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As you know, Helix Ultimate is an advanced Joomla template framework with many excellent feature and options for faster Joomla template development. It’s provided more blog options so you can easily present your contents in the most impressive and attractive way. In blog setting area, you can enable some appearance elements (Image Sizes) as much a social comments, Author Info and social share buttons.

Blog Setting Helix Ultimate

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This option allows you to set thumbnail image size that is used inside different article views.

Crop Quality

Set thumbnail image quality for better compressions for images size resolution. You can do it for JPG images only.

Blog List Image

Use this option to select an image size from the list for Category Article Blog view. By default, it will show featured image if available.

Leading Article Image

Use this option to select an image size for leading article. By default, it will show featured image if available.

Blog Details Image

This option allows you to select an image size for single article details view. By default, it will show featured image if available.

Social Share

Enable this option if you want to show  social share buttons (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+) above content of single article. By default, they will be shown in top right corner.

Social Share Helix Ultimate

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Author Info

It will show user bio as author information along with author profile image taken from Gravatar if this option is enable. By default, images are presented at 64px by 64px. If Joomla user email has no matching Gravatar image, then it will show blue box with gravatar logo inside.


In this option, you can add IntenseDebate Comments system, Facebook comments and / or Disqus Comments to your Joomla website. Your readers can log in via any their social network and leave their comment.
All you need to do is to choose and set correct Facebook Application ID, IntenseDebate Account or Disqus Username/Subdomain.

Helix Ultimate

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Disqus Comments have three membership plans, and in basic one Ads (advertising) and sponsored comments are (or may be) displayed.

  • Select Categories – select single or multiple categories from the list to where comments will be applied.
  • Comments Width – select width of the comments area in pixel, eg. 500.
  • Comments Count – allows you to show or hide comments count on blog view or frontpage.

Hope this article will help you set up blog for your Helix Ultimate easily and quickly. If you have any question about this tutorial, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below. And don’t forget to share with your friends if you find it useful! Thanks! ?


  1. Django

    The blog options images (featured image or gallery) are not displayed in the detail article, with the Joomshaper template Estate on Helix Ultimate.

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