Joomla Template Installation

We install your purchased Bold Template and setup your Joomla system as our live demo
with sample data within 24 hours

Thank you for purchasing our template. We are so happy that you are one of our customers. We do our best to provide a high quality template with great functionality, professional design. Before you get started, we highly encourage you to get familiar with this documentation. Getting through this documentaiton may save lots of your time and help you to avoid questions with obvious answers.

Key Features

+ Google Material Design

+ Fully Responsive Layout

+ Fully supports extensions from Stackideas: Easysocial 2, EasyBlog 5.1, EasyDiscuss, Komento, ConverseKit

+ 7 Color Themes


In order to run Bold Material 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 3.4+

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.

Download package:

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

Quick Installation Guide:

1. Bold Material Template Installation

Step 1: Install Bold Material

+ Log into the Administrator Panel

+ Go to Extensions in Extensions Manager > Install

+ Use Upload Package file mode and select the package:

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

Step 2: Assign Bold Material as default

Once done, navigate to Extensions > Templates > Administrator templates and set bold_material 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: EasySocial v2, EasyBlog v5.1, EasyDiscuss, Komento, ConverseKit. 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.

Module Positions in Bold Material template

Template comes with 2 different layout structures: "Dashboard" - built for Home menu item with Masonry layout and "Default" - has default layout for all pages. Click Image to see full size

Recreate Demo


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_material (your_default_template)/favicon.ico

Logo Site

+ Access admin panel > Extensions > Templates > select the template style which is assigned to 'Login' menu item

+ Logo: click on 'Select' button and browse to logo image. If not use logo image, logo text will be used.

Search module

+ Module Type: Easysocial Search

+ Module Position: header-left


+ Module Type: Menu module

+ Module Position: mainnav

EasySocial Notifications

+ Module Type: EasySocial Notifications

+ Module Position: header-right

Login Page

Login Page

Create 'Login' menu item

  • Log into admin panel of Joomla site
  • Create a menu under 'Menus' called 'Login'
  • Create a new menu item for 'Login' menu: Login with type of Login Form

Backend Settings:


+ Access admin panel > Extensions > Templates > select the template style which is assigned to 'Login' menu item

+ Logo: click on 'Select' button and browse to logo image. If not use logo image, logo text will be used.

Easysocial Dropdown Menu module:

+ Navigate to admin panel > Extensions > Modules

+ Create a new module type of EasySocial Dropdown Menu

+ Module position: header-right

Homepage - Dashboard Layout

Bold Material template comes with 1 Dashboard page used for Homepage. This layout utilizes Masonry script for dynamic grid layout, in the demo site, it's showing modules from 'dashboard' position.

On the left sidebar, the template shows 2 modules in 'dashboard-sidebar' position:

EasySocial Menu module

+ Module Type: EasySocial Menu

+ Module Position: dashboard-sidebar

EasySocial Profile Completeness

+ Module Type: EasySocial Profile Completeness

+ Module Position: dashboard-sidebar

In the main part of homepage, there are various of modules displaying in 'dashboard' position. You may see that some modules have double grid than others because they have grid-2 class suffix

EasySocial Stream

+ Module Type: EasySocial Stream

+ Module Position: dashboard

+ Module Class Suffix: grid-2

EasyBlog - Most Popular Post Module

+ Module Type: EasyBlog - Most Popular Post Module

+ Module Position: dashboard

+ Module Class Suffix: grid-2

Community Page

Community page is controlled by the EasySocial extension - it helps you to create your own social network community in Joomla site for your clubs, intranets, enterprises, large corporations, etc... It includes Pages, Groups, Events, Photo Album, Conversation features

Backend Settings: Community Page

Blog Page

Blog is a very handy tool for company news/blog, team blogs, category blogs and events page, so it's not just for bloggers. To use the blog functionality in our template, you need to install EasyBlog component and create the blog page as following:

Backend settings: Blog Page

In this blog page, we also use some modules on the right sidebar of template:

Categories Module

+ Module Type: EasyBlog Categories Module

+ Module Position: sidebar-right

Search Blogs

+ Module Type: EasyBlog - Search Blogs Module

+ Module Position: sidebar-right

Tag Cloud Module

+ Module Type: EasyBlog - Tag Cloud Module

+ Module Position: sidebar-right

Latest Blogs Module

+ Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Blogs Module

+ Module Position: sidebar-right

Latest Comments

+ Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Comments Module

+ Module Position: sidebar-right

Discussion Page

Discussion section is totally built with EasyDiscuss extension. If you're willing to use this feature, you should install the EasyDiscuss component which you get from StackIdeas. This component allows to create a Forum or Q&A community.

Backend settings: Discussion Page

Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this template. We will be glad to help you, if you have any questions about this template. We'll do our best to assist.

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