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Requirements

Academia2 build with Quix, it has few requirements to run properly. Listed below are those requirements:

  • Joomla: 3.4.5+
  • Server: PHP 5.5+
  • Browser: Google Chrome 41+, Firefox 36+, Safari 8+, Opera 28+

Installation

There are 2 ways you can install Academia2 on your server. Its pretty simple and straight forward.

  • Quickstart Installation
  • Manual Installation

Quickstart Installation

Quickstart is a complete Joomla pre-packaged with all extensions and template configuration. This is the quickest way to up and running a website like our demo.

Please follow our Quickstart installation guide here.

Manual Installation

If you already have a Joomla site and want to use Academia2 then, You have to install following packages -

  • T3 Framework - Used to build the template
  • Quix - Drag & Drop page builder
  • Academia2 Template
  • Education - Education Component
  • Digicom - Joomla! Ecommerce extension for selling digital product
  • Unite Revolution Slider 2
  • Xpert Links
  • Xpert Contact - Ajax contact form
  • Xpert Social Links - Social links extension
  • Xpert Custom Module

All of above extensions are very easy to install and use standard Joomla installation process. Head over to Extensions > Manage > Install and upload respective extensions zip package.

Theme Setup

Logo: Go to Template settings > Theme tab. Upload your logo there.

logo

Right Top (Social): Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Xpert Social Links > Select > Add your social links > Select position languageswitcherload > Publish.

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Right Top (Address): Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Xpert Links > Select > Add your address > Select position position-0 > Publish.

logo

Menu: First you have to create a new menu from Menu section and then, Go to Template settings > Navigation tab select your menu from Menu dropdown.

logo

Navbar Search Icon: Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Search > Select position head-search > Publish.

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Box Layout: If you want to enable box layout then, Go to Template settings > Options > Enable box layout

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Footer Settings: All footer content are coming from joomla module. You have to create a module and have to define position.

logo

Footer Top Left: Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Xpert Custom Module > Add logo and description > Select position position-1 > Publish

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Footer Top Right: Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Xpert Custom Module > Add Description and link information > Select position position-1 > Publish

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Footer Bottom Feature Block: Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Xpert Custom Module > Upload image and add Description and link information > Select position footer-1 > Publish

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Footer Bottom Link: Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Custom Module > Add your links > Select position footer-2 > Publish

Link Demo Code

<ul>
<li><a href="http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/getting-started.html">Get Started</a></li>
<li><a href="http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/getting-started.html#download-bootstrap">Download</a></li>
<li><a href="http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/scaffolding.html">Scaffolding</a></li>
<li><a href="http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/base-css.html">Base CSS</a></li>
</ul>

Footer Bottom Newsletter: Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Custom Module > Add your newsletter code > Select position footer-3 > Publish

Newsletter Demo Code

<p>Get latest updates, news, survays & offers</p>
<form class="form-horizontal">
    <div class="form-group">
        <div class="col-sm-12">
            <input type="email" placeholder="your email here" class="form-control" />
        </div>
    </div>
    <div class="form-group">
        <div class="col-sm-12">
            <button type="button" class="btn btn-primary">Sibscribe &nbsp;&nbsp;<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-education"></i></button>
        </div>
    </div>
</form>

Footer Copyright: Go to Template settings > Options tab. Add your copyright information there.

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Homepage Setup

You can create a new page very easily using Quix. Go to Quix > New Page > Load From Collection. You will see list of pages there. Click Homepage you want and Load button and Save.

load-collection

Link to menu: After successfully create a Quix page, You have to link that page in menu. Go to Menu > Create New Menu > Menu Item Type > Quix > Page > Select The Page > Select your Quix page and you are done.

menu-select-page

Other Page setup

This is same process creating homepage. Just click new page and load any collection you want and link that to menu item.

Module Setup

Xpert Contact

Head over to Module Manager and create a new module select Xpert Contact, add your email and other settings like image below.

DO NOT add any position for this module. We'll load this module from Quix page using Joomla Module element.

xpert-contact

Now head over to Quix Pages > Open Page > Add Element > Joomla Module select Xpert Contact module from the list.

xpert-contact-quix

Unite Revolution Slider 2

Unite Revolution Slider 2: First go to Components > Select Unite Revolution Slider 2 > Create New Slider

Slider1

Slider2

Now Go to Extensions > Modules > New > Unite Revolution Slider 2 and Then General Settings tab and Select your created slider from drop down and publish.

Slider3

Slider4

DO NOT add any position for this module. We'll load this module from Quix page using Joomla Module element.

Now head over to Quix Pages > Open Page > Add Element > Joomla Module select Slider module from the list.

xpert-contact-quix