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You are here: HomeJoomla TemplatesTemplate User-GuidesSJ Travel II Template User guide

SJ Travel II Template User guide

Contents

The guide will help you install SJ Travel II 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 Travel II Template - Installation and Configuration
  • 3. Imperative Plugins - Installation and Configuration
  • 4. Other Extensions - Installation and Configuration

Important Notes

Requirement:
  • Joomla! 2.5, Joomla! 3.x
  • K2 and Kunena component (customized and included in Quickstart). Download K2 Component and Kunena Component.
  • 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 Travel II to download

STEP 4: Under SJ Travel II -> 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 Travel II -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 Travel II as default template

2.2 Configuration

The parameters of SJ Travel II 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, SJ Core and Sj Content Related News 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 by us.
- Lastly, SJ Content Related News is used for showing other related articles in the same category.

3.1 Installation

  • Now you install SJ Content Related News, Yt Plugin and SJ Core in turn
  • STEP 1: In Administrator on Joomla! v2.5.x, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager
    On this page, click Choose File button, choose plugin file (extracted from extensions zip file) from then click Upload & Install


  • STEP 2:Now, go to Enable SJ Core, Yt Plugin (for Yt Framework) and SJ Content Related News 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 Travel II demo

    You can find a list of modules/plugins/components which are used in SJ Travel II 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 Travel II 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
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    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 Smart Search Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: search
    Suffix: _blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.5 SJ Content Slideshow Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: user1
    Suffix: _blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.6 Find Hotel - Custom HTML Module

    There are several positions that use Custom HTML module. Here we will configure an example. Let take "Find Hotel" at user2 position, others will be the same.

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: user2
    Suffix: box-oranges
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.7 Sj Module Tabs

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: left (second)
    Suffix: _blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.8 SJ Basic News

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: right (first)
    Suffix: title-default
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.9 Sj Content Accordion Module

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

    4.2.10 Sj Article Slider

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: usera
    Suffix: no-padding background1
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.11 User Resources - Menu Module

    There are several positions that use Menu module. Here we will configure an example. Let take "User Resources" at user10 position, others will be the same.

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: user10
    Suffix: Not Used
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Backend
  • BACKEND

    4.2.12 Footer Menu - Menu Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: footnav
    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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