SJ Time

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

 

1SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS – Back to top

SJ New II 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 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 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)

1.3 Browser Requirements

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

  • Firefox 4+
  • IE (Internet Explorer) 9+
  • 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 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

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 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 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:


DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL COMPONENT

  • DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL K2 COMPONENT
  • Download K2 Component for Joomla, please go here
    To Install K2 Component, you can follow these steps:
    Step 1: Please go to Extensions >> Extension Manager

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

  • DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL ACYMAILING COMPONENT
  • Download Acymailing Component, please go here
    To Install Acymailing Component, you can follow these steps:
    Step 1: Please go to Extensions >> Extension Manager

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

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 Time. 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 Time demo site, this would be helpful. We will only show the important, customized settings.
 
To display the Menu in SJ Time, please go to Extensions >> Template Manager >> Click “Menus” parameters >> Find “Menu Type” >> choose Menu you want and click the “Save” button.
 

 
To change logo image in SJ Time, please go to here

4.3.1. Mega Menu Configuration

Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

1. Mega Menu

To configure “Mega Menu”, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Find “Mega 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

2. Football Menu

Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Position: Top 1
Menu Type: Custom HTML
To configure Football Menu, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Custom HTML” module.
Backend Settings

Copy and paste the Code into editor:

3. Recommended Menu

Module Class Suffix: trending-posts
Position: Top 1
Module Type: Sj K2 Extra Slider
To configure Recommended Menu, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj K2 Extra Slider” module.
Backend Settings

4.3.2. Pages Menu Configuration

To configure Pages Menu, please go to Menus >> Main menu – English >> Find “Pages Menu”
 
Frontend Appearance

Tree of Pages Menu

Backend Settings

Pages Menu
Menu Item Type: Single Article
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English

About Page Menu
Menu Item Type: Single Article
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English

Page 404 Menu
Menu Item Type: Single Article
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English

4.4 Extension Configuration

4.4.1 Social Networking – Top 1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 1
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 and paste the Code into editor:

 
4.4.2. Top 2 – Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.4.2.1 Module Menu Top – Top 2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 2
Module Class Suffix: hidden-sm
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.

4.4.2.2 Login Form – Top 2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 2
Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Module Type: Login

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.2.3 Language Switcher – Top 2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top 2
Module Class Suffix: “me-language”
Module Type: Language Switcher

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.3. Banner Top – Banner Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Banner
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 and paste the Code into editor:

 
4.4.4. Sj K2 Slick Slider – Maintop1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Maintop1
Module Class Suffix: “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.

4.4.5. Sj Module Tabs – Maintop2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Maintop2
Module Class Suffix: “module_tabs”
Module Type: Sj Module Tabs

 
Frontend Appearance


Backend Settings

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

Module “Sj Module Tabs” includes 3 modules, each module is a tab. To configure these modules, please assign modules to “tab2″ position. You can create and configure as follows:
Step 1: To configure module with title “Recent”, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “K2 Content” module.

Step 2: To configure module with title “Tags”, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “K2 Content” module.

Step 3: To configure module with title “Comments”, please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “K2 Comments” module.

4.4.6. Right – Position
 

4.4.6.1 K2 Search – Right Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Right
Module Class Suffix: “me_search hidden-sm hidden-xs”
Module Type: K2 Tools

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.6.2 Latest Headlines – Right Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Right
Module Class Suffix: “box-1 latest-headlines”
Module Type: Sj Mega News 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 Mega News for K2″ module.

4.4.6.3 Featured Videos – Right Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Right
Module Class Suffix: “box-1 featured-videos”
Module Type: Sj K2 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 Slider” module.

4.4.6.4 Sj Market – Right Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Right
Module Class Suffix: “me-market”
Module Type: Sj Market

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

Note: Please go to here to readmore SJ Market module.

4.4.6.5 Banner Right – Right Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Right
Module Class Suffix: “banner-right hidden-sm hidden-xs”
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 and paste the Code into editor:

 
4.4.6.6 Newsletter Signup – Right Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Right
Module Class Suffix: “box-1 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.

4.4.6.7 SJ Social Media Counter – Right Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Right
Module Class Suffix: “social-counter”
Module Type: SJ Social Media Counter

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.7. Mainbottom1 – Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.4.7.1 Recommended – Mainbottom1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Mainbottom1
Module Class Suffix: “box-1 recom-slider-k2″
Module Type: Sj K2 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 Slider” module.

4.4.7.2 Finance – Mainbottom1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Mainbottom1
Module Class Suffix: “k2-mega-new-main”
Module Type: Sj Mega News 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 Mega News for K2″ module.

4.4.7.3 Banner Main – Mainbottom1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Mainbottom1
Module Class Suffix: “banner-main”
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 and paste the Code into editor:

 
4.4.7.4 Sport – Mainbottom1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Mainbottom1
Module Class Suffix: “k2-mega-new-main”
Module Type: Sj Mega News 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 Mega News for K2″ module.

4.4.7.5 Fashion – Mainbottom1 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Mainbottom1
Module Class Suffix: “k2-mega-new-main”
Module Type: Sj Mega News 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 Mega News for K2″ module.

4.4.8. List Menu – Bottom 1 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom 1
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 and paste the Code into editor:

 
4.4.9. Links – Bottom 2 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom 2
Module Class Suffix: “mod-k2-categories”
Module Type: SJ Categories 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 Categories for K2″ module.

4.4.10. Trending Posts – Bottom 3 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom 3
Module Class Suffix: “trending-posts”
Module Type: Sj K2 Extra 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 Extra Slider” module.

4.5 Insert Video into Items

For example: K2 Featured Video Category

  • Step 1: Please go to Component >> K2 >> Items
  • Step 2: Select K2 Featured Video Category (you can create new category if this category is not exist)
  • Step 3: Select one item in Item list
  • Step 4: Choose Media parameter and copy code.

  • Copy the Code, you can follow steps:

     

4.6 Insert Links into the Texts

For example: “Sj Mega News for K2″ Module

  • Step 1: Please go to Extensions >> Module Manager >> Click “New” button to create a new module >> Select “Sj Mega News for K2 ” module.
  • Step 2: Select Advanced parameter >> Pre-text >> copy code
  •  

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!