PacktLib: OpenCart 1.4 Template Design Cookbook

OpenCart 1.4 Template Design Cookbook

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Getting Started

Introduction

Why do we need to customize our theme?

Setting up our environment

Installing OpenCart

Downloading and installing GIMP

Creating logos in OpenCart

Inspecting elements using Firebug

Installing Web Developer

Installing Colorzilla

Store Decoration

Introduction

Changing your shop's general settings

Modifying the settings of your store

Basic localization settings

Setting image properties

Changing administrator favorites icon

Setting up SMTP mail server

Modifying server options

Creating categories

Adding products to a category

Layout Structure

Introduction

Creating a new theme

Resetting layout styles

Setting basic style properties

Creating a promotional banner

Placing a banner on your site

Module Adjustment

Introduction

Changing header of module

Adjusting layout

Placing featured block at middle

Styling centre featured block

Applying styles to categories

Header Structure

Introduction

Default header structure

Altering the logo

Styling top navigation

Placing menus

Styling the search bar

Styling the language bar

Controlling search style

Styling language and payment units

Creating the header banner

Dynamic Content

Introduction

Installing jQuery and jCarousel

Displaying products using jCarousel

Displaying products vertically

Customizing the cycle plugin

Modifying the side column with the cycle plugin

Different effects with the cycle plugin

Customizing Menus

Introduction

Displaying horizontal sliding menus

Adding a fisheye menu

Giving a background color to the menu

Integrating the social networking menu

Footer Layout

Introduction

Creating a wide footer for our store

Footer with a gradient image

Creating a three column footer

Modifying the Administration Panel Theme

Introduction

Modifying headers

Menu creation

Footer adjustment

Styling dashboard

Miscellaneous

Introduction

Broken glass 404 error page

Sitemap creation

Index