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Albedo - Premium Prestashop theme!

This document covers the installation and use of this theme and reveals answers to common problems and issues - I encourage you to read this document thoroughly if you are experiencing any difficulties. You can find always fresh version of this documentation by this URL http://albedo.promokit.eu/documentation/


Getting started

To install this theme you must have a working version of Prestashop already installed. For information in regard to installing the Prestashop platform, please see the Prestashop Wiki - http://doc.prestashop.com/display/PS15/Getting+Started

 

Installation

Automatically installation of the template

If you want to install this theme automatically, please use native “Import/export a theme” module. You have to do following steps:

  1. Login to your back-office and go to Modules page
  2. First of all you should to extract downloaded archive
  3. download latest version of theme installator module from addons marketplace
  4. Click to "Add new module" bitton

  5. Select downloaded from addons module and click to "Upload this module" button

  6. Search "Import/export a theme" module through search bar.
  7. Install uploaded module

  8. Go to the configure of module "Import/export a theme"

  9. Select your downloaded archive, and click “Next” button

  10. On this step you will get information about installed theme. Click “Next” button

  11. On this step you will get information about theme installation status. Please mark selected items as on the screenshot and click “Next” button
  12. Next step will inform you about modules installation status, and images settings update. Click “Finish” button
  13. Go to "Shops" → “Shops". Click to "edit" icon of your shop, and select "Albedo" theme

Congratulations! You have installed your new theme and to check it out, go to the front- end of your online shop and take a look at it!

Manually installation of the template

If you want to install this theme manually, you have to do following steps:

  1. Download and extract it locally.
  2. Upload the entire “albedo” to the “/themes” directory on your server.
  3. Login to your back-office and go to “Preferences” → “Themes”.
  4. Click to "Add new" button
  5. Type name of the theme - "Albedo", and name of the theme's directory - "albedo"
  6. Click to "Save" button
  7. Now select "Albedo" theme in the "Theme appearance" section below
  8. Click to "Save" button
  9. Upload the “/modules” folder contents to the “/modules” directory on your server.
  10. Install each uploaded modules in back office. How to works with prestashop modules please read here http://doc.prestashop.com/display/PS15/Managing+Modules

Congratulations! You have installed your new theme and to check it out, go to the front-end of your online shop and take a look at it!

Configuring images

The dimensions of images are adapted to the design of this theme. We advice you to set the image dimensions according to the following screenshot:
To configure product image dimensions open PrestaShop admin panel, go to Preferences > Images. In some cases after image dimensions changes you need regenerate images. This can be done using the Regenerate thumbnails section.

Additional modules

The list of modules:

Wiznav menu

This menu allows you to create a simple menu with and add to each item a small description

Nivo Slider

Nivo Slider provides an easy and eye-catching way to showcase featured content. Nivo Slider gives administrators three important tools:

  • A simple method of adding slides to the slideshow.
  • An administration interface to configure slideshow settings.

Block Share

This module allows users to share, save, and bookmark your product with their favorite social sites including Twitter, Facebook, Digg, Stumbleupon, and many other services.

Recent Tweet

Alows you to show recent twitt from your account. Also this module allows you to show the icons with links to most popular social networks

Facebook Like Box

This module display recent people who gave a "like" to you. You can change the dimension of the module, border color, colorscheme and locale

Theme settings module

This module allows you to create your own style of your shop, You can change a background, normal text and headings colors, logo and normal text font. More than 400 google fonts are available on the module settings. You can provide your visitors to change the shop style. The settings of each user are stored and displayed only to him. The settings made in the back office will display for all visitors. Also available feature "List/Grid view" of products listing in the backend, and frontend. You can show the logo of your site as an image, or a text.

Order of the modules