SM G3Shop

This guide will help you install SM G3Shop themes step by step.

 

1 SYSTEM REQUIREMENT – Back to top

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

    • Compatible with Magento Community Edition 1.7.x; 1.8.x and 1.9.x (require: php 5.4 and Memory_limit no less than 256Mb)

2LAYOUT POSITION – Back to top

3INSTALLATION – Back to top

There are two ways to install a Magento Theme:

  • Quickstart Installation: By using this package, you will set the theme exactly as our Demo with sample data.
  • Manual Installation (include of Theme Installation and Extension Installation): You will need only be using the zipped files in “Extensions” and “Theme” folders.

3.1 Quickstart Installation :

Magentech provides SM Quickstart package for each theme which aims to ease the installation for users. It will help you save much time of installing and configuring if you plan to start your site from the beginning. Please following steps below:

  • Step 1: Download the quickstart package
  • Step 2: Extract and Upload the whole Quickstart package to your server. In Quickstart folder you will see the extracted folder that include all sample data
  • Step 3: Create a Database for your Magento

  • Step 4: Start installation by opening browser and navigate to your URL (where the Quickstart uploaded) to load default Magento installer. Please follow each step of the Installer so that the installation process can be set.

  • Step 5: Locale Settings. Please fill fully into Required Fields (“Locale; Time Zone and Default Currency”.)

  • Step 6: In the Configuration step, input the required fields as below.
    • Do not use “localhost” in URL, otherwise you could not log in to your Admin area (you should use your local IP in case of installing on your computer).
    • Leave Tables prefix field blank.

  • Step 7: Create Admin Account. Please fill fully into Required Fields (“First Name; Last Name; Email; Username; password and confirm password”.)

  • Step 8: Finish Installation and now you can Go to Frontend or Go to Backend.

3.2 Manual Installation

  • Step 1: Extract “sm_g3shop_theme.zip” file and Copy folders skinapp; images; media to your site root folder.
  • Step 2: Log in to your Admin Panel (e.g. Access Magento Admin area: http://yourdomain/index.php/admin/). Log out and log in back.
  • Step 3: Navigate to System >> Cache Management, Sellect All the cache types, take Action as Refresh and Submit.
  • Step 4: Navigate to System >> Configuration >> Design.
  • Step 5: In Package tab, input the parameter Current Package Name with the actual theme name.

  • Step 6: You can also change the settings for Header .

4CONFIGURATION – Back to top

4.1 Page Configuration

4.1.1 Home Style 1 – with 1 Column Layout

To configure this page, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section.

Copy and paste the following code into the parameter “Layout Update XML”:

4.1.2 Homepage Style 2 – 2 columns with left bar Layout

To configure this page, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section.

Copy and paste the following code into the parameter “Layout Update XML”:

4.1.3 Homepage Style 3 – with 1 column

To configure this page, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section.

Copy and paste the following code into the parameter “Layout Update XML”:

4.1.4 Homepage Style 4 – with 1 column

To configure this page, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section.

Copy and paste the following code into the parameter “Layout Update XML”:

4.1.5 Deals Page Configuration – with 1 column Layout

To configure this page, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section.

Copy and paste the following code into the parameter “Layout Update XML”:

4.2 Configure Mega Menu

  • Step 3: In order to add menu items, Go to SM Mega Menu >> Menu items Manager to add items as you want.

With Horizontal Menu:

SHOP Menu

Frontend Appearance

Tree of New Arrivals menu:

http://images.smartaddons.com/smartaddons/images/userguide/magento/sm-foro/tree-new-arivals.png

  • Link show Shop Menu’s backend. Please click Here to view.

ABOUT US Menu

Frontend Appearance

Note: About Us Menu has “Menu Type: Category” & “Data Type: category/43″. To config this page, please navigate to Catalog >> Manager Categories >> About Us category:

BLOG Menu

Frontend Appearance

Note: Blog Menu has “Menu Type: Category” & “Data Type: category/133″. To config this page, please navigate to Catalog >> Manager Categories >> Blog category:

Copy & Paste code into the parameter “Custom Layout Update” in Custom Design Tab:

With Vertical Menu:

Computer & Accessories Menu

Frontend Appearance

Tree of Computer & Accessories Menu:

http://images.smartaddons.com/sm-magento-images/magento-themes/sm-g3shop/tree-vertical-menu.png

  • Link show Computer & Accessories Menu’s backend. Please click Here to view.

Copy and Paste the Content code into editor:

4.3 Configure Extensions

I. SM Cart Pro

  • Position: SM Cart Pro
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Cart Pro: Click Here

II. SM Search Box Pro

  • Position: SM Search Box Pro
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Search Box Pro: Click Here

III. SM Image Slider

  • Position: SM Image Slider
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Image Slider: Click Here

IV. SM Categories

  • Position: SM Categories
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Categories: Click Here

V. SM Listing Tabs

  • Position: SM Listing Tabs
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Listing Tabs: Click Here

VI. SM Deal

  • Position: SM Deal
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Deal: Click Here

VII. SM Deal

  • Position: SM Deal
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Deal: Click Here

VIII. SM Listing Tabs

  • Position: SM Listing Tabs
  • Frontend Appearance

To configure this position, in your Admin Panel, please navigate to CMS >> Pages >> select “your homepage” >> copy and paste the code below into the parameter “Layout Update XML” of Design tab:

4.4 Configure Static Blocks

The SM G3shop front-page has static blocks in the Theme:

  • Static-Homepage
  • Static-Images content
  • Static-Brand
  • Static-Slider Testimonial
  • Static-Bottom services
  • Static-About Footer + Tool Footer + Help Footer + Information

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks >> Add new block

Static-Homepage

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “img-homepage”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Homepage:

Static-Image Content

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “img-content”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Homepage:

Static-Brand

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “brand-left”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Brand:

Static-Slider Testimonial

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “slider-client-say”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Slider Testimonial:

Static-Bottom Services

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “bottom-service”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Bottom Services:

Static-About Footer + Tool Footer + Help Footer + Information

Frontend

Static-About Footer

Frontend

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “about-footer”
Backend

  • Content Code of Static-About Footer:

Static-Tool Footer

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “tools-footer”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Tool Footer:

Static-Help Footer

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “help-footer”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Help Footer:

Static-Information Footer

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “information-footer”

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Info Footer:
Note: To Homepage style 2, it has Static Brand named Brand Homepage V2
To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static-Brand Homepage V2 with Identifier * : “brand-v2″

Frontend

Backend

  • Content Code of Static-Brand Homepage V2:

4.5 How To Edit Copyright in admin

Frontend Appearance

In the Administrator page, Please navigate to System >> Configuration >> find SM G3Shop Setting Module to configure the “Custom Copyright” parameter as image below:

Advanced Style

  • Show Cpanel – Allow to Enable/Disable Cpanel
  • Show Go to Top – Allow to Enable/Disable Go to Top
  • Use Add to Cart – Allow to Enable/Disable Cart
  • Use Add to Wishlist – Allow to Enable/Disable Wishlist
  • Use Add to Compare – Allow to Enable/Disable Compare
  • Enable Custom Copyright – Allow to Enable/Disable Custom Copyright
  • Copyright – If you select “Yes”, please custom copyright here, or else “No” will display the default copyright of Magento.
  • Custom Css – Allow to custom css
  • Custom Javascript – Allow to custom Javascript

Note: Please click Here to view more about How To Set Default Language and Currency in Magento.

4.6 Blog Extension Installation

We have used Blog Extension in this theme. Please go Here to Download & readmore information about this extension.

5SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Support Tickets System

Thanks so much!