SM Handmade

This guide will help you install SM Handmade 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 ( latest version 1.9.2.0 ) (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 like our Demo with sample data.
  • Manual Installation (including Theme Installation).

2.1 Quickstart Installation:

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

Please follow 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 site

  • 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.
    • Database Name : sm-handmade-quickstart (Exact name of database you have just created)
    • User name : root
    • User password : no need to fill
    • Do not use "localhost" in the URL path, otherwise you could not log in to your Admin area (you should use your local IP when setting up your website hosted entirely on your own computer).

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

  • Step 8: Finish Installation and now you you can click Go to Frontend to open Homepage or click Go to Backend to open Admin Panel.

2.2 Manual Installation

    • Step 1: Please unzip “sm_handmade_theme.zip” file and upload folders skin; app; media, lib from the theme package to the root of your Magento site folder on your server.
    • Step 2: Log in to your Admin Panel (e.g. http://yourdomain/index.php/admin/)
    • Step 3: Disable Cache: Go to System >> Cache Management, click ‘Sellect All’ button, then choose ‘Disable’ and click ‘Submit’ button to complete the action.
    • Step 4: Navigate to System >> Configuration >> Design.
  • Step 5: In Package tab of Design Section, input the parameter Current Package Name with the actual theme name.

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

  • Step 7: You can also change the settings for Footer.

2.3 Theme Setting

Configure SM Handmade General Setting Theme In Magento admin panel, navigate to SM Handmade Setting and configure theme as you want.

    • Configure General with Theme color, Font size, color for the link, hover buttons, page, text, title, background … for any store.
    • Configure Theme Layout with Layout style, Header style& Homepage style ( depend on Default pages on Web tab), Layout Group 1,2,3,4,5,6 to configure
    • Configure the Product Listing with Layout 1 Column, Layout 2 Columns, Layout 3 Columns, Product Shows Effect On Hover, etc.
    • Configure the Product Detail To zoom image of product, adjust Zoom Mode, Custom tab, and content, etc..

      Note:You also show your brands’ information like the following image in the frontend.


      Copy and paste the following code chain into “Custom Tab Content”:
       

       
       

    • Configure Rich Snippets
    • Configure Socials : To connect with social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Linkedin
    • Configure Advanced : To show popup, Cpanel, use “Add to cart, Add to wishlist, Add to Compare
    • Configure Theme Installation

Note: Click the Import Static Blocks and CMS Pages to import all static blocks and CMS pages provided with this theme. The following notification will appear to announce that you have just imported static blocks or pages successfully.

After importing, you need to go to CMS >> Static Block ( or Pages) to configure and select Store View for each block or page.

Configure Extensions In SM handmade Setting area, below the General and Catalog fields, navigate toMagentech.com field in the left hand column to configure extensions as you want.

  • SM Quickview
  • SM Shop By
  • SM Search Box Pro
  • SM Cart Pro
  • SM Hot Colection Module
  • SM Deal
  • SM Listing Tabs
  • SM Megamenu
  • SM Basic Products
  • SM Handmade Setting
  • SM Camera Slide

2.4 Blog

Configure Blog We are using Aheadworks Blog free extension from Aheadworks, so that it is not including in the quickstart package. You can download free version of Aheadworks Blog Here and follow Its Guide to install. After installing this extension, please go to the admin of blog, navigate to Blog >> Settings to configure it like our configuration and your desire.
 

    3CONFIGURATION – Back to top

    Note: Set Default Page

    • To set a default page for your Magento Site, in the Admin Panel you go to System>>Configuration>>Web>>Default Pages. Please click to see the Backend Settings.
    • You need to change to the website / store view that you want to change (the dropdown menu in the upper left corner). You will probably have to create a new CMS page if you want to have something different from your default home page.

    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 is a list of configuration process for this style:

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

     

    3.1.4 Homepage Style 4

    Frontend of Homepage-4 Layout Position

    Similarly to Homepage style 3, 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 chain 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 Horizontal Mega Menu:

    Horizontal-mega-menu
    Horizontal Mega Menu’s backend
    Home
    Frontend Appearance

    • Link shows Home’s backend. Please click Here to view.

    Featured Menu
    Frontend Appearance

    • Link shows Featured Menu’s backend. Please click Here to view.
    • Link shows Dropdown Features’ backend. Please click Here to view.
    • Copy and paste the following code chain into the content:
       

       

    Shop Menu

    Frontend Appearance

    • Link shows Shop Menu’s backend. Please click Here to view.
    • Link shows Item Swimwear’s backend. Please click Here to view.
    • Copy and paste the following code chain into the content:

       

       
      Products Menu

      Frontend Appearance

      • Link shows Products Menu’s backend. Please click Here to view.

      Copy and paste the following code chain into the content:
       

       

      Accessories Menu
      Frontend Appearance

      • Link shows Accessories Menu’s backend. Please click Here to view.

      Copy and paste the following code chain into the content:
       

       

      Craft Supplies Menu
      Frontend Appearance

      • Link shows Craft Supplies Menu’s backend. Please click Here to view.

      Copy and paste the following code chain into the content:
       

       

      About Us
      Frontend Appearance

      • Backend Settings of About Us Menu Please click Here to view.
      • Item Dropdown About’s backend. Please click Here to view.

      Copy and paste the following code chain into the content:
       

       

      Contact Us
      Frontend Appearance

      • Backend Settings of Contact Us Menu Please click Here to view.
      • Item Dropdown Contact’s Backend. Please click Here to view.

      Copy and paste the following code chain into the content:
       

       

      3.2.2 Vertical Mega Menu ( In The Homepage 2)

      Vertical Mega Menu includes 10 items:

      • Electronics
      • Auto & Bike
      • Apparel
      • Home & Kitchens
      • Beauty & Health
      • Fashion & Accesories
      • Sport & Fitness
      • Outdoor adventure
      • Toys & Game for Kids
      • Weddings

       
      Frontend Appearance

      Backend Appearance

      Electronics
      Frontend Appearance

      Tree of Electronics:

      Note: To configure these sub-items inside this category, we do as following tasks:

      Note: Copy & paste the following code chain chain into tab “content”:
       

       

      Auto & Bike
      Frontend Appearance

      Tree of Auto & Bike:

       
      Apparel
      Frontend Appearance

      Note: Copy & paste the following code chain chain into tab “content”:
       

       

        • Other items in Vertical Menu are configured the same as above items.

      3.3 Configure Extensions

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

      I. SM CartPro
          • Position: SM CartPro
          • Frontend Appearance

          • Backend of SM CartPro: Click Here
          • Go Here to readmore about the SM CartPro module.
      II. SM Mega Menu
          • Position: SM Mega Menu
          • Frontend Appearance

          • Backend of SM Mega Menu: Click Here
      III. SM Mega Menu 2
          • Position: SM Mega Menu
          • Frontend Appearance

          • Backend of SM Mega Menu: Click Here
      IV. SM Camera Slide
          • Position: SM Camera Slide
          • Frontend Appearance

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

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

      • Backend of Listing Tabs : Click Here
      • Go Here to readmore about the SM Listing Tabs module.

      3.4 Configure Static Blocks

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

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

      1. Static Block: Shoppolicy Home

      To create the static block, go to CMS >> Static Blocks with Identifier * : “shoppolicy-home”

      Frontend

      Backend Setting

      • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of Shoppolicy Home:
         
         

      To add this static block, first go to CMS then click Static Blocks and create a new one with Identifier * : “banner-home1″

      Frontend

      Backend Setting

      • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of Static Block: Banner Home 1:
         
         

      3. Static Block: Testimonials

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

      Frontend

      Backend Setting

      • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of Static Block: Testimonials:
         
         

      4. Static Block: Top Brand

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

      Frontend

      Backend Setting

      • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of Static Block: Top Brand:
         
         

      5. Static Block: Footer About

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

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of footer-about:
       
       

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

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of footer-infomation:
       
       
       

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

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of Static Block: My Account:
       
       
       

    To add this static block, first go to CMS then click Static Blocks and create a new one with Identifier * : “footer-contact-us”

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Copy & paste the code chain for Content of Static Block: Footer Contact Us:
       
       
       

    3.5 How To Edit Copyright in Admin Panel

    Frontend Appearance

    In the Administrator page, Please navigate to SM Handmade Setting; find SM Handmade 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 SM Handmade Setting; find SM Handmade 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 the user manual, please feel free to contact us via our Support Tickets System

    Thanks a bunch!

     

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