Avada Theme Setup

To get the Avada Theme set-up correctly there are a few steps that you have to take

Below you will see a few links to different blank images that are in this theme

To create a image suitable for your selected theme, copy this link and follow the details of using an online image editor – SumoPaint

 

This themes sample site has a logo size of:

177 x 50 pixels (width x height)

Sample Image Link

http://static.wearequick.com/themeimages/avada/logo.jpg

You can add your new logo in the admin area by going to admin > system > settings (image tab)

Click here to view more details about how to add a logo

 


 

 2. Shop Details

Now your shop has been setup, you can modify your shops name, location and currency.

You can do this in the admin area by going to admin > system > settings

The fields you should edit are:

General Tab:Store Name:
Address:
E-Mail:
Telephone:
Fax:
Store Tab:Title:
Meta Tag Description:
Local Tab:Country:
Region / State:
Currency:
Length Class:
Weight Class:

 

Click here to view more details about modifying the settings area

 


 

 3. Home Page Slides

This themes sample site has a home page slide size of:

1920 x 450 pixels (width x height)

Sample Image Link

http://static.wearequick.com/themeimages/avada/slide.jpg

You can add your new logo in the admin area by going to admin > extensions > modules > Theme Advanced Slides (click edit)

 

Click here to view more details about using the advanced layer slider

 


4. Shop Colors

There are a couple of options available to change this these colors.

1. Basic premade colors

Step 1:

Go to admin > extensions > modules > ColorPicker  (click edit)

  1. Status – select disabled
  2. Click Save

 

Step 2

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Theme Settings (click edit)

  1. Enable this module
  2. Show in store – select no
  3. Default theme – select the desired color from the drop down box.

 

2. Advanced Color Picker

 

This shop design has an advanced colour picker that lets you change almost every non image colour on the site.

You can reach this color editor by going to admin > extensions > modules > colour picker

The fields available are:

General Text Color:
General Heading Color:
General Link Color:
Menu Font Color:
Menu Background:
Button Color:
Box Heading Color:
Box Heading Background:
Price color:
Top Bar:
Currency Links:
Currency Texts:
Currency Active Link:
Newsletter:
Newsletter Form:
Footer:
Newsletter Field:
Newsletter Button:
Newsletter Title:
Add to Cart:
Texts on Add to Cart:

 

Click here to view more details about using the Color Picker

 

You can also use this module with the premade theme colors or if you prefer you can disable the premade colours to just use the color picker.

Premade Colors

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Theme Settings (click edit)

  1. Enable this module
  2. Show in store – select no
  3. Default theme – select the desired color from the drop down box.

 


5. Shop Default Image Sizes

You can modify the size of the images displayed in your shop by going to admin > system > settings ‘image tab’

If you would like to have the default sizes displayed again, you can view what they are in the image below.

 

 

 


  6. Adding Product Categories

To make it easier to manage products we use categories. This lets you group similar products together

You can do this in the admin area by going to admin > product > categories

 

Click here to view more details about adding a category

 

 


  7. Add a Product

Now your shop has at least one category, you can now start to add your products to sell.

You can do this in the admin area by going to admin > product > Your Products

 

Click here to view more details about adding a product

 


  8. Update Your Shipping Options

Your shop comes setup with a few different shipping modules preinstalled

These are available by going to admin > extensions > shipping options

 

Click here to view more details about the different shipping modules

 


  9. Add Shop Information

The Internet is all about Information so now is the time to add in some content to your site.

You can do this in the admin area by going to admin > information > Information Pages

Click here to view more details about adding Information Pages

 


 

10. Other Modules of interest

 

Custom Banner

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Custom Banner (click edit)

The recommend banner size is 275(w) x 125(h) pixels. Add information to columns, then click Save Button.

 

Latest Products

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Latest  (click edit)

Image Setting

 

New Collections Banner

Go to admin > extensions > modules > New Collections (click edit)

The recommend banner size is 275(w) x 320(h) pixels.

Add information to columns, then click Save Button.

 

Footer

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Footer (click edit)

 

Change Status to Enable. Add information to columns, then click Save Button.

 

Category Accordion, Featured & Information

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Category Accordion (click edit)

Add in the  the following values:

Image Setting

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Featured  (click edit)

Image Setting

Click here to view more details about the Featured Module

Go to admin > extensions > modules > Information  (click edit)

Image Setting

 Home Page Manufacture Images

The home page manufacturer images can be modified in the Banners Area

 The manufacture images are being displayed by using the Carousel Module

 

Add News / A Blog / Articles

You can add news to your site via the Blog Man

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