1. About Us
  2. About Leo News Template
  3. Installing Template and Extensions
  4. Module Configuration
  5. K2 Component Configuration
  6. Mega Menu
  7. Recommendation

Leo News Template - Userguide

Leo News 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 News 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).
Download page
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. Mega Menu configs
  4. Thirt Party Extensions 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 Watches Template Demo :
  1. Leo Slideshow module
  2. Lof K2 News module
  3. K2 modules
  4. News Show Pro GK4 modules
  5. Optimized FB Like Box Module
  6. Tab GK5 Module
  7. Twitter Module
  8. Other Joomla! Extensions

2. Installing included extensions and Custom HTML Modules.



2.1 Installing included extensions

1. Leo Slideshow Module

Code: 1.1 Featured
Module Position: content-top1
Module Suffix: _slider-hot

Backend Settings
Front-end Appearance



1.2 Gallery

Code:
Module Position: content-toptop
Module Suffix: _slider-blog

Backend Settings

Front-end Appearance



2. Lof K2 News Module

2.1 Technology

Code:
Module Position: content-bottom1
Module Suffix: _newstyle3


Front-end Appearance



2.2 Entertainment

Code:
Module Position: content-bottom2
Module Suffix: _newstyle3


Front-end Appearance



2.3 World

Code:
Module Position: content-bottom
Module Suffix: _newstyle4


Front-end Appearance



2.4 Cinema

Code:
Module Position: content-middle1
Module Suffix: _newstyle3


Front-end Appearance



2.5 Music

Code:
Module Position: content-middle
Module Suffix: _newstyle3


Front-end Appearance



2.6 Sport

Code:
Module Position: tab1
Module Suffix: _newstyle2


Front-end Appearance



2.7 Health

Code:
Module Position: tab2
Module Suffix: _newstyle2


Front-end Appearance



2.8 Education

Code:
Module Position: tab3
Module Suffix: _newstyle2


Front-end Appearance



3. News Show Pro GK4 Module

Code:
Module Position: content-top2
Module Suffix: _newstyle1


Front-end Appearance



4. Optimized FB Like Box Module

Code:
Module Position: user13
Module Suffix: NOT USED


Front-end Appearance



5. Tabs GK5 Module

5.1 Tab Left

Code:
Module Position: content-left
Module Suffix: _tabs


Front-end Appearance



5.2 Tab Right

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: _tabs-col


Front-end Appearance



6. Tweets Module

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: _twitter


Front-end Appearance



7. Art Sexy Lightbox Lite Edition Module

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix:  ads


Front-end Appearance



8. K2 Comment Module

Code:
Module Position: tab11
Module Suffix:  NOT USED


Front-end Appearance



9. K2 Content Module

9.1 Featured News

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix:  NOT USED


Front-end Appearance



9.2 Latest News

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix:  _list


Front-end Appearance



9.3 Popular

Code:
Module Position: tab10
Module Suffix:  NOT USED


Front-end Appearance



10. K2 Tools module

10.1 Category

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix:  _list


Front-end Appearance



10.2 Calendar

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix:  NOT USED


Front-end Appearance



10.3 Tag

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix:  NOT USED


Front-end Appearance



2.2 Custom HTML Modules

1. Get Our Newsletter

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: _newsletter

HTML Code:
<h4>Get Our Newsletter</h4>
<div><input class="inputbox" type="text" name="email" value="" size="31" alt="username" /><input class="button" type="submit" name="Submit" value="Sign up" /></div>

  • Front-end Appearance



2. Award

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: _awards

HTML Code:
<p><img src="images/stories/img/awards.jpg" border="0" alt="" /></p>

  • Front-end Appearance



3. Social

Code:
Module Position: right
Module Suffix: _social

HTML Code:
<ul>
<li class="linkedin"><a href="#">Linkedin</a></li>
<li class="twitter"><a href="#">Twitter</a></li>
<li class="facebook"><a href="#">Facebook</a></li>
<li class="rss"><a href="#">RSS</a></li>
<li class="mail"><a href="#">Mail</a></li>
</ul>

  • Front-end Appearance



4. Donec vel

Code:
Module Position: 14
Module Suffix:_listmenu

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



5. About Us

Code:
Module Position: 17
Module Suffix:_about

HTML Code:
<p class="icon-about"><a href="#">Leo News</a></p>
<p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Proin adipiscing magna vitae .</p>
<p>Mauris sit amet tincidunt risus. Mauris ultricies faucibus ipsum non auctor. Pellentesque augue odio</p>

  • Front-end Appearance

3. 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 Newscategory

World category

Note: other categories have same setting with category: World

3. Mega Menu



All of our templates support multiple Menu styles. In the user-guide, we will show how to config Mega Menu ( a missing feature in Joomla! )

Front-end Appearance



Backend Settings

1. Main Menu Items



2. Detail Settings for Main Menu Items

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)