendations
A PHP enabled server (version 5+) is required for the forms to work.
NOTE : A basic knowledge of PHP is recommended to be able to adapt the contact form, however the documentation is extensive so you may not need any.
If you are going to rate the template less than 5 stars, please tell us what we can do to make it 5 stars for you and we’ll try our best to help you. We would love to hear your suggestions on how we could improve the template, leave us a comment and your suggestion might make it in to a future version!
We’ve added a detailed help file to help you make any changes you need to the template as well a extensively commenting the code. If for some reason this is not enough, feel free to contact us on our ThemeForest profile if you need additional help.
Last update (see all updates)
v1.0.1 – 12th October 2012
- Fixed the Twitter feed
Live preview photo credits
On Flickr: imageme, hanne_exurban, cesarmascarenhas, extranoise, markjsebastian, telmo32 and cnbattson.
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