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Guide Ves Blackstore Magento2

Getting Started

Getting Started

Blackstore comes with modern, elegant, professional product-oriented design, the theme lets you showcase your items at it’s best.

Are you seeking theme for magento 2? Blackstore is designed for magento 2 with tons of improvements in performance and scales. Also, it delivers engaging and rich user experience on any devices. Thus customer can shop anytime anywhere

Blackstore is one of our responsive magento 2 themes. This magento 2 theme created with new magento 2 UI and integrate bootstrap 3.3.6 layout components. Also, it is inherited from magento 2 blank theme

Advanced Guide: Developer Guide For Magento 2

Compatibility:

Blackstore is fully compatible with Magento Community Edition 2.0.0, 2.0.x, 2.1.0, 2.1.x

Demo Link: http://demo4coder.com/blackstore/landing

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Theme Configuration

Child Theme Configuration

Please create child theme folder in app/design/frontend/company_name/theme_name
ex:
etc/view.xml :-This file is used to specify product image dimensions, thumbnails etc.

Magento_Theme :- This directory is used to override existing Magento’s theme files.

Magento_Theme/layout/default.xml :- By default, Magento2 assumes that your theme’s logo file should be: /web/media/logo.svg If you want some other file for logo, then you must declare it in default.xml the file.This file is also used to override default theme’s settings.

media/preview.png :- The preview of the current theme.

web :- This directory contains all the theme’s static data like images, styles, javascript, fonts etc.

registration.php :- This file is required to register our theme to Magento2 system.

theme.xml :- This is a compulsory file that defines our theme name, its parent and optionally theme’s preview image.

composer.json :- If you plan to distribute the theme using a composer package will make it easier for people to install the custom theme, you can specify any required packages in which composer can install / update for the user to ensure the theme installs correctly.Creating theme filesLet us now create our files one by one.

Creating theme files

Let us now create our files one by one.

theme.xml ( app/design/frontend/Venustheme/blackstore_child/theme.xml )

<theme xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:Config/etc/theme.xsd">
   <title>Blackstore Child</title> <!-- your theme's name -->
   <parent>Magento/blank</parent> <!-- the parent theme -->
   <media>
        <preview_image>media/preview.jpg</preview_image> <!-- theme's preview image -->
   </media>
</theme>

registration.php ( app/design/frontend/Venustheme/blackstore_child/registration.php )

<?php
\Magento\Framework\Component\ComponentRegistrar::register(
    \Magento\Framework\Component\ComponentRegistrar::THEME,
    'frontend/Venustheme/blackstore_child',
    __DIR__
);

composer.json ( app/design/frontend/Venustheme/blackstore_child/composer.json )

{
 "name": "magento/theme-frontend-blackstore_child",
 "description": "N/A",
 "require": {
 "php": "~5.5.0|~5.6.0|~7.0.0",
 "magento/theme-frontend-blank": "100.0.*",
 "magento/framework": "100.0.*"
 },
 "type": "magento2-theme",
 "version": "100.0.2",
 "license": [
 "OSL-3.0",
 "AFL-3.0"
 ],
 "autoload": {
 "files": [
 "registration.php"
 ]
 }
 }

Please go to Admin -> Content -> Configuration

Then open Design Configuration -> choose Blackstore child

* Important: After you choose new theme or new theme child, you need reindex data and run command below via SSH:

php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

Homepage Configuration

Blackstore have 8 extension with 5 homepage built by Ves Page Builder module.

 

#Overview:

To configure the default home page for your store, go to Store > Configuration > General > Web > Default Pages tab, select the desired page in the CMS Home Page field and save configuration.

Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Page Builder > Edit profile name “Blackstore Homepage Default

In the back-end, we used the widget, namely “Content Carousel” on page builder profile. To change image slider, please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Page Builder > choose “Manager Elements” > Edit block profile “Blackstore Slider 1”.

  1. Blackstore Slider 1
  2. Blackstore Slider 2
  3. Blackstore Slider 3
  4. Blackstore Slider 4




ex: content for “Blackstore Slider 1“:

<p><a href="{{store url="women.html"}}"><img src="{{media url="wysiwyg/ves_blackstore/slider1.jpg"}}" alt="" /></a></p>
<div class="slider-content a-center" style="left: 0; right: 0; top: 15%;">
<h3 style="margin-bottom: 0;">BASIC <span>FASHION</span></h3>
<h4>DESIGN TEMPLATES</h4>
<h1>2016</h1>
<a class="btn" href="#">BUY NOW</a>
</div>

 

+ In the back-end, we used “Blackstore Instagram” on Page Builder Element profile

+ You can edit widget and change image in this popup by choosing “Edit” Button



Config in admin in Pages Builder Elements profile “Blackstore Blog”.

Add the class prefix for row setting


+ How To Config In The Backend

>> In the back-end, we used the Pages Builder Elements “Blackstore Brand” to build it



How To Config in the back-end :
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore HTML”.

Add class Prefix for this block:


 

 

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit pagebuilder element profile “Blackstore Our service”.

 

add the class for block Products List style2:

Our services V2:

Back-end Setting: Add prefix class in widget setting
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Page Builder > Manage Elements > Edit pagebuilder element profile “Blackstore Ourservice V2”.

 

Ourservice V3:

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Ourservice V3”.

 

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Newsletter”.

 

add class prefix for row setting:

 

Block Newsletter + Testimonial:

Back-end Setting:

 

Back-end Setting:

 

Blackstore Image V2:

Back-end Setting:

Blackstore Image + HTML:

Back-end Setting:

Blackstore Image + Newsletter:

Back-end Setting:

 

Back-end Setting:

please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Product List”.

 

Blackstore Product List V2:

 

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Product List V2”.

 

Add prefix class in widget setting:

 

Blackstore Product List V3:

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Product List V3”.

 

Blackstore Product List V4:

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Product List V4”.

 

Add prefix class in widget setting:

 

Blackstore Product List V5:

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Product List V5”.

 

Add prefix class in widget setting:

 

Blackstore Product List V6:

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Product List V6”.

 

Add prefix class in widget setting:

 

Blackstore Product List V7:

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Product List V7”.

 

Add prefix class in widget setting:

 

Back-end Setting:
please Go to back-end > VenusTheme > Ves Pages Builder > Manage Elements > Edit page builder element profile “Blackstore Our Team”.

Header Configuration

Blackstore provides 4 header styles, you can choose one of them here.

#Header1:

#header2:

#header3:

#header4:

>> How To Config Other Header for storeview

To Config Other Header, Go to Admin Panel >> VenusTheme >> VES THEMESETTING >> Header >> General Settings >> Choose Your Header Layout

  1. Default: default.phtml (header default)
  2. Default1: default1.phtml (header 1)
  3. Default2: default2.phtml (header 2)

Code HTML at this path file

app\design\frontend\Venustheme\blackstore\Ves_Themesettings\templates\header\default.phtml

To change Logo, Go to Admin Panel > Content > Configuration > Edit theme_name

After that, you need to open “Header” Tab > Upload your logo(GIF, PNG, JPG, or SVG file type) with the uploader

Footer Profiles

Footer manager:

Admin -> VenusTheme -> Ves Pagebuilder -> Manage Elements:

#Footer1:

Design in: VenusTheme -> Ves Pagebuilder -> Manage Elements -> edit item pages builder element “Blackstore Footer”:

#Footer2:

Design in: VenusTheme -> Ves Pagebuilder -> Manage Elements -> edit item pages builder element “Blackstore Footer2”:

How To Choose footer profiles

Go to back-end > Ves Themesetting > Footer > enter your block

Admin Theme Settings

Config Generals

In this tab, you are able to:

– Choose maximum page width on dropdown or change value input

– Choose skin color store view

– Choose director support LTR or RTL Languages

– Enable or disable panel tool

– Config body background, padding

– Add custom google font for body

– Config color text body, text link, text link hover

– Config button color, background and hover, focus

 

Please Go to Admin Panel > VenusTheme > Ves ThemeSettings > General

Blackstore provides Custom Page Width (960px, 1024 px, 1280px, 1360px, 1440px, 1680px,…), and Maximum Page Width mode, you can choose the one that you prefer. You can apply this option to any home versions.

We created 15+ skins in Blackstore: You can view it in folder:

..\Venustheme\blackstore\Ves_Themesettings\web\css\skins\

Config header

1. General tab: Choose Header Layout : “Default”

2. Top Link tab: Show link my account, sign in, create an account, and custom link

You can add a custom top link.

 

3. Search tab:
– Enable: Yes or No
– Custom style
– Add maximum width of search box
– Change format button search

 

4. Language Switcher and Currency Switcher tab:

This block setting group custom code in this file

app\design\frontend\Venustheme\blackstore\Magento_Theme\templates\html\setting.phtml

How it is show on front-end:
5. Sticky Header tab:

Config “Scroll To Fixed” header ( keep header when scrolling window). You can choose all sticky elements (all header )or choose specify element

6. Top cart tab:

– There are 4 options for you to show Top Cart, you can choose to show what you want

  • Text Only
  • Icon Class Only
  • Text + Icon Class
  • Icon Class + Text

Config Footer

Blackstore allows you to config various footer sections: Footer top, Footer center, Footer Bottom

app\design\frontend\Venustheme\blackstore\Ves_Themesettings\layout\default.xml

 

<!-- Footer Container -->
    <referenceContainer name="footer-container">
        <container name="footer" as="footer" label="Page Footer" htmlTag="div" htmlClass="ves-footer">
            <container name="footer-top" label="Footer Top" htmlTag="div" htmlClass="footer-top">
                <block class="Ves\Themesettings\Block\Html\Footer" name="ves.footer.top" template="Ves_Themesettings::html/footer/footer-top.phtml"/>
            </container>
            <container name="footer-center" label="Footer Center" htmlTag="div" htmlClass="footer-center" after="footer-top">
                <block class="Ves\Themesettings\Block\Html\Footer" name="ves.footer.center" template="Ves_Themesettings::html/footer/footer-center.phtml"/>
            </container>
            <container name="footer-bottom" label="Footer Bottom" htmlTag="div" htmlClass="footer-bottom" after="footer-center">
                <block class="Ves\Themesettings\Block\Html\Footer" name="ves.footer.bottom" template="Ves_Themesettings::html/footer/footer-bottom.phtml"/>
            </container>
            <remove name="form.subscribe"/>
            <block class="Magento\Framework\View\Element\Template" name="report.bugs" template="Magento_Theme::html/bugreport.phtml" />
        </container>
    </referenceContainer>
<!-- End Footer Container -->

 

You can configure the options related to the footer section in VenusTheme > Ves Themesettings > Footer

– General Settings:

+ You can custom style if use value Yes, change text color and link color on footer

+ You can style background color or set background image, patent for footer by option “Outer Container”

+ You can enable or disable text copy right, and you can custom text copy-right at option “Copyright”

 

– Footer Top setting:

+ You can enable or disable position

+ You can choose static block or custom html redirect on text editor

+ You can custom style if use value Yes: Text color, Link color, Link hover color

+ You can style “Outer Container”, ” Inner Content” – Main content at here

 

– For Footer Center Setting, Footer Bottom setting, you can config it like Footer Top setting. But in case the theme do NOT have, please set ” Enable Footer Center” or ” Enable Footer Bottom” to :NO

 

Config Category page

M2themes provides several types of category layout. You can choose one as your choice.

+ Go to the Admin Panel > Products > Inventory > Categories.

+ Select “Default Category” in the treeview area at the left side.

+ Click “Add Subcategory” button, then input Category name, Description, etc. Notes: set the options “Is Active” to “Yes”, “Include in Navigation Menu” to “Yes” in “General Information” tab.

+ If you want to display banner image, please set image in “Content” tab: upload image

 

+ In “Display Settings” tab, default Display Mode: “Product Only” but in order to display banner with static block, please set “Display Mode” to “Static block and products” and CMS Block

 

+ You can change layout category on Design tab:

 

Go to Admin Panel > Ves Themesetting > Category page:

1. General tab:

– Show name, description, image of category

– Show Top toolbar and Bottom Toolbar

2. Product settings tab:

– Show element for each product item:

+ Config to select element of each product: name, description, price, review, lable sale or new, ect

+ Config format button add to cart, quickview, add to wishlist, add to compare

+ Config product image: image size, swap image

Config Product View Page

– Other elements:

+ Config enable / disable elements by change value Yes / No

+ Specify you can change position of thumnail slider: horizonal or vetical, Top or bottom

– Config show tab- Custom tab

+ Tab By Product Attribute Code

+ Tab By CMS Block

+ Tab By Static Html Content

– Config Related Products: number items and item show on responsive

Back-end Setting:

Frontend result:

– Config Upsell product:

Back-end Setting:

Frontend result:

Config Contact Page

Link page: demo4coder.com/blackstore/contact

How To config: Go To VenusTheme > Ves Themesetting > Contact page:

 

+ Contact Form tab:

 

+ Google map tab:

– You can change address, Longitude, Latitude

– You can add contact information : email, address, telephone, fax, custom html about us, etc…

 

+ Edit Form :

You can edit form at this path file:

app\design\frontend\Venustheme\blackstore\Magento_Contact\templates\form.phtml

 

 

 

Config Cart Page

Config in admin panel > Ves Themesetting > Cart page:

 

+ Config number product for cross-sell on cart page:

Front-end showing

Note: config show / hidden element (name, price, review…) as related, upsell

 

Blocks Diagram

Static Blocks Diagram

This is all CMS static blocks we are using on the Blackstore.

To Open Cms Static Blocks, Go To Admin Panel > Content > Blocks

 

1. “Blackstore Block Header”

<p><em class="fa fa-phone">&nbsp;</em><span style="font-weight: 600; color: #222;">Hotline: </span>(008) 2345 - 6789</p>

 

2. Blackstore Promotion Top (show in header3)

<div class="content a-center">
<h3>SAVE UP TO <span>1/2</span></h3>
<p>THE DEALS ARE EVERYWHERE</p>
</div>
<div class="container">
<div class="view-more"><a class="btn btn-default" href="#">VIEW MORE</a></div>
</div>

 

3. Blackstore Lookbook Product (show in lookbook page)

Extensions

Blog module

1. How To Change URL link:

Go to Admin Panel > Stores -> Configuration > Venus Theme Extension > Ves Blog

2. Config show/hidden elements in post page (detail post)

Show on frontend:

 

3. Config show/hidden elements in Category page

Show on frontend

 

4. How To Change page layout for each blog category

Go to Admin Panel > Ves Blog > Categories > Category Management > Edit 1 category or add new category

On Design tab : you can choose page layout for category

 

5. How To Custom Category Blog Page: Show grid, list or Masonry View Mode

Go to Admin Panel > Ves Blog > Categories > Category Management > Edit 1 category or add new category > Design tab:

 

Megamenu

Blackstore includes the fantastic Megamenu in an additional module called Ves MegaMenu. The Megamenu module comes with a custom admin interface through which you can create powerfull Menu. No coding is required. Follow these steps to create a module:

 

Front-end:

 

Back-end:

– Create new Menu item:

– General Information:

– Header:

– Left Block:

– Main content:

– Right block:

– Bottom block:

– Custom design for menu item:

– Dynamic Content Tab:

Front-end showing:

Back-end config:


Config menu item dynamic:

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