Basic Options

This template comes with few Basic Options to help you further customize your Joomla website. You can choose from logo displaying, to what type of fonts you want on the website. To change the template basic options you simply need to follow the steps below.

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Template Installation

Note You must have Joomla! 3 installed to use a Joomlashack template.
  1. After purchasing your template, log into your Joomlashack Account and download the template file to your computer. The filename will look similar to js_templatename.zip

  2. Once you downloaded the template, in your Joomla Administrator panel, go to Extensions > Manage

    Extension Manager

  3. Go to Upload package file tab

    Template Manager

  4. Click on the " Browse... " button, and find the file you downloaded. Then click on Upload & Install. button.
    The template should take a few seconds to upload and install. After the process is complete, you should see a success message.

  5. Now you will need to set the template to be the default template for your site. To do this, go to Extensions > Templates.

    Template Manager

    Click on the 'Default' button shaped like a star to the right of your template's name. If you set the default template correctly, you should see the star icon in yellow color.

    Template Manager

  6. Your template will now be installed! Look below for more important information on how to set up your template once installed.

My Template Doesn't Look Like the Demo - Template Setup

Once installed, your template will most likely require some setup, the depth of which is determined by how many customization options your template offers (different module formatting for example).

For a look at the reasons why your template does not look like the demo straight after install, please see Why doesn't my template look like the demo?

I couldn't get my template to download - where do I go to get support?

For more help with installation, setup, customization, or an issue, please Submit a Ticket (only available for purchased templates and Template Club customers).

Logo Setup

Changing the logo for this template is a snap, and you have a few different options to choose from to do it.

Read more: Logo Setup

Template Themes

Onyx comes with 4 base color styles in both light and dark contrast.

Read more: Template Themes

Menu Setup

Setting up the menu for your Joomla site is one of the first things you'll want to do. Follow along with the documentation and you'll learn how to set up the main menu for your Joomla website.

This step by step is for setting up a default Joomla menu.

Read more: Menu Setup

Typography

The typography included with Onyx is carefully optimized for readability and functionality. Included with the general typographic set are numerous bonus styles such as captions, callouts, and iconic presets you can insert in your articles at any time.

Read more: Typography

Module Positions

This page demonstrates the available module positions available in this template .

Basic Styles

This page demonstrates the available Basic Styles in this template.

Read more: Basic Styles

Shackslides Installation

ShackSlides is not just a slideshow module, but a way to feature your images in style.

Read more: Shackslides Installation

Components

This page demonstrates the available components in this template.

Read more: Components