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JA Erio

Joomla template for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3

1. Get to Know Your Template

  • Everyone should read the Template's Overview Article! This is a quick and complete overview of the template, from the colours included, to all of the powerful Joomlart complimentary extensions that come with it. You'll also find links to the LIVE Demo Site, the Download area, as well as the Forum to ask questions.
  • Need Help Getting Around Joomlart.com? We've created a QUICK ACCESS GUIDE for helping you become a Joomlart Power User. This is a wonderful reference full of tips on quickly finding template info, demo sites, module position guides and more. We don't want you to miss a thing!

2. Download Template and Extensions

Check download folder for the Quickstart, Template zip file and other complimentary extensions zip files.

Plan your site Development

  • Making a New Site ? - If you are planning to make a new site, use our Quickstart package to clone the demo site and replace the demo content with yours. Check How to install Quickstart Package.
  • Installing on your live site ? - If you are planning to use this template on your already live site, read How to make your site look like demo site guide first to know about the steps involved. Then you can follow the userguide below.

The user guide covers the following aspects

  • Installing Template on your Joomla
  • Installing T3v2 Framework Plugin
  • Installing complimentary / included extensions
  • Custom HTML Modules
  • Mega Menu configs

JA Erio is compatible with Joomla 3 and Joomla 2.5. Please make sure your system meets the following requirements:

Joomla 3 System requirement

Software

  • PHP (Magic Quotes GPC off): 5.3.1 + (5.4+ recommended)

Databases

  • MySQL(InnoDB support required): 5.1+
  • MSSQL 10.50.1600.1+
  • PostgreSQL 8.3.18+

Web Severs

  • Apache 2.x+
  • Microsoft IIS 7
  • Nginx 1.0 (1.1 recommended)

Joomla 2.5+ system requirement

Software

  • PHP 5.2.4+ (5.4+ recommended)
  • MySQL: 5.0.4+

Web Sever

  • Apache: 2.x+
  • Microsoft: IIS 7
  • Nginx: 1.0 (1.1 recommended)

Browser requirement

The requirements are the same with both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3

  • Firefox 4+
  • IE (Internet Explorer) 8+
  • Google Chrome 10+
  • Opera 10+
  • Safari 5+

Development Environment

The requirements are the same with both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3

During development process, Localhost is preferred. You can use the following servers on your PC to develop your site.

Windows

  • WAMPSEVER
  • XAMPP for Windows

Linux

  • LAMP Bubdle
  • XAMPP for Linux

Mac OS

  • MAMP & MAMP Pro
  • XAMPP for Mac OS

1. Install the Template on your Joomla system

  • Browse and Download: Go to the Download page of JA Erio and download the Template zip file. Refer to this screenshot for the overview of the download folder.
  • Install the Template: Now install the Template on your Joomla 2.5 system.

If you are new to Joomla installation procedure, please check the following documentation.

View Detail Documentation

Template Configuration:

We'll be installing JA Erio template with the settings as is used on the demo website, other customization should be postponed until you complete the initial setup (including modules & plugins as is on the demo).

Once completed the setup, you can come back to the template back-end and check the various options for customizing your template. Refer to this Universal T3 V2 Back-end Config Guide for options on how to customize your installed template.

Note:

T3v2 Framework template configurations are same in Joomla 1.6 and Joomla 2.5, so the above guide link is valid for both.

Links to resources on T3v2 Framework templates and advanced configurations :

Error? - I see “Missing T3” error on the website front-end?

T3v2 Framework based templates need the T3 Framework Plugin to be installed and enabled

2. Install T3v2 Framework Plugin (T3 system plugin)

Download and install T3v2 Framework Plugin (aka T3 System plugin). Follow this guide if you are not familiar with the installation procedure. After the plugin is installed, enable it as described in the same guide.

Install complimentary / included extensions and Demo configurations :

  • Free Extensions : (aka complimentary / included extensions). We use many extensions in our demo site to provide greater flexibility and features. These are provided for free to our members.
  • Custom HTML Module : To match the design of the template, we also style (CSS) for Custom HTML modules using different div classes. You will need to check the HTML codes and make sure to use the recommended HTML markup to get correct display. We provide the HTML code in this userguide.
  • 3rd Party Extensions : This template uses JA Comment Component (with its plugins) that is also used for JA Erio Joomla J17. You will need to download JA Comment package, it is available to Developer members and JAEC members only.

Module Positions :

Install and Configure Included Extensions :

If you are new to Joomla installation procedure, please check the following documentation.

View Detail Documentation

List of modules / plugins used in JA Erio Template Demo :

  • JA Slideshow Module
  • JA SideNews Module
  • JA Content Slider Module
  • JA Bulletin Module
  • JA Popup Plugin
  • JA Typo Plugin
  • JA Tabs Plugin
  • T3 Framework Plugin
  • JA Extensions Manager Component
  • JA Comment Component (Available to JAEC and JA Developer members only)
  • JA Comment Plugin (Available to JAEC and JA Developer members only)
  • JA Comment System Plugin (Available to JAEC and JA Developer members only)
  • JA Button CommentOn Plugin (Available to JAEC and JA Developer members only)
  • JA Button CommentOff Plugin (Available to JAEC and JA Developer members only)
Note: We provide settings screenshot from the demo site. Make sure you configure your modules / plugins with the same configs to achieve demo site alike style / functions.

1. JA Slideshow Module

Module position: slideshow
Module Suffix : NOT USED
Note:

As you can see in the image above, the slideshow's source is set to From Image Folder, whereas images are taken from the images/stories/slideshow folder.

Dimensions of the Slideshow images should be 1260x700 pixels.

Create slideshow image directory

Go to: yoursite\images\stories folder, create the slideshow directory and then copy images that will be used for the slideshow in there.

Dimensions of the Slideshow images should be 940x360 pixels.

Back-end Settings for Curabitur mollis article on demo

Front-end Appearance

For more detail, please check the documentation of the module.

View Detail Documentation

2. JA SideNews Module

Module position: contentslider
Module Suffix : NOT USED
Page assignment: Home page

Front-end Appearance

For more detail, please check the documentation of the module.

View Detail Documentation

3. JA Contenslider Module

On our demo, we name this module as From our Journal

Module position: contentslider
Module Suffix : NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

4. JA Comment Extension

4.1 JA Comment Plugin

Front-end Appearance

4.2 JA Comment System Plugin

Front-end Appearance

4.3 JA Comment On Plugin

This plugin is to enable comment form in specific articles. To use to plugin, once installed and enabled it, open the article (in back-end), click on the JA Comment On button or input the tag: {jacomment on} in the content field of the article.

4.4 JA Comment Off Plugin

This plugin is to disable comment form in specific articles. To use to plugin, once installed and enabled it, open the article (in back-end), click on the JA Comment Off button or input the tag: {jacomment off} in the content field of the article.

5. JA Popup Plugin

6. JA Typo Plugin

This plugin allows you to add a variety of typo types to your article. Once installed and enabled, open the article (in back-end), click on the JA Typo button then select typo type you want to add to the article.

Front-end Appearance

7. JA Bulletin Module

In the demo, there are 2 Bulletin used. The 2 modules are displayed in tabs so firstly, you should install and enable JA Tabs plugin.

7.1 Latest

Module position: ja-tabs
Module Suffix : NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

7.2 Popular

Module position: ja-tabs
Module Suffix : NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

8. Tab Plugin

Front-end Appearance

Configurations for Modules of Joomla as used in Demo Site.

1. Search

Module position: search
Module Suffix :  NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

2. Menu Module

Module position: position-7
Module title: About Joomla!
Module Suffix : _menu top-menu

Front-end Appearance

3. Who's online

Module position: position-5
Module Suffix : NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

4. Main Menu

Module position: position-7
Module Suffix : _menu top-menu

Front-end Appearance

5. Statistic

Module position: position-5
Module Suffix :  NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

6. Login Form

Module position: position-5
Module Suffix :  [space]loginform

Front-end Appearance

7. Latest

Module position: ja-tabs
Module Suffix :  NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

8. Popular

Module position: ja-tabs
Module Suffix :  NOT USED

Front-end Appearance

If you are not sure how to use Custom HTML Modules or how to access the HTML Editor, please Read this Guide.

We will provide you with the HTML Code (markup) for reference below, you will need to replicate it exactly and then change your content. Remember, HTML code has special div classes, which are required for demo alike display.

1. About Erio!

Module position : position-5
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<p>Erio Joomla 2.5 makes it possible for photographer to translate art on the web.</p>

2. Sub right header menu

Module position : topnav
Module Suffix : subrightheadmenu
<ul>
<li><a href="#">Our Gallery</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Our Videos</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Contact Us</a></li>
<li class="last"><a class="ico-social ico-rsss" href="#" title="RSS"><span>RSS</span></a><a class="ico-social ico-facebooks" href="#" title="Facebook"><span>Facebook</span></a><a class="ico-social ico-twitters" href="#" title="Twitter"><span>Twitter</span></a></li>
</ul>

3. Highlight

Module position : user10
Module Suffix : hilite
<p>Disse semper, tortor et lobortis mattis, urpis lacus. <a href="#" target="_self">More</a></p>

4. On the Subject of Me

Module position : user10
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<p>Minis is a Webdesigner & Photographer living and working in sunny London, United Kingdom. <a href="#" target="_self">More</a></p>

5. Connect With Me

Module position : user10
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<p>Subscribe to all rss or just section youcare..</p>
<p class="listicons"><a class="ico-social ico-rss" href="#" title="RSS"><span>RSS</span></a><a class="ico-social ico-facebook" href="#" title="Facebook"><span>Facebook</span></a><a class="ico-social ico-twitter" href="#" title="Twitter"><span>Twitter</span></a><a class="ico-social ico-flickr" href="#" title="Flickr"><span>Flickr</span></a><a class="ico-social ico-vimeo" href="#" title="Vimeo"><span>Vimeo</span></a></p>

6. Minimalistic theme Features

Module position : user11
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<p>Learn more about the Minimalistic theme Features</p>
<ul>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">Update notifications</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">File verification</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">New Drupal Overrides</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">Ajax Search</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">CSS/JS/Image Compression</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">Mootools 1.2 ready</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">Color Presets</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">Powerfull Menu System</a></li>
<li><a href="#" target="_self">And much more...</a></li>
</ul>

7.Erio!

Module position : user9
Module Suffix : [space]h3-image
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8. Recent Works

Module position : user12
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<div class="ja-photo-thumb">{japopup type="image" content="images/sampledata/gallery/gl1.jpg" width="300" height="300" title="Sample image" }<img src="/images/sampledata/gallery/gl1-thumb.jpg" border="0" alt="Sample image" width="100" height="100" /> <span>CSS</span>{/japopup} {japopup type="image" content="images/sampledata/gallery/gl2.jpg" width="300" height="300" title="Sample image" }<img class="last" src="/images/sampledata/gallery/gl2-thumb.jpg" border="0" alt="Sample image" width="100" height="100" /> <span>Graphic</span>{/japopup} {japopup type="image" content="images/sampledata/gallery/gl3.jpg" width="300" height="300" title="Sample image"}<span style="color:#800080"><img src="/images/sampledata/gallery/gl3-thumb.jpg" border="0" alt="Sample image" width="100" height="100" /></span> <span>Brand</span>{/japopup} {japopup type="image" content="images/sampledata/gallery/gl4.jpg" width="300" height="300" title="Sample image"}<span style="color:#800080"><img class="last" src="/images/sampledata/gallery/gl4-thumb.jpg" border="0" alt="Sample image" width="100" height="100" /></span> <span>Graphic</span>{/japopup}</div>

9. Demo JA Tabs

Module position : position-5
Module Suffix : _jatabs
<p>{jatabs type="modules" module="ja-tabs" position="top" mouseType="click" animType="animFade"} {/jatabs}</p>

10. User 1

Module position : user1
Module Suffix : NOT USED
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11. User 2

Module position : user2
Module Suffix : NOT USED
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12. User 3

Module position : user3
Module Suffix : NOT USED
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13. User 4

Module position : user4
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<p>Metus sem Vestibulum Morbi mauris adipiscing nec semper accumsan Morbi  eros. Neque Vestibulum neque tincidunt convallis tempus vitae Nulla urna  semper feugiat.</p>

14. User 5

Module position : user5
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<p>Metus sem Vestibulum Morbi mauris adipiscing nec semper accumsan Morbi  eros. Neque Vestibulum neque tincidunt convallis tempus vitae Nulla urna  semper feugiat.</p>

15. User 6

Module position : user6
Module Suffix : NOT USED
<p>Metus sem Vestibulum Morbi mauris adipiscing nec semper accumsan Morbi  eros. Neque Vestibulum neque tincidunt convallis tempus vitae Nulla urna  semper feugiat.</p>