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You are here: HomeJoomla TemplatesTemplate User-GuidesSJ Jare Template User Guide

SJ Jare Template User Guide

Contents

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

Important Notes

Requirement:
  • Joomla! 2.5, latest version is recommended.
  • VirtueMart Component, if using Quickstart, it is included
  • 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 Jare to download

STEP 4: Under SJ Jare -> 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 Jare -Installation and Configuration

2.1 Installation

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

    INSTALL
  • Set SJ Jare as default template

    SET DEFAULT

2.2 Configuration

All of parameters of SJ Jare Template are divided into the following groups, in which they are explained themselves:

OVERVIEW

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GENERAL

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LAYOUT

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MENU

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THEME

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TYPOGRAPHY

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CONTENT COMPONENT

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ADVANCED

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2.3 Yt Shortcodes

  • In Administrator of Joomla!, go to Plugin Manager -> Make sure Yt Shortcodes is enabled. This is list of shortcodes that you can use to style content:
    LIST of SHORTCODES
  • After that, whenever there is text area then click Shortcodes button, Shortcodes are available for you to be used!

    SHORTCODES

3. Imperative Plugins-Installation and Configuration

You need to install: Yt Plugin.
- Yt Plugin supports Yt Framework for adding extra parameters used with Mega Menu and to compress CSS/JS/HTML when optimizing code.

3.1 Installation

  • Now you install this plugin
  • STEP 1: In Administrator on Joomla!, 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

    INSTALL

  • STEP 2:Now, go to Enable 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 Plugin to show SJ Help with Report Bugs, Template Tutorials and YT Framework Tutorials
  • SHOWING SJ HELP

4. Other Extensions - Installation and Configuration

After creating articles and data..., you have to install and configure extensions.

4.1 Install

4.1.1 List of extensions used in SJ Jare demo

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

4.1.2 Installation

  • In Administrator on Joomla!, 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 Jare 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:
Back

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 - Explore

  • Menu Item Type
  • Menu Item Type: Single Article
  • Frontend - Back End
  • FRONTEND
    BACK END - YT MENU PARAMS
    BACK END - TREE OF MENUS

    4.2.2 Mega Menu - Joomla!

  • Menu Item Type
  • Menu Item Type: Single Article
  • Frontend - Back End
  • FRONTEND
    BACK END - YT MENU PARAMS
    BACK END - TREE OF MENUS

    4.2.3 Mega Menu - K2

  • Menu Item Type
  • Menu Item Type: Single Article
  • Frontend - Back End
  • FRONTEND
    BACK END - YT MENU PARAMS
    BACK END - TREE OF MENUS

    4.2.4 Login Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: top1
    Suffix: blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    4.2.5 VM Shopping Cart Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: top2
    Suffix: cart blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    4.2.6 Smart Search Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: top3
    Suffix: blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    4.2.7 Menu Module

    There are several positions that use Menu module. Here we will configure an example. Let take "Main menu right" at position-0 position, others will be the same.

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: position-0
    Suffix: @responsive
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    4.2.8 SJ VM Slideshow Responsive Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: slide_show (first)
    Suffix: blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    4.2.9 Custom HTML Module

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

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: slide_show (second)
    Suffix: blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    4.2.10 Who's Online Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: sticky_left (first)
    Suffix: bg-white @group
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    4.2.11 Statistics Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: stickey_left (second)
    Suffix: bg-white @eye-open
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    Stickey rights Modules: All HTML modules

    4.2.12 SJ VirtueMart Module

    There are several positions that use SJ VirtueMart module. Here we will configure an example. Let take "Featured Products" at position-5 position, others will be the same.

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: position-5
    Suffix: features
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    For position-1, 2 and 3: SJ VirtueMart Modules

    4.2.13 SJ Slider Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
  • Position: position-4
    Suffix: blank
  • Frontend (demo layout above) - Back End
  • BACK END

    Footer

    Now there are some HTML and Menu module as our demo. You can try some other ones.


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

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