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You are here: HomeJoomla TemplatesTemplate User-GuidesSJ Vinda Template Userguide

SJ Vinda Template Userguide

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This guide will help you install SJ Vinda and extensions included in the template step by step. This provides for only membeships in SmartAddons Joomla Template Clubs.

1. REQUIREMENT - Back to top

At the basic level, this template will require the following conditions:

  • Compatible with version Joomla: Joomla! 2.5.x, Joomla 3.x
  • Compatible with version K2: 2.6.x
  • Installation Packages include:
    • Quickstart Package
    • Template package only
    • Extensions package from our store
    • Third Party Extensions package (if have)

2. HOW TO DOWNLOAD - Back to top

2.1 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 --> click to download template as you want

Step 4 Under name of template --> Download packages as you want

2.2 Download packages from Third Party:

This is the component from Third Party which is used in this template:

  • K2 Component: Download as this guide in here

3. HOW TO INSTALLATION - 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 Installation with Quickstart Package

Before installing the Quickstart package, we recommend you back up your site first. You click to learn how to back up a Joomla site. The following steps will guide to install a quickstart package of SmartAddons Joomla Template: Click here

3.2 Installation with Template and Extensions

Log in your Administrator, go to Extensions > Extension Manager

Then install Template and Extensions as bellow.

3.2.1. Install Template:

Step 1: Click Choose File/Browse button, select our template file you have downloaded > Upload & Install. Click here for getting Template package.

Step 2: Go to Extensions > Template Manager and set SJ Vinda to become the default template as bellow

3.2.2. Install Extensions:

Here is list of extensions that are used in the template.

Step 1: Install Extensions that are developed by SmartAddons. Please Unzip First the Extension package for getting SmartAddons extensions then install each of them as install template above. Click here for getting Extension packages.

Step 2: Install K2 Component as extensions above. Click here for getting package of K2 Component.

Step 3: Enable/Public plugins. Note: all plugins listed are imperative.

  • Yt Framework Plugin 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 Shortcodes supports users to make content for web pages. In Joomla administrator, YT Shortcodes button will be appeared below the text-area, you can choose shortcodes for the text-area to make content. Click here for viewing the screenshot of backend
  • SJ Content Related News is used for showing other related articles in the same category. For more info about this module, please go here. Click here for viewing the screenshot of backend.

You need to install and activate them when using this template. Let's start from 1 - 2 - 3 to active plugins as bellow:

After install template/extensions, please go to next step - Configuration of template as 4. Part bellow

4. HOW TO CONFIGURATION - Back to top

The following part we will guide how to configure the template becomes the same with our home page - Demo

4.1 Modules Positions

4.2 Template Configuration

Go to Extensions > Template Manager > SJ Vinda. All of parameters of this template are divided into the following groups, in which they are explained themselves:

OVERVIEW

SJ Decou

GENERAL

SJ Decou

LAYOUT

SJ Decou
SJ Decou

THEME

SJ Decou

TYPOGRAPHY

SJ Decou

CONTENT COMPONENT

SJ Decou

ADVANCED

SJ Decou

4.3 Menu Configuration

4.3.1. Megamenu Configuration

To configure Mega Menu, go to: Extensions --> Template manager --> open SJ Vinda template, in the Menu setting, you can configure Mega Menu. To view more guide about how to install, set up and configure SJ Mega Menu as you want, please click here

4.3.2. Menu Item Frontend & Backend Configuration

- Module Variation: Backend

Notes: Menus below configure the same "Module Variation". And "EXPLORE MENU" configure  the same to "BONUS PAGES MENU"

  • JOOMLA MENU: TREE OF MENU - MENU PARAM
  • Frontend

    Backend: Menus configure the same above. However with child menu, you should remember to select its "Parent Item" parameter. For example: Parent menu "Joomla Content" has child menu "Single Article".

- K2 Category: Backend

Notes: Menus below configure the same " K2 Category".

  • CATEGORIES MENU: TREE OF MENU - MENU PARAM

    Frontend

    Backend

    Categories Menu Explaination:

    - "Categories" is Menu Module type

    - "Video Day" and "Top Comment" are K2 Content Module type

    - "Recent Post" is SJ Basic News Module type

  • EVENT MENU: TREE OF MENU - MENU PARAM

    Frontend

    Backend

    Event Menu Explaination:

    - "Categories"; "Quick Link"; "ADS"; "Vinda - Magazine" are Custom HTML module type. They're linked to custom html modules

    Code-Custom Output

                                   
    <ul class="menu span12">
    <li><a href="#">Terms of Service</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Privacy Statement</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Card Agreements</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Security Center</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Financial Education</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Sport & Game</a></li>
    </ul>
    

Notes: "Categories"; "Vinda - Magazine" below configure the same "Quick Link".

Code-Custom Output

 <p><img src="/images/demo_banner/happy2010.png" alt="" border="0" /></p> 

4.4 Extension Configuration

4.4.1. Top Banner - Custom HTML Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: notice
    Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND
    BACKEND

    Code-Custom Output

    <img src="/images/demo_banner/banner.png" border="0" />
    

4.4.2. SJ K2 Splash - SJ K2 Splash Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: top1
    Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.3. Custom(Rss); Smart Search; Login Form; Custom(Share); Language

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: top2
    Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

    - Custom(Rss) - Custom HTML Module: backend

    - Smart Search - Smart Search Module: backend

    - Login Form - Login Module: backend

    - Custom(Share) - Custom HTML Module: backend

    - Language - Language Switcher Module: backend

4.4.4. Slideshow - Sj K2 Slider Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: Slideshow
    Suffix: slideshow
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.5. Adv-top - Custom HTML Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: maintop1
    Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND
    BACKEND

    Code-Custom Output

    <img src="/images/demo/banner-top.png" border="0" /> <a href="#">Click me</a>
    

4.4.6. SJ Social Media Counts - SJ Social Media Counts Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: right
    Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.7. Latest news - K2 Content Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: right
    Suffix: _menu
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.8. Popular Articles - SJ Module Tab

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: right
    Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.9. sponsored - SJ News Extra Slider Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: right
    Suffix: sponsored
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.10. Outfit - Custom HTML Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: right
    Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

    Code-Custom Output

    <a href="#"><img src="/images/demo/outfit.png" border="0" /></a> 

4.4.11. mega_news - Sj K2 Mega News Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: position-h1
    Class Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.12. More... - SJ Categories for K2

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: bottom1
    Class Suffix: sj-categories
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

4.4.13. Banner bottom2 - Custom HTML Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: bottom2
    Class Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

    Code-Custom Output

    <img src="/images/demo/banner-bottom22.png" border="0" />
    

4.4.14. Vinda - Custom HTML Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: bottom3
    Class Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

    Code-Custom Output

    
    <ul>
    <li><a href="#">Magazine Health</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Magazine Beauty</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Magazine Consumer</a></li>
    </ul>
    
    

4.4.15. Exhibitions - Module Menu

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: bottom4
    Class Suffix: menu_footer
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

Notes: "bottom5" and "bottom6" configure the same

4.4.16. Follow us - Custom HTML Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: bottom7
    Class Suffix: menu_footer
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

    Code-Custom Output

    
    <ul class="row">
    <li class="span6"> 
    <ul>
    <li>[social type="facebook" style="flat" color="Yes"]http://www.facebook.com/SmartAddons.page [/social] <a href="http://www.facebook.com/SmartAddons.page">Facebook</a></li>
    <li>[social type="twitterbird" style="flat" color="Yes" ]https://twitter.com/#!/smartaddons [/social]<a href="https://twitter.com/#!/smartaddons">Twitter</a></li>
    <li>[social type="linkedin" styke="flat" color="yes"]#[/social]<a href="#">Linkedin</a></li>
    </ul>
    </li>
    <li class="span6"> 
    <ul>
    <li>[social type="google" style="flat" color="Yes" ]https://plus.google.com/u/0/103151395684525745793/posts [/social] <a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/103151395684525745793/posts">Google plus</a></li>
    <li>[social type="pinit" style="flat" color="Yes"] # [/social]<a href="#">Pinterest</a></li>
    <li>[social type="rss" style="flat" color="yes"]#[/social]<a href="#">RSS feeds</a></li>
    </ul>
    </li>
    </ul>
    
    

4.4.17. Brand - Custom HTML Module

  • Module Position - Module Suffix
    Position: footer
    Class Suffix:
  • Frontend - Backend
    FRONTEND

    Code-Custom Output

    <a href="#"><img src="/images/demo/index_07.png" border="0" /></a> <a href="#"><img src="/images/demo/index_09.png" border="0" /></a> <a href="#"><img src="/images/demo/index_11.png" border="0" /></a>
    

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

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