SM Matrix

This guide will help you install SM Matrix 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 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_atom_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 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 Matrix General Setting Theme In Magento admin panel, navigate to SM Matrix 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 theProduct Listing with Layout 1 Column, Layout 2 Columns, Layout 3 Columns, Product Shows Effect On Hover, etc..
    • Configure theProduct Detail To zoom image of product, adjust Zoom Mode, Custom tab, and content, etc..
    • 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 Insatallation

: To import Static blocks data and Pages data, users don’t need navigate co CMS and create one static block or page step by step.

Note:To “Theme Installation”, pay attention that after clicking“Import Static Block” or “Import Pages”, the below notification will appear to announce that you import data successfully.

However, you have to come back CMS >> Static Block ( or Pages) to configure and select Store View for each Block or Page.

Configure Extensions In SM Matrix 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 Module
  • SM Shop By Module
  • SM Search Box Pro Module
  • SM Cart Pro Module
  • SM Facebook Module
  • SM Categories
  • SM Basic Products
  • SM Deal
  • SM Listing Tabs
  • SM Camera Slide
  • SM Megamenu
  • SM Super Categories
  • SM Matrix Setting

 

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”:
 
 

 

3.2 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 Mega Menu:

Horizontal-mega-menu
Featured Menu
Frontend Appearance

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

Electronic Menu

Frontend Appearance
Tree of Electronic Menu:

Note:Electronic Menu: To config this page, please navigate to SM Matrix setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager
 

  • Item: “Colum 1″Menu Backend Settings
  • Item: “HealthCare Devices”Menu Backend Settings
  • Item: “Colum 2″Menu Backend Settings
  • Note: Coppy & paste the following code chain into tab “content”:
     

     

    Mobiles Menu

    Frontend Appearance
    Tree of Mobiles Menu:

    Note: Mobiles Menu: To config this page, please navigate to SM Matrix setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager

  • Item: “Simple Product”Menu Backend Settings
  • Laptop Menu

    Frontend Appearance
    Tree of Laptop Menu:

    Note:Laptop Menu: To config this page, please navigate to SM Matrix setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager
     

  • Item: “Colum1″Menu Backend Settings
  • Item: “Beauty & Health”Menu Backend Settings
  • Item: “Mind & Body”Menu Backend Settings
  • Item: “Colum3″Menu Backend Settings
  • About Us Menu

    Frontend Appearance
    Tree of About Us Menu:

    Note:About Us Menu: To config this page, please navigate to SM Matrix setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager
     

  • Item: “About Us Style Demo”Menu Backend Settings
  • Note: Coppy & paste the following code chain into tab “content”:
     

     

    Contact Us Menu

    Frontend Appearance
    Tree of Contact Us Menu:

    Note:Contact Us Menu: To config this page, please navigate to SM Matrix setting >> SM Mega Menu >> Menu Items Manager
     

  • Item: “Contact Style Demo”Menu Backend Settings
  • Note: Coppy & paste the following code chain into tab “content”:
     

     

    3.2.2 With Vertical Mega Menu ( In The Homepage 1)

    Vertical Mega menu includes 10 items:

    • Electronics
    • Laptop
    • Apparel
    • Auto & Bike
    • Home & Kitchens
    • Beauty & Health
    • Fashion & Accesories
    • Sport & Fitness
    • Outdoor adventure
    • Support

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

     
    Laptop
    Frontend Appearance

    Tree of Laptop:

     

    Auto & Bike
    Frontend Appearance

    Tree of Auto & Bike:

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

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

     
     

      • Other items in vertical menu are configured the same as above items.

    3.3 Configure Extensions

    The SM Matrix 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
        • Go Here to readmore about the SM Mega Menu module.
    III. SM Mega Menu 2
        • Position: SM Mega Menu
        • Frontend Appearance

        • Backend of SM Mega Menu: Click Here
        • Go Here to readmore about the SM Mega Menu module.
    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 Matrix front-page has static blocks in the Theme:

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

    1. Static-Service-Home

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

    Frontend

    Backend Setting

    • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Service-Home:
       
       

    2. Static-Image-1

    To add this static block, first go to CMS then click Static Blocks and create a new one with Identifier * : “image-1″

    Frontend

    Backend Setting

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

    3. Static-Slider-testimoials

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

    Frontend

    Backend Setting

    • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Slider-testimoials:
       
       

    4. Static-Tab-Rating-Random

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

    Frontend

    Backend Setting

    • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Tab-Rating-Random:
       
       

    5. Static-image-2

    To add this static block, first go to CMS then click Static Blocks and create a new one with Identifier * : “static-image-2″

    Frontend

    Backend Setting

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

    6. Static-Brand-slider

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

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Brand-slider:
       
       

    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

    • Coppy & 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-contact-us”

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Footer-contact-us:
       
       
       

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

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Footer-information:
       
       
       

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

    Frontend


    Backend Setting

    • Coppy & paste the code chain for Content of Static-Footer-payment:
       
       
       

    3.5 How To Edit Copyright in admin

    Frontend Appearance

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

     

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