Firstly, we would like to thank you for purchasing Pav Plaza and chosen it for your website. We outline all kinds of good information, and provide you with all the details you need to use Pav Plaza.
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Pav Opencart is native with OpenCart 2.x, the latest version of OpenCart and it's powered with the best Opencart page builder, you can check out the video tutorial HERE →
Here are some significant changes in Opencart 2.x
Pav Plaza is a responsive OpenCart theme for Plaza, Fashion, and Beauty. The OpenCart theme is developed with Pavo Framework version 4, LESS, it integrates Bootstrap 3, Font Awesome, supports HTML5 and CSS3. Pav Plaza menu system is powerful with MegaMenu and Off-canvas.
The theme also supports many modules that will help you save time and money to build a full functionality E-commerce website.
You can have a complete E-commerce website in some simple steps with our sample data package included when you install the theme.
The instruction is to help you with installation of the Pav Plaza.
To download Pav Plaza, please check it out at:
Once the download is complete, unzip the file and you would see the following packages:
OpenCart requires certain technical requirements to be met for the store to operate properly. First, a web server must be created to make the OpenCart store publicly available on the web. Domain names and hosting services can easily be purchased for an affordable price.
When selecting a hosting service, you should check to see that these server requirements are provided and installed on their web servers:
The Quickstart Package includes Opencart core, Pav Plaza theme, Extensions supported for the theme, and Sample data. Quickstart is the best choice for beginner to explore back-end settings and for new site building. Installing the Quickstart steps is just like Opencart installation, after the step, you will have a site that is exactly the same as our demo site.
Installing in Localhost or installing on your hosting is almost the same. Here is the quick guide to install Quickstart in localhost.
The 4 steps in the auto-installer wizard.
Before you install this theme:
We recommend to use this theme on a new, clean installation shops without custom core modifications.
Step 1 - Unzip the theme package
After unzip the download package, please unzip the theme package - pav_plaza_themes_unzip.zip
Step 2 - Upload theme to your OpenCart site root directory
Step 1 - Unzip the module package
Step 2 - Upload the folder admin, catalog,... in the Module package that you want to install to the root directory of your OpenCart site
Step 3 - When you install Plaza theme manually, please unzip the Quickstart file: pav_plaza_full\pav_plaza_quickstart.zip\image. Then go to image folder and copy to theme folder.
Step 4 - After uploading all the folders, you can install it as Quickstart installation
Step 5 - Go to your OpenCart site admin panel, navigate to: Extensions → Modules, find the module you just uploaded then hit the "Install" button to proceed with the module installation.
After installing all modules, please navigate to Design → Layouts
Click on the Edit button to choose the page you need to edit then click on the Add module button.
Choose any module you want and assign the position for it
Pav Plaza is a OpenCart theme. It supports 5 skins: Default, GreenLight, Orange, Red and RedLight. Each skin has different color; meanwhile, layout structure is the same.
Once the theme is uploaded, access your admin panel, navigate to: Admin > Extensions > Themes. Next, select Edit button.
And set Pav Plaza General section as your default store.
In here, you can configure the image size for category, product thumbnail, product popup, etc that fit your layout best
To configure the logo and favicon for theme, please navigate to: Admin > System > Settings and select Edit button.
Next, select Image tab and set store logo and icon for theme.
Pav Plaza supports Theme Control Panel module that allows you to manage your theme and customize your theme easily based on tons of options built in such as Custom Font, Layout management, compression, etc.
From your OpenCart site admin panel, go to Admin > Extensions > Modules, open the setting panel of Theme Control Panel module.
In the General setting, you can see a lot of settings. The screenshot below is based on our Demo site.
Here are the main things that you can do with the General setting panel.
Depend on page type, there are different settings. Select the page you want to edit then change the page setting using the available parameters.
The Font setting panel allows you to customize font for your whole site or for specific elements in your site such as heading, module heading, body. Google Font is supported.
Static module is a OpenCart static module, depend on theme type, there are different modules. Select the module you want to edit then change the static module settings.
<div class="item first pull-left"> <div class="payment"> <h3>secured payment</h3> <p>Proin gravida nibh vel</p> </div> </div> <div class="item col pull-left"> <div class="return"> <h3>free return</h3> <p>Aenean solltudin lorem</p> </div> </div> <div class="item last pull-left"> <div class="shipping"> <h3>free shipping</h3> <p>Quis bibendum auctor</p> </div> </div>
<div class="box-content"> <div class="description">Proin gravida nibh vel velit auctor aiquet enean lorm quis bibem auctor, nisi elit consequat ipsum, nec sagittis sem </div> <ul class="contact-us"> <li><i class="fa fa-compass"> </i>123 Street name, California USA</li> <li><i class="fa fa-mobile-phone"> </i>+ (00) 123 456 789</li> <li><i class="fa fa-envelope"> </i> <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a></li> </ul> </div>
<ul class="list folow"> <li><i class="fa fa-facebook"> </i><a data-original-title="Facebook" data-placement="top" href="#" title=""><span>Facebook</span> </a></li> <li><i class="fa fa-twitter"> </i><a data-original-title="Twitter" data-placement="top" href="#" title=""><span>Twitter</span> </a></li> <li><i class="fa fa-google-plus"> </i><a data-original-title="Google +" data-placement="top" href="#" title=""><span>Google +</span> </a></li> <li><i class="fa fa-youtube"> </i><a data-original-title="Youtube" data-placement="top" href="#" title=""><span>Youtube</span> </a></li> </ul>
Thanks to the Pavo Framework version 4, Pav Plaza comes with powerful theme configuration admin panel that allows you to customize the theme easily without touching any file. You can customize font, changing logo, changing skin, etc.
Pav Plaza supports a lot of layouts, you can configure, customize any layout you want easily with the visual layout configuration. You can move a position to any place in the layout, assign any module to a position, etc.
Hit the Edit icon in the module loaded in the layout and you can edit settings of the module in a popup.
You can move a module to any position inside the layout panel, there are some hard fixed positions, blocks that you can not move such as Header, Footer.
For each position, you can configure number of columns for it. The column setting is based on Bootstrap grid system of 12. If you select 3 columns for slideshow position then each column width is 4 grids.
Sample data is an important part of any site, importing, exporting back-up sample data is a regular work. It's quite complex and risky if you do it manually. Theme Control Panel module helps you solve all the difficulties with the Sample Data management system.
Compression Feature allows to speed up your site by merging, compressing JS and CSS files.
All cached files are stored in folder system/cache/pavo-assets/. To clear cached you click to CLEAR button on the top right side corner of your setting panel.
You can add CSS rules and JS to customize for your site. The CSS rules and JS added in the panel will have highest priority so it will override the styles in your CSS files.
This is amazed feature in our product. The feature is to customizing your theme with pre-define parameters such as font size, text color, background color, font family, etc.
Here is the steps to customizing your site with Live Theme Customization
Step 1 - Open the Live Theme Customization panel
Step 2 - Customize your site with pre-defined parameter.
The Live Theme Customization panel includes 2 main sections: the setting panel (include all pre-define parameters) and your site front-page. When you change setting of a parameter, you would see the change in the front-page at the same time.
Step 3 - Save the customization when you're done by hitting the "Submit" button.
Pav Plaza supports a lot of Pav modules that help you build a full Ecommerce functionality and help with content building for your site easier. Here is the instruction to use the extension the way they are used in Pav Plaza demo site.
Pav MegaMenu module helps you create MegaMenu menu for your Opencart site. The visual configuration panel allows you to see the structure of the menu in front-page. What you change is what you see.
To configure MegaMenu, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav MegaMenu module then hit the "Edit" button. There are 2 main sections in the panel: the Menu management system and MegaMenu configuration panel.
The Menu management system allows you to:
To go to Widget management system, please click on the Live Mega Menu Editor button in Pav MegaMenu module.
The widgets are used to assign to MegaMenu. You can create as many widgets as you expect. The content of widget can be chosen from Filter By Name box or Filter By Group: All, Blog, Typo, Opencart, Others and Image.
You can create a new submenu for any widgets by hitting the "Setting" icon or delete the widget that is not used any more.
To create a new widget, please hit the Create Widget icon in the upper right corner.
In the main setting panel of MegaMenu, hit the Live MegaMenu Editor to access the MegaMenu configuration panel.
In the configuration panel, you can:
This is the platform for Blog on Opencart. You can create categories, blog items and get it displayed in front-page brilliantly. The module comes with a lot of settings that allow you to manage your blog post easily. It also includes comment system, a lot of modules such as Category module, Most Read blog module, Latest Comment module and Latest blog module.
To manage Your Blog system, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Blog module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
Category Page setting
Front-end appearance of the module
Front-end appearance of the module
Front-end appearance of the module
The module allows you to add any module to display in carousel. All you have to do is adding modules you want to display in carousel, configure layout, position, max items ...
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Carousel module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
The module allows you to create content using HTML added to the content field.
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Custom module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
There are a lot of custom HTML used in the site. We will show you one by one.
<div class="advertising advcontent"> <div class="wrap-adv" style="width:50%"> <a href="#"><img alt="" src="image/catalog/demo/banner/advcontent1.png"></a> </div> <div class="wrap-adv" style="width:50%"> <a href="#"><img alt="" src="image/catalog/demo/banner/advcontent2.png"></a> </div> </div>
Pav Facebook module is one of the most popular channels of social media module. This module is where people write status, like or share comment,...about theme
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Facebook module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Layers Sliders module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
Pav Newsletter module is to manage signup newsletter for your site, you can display a SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER form in your site where user can add their email in the form to sign up for newsleter. In the back-end, you can create email and send to the subcribers.
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Newsletter module then hit the "Edit" button. In the dashboard of the module, please select Frontend Modules to configure for the displaying of the module in front-page.
This module is used in Pav Fox's Store Slide demo. Pav Product Carousel module is to display list of products in carousel. The products are selected based on: Featured, Latest, Best Seller, Most Viewed, Special, Top Rating.
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Product Carousel module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
Pav Product - Category Block module is to display list of products in the website.
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the Pav Products - Category Block module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
These are default Opencart modules but it's style has been customized to fit the theme design.
The module is to display list of category product in your OpenCart site. Its setting is so simple, just add layout, position that the module is displayed in and product image size.
To configure the module, please go to: Catalog > Categories and you can see the list of category product in your site.
The module is to display list of bestseller product in your OpenCart site. Its setting is so simple, just add layout, position that the module is displayed in and product image size.
To configure the module, please go to: Extensions > Modules, find the BestSellers module then hit the "Edit" button to go to its setting panel.
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