SM Gnar

This guide will help you install SM Gnar 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)

2INSTALLATION – 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).

2.1 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.

2.2 Manual Installation

  • Step 1: Extract “sm_gnar_theme.zip” file and Copy folders skin; app; media, lib 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 .

3CONFIGURATION – Back to top

3.1 Page Configuration

3.1.1 Homepage Style 1

Frontend of Homepage-1 Layout Position

To configure this page, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section. Here are list of configuration process for this style:

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

3.1.2 Homepage Style 2

Frontend of Homepage-2 Layout Position To configure this Homepage Style 2, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section. Including 3 tabs:

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

3.1.3 Homepage Style 3

Frontend of Homepage-3 Layout Position Similarly to Homepage style 2, to configure this page, in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management section with the following tabs:

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

3.1.4 Homepage Style 4

Frontend of Homepage-4 Layout Position To configure this page, log in the Admin Panel, navigate to CMS >> Pages. Create a new page in Page Management field:

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

3.2 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.

3.2.1 With Horizontal Menu:

All Stores Menu ( Shop-tree form)
Frontend Appearance

Tree of All Stores menu:

All-stores-menu

Copy and paste the following code into the parameter “Content” of Banner Horizontal:

 

New Arrivals Menu

Frontend Appearance

Note: New Arrivals Menu: To config this page, please navigate to SM Gnar setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager

One Sales Menu

Frontend Appearance

Note: On Sales Menu. To config this page, please navigate to SM Gnar setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager

Blog Menu

Frontend Appearance

Note: Blog Menu has “Menu Type: Category” & “Data Type: category/113″.This ID is setup in Catalog >> Manage Categories. To config this page, please navigate to SM Gnar setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager

Contact Menu

Frontend Appearance

Note: Contact Menu has “Menu Type: Category” & “Data Type: category/44″.This ID is setup in Catalog >> Manage Categories. To config this page, please navigate to SM Gnar setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager

3.2.2 With Vertical Mega Menu:

Fashion & Accessories

Frontend Appearance

Tree of Fashion & Accessories:

Fashion &, Accessories

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

Note:
“6 columns” in “Columns number” section is to make the “Fashion & Accessories” be displayed full page on vertical dimension

Note: Other Items in Vertical Mega Menu are configured the same as above items.

3.3 Configure Extensions

The SM Gnar front-page has been integrated with extensions in the Theme as following list:

I. SM Cart Pro
  • Position: SM Cart Pro
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Cart Pro: Click Here
  • Go Here to readmore about the SM CartPro module.
  • Position: SM Search Box Pro
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Search Box Pro: Click Here
  • Go Here to readmore about the SM Search Box Pro module.
III. SM Image Slider
  • Position: SM Image Slider
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Image Slider: Click Here
  • Go Here to readmore about the SM Image Slider module.
IV. SM Deal
  • Position: SM Deal
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Deal: Click Here
  • Go Here to readmore about the SM Deal module.
V. SM Listing Tabs
  • Position: SM Listing Tabs
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Listing Tabs: Click Here
  • Go Here to readmore about the SM Listing Tabs module.
VI. SM Basic Products
  • Position: SM Basic Products
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Basic Products: Click Here
  • Go Here to readmore about the SM Basic Products module.
VII. SM Categories Accordion
  • Position: SM Categories Accordion
  • Frontend Appearance

  • Backend of SM Categories Accordion : Click Here
  • Go Here to readmore about the SM Categories Accordion module.

3.4 Configure Static Blocks

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

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

1. Static-Banner home 1

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “bannerhome1″

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Banner home 1:
     

2. Static-Banner home 2

To add this static block, first go to CMS then click Static Blocks and create a new one with Identifier * : “bannerhome2″

Frontend

 

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Banner home 2:
     

3. Static-Banner home 3

To create the static block, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “bannerhome3″

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Banner home 3:
     

4. Static-Banner home 4

To add the static blocks “Banner-home 4“, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “bannerhome4″

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Banner home 4:
     

5. Static-Accordion Info

To configure this static block, first go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “accordion-info”

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Accordion Info:
     

6. Static-Block Info

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

Frontend

Backend

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Blog Info:
     

7. Static-Block Newsletter

To create Static-Block Newsletter, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “block-newsletter”

Frontend

Backend

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Block Newsletter:
     

8.Static-Block Payment

To add Static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “block-payment”

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Block Payment:
     

9. Static-Spotlight: About Shop + Help Center + Theme Feature + Custom Link + Shop Info

Frontend

About Shop

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “spotlight1″

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of About Shop:
     

Help Center

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “spotlight2″

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Help Center:
     

Theme Feature

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “spotlight3″
Frontend


Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Theme Feature:
     

Custom Links

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “spotlight4″

Frontend

Backend Setting

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Custom Links:
     

Shop Info

To create static blocks, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “spotlight5″

Frontend

Backend

  • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Shop Info:
     

3.5 How To Edit Copyright in admin

Frontend Appearance

In the Administrator page, Please navigate to System >> Configuration >>; find SM Gnar 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

3.6 How To Customize the Social symbols in admin panel

Frontend Appearance

In the Administrator page, Please navigate to System >> Configuration >>; find SM Gnar Setting Module to configure the “Social style” parameter as image below:

4SUPPORT – 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 a bunch!