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Bold EasyMagz is the latest version of our information-packaged templates for any reporters, publishers and journalists to bring newest stories to the public eye.

Bold EasyMagz template is excellent for any newspaper, magazine, publishing or review sites. It's perfectly suited for any news niche such as: tech, business, politics, sports, fashions, games, entertainment, health and much more.

I. Key Features

  • 4 Homepage variations
  • 4 customizable color presets
  • Supports EasyBlog component
  • Helix framework
  • Fully Responsive
  • All default Joomla pages
  • 24/7 support

II. Requirements

In order to run Bold EasyMagz smoothly on your server, you need to full-fill this requirements listed below:

  • Apache 2.2+ or Microsoft IIS7
  • PHP 5.4+ (PHP 5.5+ Recommended)
  • MySQL 5.1+
  • Joomla 3.7+

Please contact your web hosting service provider to make sure that your server complies with the requirements above.

You should check php upload_max_filesize and post_max_size. The recommended values should be 64Mb or higher. Some hosting limits this value by default, you may need to contact to find more information about this. You can change this via php.ini file or .htaccess file in the root of your website:

php_value post_max_size 64M

php_value upload_max_filesize 64M

These values will ensure that you won't get any error reporting that your upload and post memory limit is too low.

III. Download package:

After purchasing template, you can download the template package to install into your site, it's a ZIP file called bold_easymagz_V.x.x.zip

Installation Guide:

1. Bold EasyMagz Template Installation

Install Template

Step 1: Install Bold EasyMagz

+ Log into the Administrator Panel

+ Go to Extensions in Extensions Manager > Install

+ Use Upload Package file mode and select the package: bold_easymagz_V.x.x.zip

+ Install template package as typical Joomla extension + Click on Upload and Install button

Step 2: Assign Bold EasyMagz as default

Once done, navigate to Extensions > Templates > Administrator templates and set bold_easyMagz template style as default one.

2. Extensions Installation

In order to make the template look exactly as the demo page, you need to install recommended extensions EasyBlog v5.1. Follow this documentation page for how to install each extension above.

PLEASE NOTE! These are 3rd party commercial extensions, in case that you don't have one of these extensions installed on your site, you have to purchase it from StackIdeas first.

Basic Settings

This section will cover the settings for template layout and modules/positions used generally across all pages of Bold EasyMagz template.

Template Layout

Helix3 is a very popular Joomla! 3 template framework with predefined features and options that you can use for faster template development.

It is extremely simple and ready to use just after the installation. Framework is used to ease the process of web development, as it allow you to focus on the design rather than code. You can call it a starter, robust template. Helix3 template have got JOscar award from Joomla Community in 2017, for the best template framework.

Layout Default

The following screenshots highlight the layout module positions that we used in a current template. By using Layout builder in Helix3 users will be able to move positions or change their size in the grid. Our inbuilt layout builder from template settings provide the opportunity to add new positions, columns, rows wherever you need as much as moving elements.

For more information on Helix framework 3 and basic installation. Please see the instructions here

Change Favicon

A small image with dimension of 16x16 pixel image in .ico format displays in web browser next to your website's URL. You may use one of graphic software and create your own favicon and simply place it in template directory of your website:

[ROOT]/templates/bold_easyMagz (your_default_template)/favicon.ico

Left topbar


# EasyBlog - Latest Blogs

EasyBlog - Latest Blogs
  • Module Title: Header News
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Blogs
  • Module Position: top-left
  • Layout: slide
  • Assigned: All Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Right topbar

Navigate to Administrator panel > Extensions > Templates > Bold Easymagz template style > Basic tab > enable Social Icons option

Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Logo

Navigate to Administrator panel > Extensions > Templates > Bold Easymagz template style > Basic tab > Logo option

Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Main menu

Navigate to Administrator panel > Extensions > Templates > Bold Easymagz template style > Menu tab > MEGA MENU option

Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Wall-post (above the footer)


# EasyBlog - Image Wall

EasyBlog - Image Wall
  • Module Title: EasyBlog - Image Wall Module
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Image Wall
  • Module Position: wall-post
  • Assigned: All Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Footer

This footer section contains 2 positions: footer-1, footer-2 and footer-3.

Footer section's layout

Below are detailed settings for these 3 module positions

Footer 1


# EasyBlog - Subscribe

EasyBlog - Subscribe
  • Module Title: EasyMagz News
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Subscribe
  • Module Position: footer-1
  • Module Class suffix: eb-subscribe
  • Assigned: All Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Footer 2

Menu footer 2
  • Module Title: Joomla Users
  • Module Type: Menu
  • Module Position: footer-2
  • Assigned: All Pages

Footer 3

Menu footer 3
  • Module Title: Other pages
  • Module Type: Menu
  • Module Position: footer-3
  • Assigned: All Pages

Copyright

Navigate to Administrator panel > Extensions > Templates > Bold Easymagz template style > Basic tab > Footer section

Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Home Page

Step 1: Create menu item for Homepage:

Go to Administrator Panel > Menu > Main Menu, Add new menu item with type of: EasyBlog » (Posts) Magazine » (Posts) Magazine

Step 2: Create template for home page

Go to Extensions -> Templates -> Styles
Clone template [bold_easymagz - Default] and rename to [bold_easymagz - Home].
Select tab Layout with layout: [main-home]

Step 3: Select tab Assignment and assign template for Home page

Content displays on homepage is loaded from various modules. View the overall Module Positions Layout:

Layout Default

# Slideshow

EasyBlog - Latest Blogs Module
  • Module Title: Lead News
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Blogs Module
  • Module Position: slide
  • Layout: Lead News
  • Assigned: Select Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# What’s hot now

What’s hot now
  • Module Title: Lead News
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Blogs Module
  • Module Position: last-features
  • Layout: Horizontal layout
  • Assigned: Select Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# EasyBlog - Most Popular Post Module

EasyBlog - Most Popular Post
  • Module Title: EasyBlog - Most Popular Post Module
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Most Popular Post Module
  • Module Position: popular-news
  • Layout: Vertical layout
  • Assigned: Select Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Bussiness

Bussiness
  • Module Title: Bussiness
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Blogs Module
  • Module Position: home-list-main
  • Layout: Horizontal layout
  • Assigned: Select Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Follow Us

Follow Us
  • Module Title: Follow us
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: All Pages

Custom HTML Code:

<ul class="follow-us">
  <li><a href="#" class="facebook"><i class="fa fa-facebook" aria-hidden="true"></i>482,496<br/>Likes</a></li>
  <li><a href="#" class="google-plus"><i class="fa fa-google-plus" aria-hidden="true"></i>840,432<br/>Followers</a></li>
  <li><a href="#" class="twitter"><i class="fa fa-twitter" aria-hidden="true"></i>203,392<br/>Followers</a></li>
</ul>

# Banner sidebar

Banner sidebar
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Pages

Custom HTML Code:

<div class="banner">
  <a href="https://cmsbold.com" title="Cms Bold"><img src="/images/cmsbold/banners/banner-3.jpg" alt="cmsbold"/></a>
</div>

# EasyBlog - Categories

EasyBlog categories
  • Module Title: Categories
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Categories
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Layout: Tree Layout
  • Assigned: Select Pages

# EasyBlog - Latest Comments Module

EasyBlog - Latest Comments
  • Module Title: Comments
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Comments
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# EasyBlog - Random Post Module

EasyBlog - Random Post
  • Module Title: Random Posts
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Random Post
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Pages
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# EasyBlog - Tag Cloud Module

EasyBlog Tag Cloud Module
  • Module Title: Tag Cloud
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Tag Cloud Module
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Layout: Tag Cloud
  • Assigned: Select Pages

Magazine Layout 1

Magazine Layout 1

This menu item page utilizes the custom magazine layout for EasyBlog component in the main content. All other modules have the same settings as theirs on Homepage.

Create menu item for Magazine Layout 1:

Go to Administrator Panel > Menu > Main Menu, Add new menu item with type of: EasyBlog » (Posts) Magazine » (Posts) Magazine

Magazine Layout Style: Layout 1

View screenshot config

Magazine Layout 2

Magazine Layout 2

This menu item page utilizes the custom magazine layout for EasyBlog component in the main content. All other modules have the same settings as theirs on Homepage.

Create menu item for Magazine Layout 2:

Go to Administrator Panel > Menu > Main Menu, Add new menu item with type of: EasyBlog » (Posts) Magazine » (Posts) Magazine

Magazine Layout Style: Layout 2

View screenshot config

Magazine Layout 3

Magazine Layout 3

This menu item page utilizes the custom magazine layout for EasyBlog component in the main content. All other modules have the same settings as theirs on Homepage.

Create menu item for Magazine Layout 3:

Go to Administrator Panel > Menu > Main Menu, Add new menu item with type of: EasyBlog » (Posts) Magazine » (Posts) Magazine

Magazine Layout Style: Layout 3

View screenshot config

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