INSTALLATION

IMPORTANT :

(get vqmod for opencart from here : http://code.google.com/p/vqmod/)

Unzip your downloaded zip files, then upload ‘admin’, ‘catalog’, ‘image’ and ‘vqmod’ folders from 'FILES TO UPLOAD' folder to your main opencart installation directory, THERE IS NO FILES WILL BE OVERWRITTEN.

To activate the template log into your Opencart Admin, go to System -> Settings -> choose store on your opencart store list, click edit => Click tab Store Select 'Tarkid’ from the Template drop down box => save

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and then go to Extensions -> Modules -> Click install on "Tarkid Theme Control Panel"

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IMAGE SIZE SETTING

After the templates activated, go to System -> Settings -> choose store on your opencart store list, click edit -> click tab Image and adjust the setting same with following image below :

setting image

 

For ‘Featured, Latest, Bestseller, Special and Product by category’ Modules IF POSITION SET TO "Content Top" or "Content Bottom" you're free to set the image size to any size according to your needs, but make sure if you change the image size you must also set the box product width and the box product margin :

featured

Images size for ‘Featured, Latest, Bestseller, Special and Product by Category’ Modules IF POSITION SET TO "Column Left" or "Column Right" is 80 x 80 pixels and make sure (important) to set the Box Product width to 206 and the margin set to 0 :

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TARKID THEME CONTROL PANEL

In Admin -> Extensions - > Modules -> Tarkid Theme Control Panel -> edit -> set the Customization status to Enabled if you want to start to customize the theme.

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featcat

FEATURED CATEGORY

With this module you can choose which category want to be displayed on front page, to install and activate this module go to admin panel -> Extensions -> Modules -> install on "Tarkid - Featured Category", -> click edit click Add Module button to start add this module

this module also come with Carousel effect and some additional features that can be configured from admin

PRODUCTS BY CATEGORY

This module have a similar function with Latest Product module, but with this module you can choose to show the Products by Category.

To install and activate this modul go to admin panel -> Extensions -> Modules -> install and edit on Tarkid - Products by Category -> click Add Module button to start adding this module -> you can choose which category for the products that you want to be displayed on front page.

prodcat

TARKID SLIDESHOW

Tarkid Slideshow is a replacement of opencart default slideshow module, it's have some features such as some options that can be set up from admin panel

To install and activate this modul go to admin panel -> Extensions -> Modules -> install and edit on Tarkid - Slideshow.

slideshow

Note:

- make sure to fill all empty input before saving the module setting (Important).

- make sure to disable the default slideshow to make this module working properly (important).

TARKID FOOTER INFO

To activate this module go to admin -> Extensions -> Modules -> choose Tarkid Footer Info -> click install and edit.
with this module you can start add your web store info, there is already available for "About Us", Contact Us" (its include store address, phone, email, fax number, yahoo messenger, skype and blackberry messenger pin) and 4 custom HTML field input that you can use according to your needs.

footerinfo

CATEGORY NAME COLOR

category color

Category Name Color is feature to change the color of thick bottom border under the name of menu category on top, and also the category name color on Featured Category module.
To change the color, login to admin -> Catalog -> Categories -> click edit on one category -> see on the bottom of General tab the input of Category Name Color.

Carousel

Product Carousel

Product Carousel is one of Tarkid theme feature where you can have a carousel slide effect for Featured, Latest, Bestseller, Special and Product by Category modules. You can enable or disable this carousel from admin setting of each modules, and you can also choose to have auto slide or manual slide

OTHER FEATURES

Responsive Design

This theme optimized for multiple devices with different screen size. this responsive feature status can be enable/disable in admin of Tarkid Theme Control Panel Setting

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Discount Label

sale

Discount label (Save with percentage of discount text) will automatically show up for products with special prices on some modules (Featured, Latest, Bestseller, Special and Product by Category modules) and pages (Category, Search, Special, Manufacturer and Product pages)

 

Zoom Product Image

Zoom effect on main product image and additional product images on product image will automatically show up when mouse cursor hovering on it

zoom

 

Product Image Dimension Specified

Product Image Dimension (height and width) code added in some modules (Featured, Latest, Bestseller, Special and Product by Category modules) and pages (Category, Search, Special, Manufacturer and Product pages), it's good for SEO optimization

image size

 

New Layout Position

new layout

This feature will add new/additional layout position for opencart modules, it's "Content Header" and "Content Footer".
the "Content Header" position is on top below the top bar category menu and above the "Content Top".
and the "Content Footer" position is on bottom above the footer and below the "Content Bottom".
If you want to have slideshow banner or other modules full width above or below the left or right column, then you can use this feature.

 

Scroll to Top

Scroll to top button will automatically show up on bottom right when the pages scrolled down, so when visitor want to move back to the top, it just need to click the button

Logo Link

Logo and Home link on the header changed to "your-domain.com" instead of "your-domain.com/index.php?route=common/home", it's good for SEO optimization

JS files on Bottom

Some javascript files located in the bottom of footer to make the page load faster, it's good fo SEO optimization

Logo size is 272 x 72 pixels

it is important to use logo with maximal height size is 72 pixels and maximal width 280 pixels

HOW TO INSTALL VQMOD

download vqmod file from this link : http://code.google.com/p/vqmod/downloads/list
extract the zip file, then upload vqmod folder to your opencart main directory. to start installing the vqmod run this url using your favourite browser : http://your-domain-url/vqmod/install
for example if your domain url is 'onlinestore.com', then it should be like this : http://onlinestore.com/vqmod/install