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Getting Started

Getting Started

Arden 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? Arden 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

Arden 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

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Compatibility:

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

Demo Link: http://server1.demo4coder.com/arden/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/arden_child/theme.xml )

<theme xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:Config/etc/theme.xsd">
   <title>Arden 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/arden_child/registration.php )

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

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

{
 "name": "magento/theme-frontend-arden_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 Arden 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

Arden have 8 extension with 6 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 “Arden 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 “Arden Slider 1”.

  1. Arden Slider 1
  2. Arden Slider 2
  3. Arden Slider 3
  4. Arden Slider 4




ex: content for “Arden Slider 1“:

<p><a href="{{store url="women.html"}}"><img src="{{media url="wysiwyg/ves_arden/slider1.jpg"}}" alt="" /></a></p>
<div class="slider-content">
<h3><span>The Best</span></h3>
<h2>Craft Beer Pub</h2>
<h4><span>WELCOMES YOU!</span></h4>
<p class="hidden-xs" style="margin: 0;">We've got both craft & draft beers!</p>
<p class="hidden-xs">Call: <span>(555)-123-4567</span></p>
<p class="hidden-md hidden-sm hidden-xs"><a class="action primary" href="{{store url='men.html'}}">SHOP NOW</a></p>
</div>

 

 

Back-end Setting:

 

Arden Image V2:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V3:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V4:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V5:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V6:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V7:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V8:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V9:

Back-end Setting:

Arden Image V10, V11:

Back-end Setting:

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

Arden HTML V2:

Back-end Setting:

Arden HTML V3:

Back-end Setting:

Arden HTML V4:

Back-end Setting:

Add background image for this block:

 

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

Add background image for this block:

Arden Our Service V2:

Back-end Setting:

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


Arden Blogs V2:

Backend config:

Config in admin in Pages Builder Elements profile “Arden Tesimonial”.

Arden Testimonial V2:

Backend config:

 

Back-end Setting:

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

 

Arden Product V2:

 

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

 

Arden Product V3:

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

Arden Product V4:

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

Arden Product V5:

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

Add background image for this block:

Header Configuration

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

#Header1:

#header2:

#header3:

#header4:

#header5:

>> 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:

Amaze Footer 1:

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

Amaze footer v2

Design in: VenusTheme -> Ves Pagebuilder -> Manage Elements -> edit item pages builder element “Arden Footer V2”:

Add background image for Footer V2:

How To Choose footer profiles

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

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

Arden 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 6+ skins in Arden: You can view it in folder:

..\Venustheme\arden\Ves_Themesettings\web\css\skins\

Config Contact Page

Link page: demo4coder.com/arden/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\arden\Magento_Contact\templates\form.phtml

 

 

 

Admin Theme Settings

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\arden\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 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 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 Arden.

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

 

1. Arden Block header

2. Arden Categories Menu 1,2,3 (use in dropdown menu)

Extensions

Blog Extension

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

Arden 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:

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