SJ Preschool

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

 

1SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS – Back to top

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

1.1 System Requirements – 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)

1.2 Browser Requirements

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

  • Firefox 4+
  • Google Chrome 10+
  • Opera 10+
  • Safari 5+

1.3 Development Environment

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

During the 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

1.4 Component Requirements

K2 component – V3.0.x

Acymailing component

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

3INSTALLATION – 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 and 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 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/Components 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 jQuery 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:

Install Component

    To Install K2 Component, you can follow these steps:
    Step 1: Please go to Extensions >> Extension Manager

    Step 2: Choose file K2 component.zip that you have downloaded and then Click on the button Upload & Install to install the uploaded package.

To install Acymailing Component you do the same as the installation K2 Component.

3.3 Install multilingual site in SJ Template

To help you about language problem when you work with SJ Template, please read this post: how to set up a multilingual site in SJ Template.

4CONFIGURATION – Back to top

 
To view the Module Positions you can follow these steps:
 
Step 1: Go to Extensions >> Template Manager >> click the “Options” button in the toolbar.
 

 
Step 2: In the “Preview Module Positions” parameter >> click“Enable” and click the “Save” button
 

 
Step 3: Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x will show the Template positions with ?tp=1 or &tp=1
 

 
Step 4:The image below shows Module Positions
 

 

4.1 Layout Position Layout1

4.3 Template Configuration

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

OVERVIEW

GENERAL

LAYOUT

TYPOGRAPHY

CONTENT

TOOLS UTILITIES

ADVANCED

If you want to make your site same as SJ Preschool demo site, this would be helpful. We will only show the important, customized settings.
 
 
To change logo image in SJ Preschool, please go to here

4.4.1 Joomla Menu Configuration

Frontend Appearance

Tree of Joomla Menu

Backend Settings

Joomla Menu

To configure “Joomla Menu”, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Find “Joomla Menu” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: External URL
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English

Blog Content
Menu Item Type: List All Categories
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English
To configure Blog Content, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Find “Blog Content” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Backend Settings

Category Blog
Menu Item Type: List All Categories
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English
To configure Category Blog, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Find “Category Blog” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Backend Settings

4.4.2 K2 Menu Configuration

Frontend Appearance

    K2 – Blog

  • K2 Categories Listing: Please go to here to view page
  • K2 Categories Grid: Please go to here to view page
    K2 – Our Classes

  • Our Classes: Please go to here to view page
    K2 – Class Timeline

  • Class Timeline: Please go to here to view page

4.4.3.1 To insert “Extra Field” , you can follow these steps:
Step1: Please go to Component >> K2 >> Extra Field >> Click “New” button. Then fill in the “Start Date” Tab and “Years Old” Tab…
Frontend Appearance


Backend Settings

4.4.3.2 To configure K2 – “Our Classes page”, you can follow these steps:
 
Step1: To create a new Module, please go to Extensions >> Module >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “SJ Listing Tabs for K2″ module.

Step2: To create a new Menu, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Click “New” button

4.4.3.3 To configure K2 – “Class Timeline page”, you can follow these steps:
 
Step1: To create a new Module, please go to Extensions >> Module >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “SJ Listing Tabs for K2″ module.

Step2: To create a new Menu, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Click “New” button

4.5 Extension Configuration

4.5.1 Infor Top – Content top1 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top1
Module Class Suffix: Not use
Module Type: HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.2 Content top2 Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.5.2.1 Search Top Right – Content top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top2
Module Class Suffix: blank search_top
Module Type: Smart Search

 

Backend Settings

To configure this module, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Smart Search” module.

4.5.2.2 Login – Content top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top2
Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Module Type: Login

 
Backend Settings

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

4.5.3 Sj K2 Slick Slider – Slideshow Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Slideshow
Module Class Suffix: slick-slider-slideshow
Module Type: Sj K2 Slick Slider

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.5.4 Expert Teachers – Education – Music & Art – Content top3 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top3
Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Module Type: Custom HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.5 Component – Position
 
Frontend Appearance

To configure “Component: Article”, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Find “Home Menu” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: Single Article
Select Article: Article Home And About
Menu Location: Main menu – English

4.5.6 Activities – Content-main1 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main1
Module Class Suffix: cus-activities
Module Type: Custom HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.7 Popular Courses – Content-main2 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main2
Module Class Suffix: popular-courses
Module Type: Custom HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.8 Are you ready to love Preschool joomla theme – Content-main3 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main3
Module Class Suffix: custom-video
Module Type: Custom HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.9 Our Weekly Classes – Content-main4 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main4
Module Class Suffix: our-class-k2
Module Type: SJ Listing Tabs For K2

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

To configure this module, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “SJ Listing Tabs For K2″ module.

4.5.10 what We Have Achived – Content-main5 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main5
Module Class Suffix: counter-achived
Module Type: Custom HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.11 Meet Our Teachers – Content-main6 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main6
Module Class Suffix: meet-our-teachers
Module Type: Custom HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.12 Testimo – Home – Content-main7 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main7
Module Class Suffix: mod-testimo
Module Type: Custom HTML

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.13 Our Blog – Content-main8 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main8
Module Class Suffix: our-blog
Module Type: K2 Content

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.5.14 Gallery – Content-main9 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main9
Module Class Suffix: Gallery
Module Type: Sj Gallery Pro

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.5.15 Bottom Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.5.15.1 Logo Bottom – Bottom Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom
Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Module Type: Custom HTML

 

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.15.2 Newsletter – Bottom Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom
Module Class Suffix: newsletter
Module Type: AcyMailing Module

 
Backend Settings

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

4.5.16 About Us – Bottom1 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom1
Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Module Type: Custom

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

 

4.5.17 Latest Courses – Bottom2 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom2
Module Class Suffix: latest-courses
Module Type: K2 Content

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.5.18 Instagram – Bottom3 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom3
Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Module Type: SJ Instagram Gallery

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

To configure this module, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “SJ Instagram Gallery” module.

4.5.19 Twitter Feeds – Bottom4 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom4
Module Class Suffix: twitter-slider-dev
Module Type: SJ Twitter Slider

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.5.20 Menu Footer – Footer Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Footer
Module Class Suffix: Not use
Module Type: Menu

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

6SUPPORT – Back to top

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Thanks so much!