1. About Us
  2. About Leo Metro Template
  3. Installing Template and Extensions
  4. Module Configuration
  5. K2 Component Configuration
  6. Recommendation

Leo Metro Template - Userguide

Leo Metro Template - Userguide


First of all, we would like the thank you for using our work.

Leotheme - a website where you can find the best Joomla! Template, Prestashop theme. We are proud of our high rated themes. As the leader in the RESPONSIVE prestashop theme designer, as well as Joomla!, we continuously improve our products and make some contribution to the web designer world.

Leotheme is also famous for custom work, if you have trouble or help with your website, coding, .... you can find us on Leotheme.com then we will support you or give you suggestions.

Things to Know Leo Metro Template

  1. You - our customers please read the Overview article of the template. This article will give you a quick and complete overview of the template that including template detail information (demo link, version, support link ...), template features and extensions come with the template.
  2. Making a New Site ? - If you are planning to make a new site, we suggest you to use our Quickstart package. The Quickstart packgae contains sample data so once you install the quickstart successfully, you will have a website like our demo. The next step, just replate the demo content with yours. Install Quickstart Package.
  3. 3rd Party Extensions: This template has custom styles for K2 Component. You will need to download K2 from its site and install referring to the userguide below.
  4. Installing on your live site ? - If you are planning to use this template on your already live site. Then you should follow How to make your site look like demo site guide first to know about the steps involved. Then you can follow up the userguide below.

Download Template

From the homepage of http://leotheme.com, navigate to the Download section the select to download type ( single licensed or membership).

Know your Module Positions :

  1. View Module Position Image (used positions only).
  2. Use Module Position Overlay in Template(used & empty module positions).

Main aspects in the userguide:

  1. Installing Template and Extensions in your Joomla
  2. Installing included extensions and Custom HTML Modules.
  3. K2 Component Configuration

1. Installing Template and Extensions in your Joomla

1.1 Installing Template

  1. Download template from the Download page.
  2. Install the Template: after downloading the template to your PC, install it on your Joomla! 2.5 system. THIS GUIDE will show you step by step instruction with screenshot to install Joomla! 2.5 template.

Note: It Does not look like Demo Site?

On comparison with the demo site. You will see that it does not look like the demo site. So, what’s Missing?
This guide will show you more detail about this and also guide you How to Make the Template Like the Demo Site

1.2 Installing Extensions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Installing and Configuring Included Extensions :

  1. How to install plugin for joomla 2.5
  2. How to install module for joomla 2.5

List of modules / plugins used in Leo Metro Template Demo :

  1. Lof Cameral Module
  2. Lof Metro Gallery Module
  3. Lof News Box Module
  4. Lof Responsive Carousel Module
  5. Lof SiderBar News Module
  6. Tabs GK5 Module
  7. Tweet Display Back Module
  8. SP Facebook Module
  9. MijoPolls Module
  10. Modules go with K2 Component

2. Installing included extensions and Custom HTML Modules.

2.1 Installing included extensions

1. Lof Cameral Module

Code:
Module Position: promotetop2 
Module Suffix:  nopadding nobackground

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


2. Lof Metro Gallery Module

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: nopadding gallery

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


3. Lof News Box Module

Code:
Module Position: contenttop
Module Suffix: nopadding nobackground

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


4. Lof Responsive Carousel Module

Code:
Module Position: promotetop6 
Module Suffix: white

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


5. Lof SiderBar News Module

5.1 Popular

Code:
Module Position: contentbot2 
Module Suffix: gallery

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


5.2 Most Read

Code:
Module Position: tab1
Module Suffix: NOT USED

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


6. Tabs GK5

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: blue

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


7. Tweet Display Back

Code:
Module Position: contentbot1
Module Suffix: orange

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


8. SP Facebook Module

Code:
Module Position: contentbot1
Module Suffix: orange

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance


9. MijoPolls Module

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: NOT USED


10.K2 Content Module

10.1 K2 Content Promotetop1

Code:
Module Position: promotetop1 
Module Suffix:  nopadding nobackground

Front-end Appearance


10.2 K2 Content Promotetop3

Code:
Module Position: promotetop3 
Module Suffix: nopadding nobackground

Front-end Appearance


10.3 Top Comment
Module Position: tab2 
Module Suffix: NOT USED

Front-end Appearance


11. K2 Tools Module

11.1 Category

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: gray


11.2 Tags

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: gray


2.2 Custom HTML Modules

1. About Us

Code:
Module Position: bottom6
Module Suffix: NOT USED

HTML Code:
<p>Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, 
omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus</p>
<ul class="text-contact">
<li class="text-add">123 Street name, Las Vegas, USA</li>
<li class="text-phone">844 - 12234567 / 844 - 5656473</li>
<li class="text-contact">support@leometro.com</li>
</ul>

  • Front-end Appearance

2. Links

Code:
Module Position: bottom7 
Module Suffix: NOT USED

HTML Code:
<ul>
<li><a href="#">Fusce hen</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Proin imper</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Sed non sem </a></li>
<li><a href="#">Nunc vel</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Eleifend</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Dignissim aliquet</a></li>
<li><a href="#">consectetur </a></li>
</ul>

  • Front-end Appearance

3. Links

Code:
Module Position: bottom8
Module Suffix: NOT USED

HTML Code:
<ul>
<li><a href="#">Fusce hen</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Proin imper</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Sed non sem </a></li>
<li><a href="#">Nunc vel</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Eleifend</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Dignissim aliquet</a></li>
<li><a href="#">consectetur </a></li>
</ul>

  • Front-end Appearance


4. Social

Code:
Module Position: bottom9
Module Suffix: NOT USED

HTML Code:
<ul class="social-list">
<li class="facebook"><a href="#" title="Facebook">Facebook</a></li>
<li class="twitter"><a href="#" title="Twitter">Twitter</a></li>
<li class="google"><a href="#" title="Google">Google</a></li>
<li class="youtube"><a href="#" title="Youtube">Youtube</a></li>
</ul>

  • Front-end Appearance

5. newsletter

Code:
Module Position: bottom10
Module Suffix: NOT USED

HTML Code:
<p>Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime.</p>
<p>Enter your email:</p>
<div class="newsletter"><input class="inputbox" type="text" name="email" 
value="" size="31" alt="username" /><input class="button" type="submit" 
name="Submit" value="Go" /></div>

  • Front-end Appearance

K2 Component Configuration

1. Install K2 component

  • Download K2 component form the website: getk2.org/
  • If you are new to K2, use the GUIDE to install and configure the component in your Joomla! system.

2. Configure K2 component

From back-end of your Joomla! system, navigate to the Components >> K2


2.1 Global Configuration

After access to backend of K2 component, click on the Option button on the top right corner to go to the global settings of the component.

Backend Settings
2.2 Category Configuration

All categories in K2 use default template.

To build your website like our demo, navigate to Administrator >> Component >> K2 >> Categories


K2 Category List Page


K2 Item List Page


Back-end Setting for Categories

Leo Metro category
Slideshow category
Leo Metro category
Note: other categories have same setting with category: Showbiz

Recommendation


Recommendation

The guide above supports you to configure for template like our Demo site. The references are also included in the guide, so please read them if you have trouble when configuring.

To get support, you can raise your issues in our Forum or send us email through the Contact Form or send directly to the following email: leotheme@gmail.com . We will try to answer and solve problems for you as soon as possible (within 2 days)