SJ University II

This guide will help you install SJ University II Template step by step.

 

1SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS – Back to top

SJ University 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

1.5 Component Requirements

K2 component – V2.6.x

Kunena 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 Kunena Component, 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

4.2 Template Configuration

Go to Extensions > Template Manager > SJ University II. 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 University II demo site, this would be helpful. We will only show the important, customized settings.
 
To display the Menu in SJ University II, 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 University II, 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: Mega2
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. Events Menu

Module Class Suffix: extra-upcoming-slider
Position: Mega2
Module Type: Sj K2 Extra Slider
To configure Events 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

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

4.3.3 Kunena Menu Configuration

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

Tree of Kunena Menu

Backend Settings

Kunena Menu
Menu Item Type: Home Page
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English

Index Menu
Menu Item Type: Category List
Template Style: Use default
Menu Location: Main menu – English

NOTE: Kunena Configuration

STEP1: Please go to Component >> Kunena Forum >> Configuration

Backend Settings

4.4 Extension Configuration

4.4.1 Module Menu Top – Top1 Position
 

Position: Top1
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.

4.4.2 Top2 – Position
 
Frontend Appearance

4.4.2.1 Language Switcher – Top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top2
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.

4.4.2.2 Login Form – Top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top2
Module Class Suffix: me-login
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 Search K2 – Top2 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top2
Module Class Suffix: me_search
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.

4.4.3 SJ Categories II for K2 – Top3 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top3
Module Class Suffix: categories-ii
Module Type: SJ Categories II 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 II for K2″ module.

4.4.4 No.1 University Joomla Theme – Top4 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top4
Module Class Suffix: k2-slider-style-one
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.

4.4.5 Custom Module Admissions – Top5 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top5
Module Class Suffix: cus-admissions
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 Upcoming Events – Top6 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top6
Module Class Suffix: extra-upcoming-slider
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.

4.4.7 Latest News – Top7 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top7
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 Education Faq – Top8 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top8
Module Class Suffix: Not Use
Module Type: Sj Content Accordion

 
Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

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

4.4.9 Feature Teachers – Top9 Position
 
Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top9
Module Class Suffix: feature-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 and paste the Code into editor:

 
4.4.10 SJ Scattered Gallery for K2 – Top10 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top10
Module Class Suffix: style-me-scattered
Module Type: SJ Scattered Gallery 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 Scattered Gallery for K2″ module.

4.4.11 Subscribe Our Newsletter – Top11 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top11
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.

4.4.12 Social Icon – Top12 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Top12
Module Class Suffix: social-icon
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:

 
4.4.13 Map Custom – Bottom1 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom1
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:

 
4.4.14 Get In Touch – Bottom2 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom2
Module Class Suffix: get-in-touch
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:

 
4.4.15 Useful Link – Bottom3 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom3
Module Class Suffix: useful-link
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.

4.4.16 Clients Say About Us – Bottom4 Position

Module Position – Module Suffix

Position: Bottom4
Module Class Suffix: clients-say
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:

 
 

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!