Official Documentation Joomla® Vik Extensions by e4j

Template MediCenter Documentation

MediCenter Template - VikAppointments

Installation

MediCenter template documentation
(based on VikAppointments extension)

Template installation

Step 1 - Install E4J MediCenter template

After unziped the .zip file, from your back-end setting panel, go to: "Extensions → Extension Manager", browse E4J MediCenter installation package of your Joomla version then hit the "Upload and Install"

Joomla Template Plaza installation

Step 2 - Set default template style

Go to: "Extensions → Template Manager", set E4J MediCenter template style as your default template style.

Joomla MediCenter Template installation success

Modules List

Here the list of all the modules that we used in the our demo website, click on the module name to download it directly:

Vik Content Slider

Vik Icons

Vik Wall Image

Vik Words

Vik Google Maps

Vik Contact Form

Vik Counters

VikAppointments Search (you can find this module inside the VikAppointments component package)

VikAppointements Employees (you can find this module inside the VikAppointments component package)

VikAppointements Employees Filter (you can find this module inside the VikAppointments component package)

 

Template Settings

In this page you can choose different parameters, from the logo setup to the choice of your text size.

Template Configuration
Color Layout

On this page you can choose the color variation your prefer for your website, there are 5 colors palette.

Extensions -> Template Manager -> E4J MediCenter

Joomla Plaza template color layout

Logo Setup

Choose the logo for your website.

Extensions -> Template Manager -> E4J MediCenter

template MediCenter logo parameter

Fonts Template

You can choose different fonts and size for the website’s body and headers.

Joomla Template parameters

 

In our demo website we used:

  • Titles Font Size: 32px;
  • Body text Font Size: 16px;
  • Body Font: Lato;
  • Header Font: Lato;
Hide Homepage Content

With the "Hide Homepage Content" you could hide the html structure that shows the articles in your homepage, with related padding and spaces.
Please, use this parameter just in the case you don't want to show any article printed on the main website area. 

joomla MediCenter template responsive params

 

In our demo website we set it up to: NO.

Responsive layout

With the Responsive Layout you could choose if show your website responsive and adaptable for all the devices:

Joomla template MediCenter responsive params

With these parameters setup you can choose if you want to display the Responsive Menu or leave the normal menu.
In the case the Responsive Layout has been setup to YES, the responsive framework will be displayed below the value "Responsive Width".

This is a preview:

Joomla MediCenter template responsive example

Menu Configuration
Menu Fixed

This parameter will let the header follows the vertical scolling navigation of the website.

template Plaza menu fixed params

 

Header Settings

template MediCenter Header Settings

With these parameters you can setup the style of your header.

  • Homepage - Header Position: With this parameter you can choose to display the header over the slider or in the top of it.
    By choosing "Over Slider", your header will be displayed with a black background with transparency. By choosing "Top" instead, you'll be able to select a Header Background. On this last case, the slider will not take all the window size in width and height, but just in width, the height will be calculated automatically.
    Here some screenshot of the two choices.

    Over Slider

    MediCenter Header Settings - Over Slider

    Top (We've selected a white header background)

    MediCenter Header Settings - Top Slider

  • Internal Pages - Header Position: This parameter works in the same way of the Homepage - Header position. But it'll managed the internal pages.
  • Menu Text Color: This parameter setup the color of the menu text for homepage and internal pages.
Responsive Menu

With these parameteres you can select the color of the text and menu icon in the responsive mode. If the Menu Text field is empty will be displayed just the responsive menu icon.

template MediCenter menu responsive params

 

Page Configuration

In this part of the documentation will explain how to setup the template as our demo website step by step. Starting from the header till the footer.

Header Configuration

Template MediCenter - header details

 

  • 1 This is a simple Menu module setup in the "upmenu-right".

    Module-position: upmenu-right

 

  • 2 This is the Main Menu module setup in the "mainmenu".
    Module-position: mainmenu
  • 3 This part is composed by three modules all published in the same Module position:
    1. BOOK AN APPOINTMENTS: This is VikAppointments Search module. You can find it inside the VikAppointments package.
      We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.
      Module Configuration
      • Orientation Vertical
      Module-position: slide-down
    2. PROFESSIONAL STAFF: This is the native Custom HTML module of Joomla. We've simply add simple text.
      Class-Suffix: color3
      Module-position: slide-down
    3. OPENING HOURS: This is the native Custom HTML module of Joomla. We've simply add simple text.
      Here the HTML code we've used for the structure of the hours:
<ul class="list-unstyled">
<li>Monday – Friday
<div>8.00 – 19.00</div>
</li>
<li>Saturday
<div>8.30 – 19.00</div>
</li>
<li>Sunday
<div>8.30 – 14.00</div>
</li>
</ul>
  • Class-Suffix: opening-hours color2
    Module-position: slide-down
HomePage Configuration
The Images Slider

Template MediCenter - slider

  • 4 This is the Vik Content Slider module (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
    We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.
    Module-position: slider-fullscreen
    Module Configuration

    Slider Options

    • Title Effect: FadeInUpBig
    • Description Effect: FadeInUp
Home Content

Template MediCenter - The HomePage Content

  • 5 This is a simple Article of Joomla. We've connected our Home menu item to a simple article of Joomla. We've hide the article title, and decided to insert our title inside the article content.
Services List and Departments Menu

Template MediCenter - Services List Homepage

  • 6 This part is composed by two modules.
    1. The first module is the VikAppointments Services, you can find it inside the VikAppointments package and it'll show the Services added on the component.

      Module Class Suffix: width75 no-padding
      Module-position: module-box2
    2. The second module is the native Menu module of Joomla and we have selected a menu we have created with all the services as menu items.

      Module Class Suffix: width75 no-padding
      Module-position: module-box2
Icons and Opening Hours

Template MediCenter - Vik Icons Homepage

  • 7 This part is composed by two modules.
    1. The first module is the already known Vik Icons module (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
      We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.

      Module Configuration
      • Show Title: Hide

      Icons Options

      • Icons Size: 35
      • Icon Style: Circle
      • Box Container: Full Size
      • Padding Size: 4
      • Content Alignment: Default
      • Icon Alignment: Bottom
      Module Class Suffix: width75 no-padding service-ico
      Module-position: module-box3
    2. The second module is the native Custom HTML module of Joomla. As you could see the content is the same used for the module in the Slide Down position. Please, check the html code here.

      Module Class Suffix: width25 color
      Module-position: module-box3
Testimonials

Template MediCenter - Testimonials Homepage

  • 8 This part is composed by two modules. The first module is the Vik Wall Image that shows an image as background, the second module is native Vik Words module loaded over the previous one and it shows the testimonials blocks.
    Let's start to configure the Vik Wall Image (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
    We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.

    Module Configuration

    Module Options

    • Show Title: Hide
    Module Class Suffix: no-padding
    Module-position: fullbox

    The Vik Words module (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
    We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.

    Module Configuration
    • Show Title: Hide

    Options

    • Sentence Layout: Carousel
    • Sentence per row: 1
    • Color Title: #fff
    • Image Position: left

    On Joomla you could load a module by using a specific tag named "loadposition homethumb" between curly brackets. The homethumb is the custom position we decided to use for our module. For more information about how to use the loadposition tag, please, read our Knowledge Base article here.

    Module-position: testimonials

Template MediCenter - Employees List Homepage

  • 9 This is the VikAppointments Employees module, you can find it inside the VikAppointments package and it'll show the Employees added on the component.
    Module Class Suffix: main-size grey title-center
    Module-position: fullbox
Latest News section

Template MediCenter - Module Box 4 section Homepage

  • 10 This is the native module of Joomla that shows the articles of specifics categories (each block is an article), you could add it in the Extensions > Modules > New > Articles - Category.
    Each article had a title, text content and intro image published.

    Module

    • Show Title: Latest News || News or Tips from your health (To split the title just use two pipe || )

    Filtering Options

    • Category: Insert your category name

    Display Options

    • Intro Text Show
    Module Class Suffix: width75 no-padding
    Module-position: module-box4
  • 11 This is the module VikAppointments Employees Filter, this is part of the VikAppointments package. You can use this module to let your customer filter your employees based on the location or other filters.
    Module Class Suffix: width25 color
    Module-position: module-box4
Footer Configuration
Footer

Template MediCenter - Footer Configuration

  • 12 The four blocks are, in order from left:
    1. Custom HTML module

      Module Class Suffix: width25
      Module-position: footer
    2. Menu module

      Module Class Suffix: width25
      Module-position: footer
    3. Menu module

      Module Class Suffix: width25
      Module-position: footer
    4. Vik Icons (Contact Information)

      This is the Vik Icons module (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
      We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.
      Module Configuration

      Module

      • Show Title: Hide

      Icons Options

      • Icon Size: 14
      • Box Container: Default
      • Padding Size: 12
      • Icon Alignment: Left
      Module Class Suffix: width33 footer-contacts
      Module-position: footer
SubFooter
  • 13 Vik Icons

    This is the Vik Icons module (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
    We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.

    Module Configuration

    Module

    • Show Title: Hide

    Icons Options

    • Icon Size: 14
    • Box Container: Full Size
    • Padding Size: 12
    • Icon Alignment: Left
    Module Class Suffix: text-center
    Module-position: subfooter
About Us
Header

Template MediCenter - About Us Vik Wall Image

  • 1 This is the already known Vik Wall Image module.
    Module-position: slider-fullscreen
    Module Class Suffix: text-center
    Module Configuration
    • Show Title: Hide

    Options

    • Title Effect: FadeInDown
    • Title Effect: FadeInUp
    • Level Opacity Mask: 0.3

    N.B. You'll see this layout in most of the pages of our demo website, they are all Vik Wall Images and they've been configured in this same way.

Article Content

Template MediCenter - About Us Article Content

  • 2 This a simple article content. In this case we've just created our text and an image inside the textarea. Both have been added in a div with class "caption".
    The class caption, setup the contents in two columns. Each column has a caption class. To setup a content inside a class caption, you should just select each content and from the TinyMCE editor select the button Format > Formats > div.caption.
Employees List

Template Plaza - About Us Employees part

  • 3 This is the VikAppointments Employees module that we've already used in the Homepage.
    Module Class Suffix: title-center grey Module-position: subcontent
Why choose us

Template MediCenter - Vik Counters

  • 4 This the Vik Counters module, with this module you can create as many counter you want. Please, how to use the module on the dedicated page. We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.

    Module Configuration
      • Show Title: Show
      • On our demo website we used for all the counters the FontAwesome icons. Here a configuration example for one counter.

    Template MediCenter - Vik Counters MediCenter config

    Counter Options

    • Padding Size: 2
    Module Class Suffix: text-center bg-color
    Module-position: fullbox
Contact Us

To know more about the Image Header, please, check the explanation of the Header of the About Us chapter.

Google Maps

Template MediCenter - Vik Google Maps

  • 1 This is the Vik Google Maps module (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
    We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.
    Module Configuration
    • Show Title: Hide

    Map Settings

    • Map Height: 400px
    • Zoom Level: 12
    • Center Map Latitude: Insert the Latitude
    • Center Map Longitude: Insert your Longitude
    • API KEY: Insert your API Key, to see how to create it, please read the Knowledge Base article here.

Template MediCenter - Vik Google Maps

  • Contact Details

    • Contact Enabled: Yes
    • Contact Position: Left
    • Text Above Details: On this area you can copy the same HTML code of the others OPENING HOURS modules. Please, copy the same HTML code of this chapter, on this area.
  • Locations

    • Latitude and Longitude: Insert here your coordinates
Module Class Suffix: width100 no-padding
Module-position: slider-fullscreen
Contact Us Article

Template MediCenter - Contact Us Article

  • 2 This is a simple Article of Joomla. We've connected our Contact Us menu item to a simple article of Joomla. We've added a blue border by adding a class in the paragraph. The class is text-border.
Contact Info

Template MediCenter - Contact Us Info

  • 3 On this part you can find two modules published in the same position.
    1. The form is our module Vik Contact Form (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
      Module-position: module-box4
      Class-Suffix: width75
    2. The second module is the already known Vik Icons module (you can find the download link in the Modules List chapter or in the module explanation here).
      We listed just the parameters that we've changed from the default values.
      Module Configuration
      • Show Title: Hide

      Icons Options

      • Icons Size: 21
      • Padding Size: 12
      • Content Alignment: Default
      • Icon Alignment: Left
      .
      Class-Suffix: width25 color contactus
      Module-position: module-box4
Module Class Suffix

To customize the modules from the standard Joomla layouts, you can use the Module Class Suffix. On each module you should search for the Class Suffix parameter, based on the module you're using, you could find it in different positions inside the module configuration, sometimes you could find it in the Advanced Options tab.

Here the list of the class suffix that you can use with this template, next to it you can see their examples:

Grey Background
With this class suffix you can have a grey background instead of the default white one. 

Class-suffix: grey
Grey Background variation - Plaza Template
Colored Background
With this class suffix you can have two different background color instead of the default white one, one is more lighter that the other one.

Class-suffix: color
Class-suffix: color-light

Plaza Template - module colors varation
Transparent Background

Some template position could have some background color, in the case you'd like to have a transparent background, you could use it class suffix.

Class-suffix: bg-transp
White Background

The White class suffix could be used in some situation where there is a default grey or colored background, it could be useful if you'd like to use the loadposition to setup a new module hover another one.

Class-suffix: white
Title Centered

With this class suffix you are going to center the Title of your module.

Class-suffix: title-center

Title Centered MediCenter Template Class suffix

Remove Padding
Class-suffix: no-padding

With this class suffix you're going to remove the space of the padding and margin applied by default to a module.

Bottom Left Border
Class-suffix: text-border-left

This class suffix applies a border bottom left to the text that has this class. It could be used also like a normal class in the html editor.

Template MediCenter - Text Border Left module style

In our example we have used the following code for the title:

<h3 class="text-border text-border-left">About Us</h3>
Text Colored
Class: text-color

By using this class suffix you'll change the default color text to the color of your template variation.

Template MediCenter - Text Colored Class

Text Colored Inherit
Class: text-color-inherit

By default the template sets the color of the titles h1, h2, h3, h4 and so on, to the color of the template variation, if you'd like to have the same color of the body text, you can use this class suffix.

font-body / head-font
Class: font-body

By using this class you can apply to the selected part of text, the Font Family selected for the Body in the Template Configuration.

Class: font-head

By using this class you can apply to the selected part of text, the Font Family selected for the Titles in the Template Configuration.

Font Light
Class: font-light

By using this class you can change to normal the weight of a text. An example, the headings H1, H2, H3..., have the font weight set to bold, with this class you could change it to regular, and your heading will have a normal weight.

Module Width

The following Class suffix setup the module width, you can setup manually the width of each module to manage more easily the layout that you'd like to have. The default width for each module is 100%.

You can use the following class suffix to define the width of your module:

  • width100
  • width75
  • width50
  • width33
  • width25
  • width20
Hide module on smartphone

With this Class Suffix you are going to hide a module in the smarthphone view.

Class-suffix: device-off
CSS CUSTOMIZATIONS
How to customize your template

This template has the custom.css file to place all your CSS customization. It is recommended to add all your modifications on this file, in this way you'll never lose them, this file will never be overridden in future template updates.

You can find the file in the panel Extensions > Templates > Templates > e4j MediCenter Details and Files > css > custom.css

Modules Position
Map Modules

This is the Map Modules position of this template:

Template Map Positions - MediCenter Template

Here the pdf version.

The debug position can be used to setup Cookies or Google Analytics modules.

Demo website position modules

Click on the image to enlarge it.

MediCenter screenshot - modules position

TROUBLESHOOTING
Google Maps is not working correctly

In this case there could be some problem with your Google Maps API Key.
You should analyze the website with a browser inpector and see in the Console if there is a jQuery error about Google Maps. Usually the error comes with a link to the Google Maps documentation that explains more details about your error.
Most of the time, in the Google Maps Platform you should check up the API Key that you've created is correct.
For further information about the Google Map API Key, please, follow the dedicated article here.

THEME UPDATE

To know how to update the template, please, check our Knowledge Base on this link.

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