SM Gran

This guide will help you install SM Gran 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 Gran configuration in backend:

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

2. Select SM Gran 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.

3.4 How To Install A New Language On Your Magento Site

Please click HERE to see how to install a new language on Magento site.

4CONFIGURATION – Back to top

4.1 General Configuration

Configure theme using Cpanel front end

  • Theme Color: 5 presets to be chosen (red, gray, green, blue, tomato)
  • Store & 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,¬†Body font-family,¬† 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

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 below
  • backend
LIVING ROOM MENU

Frontend

Menu type: Category

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

Tree of Living Room Menu:
http://smartaddons.s3.amazonaws.com/images/userguide/magento/sm-gran/tree-living-room.png
Please See HERE to go into details tree of Living Room.

Content Code of Product Types:

Content Code of Popular Products:

BED ROOM MENU

Frontend

Menu type: Category

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

Tree of Bed Room Menu:
http://smartaddons.s3.amazonaws.com/images/userguide/magento/sm-gran/tree-bedroom.png
Please See HERE to go into details tree of Bed Room.

Content Code of Image Categories Block:

Content Code of Top Products:

POOLROOM MENU

Frontend

Menu type: Category

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

BLOG MENU

Frontend

Menu type: Category

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

ABOUT MENU

Frontend

Menu type: Category

To config this page, please navigate to CMS >> Static Blocks, Add a new static blocks with title “Gran About Us Page” , navigate to Content tab and paste content code as following:

CONTACT MENU

Frontend

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

4.3 Configure Extensions

I. SM Slideshow

  • Position: SM-SLIDESHOW
  • Frontend

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

II. 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

III. SM Extra Slider

  • Position: SM-EXTRASLIDER
  • Frontend

  • Backend
  • To view more guide about how to install, set up and configure SM Extra Slider as you want, please click here
  • To get this extension to show on the front page at the up top position, go to CMS >> Pages >> Homepage >> In Design Tab, please fill in Layout Update XML parameter-between tag as below:
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
  • To get this extension to show on the front page at the up top position, go to CMS >> Pages >> Homepage >> In Design Tab, please fill in Layout Update XML parameter-between tag as below:

4.4 Configure blocks

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

  • static-services
  • happy-clients
  • our-services
  • gran-about-us
  • why-choose-us
  • brand-footer
  • follow-us
  • gran-location
  • footer-links
  • block-payment

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

static-services

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of static-services:

happy-clients

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of happy-clients:

our-services

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of our-services:

gran-about-us

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of gran-about-us:

why-choose-us

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of why-choose-us:

brand-footer

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of brand-footer:

follow-us

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of follow-us:

gran-location

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of gran-location:

footer-links

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of footer-links:

block-payment

Frontend

Backend

  • Code Code of block-payment:

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.

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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