SP Lavender

1GETTING STARTED

1.1 Introduction

First of all, I would like to thank you for purchasing this theme. We’ve put a lot of love in developing this Prestashop Theme and are excited that you’ve chosen this theme for your website. We hope you find it easy to use our theme. This documentation guides you through the main features of the theme and guides you how to use and customize the theme.

1.2 System Requirements

Please make sure your hosting server meets the PrestaShop requirements:

  • Supported operating system: Windows, Mac and Linux.
  • Wamp (for Windows) or Xampp (for Windows and Mac)
  • Web server: Apache Web server 1.3 or later, Microsoft’s IIS Web server 6.0 or later.
  • PHP 5.2* or later.
  • MySQL 5.0 or later.
  • At least 32 Mb of RAM on your server (64 Mb is comfortable, the more the better).

Note: If you can not import the theme/module file to your server due to the maximum upload and PHP memory limit, you need to increase the parameter “memory_limit=200M”; “max_execution_time=300″; “max_execution_time=1000″ & “upload_max_filesize=20M” in the file php.ini.

1.3 PrestaShop Guide

If you are not familiar with Prestashop, please read its guide first: http://doc.prestashop.com/display/PS16/Getting+Started

2INSTALLATION

There are two ways to install SP Lavender Theme

  • Quickstart Installation: By using this package, you will set the theme exactly like our Demo with sample data.
  • Manual Installation : Include of Theme layout Installation Packages. Please unzip the package and you would see the following folders:
    • module folder
    • override folder
    • sp_lavender_template_p16_v1.0.0.zip file

2.1 Quickstart Installation

We provide 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 of SP Lavender theme
  • Step 2: Extract the downloaded package named “sp_lavender_quickstart_p16_v1.0.0.zip” in your localhost (or your hosting) folder. In Quickstart folder you will see the extracted folder that include all sample data
  • Step 3: Start installation by opening browser and navigate to your URL (where the Quickstart uploaded) to load default Prestashop installer. Please follow these steps of the Installer so that the installation process can be set.
    • Installation Assistant (Choose your language)

Please select the installation language

Please note: the installation language option will not affect your store language. By default PrestaShop is offered in English. You can install additional localization packages to change the store language.

When you are done, click the ‘Next’ button.

    • Installation Assistant (License agreements)

Please check the license agreement.

When you are done, click the ‘Next’ button.

    • System Compatibility

Check the PHP settings and directory permissions. In case of any errors, please contact your hosting provider for further assistance.

If everything is correct, click the ‘Next’ button.

    • Store Information

Now add required information for your store: Shop name, Main activity, Country, Shop timezone and add the account info: first name, last name, email and password. Click “Next” to next step.

When you are done, click the ‘Next’ button.

    • System Configuration

Here is the database configuration panel, we need to create database first.

Access your database panel and create database for your site. Add database name and then click “Create” button.

When the database is created successfully, copy and paste ist name into the “Database name” field, then click the “Test your database connection now!” button to make sure that the entered settings are correct. If they are, you will see a Database is connected message. After that, you could click the “Next” button to move to next steps.

    • Finish installation: This process could take a few minutes

Note: For security reasons you need to delete the /install/ directory on your hosting server.

And finally, go to the frontend or Backend as you want:

2.2 Theme Installation

Note: Before installing theme, you must disable the cache. In your back office, please go to ADVANCED PARAMETERS >> Performance >> find “Cache” parameter >> Set “No” to disable cache >> Click “Save”.

SP Lavender Layout1 Theme Installation

Note: Here we will only guide you How To Install SP Lavender layout1 Theme, with layout2, 3, 4, 5, 6 do the same.

Firstly, you must EXTRACT the “sp_lavender_layout1_theme_p16_v1.0.0.zip” package and open the extracted folder. Here you will see:

  • module folder: contain of the smartblog.zip file, smartblogcategories.zip file and themeinstallator.zip file.
  • override folder: contain of FrontController.php” file in the folder URL: \override\classes\controller\ .
  • and the sp_lavender_template_p16_v1.0.0.zip file.

STEP 1: Install “smartblog.zip”, “smartbloghomelatestnews.zip” and“smartblogcategories.zip” Module.

1. Login to your Prestashop admin panel and navigate to MODULES -> Modules. At the top of the page click the Add a new module button.

2. Choose “smartblog.zip” file and click “Upload this module” button

3. There is a message-box “The module was successfully downloaded.”

4. Please find to the uploaded module and click “Install” button to run it.

5. When a pop-up window displays, please click “Proceed with the installation” button.

6. Finally, Module(s) installed successfully.

Note: Do the same with the “smartblogcategories.zip” and “smartbloghomelatestnews.zip” module’s installation

STEP 2: Install “themeinstallator” Module.

1. Login to your Prestashop admin panel and navigate to MODULES -> Modules. At the top of the page click the Add a new module button.

2. Select your file named “themeinstallator.zip” and click “Upload this module” button

3. The uploading process will be started. You will see the message that the module has been successfully downloaded.

4. The new module is located in the modules list, so you can Search its name and click Install button to start the module.

5. Finally, you will see a notice message: "Module(s) installed successfully".


STEP 3: Install the “sp_lavender_template_p16_v1.0.0.zip” file.

1. In the your Prestashop admin panel and navigate to MODULES >> Modules. Find to the module that you have installed and clicked on Configure button to configure the module.

2. Navigate to “Import from your computer>> choose the zip theme file as named “sp_lavender_template_p16_v1.0.0.zip>> Next.

3. You will see a message, please click “Next” button.

4. Select the module that you want to install/disable >> click “Next” button to continue the installation process.

5. After that, a list of the installed/disabled modules will be showed out and you could click “Finish” button to finish the theme installation.

STEP 4: Override folder: copy the "FrontController.php" file into the installation folder with the URL: override\classes\controller.

3SP THEME CONFIGURATION

3.1 Keep Menu Bar on Top

1. In your Prestashop Admin Dashboard, navigate to MODULES > Modules. Go to MODULES LIST section, search for “SP Theme configurator” module then click on Configure.

2. In the Settings section, find to the parameter “Keep Menu Bar On Top” to set “No” and hit “Save” button. Go to the front-end to view the changes.

3.2 Select Theme Color, Font, Box Layout

1. In your Prestashop Admin Dashboard, navigate to MODULES > Modules. Go to MODULES LIST section, search for “SP Theme configurator” module then click on Configure.

2. In the Settings section, find to the parameter “Display Live Configurator” to set “Yes” and click“Save”button.

4. Go to the front-end to view the changes and select theme color, font, box layout as you want. Please note that when you select (the theme color; box layout), remember to “Save” again and refresh to view the changes.

1. To configure Logo for your store, navigate to PREFERENCES > Themes in your Prestashop Admin Dashboard. Go to Logo tab to set up your logo. Click “Add File” to upload the logo image as you want and “Save”.

2. Please check the front-end to view the changes.

3.4 Image Size Adjustment

In your Prestashop admin dashboard, navigate to: PREFERENCES >> Images to configure the image size for category, manufacturer, supplier, product, etc that fit your layout best.

1. Image size - You can choose the image size types that suit your products best.

2. Image quality - You can set image quality in use on your site.

3. Regenerate thumbnails - To see the changes after you update the image sizes, image quality; you need to re-generate the images used in your site. Select option then click Regenerate thumbnails button.

Frontend Appearance:

To edit Copyright, please follow these steps:

1. Open your theme installation directory >> go to the themes\themeXXX\(themeXXX is your theme’s name) >> open “footer.tpl” file with your HTML/PHP editor (for example, Adobe Dreamweaver, Notepad++, etc).

2. Look for the following code and replace as you want:

4MULTISHOP CONFIGURATION

1. In the Administrator Dashboard, navigate to PREFERENCES > General > find to the parameter “Enable Multistore” > click “Yes” to enable multishop and “Save” .

2. Please go to >> ADVANCED PARAMETERS >> Multistore

3. In the Multistore Tree, click “SP Lavender Layout2“.

multistore-tree

4. After click the link “click here to set URL for this shop” to set URL for SP Lavender Layout2

set-url-layout2.png

5. Select your “Shop”; set “Virtual URL” and click “Save” button.

6. Finally, click the URL to view the changes

5SP TOP HORIZONTAL MENU CONFIGURATION

1. Navigate to Modules -> Modules >> look for SP Top horizontal menu >> Click the Configure button to access the module configuration page.

2. The left column displays current menu elements and the right one displays available menu elements. To add a new element to the frontend menu, you should select the required element on the right and click the Add button and Click Save to confirm adding a new menu item for the top menu.

3. You may also add custom links to the menu list using the Add a new link section.

4. After adding label and link as you want, they will be displayed at Link List panel.

5. Check the frontend to view the changes.

6EXTENSIONS CONFIGURATION

6.1 SP Lavender Layout 1

home-default

displayTopNav Position

1. SP Language block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: To add language as you want. For example: add “Arabic” language, in your Admin Panel >> navigate to LOCALIZATION >> Languages >> click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW”.

Step 2: Fill information into the required field (*) as below:

Step 3: Click “Save” button and view shop to see the changes.

Note: When you add any language as you want, for example: Arabic language as above. At the frontend , some images will display “?” image as following:

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To resolve this error, please make the steps following:

1. In your administator, please find to position of this module, for example: Position – displayBottom1 (Top Image); Module: SP Custom HTML.

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2. And click source code to add “../” at before the image url >> Click “OK”.

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3. Click “Save” button and go to the frontend to view the changes.

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2. SP Currency block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: To add currency as you want. For example: add “Euros” currency, in your Admin Panel >> navigate to LOCALIZATION >> Currencies >> click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW”.

Step 2: Fill information into the required field (*) as below:

Step 3: Click “Save” button and view shop to see the changes.

DisplayTop1 Position

SP Custom HTML Module: My Account

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module >> click “Configure” button to configure.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

DisplayTop2 Position

SP Custom HTML Module: Header Buttons

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module >> click “Configure” button to configure.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

DisplayUserInfo Position

SP User Info Block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP User Info Block” module >> click “Enable” button to enable this module.

DisplayTop3 Position

SP Custom HTML: Bonus Block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module >> click “Configure” button to configure.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

DisplayCart Position

SP Cart block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Cart Block” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

SP Quick Search Block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Quick Search Block” module >> click “Enable” button to enable this module.

DisplaySlideShow Position

SP Image slider

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Image slider” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

DisplayBottom1 Position

1. SP Custom HTML – Top Image

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

2. SP Super Category

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Super Category” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Super Category” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

DisplayBottom2 Position

1. SP Custom HTML – Center image

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

2. SP Slider – Fashion collection

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Slider” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Slider” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

3. SmartBlog Home Latest

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SmartBlog Home Latest” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

DisplayBottom3 Position

SP Manufacturer Slider

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Manufacturer Slider” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

1. SP Custom HTML – About Us

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

2. SP Custom HTML – Shopping Guide

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

3. SP Custom HTML – Information

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

4. Contact Information Block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “Contact Information Block“.

Step 2: The configuration of the block as the illustration.

1. SP Social Block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Social Block” and click “Configure” button to configure it.
Step 2: You could configure this module like the following image.


2. SP Newsletter Block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Social Block” and click “Configure” button to configure it.

Step 2: You could configure this module like the following image.

6.2 SP Lavender Layout 2

Note: Before configuring modules in any layouts, remember that you need to choose the layout in the upper left menu

home-layout2

displayHome Position

SP Custom HTML

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.


Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

displayBottom6 Position

1. SP Vertical Megamenu

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Vertical Mega Menu” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

Step 2: You could configure this module like the following image.


2. SP Deal

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

displayBottom4 Position

SmartBlog Home Latest:
Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SmartBlog Home Latest” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

DisplayBottom3 Position

SP Manufacturer Slider

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Manufacturer Slider” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

displayBottom5 Position

SP Custom HTML Module – Header Buttons

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module >> click “Configure” button to configure.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

6.3 SP Lavender Layout 3

home-layout3

displayBottom1 Position

1. SP Custom HTML – Top Image

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.


Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

2. SP Deal – Hot Deals

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Deal” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Deal” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

displayBottom2 Position

1. SP Custom HTML – Center Image

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.


Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

2. SP Slider – Fashion collection

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Slider” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Deal” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

displayBottom3 Position

SP Custom HTML – Bottom Image

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.


Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

6.4 SP Lavender Layout 4

home-layout4

displayTop3 Position

SP Custom HTML – Bonus Block

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

displayBottom1 Position

1. SP Custom HTML – Image

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.


Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

2. SP Super Category – Fashion Collection

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Super Category” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Super Category” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

displayBottom3 Position

SP Custom HTML – Clients say

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.


Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

displayBottom4 Position

SP Extra Slider
Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Extra Slider” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Super Category” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure four items in this module like these following images.
1. SP Extra Slider: Promotion

2. SP Extra Slider: Mobile

3. SP Extra Slider: Electronics

4. SP Extra Slider: Computer

6.5 SP Lavender Layout 5

home-layout5

displayBottom1 Position

SP Custom HTML – Bonus Menu

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

displayBottom2 Position

SP Super Category

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Super Category” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Super Category” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

6.6 SP Lavender Layout 6

home-layout6

displayBottom1 Position

SP Custom HTML – Featured Categories

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

displayBottom3 Position

SP Super Category

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Super Category” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Super Category” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

displayBottom4 Position

SP Custom HTML – Videos

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:
Step 1: In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SP Custom HTML” module.

Step 2: In the “SP Custom HTML” configuration page, click button in the right corner to “ADD NEW MODULE”.

Step 3: You could configure this module like the following image.

Copy & Paste the code into your editor:

displayBottom6 Position

SmartBlog Home Latest

Frontend Appearance:

Backend Settings:

In the Pretashop Admin Panel, navigate to Modules >> Modules >> look for “SmartBlog Home Latest” module >> click “Configure” button to configure this module.

7SUPPORT

  • SUPPORT – If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to send us via: Support Tickets System
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