Joomla Template Installation

We install your purchased Bold Template and setup your Joomla system as our live demo
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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 documentation may save lots of your time and help you to avoid questions with obvious answers.

I. Key Features

  • Fully support JReviews
  • Fully support Easysocial
  • Fully support Easyblog
  • Forums With Easydiscuss
  • Memberships Plan With Payplan
  • Fully support Conversekit
  • Fully Support All Joomla Pages Default
  • Responsive Joomla Template
  • Built on the latest Helix Ultimate framework
  • Multiple color variations

II. Requirements

In order to run Bold Reviews smoothly on your server, you need to fulfill 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_reviews.zip

Installation Guide:

1. Bold Reviews Template Installation

Step 1: Install latest Helix Ultimate Framework

+ Download Helix Ultimate Framework here

+ Log into the Administrator Panel

+ Go to Extensions in Extensions Manager > Install

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

+ Install plugin as typical Joomla extension + Click on Upload and Install button

+ Enable "System - Helix Ultimate Framework" in Extensions Manager > Plugin


Step 2: Install Bold Reviews

+ Log into the Administrator Panel

+ Go to Extensions in Extensions Manager > Install

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

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

Step 3: Set Bold Reviews as default template style

Once done, navigate to Extensions > Templates > Administrator templates and set bold_reviews 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 v3, EasyBlog v5, Payplan 4. 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.

3. 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_reviews (your_default_template)/favicon.ico

Layouts in template


Recreate Demo

The demo site of Bold Reviews comes with different home page variations: Homepage Default, JReviews pages, Blog page , Community page , Discussions and Memberships page

There are several common sections used across pages, below are configuration for each:


# Topbar Left

Topbar Left

This belongs to Social Icons setting in template manager, navigate to Administrator panel > Extensions > Templates > Bold Reviews template style > Template Options > Basic > Enable Social Icons


# Topbar right

Topbar right
  • Module Type: EasySocial Dropdown Menu & EasySocial Notifications
  • Module Position: topbar-right
  • Assigned: All Pages

# Logo

Logo Navigate to Administrator site > Extensions > Templates > Bold Reviews template style > Template Options > Basic settings > Logo > select Image logo type

# Main menu navigation

Main Menu Access Administrator site > Extensions > Templates > Bold Reviews template style > Template Options > Navigation > select the Main menu to show on frontend.

# Footer

Footer section in Bold Reviews combines 4 module positions: footer-1 (Contact Us), footer-2 (User Pages), footer-3 (Joomla Articles) and footer-4 (Useful Links)

# Contact Us

  • Module Title: Contact Us
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: footer-1
  • Assigned: All Pages

Custom HTML Code:

<div class="contact">
<div class="info">
<h2 class="logo-img">
<img src="/images/bold_demo/logo/logo-footer.png" alt=""/>
</h2>
</div>
<div class="info">
<p>Welcome to Bold Reviews. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name.</p>
</div>
<div class="info info-contact">
<p><span class="icon ion-ios-call"></span> 029 4857 489</p>
<p><span class="icon ion-ios-pin"></span> 1311 Romines Mill RoadArlington, TX 76011</p>
<p><span class="icon ion-ios-mail"></span> <a href="#">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.</a></p>
</div>
</div>

# User Pages

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

# Joomla Articles

  • Module Title: Joomla Articles
  • Module Type: Menu
  • Module Position: footer-3
  • Assigned: All Pages

# Userful Links

  • Module Title: Userful Links
  • Module Type: Menu
  • Module Position: footer-4
  • Assigned: All Pages

# Copyright

Go to Administrator site > Extensions > Templates > Bold Reviews template style > Template Options > Basic settings > Footer > enable Copyright

Home page - Default

# Create 'Home' menu item

Home page menu item has type of Articles > Blank Content and is assigned with default template style.

# JReviews Advanced Search Module

JReviews Advanced Search Module
  • Module Type: mod_jreviews_advsearch
  • Module Position: search
  • Module Title:The Best Places to Visit in Your City {What are some of the must-visit places in your city}
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Most Reviewed Places

JReviews Listings Module
  • Module Type: mod_jreviews_listings
  • Module Position: jr-listing
  • Module Title:Most Reviewed Places {Pityful a rethoric question ran over her cheek, then she continued her way.}
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Featured Places

JReviews Listings Module
  • Module Type: mod_jreviews_listings
  • Module Position: jr-featured
  • Module Title:Featured Places {Pityful a rethoric question ran over her cheek, then she continued her way.}
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# How it works

Features
  • Module Type: bold_features
  • Module Position: features
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Market leaders are already with us

Clients
  • Module Type: bold_clients
  • Module Position: clients
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

JReviews

# Create menu item

JReviews page menu item has type of JReviews > List Pages and is assigned with default template style.

Backend Settings:

# Masthead

Masthead JReviews
  • Module Type: bold_masthead
  • Module Position: masthead
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Directories

JReviews Listings Module
  • Module Type: mod_jreviews_directories
  • Module Position: sidebar-left
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Filtering

JReviews Listings Advanced Filtering Module
  • Module Type: mod_jreviews_filters
  • Module Position: sidebar-left
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Latest Reviews

JReviews Reviews Module
  • Module Type: mod_jreviews_reviews
  • Module Position: sidebar-left
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Media

JReviews Media Module
  • Module Type: mod_jreviews_media
  • Module Position: sidebar-left
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Community

# Create menu item

Community page menu item has type of EasySocial > Dashboard > (User) Dashboard Layout and is assigned with default template style.

Backend Settings:

Community

# Welcome to the Community

  • Module Title: Welcome to the Community
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: hero-left
  • Assigned: Selected Page

Custom HTML Code:

<h1>
  Community and Social Joomla Template.
</h1>
<p>
  Connect with us and other business professionals, discuss topics and share. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast.
</p>
<a href="/" class="btn">Join With Us Now <span class="icon icon ion-md-arrow-forward"></span></a>

# Welcome Back

EasySocial Login
  • Module Title: Welcome Back
  • Module Type: mod_easysocial_login
  • Module Position: hero-right
  • Assigned: Selected Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

TIPS: How to change the background in this hero block?

Background image is set via CSS, simple replace with your desired image in the path: [ROOT_FOLDER]/templates/bold_reviews (your default template)/images/bg-features/item-2.png

#sp-hero {
background: url('../../images/bg-features/item-2.jpg');
background-size: cover !important;
border-radius: 9px;
padding: 120px 0;
position: relative;
}

# Leader Board

EasySocial Leader Board
  • Module Type: mod_easysocial_leaderboard
  • Module Position: es-dashboard-aside
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Pages

EasySocial Pages
  • Module Type: mod_easysocial_pages
  • Module Position: es-dashboard-aside
  • Layout: card
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Recently Photos

EasySocial Recent Photos
  • Module Type: mod_easysocial_photos
  • Module Position: es-dashboard-aside
  • Assigned: Select Page

# Recently Videos

EasySocial Videos Module
  • Module Type: mod_easysocial_videos
  • Module Position: es-dashboard-aside
  • Assigned: Select Page

Discussions

# Create menu item

Discussions page menu item has type of EasyDiscuss > Frontpage Layout > Frontpage Layout and is assigned with default template style.

Backend Settings:

# Welcome to the Forum

EasyDiscuss - Search Discussion Module
  • Module Type: mod_easydiscuss_search
  • Module Position: features
  • Module Title: Welcome to the Forum{Free travel forum for thousands of destinations}
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Ask Question

EasyDiscuss - Ask Module
  • Module Type: mod_easydiscuss_ask
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Module Class Suffix: no-padding
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Categories

EasyDiscuss - Categories
  • Module Type: mod_easydiscuss_categories
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Leaderboard

EasyDiscuss - Leaderboard
  • Module Type: mod_easydiscuss_leaderboard
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Tag Cloud

EasyDiscuss - Tag Cloud
  • Module Type: mod_easydiscuss_tag_cloud
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Memberships

# Create menu item

Memberships menu item has type of PayPlans > Display Plans/Groups and is assigned with default template style. All visible and published plans/groups will be displayed to user

# Masthead

Masthead
  • Module Type: bold_masthead
  • Module Position: masthead
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

The main part of Memberships page displays 3 plans available in PayPlans component. Below are the sample code used in each plan.

# Economy Plan

Masthead
<ul class="plan-list">
  <li>1 Listing upload</li>
  <li>1 gallery photo</li>
  <li>1 Featured listing</li>
  <li>Send Notifications</li>
  <li>24x7 Email Support</li>
  <li>Landing Pages</li>
</ul>

# Deluxe Plan

This is special plan and to have it highlighted, navigate to Administrator site > Components > Payplans > Plans > edit Deluxe Plan > Appearance tab > enable 'Hightlight' option

<ul class="plan-list">
  <li>6 Listing upload</li>
  <li>3 gallery photo</li>
  <li>3 Featured listing</li>
  <li>Send Notifications</li>
  <li>24x7 Email Support</li>
  <li>Landing Pages</li>
</ul>

# Ultimate Plan

<ul class="plan-list">
  <li>Ultimate Listing upload</li>
  <li>Ultimate gallery photo</li>
  <li>6 Featured listing</li>
  <li>Send Notifications</li>
  <li>24x7 Email Support</li>
  <li>Landing Pages</li>
</ul>

# Frequently Asked Question?

Features
  • Module Type: bold_features
  • Module Position: faq
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

Blog

# Create menu item

Blog with Sidebar page menu item has type of EasyBlog > (Posts) Frontpage and is assigned with default template style.

Features

# Masthead

Masthead
  • Module Type: bold_masthead
  • Module Position: masthead
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Modules in right sidebar

This page displays some EasyBlog modules in sidebar-right position.

# Categories Module

Easyblog - Categories Module
  • Module Title: Categories
  • Module Type: mod_easyblogcategories
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Most Popular

EasyBlog - Image Wall Module
  • Module Title: Most Popular
  • Module Type: mod_easyblogimagewall
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Latest Blogs

Easyblog - Latest Blogs
  • Module Title: Latest Blogs
  • Module Type: EasyBlog - Latest Blogs Module
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

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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