Joomla Template Installation

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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 Easysocial
  • Fully support Easyblog
  • 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 University smoothly on your server, you need to fulfill requirements listed below:

  • Apache 2.2+ or Microsoft IIS7
  • PHP 5.4+ (PHP 7.1+ 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_university.zip

Installation Guide:

1. Bold University 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 University

+ Log into the Administrator Panel

+ Go to Extensions in Extensions Manager > Install

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

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

Step 3: Set Bold University as default template style

Once done, navigate to Extensions > Templates > Administrator templates and set bold_university 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. 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 change it in template setting of your website:

Navigate to Administrator panel > Extensions > Templates > Bold University template style > Template Options > Basic > Header > Favicon > select your favicon & save

Layouts in template

Template using 2 layouts: Home & Default

In package template included 2 files json: layout-default.json layout-home.json to get all configures as our demo.

Layout default: Navigate to Extensions > Templates > Administrator templates > bold_university - Default. Select tab advanced -> Import & export -> Paste code json from file layout-default.json -> save

Layout Home: Duplicate template bold_university - Default (you can rename to bold_university - Home) and assign to menu "Home". Open "Template Options" -> Select tab advanced -> Import & export -> Paste code json from file layout-home.json -> save


Recreate Demo

The demo site of Bold University comes with different home page variations: Homepage Default, About pages, Blog page , Community page , Events and Courses page

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


# Topbar Left

Topbar Left

This belongs to Contact Info setting in template manager, navigate to Administrator panel > Extensions > Templates > Bold University template style > Template Options > Basic > Enable Contact Info


# Topbar right

Topbar right

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

# Logo

Logo

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

# Main menu navigation

Main Menu

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

# HighLight Menu

HighLight Menu
  • Module Title: Action
  • Module Type: Menu
  • Module Position: action
  • Assigned: All Pages

# Footer

Footer section in Bold university combines 4 module positions: footer-1 (Address), footer-2 (Contact Us), footer-3 (Social Media) and footer-4 (Logo Footer)

# Address

  • Module Title: Address
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: footer-1
  • Assigned: All Pages
Custom HTML Code:
<ul>
  <li>Avenue 234<br/>New York – US</li>
  <li><a href="#"><span class="icon ion-ios-pin"></span>Show on Map</a></li>
</ul>
    

# Contact Us

  • Module Title: Contact Us
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: footer-2
  • Assigned: All Pages
Custom HTML Code:
<ul>
  <li>
    <a href="#"><span class="icon ion-ios-call"></span>039 8394 039</a>
  </li>
  <li>
    <a href="mailto:#"><span class="icon ion-ios-mail"></span>yourmail</a>
  </li>
</ul>
      

# Social Media

  • Module Title: Social Media
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: footer-3
  • Assigned: All Pages
Custom HTML Code:
<ul>
  <li><a href="#" title="Facebook">Facebook</a></li>
  <li><a href="#" title="Twitter">Twitter</a></li>
  <li><a href="#" title="Instagram">Instagram</a></li>
  <li><a href="#" title="Pinterest">Pinterest</a></li>
</ul>

# Logo Footer

  • Module Title: Logo Footer
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: footer-4
  • Assigned: All Pages
Custom HTML Code:
<ul>
  <li><a href="#" title="Logo Footer"><img src="images/cmsbold/logo/logo-footer.png" alt=""/></a></li>
</ul>

# Copy Right & Back to top

Navigate to Administrator site > Extensions > Templates > Bold University template style > Template Options > Basic settings > Footer > enable "Copyright" & "Back to top"


Home page - Default

# Create 'Home' menu item

Home page menu item has type of Articles > Featured Articles and is assigned with bold_university - Home template style.

# Bold Slideshow

Bold Slideshow
  • Module Type: bold_slideshow
  • Module Position: slider
  • Module Title:Slideshow
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Bold Hero

Bold hero
  • Module Type: bold_hero
  • Module Position: home-1
  • Module Title:Bold Hero
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Bold Features

Bold features
  • Module Type: bold_features
  • Module Position: home-2
  • Module Title:Bold features
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Bold Hero

Bold Hero
  • Module Type: Bold Hero
  • Module Position: home-3
  • Module Title:Bold Hero
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Explore Our Subjects

Articles - Latest
  • Module Type: Articles - Latest
  • Module Position: home-4
  • Module Title:Explore Our Subjects
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Layout: slider

# Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
  • Module Type: EasySocial Events
  • Module Position: home-5
  • Module Title:Upcoming Events
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Bold CTA

Bold CTA
  • Module Type: bold_cta
  • Module Position: home-6
  • Module Title:Bold CTA
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Latest Articles

Articles - Latest
  • Module Type: Articles - Latest
  • Module Position: home-7
  • Module Title:Latest Articles
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Layout: grid

# Bold CTA

Clients
  • Module Type: bold_clients
  • Module Position: home-8
  • Module Title:Clients
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

About Us

# Create menu item

About Us page menu item has type of Articles > Single Article and is assigned with default template style.

# Sidebar

About Us page menu item has 2 modules on sidebar left.

sidebar about us

1. Leader Board

  • Module Title: Leader Board
  • Module Type: Custom HTML
  • Module Position: sidebar-left
  • Assigned: Select Page
Custom HTML Code:
<div class="leader-board">
  <img src="images/cmsbold/others/avatar.jpg" alt=""/>
  <div class="info">
    <h3>
      Jimmy Delgado
    </h3>
    <p>
      Sine 1957, Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost graphic life one.
    </p>
  </div>
</div>

2. About Us

  • Module Type: Menu
  • Module Position: sidebar-left
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Module Class Suffix: menu-highlight

# Masthead

Masthead
  • Module Type: bold_masthead
  • Module Position: masthead
  • 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.


Courses

# Create menu item

Courses page menu item has type of Articles > Category Blog (Blog layout 2 columns) and is assigned with default template style.


Events

# Create menu item

Events page menu item has type of EasySocial > Events > (Events) All Events Layout and is assigned with default template style.


Joomla Blog

# Create menu item

Blog page menu item has type of Articles > Category Blog and is assigned with default template style.

# Sidebar Right

Blog page menu item has some modules on sidebar right.

# Search

  • Module Type: Search
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Login

  • Module Type: Login
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Latest Articles

  • Module Type: Articles - Latest
  • Module Position: sidebar-right
  • Assigned: Select Page
  • Screenshot Config: View screenshot

# Tags

  • Module Type: Tags - Popular
  • 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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If you have any specific request or feedback as well as suggestions, feel free to drop us a line in Bold University template forum. We'll try to cover them all.

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