The following instructions will help you to install your template.

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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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The following instructions will help you to install your template.


1.

Template Installation


Installing through the Joomla! CMS Extensions Manager:



— In the administration section of your Joomla! web-site go to the Extensions → Extensions
Manager.

— Then in the “Upload package file” section open the Package File upload dialogue box by
clicking on the “Browse” button.
— Find the theme .zip archive from the “joomla” folder in your downloaded template package, click
Open and then click “Upload & install”.




Manual installation


— Open your downloaded template package and go to the “joomla” folder.
— There you’ll see the “theme###.zip” package. Extract the files from the package.
— Uploaded the extracted “theme###” folder to the “joomla/templates” folder on your server.
— Then open the Joomla! Administration panel, go to “Extensions → Extensions Manager →
Discover”, then click the “Discover” button in the top right corner.
— Below you should see the manually installed template. Select it and click “Install” button.










2. Template Activation

When you are done installing the template you need to activate it. Open the Joomla! administration
section, then using the main menu please, go to the “Extensions → Template manager” page.

Then choose the newly installed template by clicking on the checkbox and click “Make Default”
button in the upper right corner. This will enable your template as a default one for your site.


Then click on the template name to enter the template configuration page. You need to assign the
template to the website pages. To do this click “Toggle Selection” button in the “Menus assignment”
section.


3. Advanced Options

Each template has the advanced options that allow you to modify some template features directly
through the admin panel. At the template configuration page take a look at the “Advanced Options” section
in the right column.

There you can upload your custom logo, insert the website title and description etc.


4. Modules Configuration

Our templates are supplied with the sample pages, modules and configuration settings. In other words
to make the template look as at the preview you need to install and configure the modules.

There are two ways to configure the template modules:
a) by importing .sql file into the Joomla! database;
b) manually configuring template modules through the Joomla! administration panel.

Importing dump.sql file into your joomla database

ATTENTION:

import .sql file ONLY if your site is a clean installation of Joomla! CMS, and you have
not yet created any content, articles, modules, etc. This step will erase all the work you’ve
already done to your site. Otherwise, skip this step and read the next one - “Manually configuring
template modules”

To install dump.sql file you should do the following:
— Open your PHPMyAdmin tool (which is part of your Hosting Control Panel).
— Select the database you created for the Joomla! CMS.
— Select “IMPORT” option and click “Browse” button
— Navigate to the “sources” folder of the template and select dump.sql file.
— Press “GO”

button. When the import is done, you need to complete only one more step,
described in this document - “
6. Images Preview


If you don’t have much experience with PHPMyAdmin tool, please check this video tutorial on how
to complete the steps above:
http://info.template-help.com/after_sale_support/Demo_movies_database/Joomla/article11.html


Manually configuring template modules


a) In the Joomla! administration section please, go to “Extensions → Module Manager”;

b) Open each module from the list below, assign it to the given position and set the configuration
options from the following table:

Name Type Position
Class
Suffix
Show
Title
Order Additional info
Social Custom HTML header-right no 1
You can find the source
code in
sources/social.html file
Search Search header-right
no 1
Main menu Menu Top no 1
Call Center Custom HTML Top no 2
You can find the
source code in
sources/call_center.h
tml file
Slider Banners Slider
no 1

Top Blocks
Articles


Newsflash
top-blocks no 1
Outsourcing Custom HTML top-blocks
yes 2
You can find the
source code in
sources/outsourcing.
html file
What we do Custom HTML right yes 1
You can find the
source code in
sources/what_we_do
.html file
Newsletter
Acymailing
Starter
right
yes 2
Sources/
com_acymailing_star
ter_2.0.0_2011-08-
06.zip
Footer Footer footer no 1


c) After all the necessary changes are applied save the values of each module by clicking the “Save
& Close” button in the upper right corner.

To make your Joomla! look like our live demo please, install the database dump that is located in
sources\dump.sql.

ATTENTION:
By default Joomla! 1.6 installation comes with only the Main Menu module installed.
Therefore to make your Joomla! site look like our live demo please, install all necessary modules
through the administration section of your site. You may also need to add all the menu items and
articles by yourself.


5. Images preview

To display the same images as on the preview page of your template, please, go to the “sources”
folder from the template package and copy the “images” folder to the Joomla! installation root folder on your
server.





6. How to add new Custom HTML modules to your template

Some templates may contain the custom HTML modules that should be installed manually.

Note: If you performed the dump.sql file import you may skip this step.

Please, enter the Joomla! administration panel, and go to the Site → Global Configuration. Find the
option “Default Editor” and select “No Editor”. Default Joomla! WYSIWYG editors may modify the custom
HTML module’s code and cause you some issues.

— Then go to the Extensions → Module Manager page. Press the "New" button in the top right
corner:

— select "Custom HTML";

— in the "Title" field type the title of your new module;

— in the "Position" field choose the correct position for the new module from the Modules
Configuration table above (Step 4);

— in the "Module Class Suffix" field please, type the appropriate class suffix specified in the
Modules Configuration table;
— in the "Custom Output" text area please, put the HTML code provided in the appropriate file
from the template “sources” folder. The correct filename could be found in the Modules Configuration table.

After everything is done please, Press the "Save & Close" button in the top right corner, and check
your website.



7. How to install third party modules

The template may have some modules that are not included into the default Joomla! installation and
should be installed manually. The procedure is the same as described in the step 1 of this document.

— From the Joomla! administration panel select “Extensions → Extensions Manager”.

— Click the Browse button and select the extension package from the template “sources” folder.

— Click the “Upload & Install” button.
— Then go to the “Extensions → Module manager” page. The newly installed module should
appear in the modules list.
— Open the module and set the configuration options according to the Modules Configuration table.





Congratulations, you are done with the template installation. Now you may go to your site
and continue with editing.