SM Meline

This guide will help you install SM Meline 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 and 1.8.x

2LAYOUT POSITION – Back to top

3INSTALLATION – Back to top

There are two ways to install a Magento Theme:

  • Install quickstart: By using this package, you will set the theme exactly as our Demo with sample data.
  • Install Theme and Extensions: You will need only be using the zipped files in “Extensions” and “Theme” folders.

3.1 Install with Quickstart Package:

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.
  • Step 5: Finish installation

3.2 Install Magento Theme

The installation of our theme is quite simple. You just need follow steps below to get our theme ready for your Magento store:

  • Step 1: Upload folders skin and app from our download package to your Web server’s document root (from here on, referenced as {docroot}). You should see a directory layout like this:

    {docroot} /magento/

    app/
    index.php js/
    lib/
    LICENSE.txt media/
    pear/
    skin/
    var/
  • Step 2: Login your Magento Admin area (ex: Access Magento Admin area: http://yourdomain/index.php/admin/)
    • Step 3: Navigate to System => Configuration => Design as screen shot below.

    • Step 4: Fill all theme information as screen shot below:

  • Step 5: Finally, Click button “Save Config” to save your configuration

Configure theme using admin back end

For easing the theme configuration, we has been created Cpanel in both backend and frontend, this is SM Meline configuration in backend:

1. Under Magento admin panel, go to System >> Configuration

2. Select SM Meline theme on the left-hand menu

3. Tweak the theme as you want

3.3 Install Magento Extension

You just need following steps below to get our extensions ready for your Magento store:

  • Step 1: Upload folders skin and app from our download package to your Web server’s document root (from here on, referenced as {docroot}). These files will overwrite default folders skin and app in your Magento folder, you should see a directory layout like this:

    {docroot} /magento/

    app/
    index.php
    js/
    lib/
    LICENSE.txt
    media/
    pear/
    skin/
    var/
  • Step 2: Login your Magento Admin area (ex: access Magento Admin area: http://yourdomain/magento/index.php/admin/)
  • Step 3: Navigate to System =>Configuration => Extensions Configuration

  • Step 4: You will see installed extension, click extension’s name tab to go to extension configuration page.

4CONFIGURATION – Back to top

4.1 General Configuration

Configure theme using Cpanel front end

  • Theme Color: support 4 presets to be chosen
  • Layout Style: Full width and Boxed
  • Body: Background; link color; Text color; Background image
  • Header: Background color and Background image
  • Footer: Background color and Background image
  • Menu Style: Mega; Css; Split
  • Typography: Body font-size, Google Font

4.2 Configure Mega Menu

To configure General settings, module parameters, Advance, login your administrator, go to SM Mega Menu >> Configuration

To view more guide about how to install, set up and configure SM Mega Menu as you want, please click HERE

Mega Menu Items Configuration

In order to add menu items, Go to SM Mega Menu >> Menu items Manager
HOME MENU

Frontend

Tree of Home Menu:
http://images.smartaddons.com/smartaddons/images/userguide/magento/sm-meline/tree-home-menu.png

Menu type: CMS Page

To config this page, please navigate to CMS >> Pages, create

Home page, navigate to Design tab and update with the following settings:

    • Layout: select 1 column
    • Layout update XML: paste the code as below
Menu type: CMS Page

To config this page, please navigate to CMS >> Pages, create Home with right column, navigate to Design tab and update with the following settings:

    • Layout: select “2 columns with right bar
    • Layout update XML: paste the code as below
Menu type: CMS Page

To config this page, please navigate to CMS >> Pages, create Store icon, navigate to Content tab and paste Content Code into editor as below:

And then, navigate to Design tab and select layout “1 column”.
PRODUCTS MENU

Frontend

Menu type: Category

To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Basic > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”.

Tree of Products Menu:
http://images.smartaddons.com/smartaddons/images/userguide/magento/sm-meline/tree-product.png

Note: Child product of “Product Types” below configure the same.

Menu type: CMS Block

To config: Go to CMS >> Static Block >> Meline banner metro and paste content code of Meline banner metro as below:

LAPTOP MENU

Frontend

Menu type: Category

To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Basic > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”
Tree of laptop Menu:
http://images.smartaddons.com/smartaddons/images/userguide/magento/sm-meline/tree-laptop.png

TABLET MENU

Frontend

To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Basic > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”

SMARTPHONE MENU

Frontend

To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Basic > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”

CONTACT US MENU

Frontend

To config this page, please navigate to Catalog >> Manager Categories >> Contact Us category:

4.3 Configure Extensions

I. SM Cart Pro

  • Position: SM Cartpro
  • Frontend

  • Backend
  • To view more guide about how to install, set up and configure SM Cart Pro as you want, please click here

II. SM Dynamic Slideshow

  • Position: SM Dynamic slideshow
  • Frontend

  • Backend
  • To view more guide about how to install, set up and configure SM Dynamic Slideshow as you want, please click here

III. SM Tab Listing

  • Position: SM Tab listing
  • Frontend

  • Backend
  • To view more guide about how to install, set up and configure SM Tab listing as you want, please click here

IV. SM Slider

  • Position: SM Slider
  • Frontend

To config this position, please navigate to CMS >> Pages >>Home page, navigate to Design tab and find code rows as following:

V. SM Basic Products

  • Position: SM Basic products
  • Frontend

VI. SM Slider

  • Position: SM slider
  • Frontend

  • Backend
  • To view more guide about how to install, set up and configure SM Slider as you want, please click here

4.4 Configure blocks

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

  • banner-top2
  • banner-bottom
  • customer-say
  • slide-promotion
  • spotlight-1
  • spotlight-2
  • spotlight-3
  • spotlight-4
  • under-spotlight
  • footer

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

banner-top2

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of banner-top2:

banner-bottom

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of banner-bottom:

customer-say

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of customer-say:

slide-promotion

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of slide-promotion:

spotlight-1

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of spotlight-1:

spotlight-2

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of spotlight-2:

spotlight-3

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of spotlight-3:

spotlight-4

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of spotlight-4:

under-spotlight

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of under-spotlight:

footer

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of footer:

4.5 How To Set Default Language and Currency in Magento

Please click HERE to see how to set default language and currency in Magento.

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!

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