SJ Hexagon

This guide will help you install SJ Hexagon Template step by step.

 

1SYSTEM REQUIREMENT – Back to top

SJ Hexagon is compatible with Joomla v2.5 and Joomla v3.x. Please make sure your system meets the following requirements:

1.1 System Requirement – Joomla version 2.5

Software

  • Software: PHP 5.2.4+ (5.4+ recommended)
  • MySQL: 5.0.4+

Web Sever

  • Apache: 2.x+
  • Microsoft: IIS 7
  • Nginx: 1.0 (1.1 recommended)

1.2 System Requirement – Joomla version 3.x

Software

  • Software: PHP 5.3.1+ (5.4+ recommended)

Databases

  • MySQL(InnoDB support required): 5.1+
  • MSSQL 10.50.1600.1+
  • PostgreSQL 8.3.18+

Web Severs

  • Apache 2.x+
  • Microsoft IIS 7
  • Nginx 1.0 (1.1 recommended)

1.3 Browser Requirement

The requirements are the same with both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x

  • Firefox 4+
  • IE (Internet Explorer) 8+
  • Google Chrome 10+
  • Opera 10+
  • Safari 5+

1.4 Development Environment

The requirements are the same with both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x

During development process, Localhost is preferred. You can use the following servers on your PC to develop your site.

Windows

  • WAMPSEVER
  • XAMPP for Windows

Linux

  • LAMP Bubdle
  • XAMPP for Linux

Mac OS

  • MAMP & MAMP Pro
  • XAMPP for Mac OS

2DOWNLOAD – Back to top

Download Packages from our store:

Step 1: Login your account

Step 2: Go to Joomla > Download > Joomla Templates Club


Step 3: Under Premium Joomla Templates –> Find and Download Template as you want

Note: Download K2 Component for Joomla: Here

3INSTATLLATION – Back to top

There are two ways to install a Joomla Template:

  • Install Quickstart: By using this package, you will set the template exactly as our Demo with sample data. This is applied when you need a fresh Joomla with our template.
  • Install Template and Extensions: This is applied when you have already installed a Joomla instance on your server. You will need only be using the zipped files in “Extensions” and “Template” folders mentioned above.

3.1 Install with Quickstart Package:

The following steps will guide to install a quickstart package of SmartAddons Joomla Template: Click here

3.2 Install with Template; Extensions:

3.2.1 Install Template

 

Step 1: Access the installation panel

Navigate to Extensions >> Extension Manager.

Step 2: Install Template

  • Install with option: Upload Package File

Firstly, you choose file template.zip that you have downloaded and then Click on the button Upload & Install to install the uploaded package.

Step 3: Set New Installed Template As Default Template

  • Go to Extensions >> Template Manager.

  • In order to display your site with the new installed template, you have to set the template as default template

3.2.2 Install Extensions

 

The extensions package include of (Modules/Extensions and Plugins).

Note: Extensions installation is the same with Template installation as above

Here is list of extensions that are used in the template.


ENABLE MODULES

  • Go to Extensions >> Module Manager.

  • Find the new installed module. For example: with “SJ Contact Ajax “ module.

You can use the search or filter option to find the new installed module easier and enable module.

  • Enable and set position for the module

When you find the new installed module, please open its configuration panel.

To display the module in front-page, you must publish it and set right position for the module.

Please note that not all module positions can be active in front-page, so please make sure the module is assigned to an active module position.

  • Assign the modules to specific menus

You have to assign the modules to specific menus so that the module will be displayed in the assigned menus. There are 4 options : “On all pages, No pages, Only on the pages selected, On all pages except those selected”

  • Configure the new installed module

Normally, each module has its own settings, the settings allow you to customize the module so that you can have it displayed in front-page as you wish.


ENABLE PLUGIN

Note: all plug-ins listed are imperative.

  • YT Framework Plug-in supports to add extra parameters used with Mega Menu and to compress CSS/JS/HTML when optimizing code. Besides, configure Yt Framework to show SJ Help with Report Bugs, Template Tutorials and YT Framework Tutorials or include j Query into template. You can go here for getting more information of this plugin.
  • YT Shortcode offer you an amazing tool to create advanced custom content with minimal effort or even without any knowledge how to code HTML. Please go here for getting more information of this plugin.
  • SJ Content Related News is a simple plugin for content component. It helps you to show other articles in the same category. Please go here for getting more information of this plugin.

You need to install and activate them when using this template. Let’s start from 1 – 2 – 3 to active plug-ins as below:

3.3 Install multilingual site in SJ Template

To help you about language problem when you work with SJ Template. We will instruct you how to set up multilingual site in SJ Template. FOLLOW US!

4CONFIGURATION – Back to top

The following part we will guide how to configure the template becomes the same with our home page – Demo

4.1 Layout Position

4.1.1 Home Layout 1

position

 

4.1.2 Home Layout 2

position

4.2 Template Configuration

Go to Extensions > Template Manager > SJ Hexagon. All of parameters of this template are divided into the following groups, in which they are explained themselves:

OVERVIEW

overview

GENERAL

general

LAYOUT

layout

styling

TYPOGRAPHY

CONTENT

ADVANCED

If you want to make your site same as SJ Hexagon demo site, this would be helpful. We will only show the important, customized settings.

News Menu Configuration

Frontend Appearance

Tree of News Menu


Backend Settings

News Menu

News 1

News 2

Custom Box

NOTE: To configure image of “Custom Box” >> Please go to “Module Manager” >> Select “Custom HTML” Module with Title: “Custom Box Mega” >> Change image you want

Backend Settings

Copy and paste Custom HTML

 

4.4 Extension Configuration

4.4.1. Top 1 Position

4.4.1.1 Phone Mail

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 1
Module Class Suffix: Not Use

Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML” module.

Copy and paste Custom HTML

 

4.4.1.2 Social Networking Top – Layout 2

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 1
Module Class Suffix: Not Use

Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML” module.

Copy and paste Custom HTML

 

4.4.2. Login Form- Top 2 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 2
Module Class Suffix: Not Use

Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Login” module.

4.4.3. Language Switcher – Top 2 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 2
Module Class Suffix: “pull-right”

Frontend Appearance

To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “”Module Language Switcher”.

Backend Settings

4.4.4. K2 Tools

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: search
Module Class Suffix: “me_search”

Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “K2 Tools” module.

     

    4.4.5 Slideshow Position

    4.4.5.1 Sj K2 Slick Slider – Slideshow Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Slideshow
    Module Class Suffix: “slick-slider-hexagon”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “ Sj K2 Slick Slider” module.

     

    4.4.5.2 Sj K2 Slick Slider layout 2 – Slideshow Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Slideshow
    Module Class Suffix: “slick-slider-hexagon”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “ Sj K2 Slick Slider” module.

     

    4.4.6 Top 3 Position

    4.4.6.1 Clean, Responsive & Minimal|Joomla Themes – Top 3 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 3
    Module Class Suffix: “cus-res-min-jo”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “ Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

     

    4.4.6.2 Clean, Responsive & Minimal|Joomla Themes 2- Top 3 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 3
    Module Class Suffix: “cus-res-min-jo”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “ Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

     

    4.4.7 Top 4 Position

    4.4.7.1 Our|Work – Top 4 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 4
    Module Class Suffix: “responsive-k2-listing”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj Responsive Listing for K2 Module”.

     

    4.4.7.2 Our|Work Layout 2 – Top 4 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 4
    Module Class Suffix: “responsive-k2-listing”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj Responsive Listing for K2 Module”.

     

    4.4.8 Top 5 Position

    4.4.8.1 Latest|News – Top 5 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 5
    Module Class Suffix: ” k2-latest-new”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “K2 Content Module”.

     

    4.4.8.2 Latest|News Layout 2 – Top 5 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 5
    Module Class Suffix: ” k2-latest-new”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “K2 Content Module”.

     

    4.4.9 Top 6 Position

    4.4.9.1 Custom Carousel Home – Top 6 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 6
    Module Class Suffix: “carousel-custommer”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

     

    4.4.9.2 Custom Carousel Home Layout 2 – Top 6 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 6
    Module Class Suffix: “carousel-custommer”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

    4.4.10 Top 7 Position

    4.4.10.1 About|Us – Top 7 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 7
    Module Class Suffix: “about-us-home”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

     

    4.4.10.2 About|Us Layout 2 – Top 7 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 7
    Module Class Suffix: “about-us-home”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

    4.4.11 Top 8 Position

    4.4.11.1 We Are Hexagon – Top 8 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 8
    Module Class Suffix: “content-accordion”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj Content Accordion Module”.

     

    4.4.11.2 We Are Hexagon Layout 2 – Top 8 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 8
    Module Class Suffix: “content-accordion”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj Content Accordion Module”.

    4.4.12 Top 9 Position

    4.4.12.1 Our Skills – Top 9 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 9
    Module Class Suffix: “our-skills”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

    4.4.12.2 Our Skills Layout 2 – Top 9 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 9
    Module Class Suffix: “our-skills”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

    4.4.13 Banner Link – Top 10 Position

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Top 10
    Module Class Suffix: “banner-link”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Module Custom HTML.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

    4.4.14 Contact Hexagon

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Bottom 1
    Module Class Suffix: “mod-contact-hexagon”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

    4.4.15 Categories

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Bottom 2
    Module Class Suffix: “menu-categories”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Menu Module”.

     

    4.4.16 Recent Works

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Bottom 3
    Device Class Suffix: “preset01-3 preset02-3 preset03-4 preset04-3 preset05-3″

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj Gallery Pro Module”.

     

    4.4.17 Send Us A Message

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Bottom 4
    Module Class Suffix: “contact-home”

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj Contact Ajax Module ”.

     

    4.4.18 Social Networking

    Module Position – Module Suffix

    Position: Footer
    Module Class Suffix: Not Use

    Frontend Appearance

    Backend Settings

    To configure these modules, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML Module ”.

    Copy and paste Custom HTML

    4.5 The Scroll animation of the module

    1. Please go Here to readmore “Scroll animations”
    2. For example: If You want to set the “scroll animations” for module “SJ Responsive Listing for K2″ – At Position “Top 4″, Please copy code as following:
    You Copy code:
     

    And paste the code into the parameter “Header Class” as the image:


     

    3. Else if you dont want to set the “scroll animation” for all modules. Please go to your Administrator Panel >> Extensions >> Template Manager >> hit “sj_hexagon – Default” >> click “Advanced” tab >> scroll down to find “Scroll animations” >> choose “No”

    4.6 Title of Module Configuration

    When you type any words after the vertical bar “|”, the words will be changed into the blue color (same with the theme color). For example as the image:

5SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this template. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Submit a Ticket

Thanks so much!