SM Zen

This guide will help you install SM Zen 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 1.8.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 Zen configuration in backend:

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

2. Select SM Zen 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

4.1.1 Configure homepage

1. Select the homepage from CMS Pages

2. Select Homepage >> Design on the left-hand menu.

3. In the Layout Update XML box, add the code as you want, this is our demo homepage:

4. Click the Save Page button.

4.1.2 Configure theme using Cpanel front end

  • Color sample: 6 presets to be chosen
  • Body: Background and Text color
  • Menu style: Mega, CSS or Split
  • Typography: Google Font, various font-size and font-family

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

You must create add new Menu Group.

The settings below belong to SM Zen group. Other group has similar settings menu item

1. Product Menu:

Frontend

Backend: Product Menu

Tree of Product Menu:
http://images.smartaddons.com/smartaddons/images/userguide/magento/sm-zen/backend/tree_product.png

As you can see in “Product Menu Tree”, Product menu divides into 3 columns:

Content Code of Categories 1 & Categories 2:

Content Code of Price ranger:

Content Code of Best sales:

Content Code of Sub Categories3:

2. Brands Menu:

Frontend

Backend: Brands Menu

- “category/74″: (To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Product Types > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”)

3. Cityzen Menu:

Frontend

Backend: Cityzen Menu

- “category/137″: (To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Product Types > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”)

4. Product Types Menu

Frontend

Backend: Product Types Menu

- category/281: (To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Product Types > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”)

Tree of Product Types Menu

As you can see in “Product Types Menu Tree”, Product Types menu divides into 2 columns:

Content Code of Categories 1:

Content Code of Slider:

5. About Menu

Frontend

Backend: About Menu

- “category/282″: (To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Product Types > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”)

6. Contact Menu

Frontend

Backend: Contact Menu

Content Code of Contact:

7. Blog Menu

Frontend

Backend: Blog Menu

- “category/283″: (To config: Go to Catalog >> Manager Categories > Product Types > Display Settings > Display Mode = “Products Only”)

For getting more information about product types, please refer HERE

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-dynamicslideshow
  • 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-tablisting
  • 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

  • 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 Zen front-page has static blocks in the Theme:

  • block-slogan
  • block-header-service
  • block-home-under
  • block-store-location
  • block-other-information
  • block-why-choose-us
  • block-newsletter
  • block-payment

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

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Slogan:

Block – Header – Service

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Header Service:

Block – Home – Under

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Home Under:

Block – Store – Location

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Store Location:

Block – Other – Information

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Other Information:

Block – Why – Choose – Us

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Why Choose Us:

Block – Newsletter

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Newsletter:

Block – Payment

Frontend

Backend

Content Code of Zen Payment:

4.5 Configure pages

1. Home Page

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

  • Layout : select 1 column
  • Layout Update XML: Paste the code below

PHP Code:

2. About Us

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

  • General Information: Backend
  • Display Setting: Backend
  • Custom Design: Backend
  • CMS Block: About us (To config >> Go to CMS  >> Statics Block): click here
  • Content Code used in About Us page:
3. Contact Us

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

  • General Information: Backend
  • Display Setting: Backend
  • Custom Design: Backend
  • Custom Layout Update:
  • CMS Block: Contact Us (To config: Go to CMS  >> Statics Block:)

    3.1. Block contact us: click here

    3.2. Block contact map: click here

    3.3. Block Contact Under: click here

4. Blog page

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

Note: We used Blog – Community Edition extension for blog page. To install this extension, please click here.
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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