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Choose from navigation menus, accordions, cool tab panels, modal dialogs, drop ups, and much, much more.
Visually combine HTML elements, (predefined & custom) CSS. Then mixin interactive scripts to create off-screen navigations, flex-cards, info-pop-ups, or galleries. Really, there’s no limit to what you can build!
Symbols represent linked elements or groups of elements. A change to a symbol item will globally update all instances of that symbol. Content such as text, images, and even component structures such as navigation menus, only need to be updated once.
Easily browse symbols with the preview function and navigate to specific instances with the click of a button. In case a variation of a symbol is needed, simply unlink an instance and it will stop being affected by global updates.
Why do so many responsive websites look so similar? Restructuring the layout and predefined breakpoints in a mobile-first workflow can be a pain when hand coding. Foundation Framer features all the controls for visually creating unique designs, from XS to XXXL screens!
Not having to worry about code allows for more experimentation and stimulates creativity. The snazzy interface and intuitive style controls guarantee unique designs that are out of this world.
When we mapped out how our responsive apps would function, we focussed on the core of a device-agnostic design: custom breakpoints with a fully adaptable layout. After all, fanciness can only be built upon solid grounds. Curious why that is? Let’s take a look at a real design case.
By default, Foundation 6 comes with 2 breakpoints.
These are the blue dots on the image below. Now look at the layout. The two column design looks great at the current width, but at smaller screens a single column might be preferred. However, using the default breakpoints, it would need to be one or the other; either a single column or a two column for every screen smaller than 640px.
Add breakpoints with a click.
The ability to easily add custom breakpoints to adapt the layout, while working with real content, leads to more flexibility and better design decisions. In this case, a custom breakpoint (the white dot) is added that changes the layout from a single column into a two column structure at 450px. Different spacing often leads to changes to font sizes; this and other design changes can be applied at breakpoints as well.
Breakpoints when and where you need them. As seen from the examples, defining breakpoints without layout and content is meaningless. Design or layout changes need to be based upon the actual content for an optimal user experience. Breakpoint management is key for creating truly device-agnostic designs.
Slide and inspect the design at any width. No need for countless design comps at arbitrary (viewport) sizes. The community agrees, working with a live preview directly in the browser, creates a continuous canvas and a better responsive design workflow.
Zoom out… and view more. Design for ginormous screens from a laptop. Plus get a good feeling for the page flow by seeing more of the height at the same time. Nice!
Use the full layout power of CSS simply by selecting options, pressing buttons and specifying dimensions. It will not just be imaginative, it will be ingenious!
Rescue mobile viewers from downloading heavy, slow-loading image files. Using the Picture element you can serve a friendlier size to every viewer.
Place content where you want it. Choose your display, absolute positioning, set to clear or float, or simplify your life by using the incredible, visual Flexbox controls.
Don’t limit yourself to a single backdrop. Layer multiple backgrounds for extra dimensions to get a truly immersive look.
Use the precise picker to grab the colors from anywhere on screen. Keep them organized and reuse them by saving them to your palette.
Clickable controls make it a breeze to set and style your message. It's loaded with customizable Google fonts too. With the inline editor you can personalize special text with its own appearance.
Click through the Layout pane to structure your layout. Add, delete, and merge rows and columns to hold content. Adjust span widths, offsets and push & pull settings too!
Foundation Framer is a visual app, but any code-connoisseurs who want the ability to dive into the backend have that option too. Export to any code editor to manually edit the crisp and clean markup. Sweet: linked in custom stylesheets, will not get overwritten when re-exporting!