SJ Revo

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

 

1SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS – Back to top

SJ Revo 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

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

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

To install Virtuemart Component you do the same as the installation Acymailing 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

4.2 Template Configuration

Go to Extensions > Template Manager > SJ Revo. 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 Revo demo site, this would be helpful. We will only show the important, customized settings.
 
 
To change logo image in SJ Revo, please go to here

4.3.1 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: Text Separator
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

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

4.3.2 Pages Menu Configuration

Frontend Appearance

Tree of Pages Menu

Backend Settings

Pages Menu

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

Photo Gallery

To configure “Photo Gallery”, please go to Menus >> Main menu >> Find “Photo Gallery” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: Single Article
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu

4.3.3 Mega1 Menu Configuration

Frontend Appearance

Tree of Mega1 Menu

Backend Settings

Mega1 Menu

To configure “Mega1 Menu”, please go to Menus >> Main menu >> Find “Mega1 Menu” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: Tezt Separator
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu

Menu List Vm Categories

To configure “Menu List Vm Categories”, please go to Menus >> Main menu >> Find “Menu List Vm Categories” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: Text Seperator
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu

To configure List Vm Categories please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “List Vm Categories” module.
Backend Settings

Featured Products

To configure Featured Products”, please go to Menus >> Main menu >> Find “Featured Products” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: Text Seperator
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu

To configure Featured Products Mega Menu please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Featured Products Mega Menu” module.
Backend Settings

4.3.4 Mega2 Menu Configuration

Frontend Appearance

Tree of Mega2 Menu

Backend Settings

Mega2 Menu

To configure “Mega2 Menu”, please go to Menus >> Main menu >> Find “Mega2 Menu” (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: Text Separator
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu

Menu List Categories 2

To configure “Menu List Categories 2″, please go to Menus >> Main menu >> Find “Menu List Categories 2″ (you can create new menu if this menu is not exist).
Menu Item Type: Text Seperator
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu

To configure Custom mega menu please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom mega menu” module.
Backend Settings

4.4 Extension Configuration

4.4.1 Free 3 day delivery and free returns within the US – Content top1 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top1
Module Class Suffix: delivery
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:

 

4.4.2 Content top2 Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.4.2.1 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.

4.4.2.2 My Account – Content top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top2
Module Class Suffix: my-account
Module Type: Menu

 

Backend Settings

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

4.4.2.3 Languages – Content top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top2
Module Class Suffix: blank languages-top
Module Type: Language Switcher

 
Backend Settings

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

4.4.2.4 VirtueMart Currency Selector – Content top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content top2
Module Class Suffix: not use
Module Type: VirtueMart Currency Selector

 
Backend Settings

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

4.4.3 SJ Search Pro for VirtueMart – Content-top3 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-top3
Module Class Suffix: vm-search
Module Type: SJ Search Pro for VirtueMart

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.4 Email Phone – Content-top4 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-top4
Module Class Suffix: phone-mail
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:

 

4.4.5 SJ Minicart Pro for Virtuemart – Content-top5 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-top5
Module Class Suffix: mini-cart
Module Type: SJ Minicart Pro for Virtuemart

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

To configure this module, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “SJ Minicart Pro for Virtuemart” module.

4.4.6 Content-main1 Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.4.6.1 Custom Html 1 – Content Main 1 – Content-main1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main1
Module Class Suffix: shipping
Module Type: Custom

 

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:

 
4.4.6.2 Slideshow – Content-main1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main1
Module Class Suffix: slideshow
Module Type: SJ Extra Slider for Content

 

Backend Settings

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

To retrieve data in the “Content”, please go to Content >> Article >> Find “Slideshow” Category >> Click one Article

To configure Background Image, please choose “Image and Links” Tab and select the image

4.4.6.3 Custom Html 2 – Content Main 1 – Content-main1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main1
Module Class Suffix: banner
Module Type: Custom

 

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:

 

4.4.6.4 SJ Listing Tabs for VirtueMart – Content-main1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main1
Module Class Suffix: not use
Module Type: SJ Listing Tabs for VirtueMart

 

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 VirtueMart” module.

4.4.6.5 Custom Html 3 – Content Main 1 – Content-main1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main1
Module Class Suffix: banner
Module Type: Custom

 

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:

 
4.4.6.6 Featured Products – Content-main1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main1
Module Class Suffix: featured-products
Module Type: SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart

 

Backend Settings

To configure this module, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart” module.

4.4.7 Services we offer – Content-main2 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main2
Module Class Suffix: featured-categories
Module Type: SJ Categories for VirtueMart

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.8 Content-main3 Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.4.8.1 Editor’s Picks – Content-main3 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main3
Module Class Suffix: featured-products
Module Type: SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart

 

Backend Settings

To configure this module, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “SJ Extra Slider for VirtueMart” module.

4.4.8.2 Custom Html – Content Main 3 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main3
Module Class Suffix: banner
Module Type: Custom

 

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:

 
4.4.8.3 From The Blog – Content-main3 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main3
Module Class Suffix: the-blog
Module Type: Sj Basic News

 

Backend Settings

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

4.4.8.4 Brand – Content Main3 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main3
Module Class Suffix: brand
Module Type: Custom

 

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:

 

4.4.9 Trusted Attorneys – Content-main4 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Content-main4
Module Class Suffix: newsletter
Module Type: AcyMailing Module

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.10 Logo bottom – Bottom Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: bottom
Module Class Suffix: logo-bottom
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:

 
4.4.11 OUR SHOPS – 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:

 

4.4.12 YOUR LINKS – Bottom2 Position
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: bottom2
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:

 

4.4.13 SUPPORT – Bottom3 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom3
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:

 
4.4.14 MY ACCOUNT – Bottom4 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom4
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:

 

4.4.15 Contact Us – Bottom5 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom5
Module Class Suffix: contact-infomation
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:

 

4.4.16 Card – Bottom3 Position

 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom3
Module Class Suffix: metho
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:

 

6SUPPORT – 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!