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You are here: HomeJoomla TemplatesTemplate User-GuidesSJ Gifts Template User guide

SJ Gifts Template User guide

Contents

The guide will help you install SJ Gifts and extensions included in this template step by step.
If you want to install the template exactly like our demo (same data), you should purchase and install the Quickstart Package.
  • Important Notes
  • 1. Download Template and Extensions
  • 2. SJ Gifts Template - Installation and Configuration
  • 3. Imperative Plugins - Installation and Configuration
  • 4. Other Extensions - Installation and Configuration

Important Notes

Requirement:
  • Joomla! 2.5
  • K2, Kunena and VM component (customized and included in Quickstart)
  • Some premium SJ Extensions (see part 3-Core Plugins and 4-Other Extensions)

1. Download Template and Extensions

1.1 Used for members of JTC - Joomla Template Club

STEP 1: Login at SmartAddons.com

STEP 2: Go to Download -> Joomla Templates Club (JTC)

STEP 3: Under Premium Joomla Templates, click SJ Gifts to download

STEP 4: Under SJ Gifts -> Download packages as you want

1.2 Used for single product purchased via e-cart

Receive Donwload-Info email -> Download packages as you want

2. SJ Gifts -Installation and Configuration

2.1 Installation

  • Log in Administrator of Joomla! v2.5.x, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager
    On this page, click Choose File button, select our template file you have downloaded then click Upload & Install


  • Set SJ Gifts as default template

2.2 Configuration

The parameters of SJ Gifts Template are divided into the following groups:
  • Global Settings
  • Main Body Column Settings
  • Layout Settings
  • Site Styles Settings
  • Top Menu Settings
  • Content Component
  • Advanced Options
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GLOBAL SETTINGS

  • Generator tag - Generate tag for your template
  • Template Width Type - Allow to choose pixel or %
  • Template Width - Allow to set width
  • Hide Main Content Block - Allow to hide Content Component on Homepage
  • Direction - Choose direction of language: RTL/LTR
  • Logo Type - Choose your logo type: image OR text
  • Logo Text - Set text for Text type of logo
  • Slogan - Set your Website slogan here
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MAIN BODY COLUMN SETTINGS

  • Main Body Width Type - Allow to choose pixel or %
  • Main Width - Allow to set width of main column
  • Left Width - Allow to set width of left column
  • Right Width - Allow to set width of right column
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LAYOUT SETTINGS

  • Default Mode View - Allow to choose mobile or PC layout
  • Window Layout - Allow to choose layout used with PC
  • Mobile Layout - Allow to choose layout used with mobile
  • IPhone Layout - Allow to choose layout used with IPhone
  • Android Layout - Allow to choose layout used with Android
  • Handheld Layout - Allow to choose layout used with other mobiles
  • Overwrite Windows Layout - Used with window mode, when you want to use another layout for a menu. Syntax:
    • Itemid1:Layout_Name1 | Itemid2:Layout_Name2 | ...
    With:
    • Itemid1, Itemid2...: Id of Menus. You can see these in Menu Item Manager
    • Layout_Name1, Layout_Name2...: The name of layout. You can see these in templates/{this_template_name}/layouts folder. NOTE: remove .xml extension
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STYLE SETTINGS

  • Default Style - Allow to choose a style from 4 available ones
  • Default Font Size - Allow to choose default font size
  • Default Font-Family - Allow to choose a font-family from 13 available ones. The default one is Arial
  • Google Font-Family - Allow to choose a google font-family used for html tags which are in Affected Selectors parameter below
  • Affected Selectors - Tag names will be applied with google font, comma seperated
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TOP MENU SETTINGS

  • Default Type Menu - Allow to choose default menu type shown with template, this list is gotten from Menu Manager
  • Default Menu Style - We support 4 styles for Menus
    • CSS Menu
    • Moo Menu
    • Mega Menu
    • Dropline Menu
  • Use JS for Dropline Menu - Allow to use JS effect for Dropline Menu OR not
  • Javascript Effect - Allow to select which JS Effect used with Moo Menu and Mega Menu
  • Duration Effect - Set time before showing any submenus
  • Start Level - Set level of menu to start rendering the menu
  • End Level - Set level of menu to stop rendering the menu
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CONTENT COMPONENT

  • Apply for Blog View - Allow to show the Content block at blog pages OR not
  • Apply for Frontpage view - Allow to show at Frontpage view OR not
  • Leading Images Width - Set width of images of Leading Articles
  • Leading Images Height - Set height of images of Leading Articles
  • Intro Images Width - Set width of images of Intro Articles
  • Intro Images Height - Set height of images of Intro Articles
  • Thumbnail Background Color - Set color background for thumbnail images
  • Thumbnail Mode - Set thumbnail mode:
    • Fill
    • Fit
    • Stretch
    • Center
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ADVANCED OPTIONS

  • Show Cpanel - Allow you to show YT Framework Control panel OR not
  • Override Logo Image - Allow you to choose new image link
  • Include LazyLoad plugin - Enable/disable LazyLoad
  • Enable jquery - Enable/disable jquery
  • Optimize Merge File - Choose Yes to optimize all CSS and JS Files which are used in your website
  • Optimize CSS - Choose Yes to optimize only CSS files
  • Optimize CSS Exclude - CSS files which are not optimized, comma separated
  • Optimize JS - Choose Yes to optimize only JS files
  • Optimize JS Exclude - JS files which are not optimized, comma separated
  • Optimize Folder - A specific folder with Css/Js files need to be optimized
  • Optimize HTML - Choose Yes to optimize HTML also
  • Enable Google Analytics - Enable/disable Google Analytics
  • Enter your Google Analytics tracking ID - Copy and paste your Google Analytics tracking ID here

3. Imperative Plugins-Installation and Configuration

You need to install: Yt Plugin and SJ Core Plugin.
- Yt Plugin supports Yt Framework for adding extra parameters used with Mega Menu and to compress CSS/JS/HTML when optimizing code.
- While that, SJ Core is used for resizing images in Content Component and other extensions.

3.1 Installation

  • STEP 1: In Administrator on Joomla! v2.5.x, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager
    On this page, click Choose File button, choose plugin files (extracted from extensions zip file) then click Upload & Install


  • STEP 2:Now, go to Enable SJ Core, Yt Plugin (for Yt Framework) in Extension/Plug-in Manager

3.2 Configuration of YT Plugin (for Yt Framework)

  • Yt Plugin supports Optimizing CSS/ JS/ HTML and support showing Mega Menus nicely. You can see how to optimize CSS/JS/HTML in Configuration part above and how to use YT Menu Params for styling any Menu Items by remarking an example:
  • SUPPORT OPTIMIZING CSS/JS/HTML AND STYLING MEGA MENUS
  • After installing Yt Plugin, go to Extension -> Plug-in Manager and choose to configureYt Plugin:
  • TO YT PLUGIN
  • Configure Yt Pluginto show SJ Help with Report Bugs, Template Tutorials and YT Framework Tutorials
  • SHOWING SJ HELP

    4. Other Extensions - Installation and Configuration

    After creating data, you can install and configure extensions to have a Website as like as our pre-made demo.

    4.1 Install

    4.1.1 List of extensions used in SJ Gifts demo

    You can find a list of modules/plugins/components which are used in SJ Gifts by clicking menu Features -> Extensions of demo Website

    4.1.2 Installation

    • In Administrator on Joomla! v2.5.x, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager
      On this page, click Choose File button, choose an extension file then click Upload & Install


    • Install the rest of extensions as step above

    4.2 Configuration

    After installing extensions which are included in the SJ Gifts template, navigate into Extensions -> Module (or Plug-in) Manager then choose the module or plug-in you want to configure. The following example is choosing a module from Module Manager:

    By this screenshot, you will see how module is placed in the default layout:

    This guide will help you place essential menus (Mega Menu), modules (one example each type) and other blocks as homepage of demo Website:

    4.2.1 Mega Menu - Features

  • Menu Item Type
  • Menu Item Type: Text Separator
  • Frontend - Backend
  • FRONTEND
    BACKEND - YT MENU PARAMS
    BACKEND - TREE OF MENUS

    4.2.2 Mega Menu - Joomla!

  • Menu Item Type
  • Menu Item Type: Text Separator
  • Frontend - Backend
  • FRONTEND
    BACKEND - YT MENU PARAMS
    BACKEND - TREE OF MENUS

    4.2.3 Mega Menu - K2

  • Menu Item Type
  • Menu Item Type: Text Separator
  • Frontend - Backend
  • FRONTEND
    BACKEND - YT MENU PARAMS
    BACKEND - TREE OF MENUS

    4.2.4 Mega Menu - VirtueMart

  • Menu Item Type
  • Menu Item Type: Text Separator
  • Frontend - Backend
  • FRONTEND
    BACKEND - YT MENU PARAMS
    BACKEND - TREE OF MENUS

    4.2.5 SJ Login, Register and Contact Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: top2
    Suffix: socials
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.6 Search Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: header2 (left)
    Suffix: Not Used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.7 SJ Minicart Pro

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: header2 (right)
    Suffix: Not used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.8 Sj Vm Slick Slider

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: slide_show
    Suffix: Not Used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.9 Sj Mega Products

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: main_top
    Suffix: Not Used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.10 Sj Vm Extra Slider

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: main_bottom
    Suffix: title2 currencies
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.11 Sj Module Tabs

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: right (first)
    Suffix: Not Used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.12 Manufacturers - Custom HTML Module

    There are several positions that use Custom HTML module. Here we will configure an example. Let take "Manufacturers" at right position, others will be the same.

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: right (second)
    Suffix: title5 currencies manufacture
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.13 Free Shipping - Banner Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: right (third)
    Suffix: Not Used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.14 About Us - Menu Module

    There are several positions that use Menu module. Here we will configure an example. Let take "About Us" at user11 position, others will be the same.

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: user11
    Suffix: Not Used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    That's homepage. For other advanced and customized configurations, please submit ticket OR purchase our installation services.

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