1. Start
  2. Manual Installation
  3. Setup The Template
  4. Upgrade

BooCity – Incredibly Powerful Responsive OpenCart Theme


Manual Installation


Before installing the BooCity theme, it is assumed that you have a working OpenCart installation.

We recommend to use this theme on a clean installation or existing shops without custom modifications.

IMPORTANT! Although BooCity doesn't overwrite any core files is a good practice to backup your system before making any upgrades or changes.


1Install Vqmod

This template requires Vqmod.

If you already have Vqmod skip this step. Otherwise, get the latest release here http://code.google.com/p/vqmod/downloads/list. Download the lastest vqmod-x.x.x-opencart.zip file.

Follow the instructions to install on your server http://code.google.com/p/vqmod/wiki/Install_OpenCart.

2Upload theme files

Unzip the "themeglobal_boocity_x.x.x_version_x.x.zip " you have downloaded from ThemeGlobal.com to a local folder on your computer. Enter the themeglobal_boocity_x.x.x_version_x.x folder.

Select the folder that matches to your OpenCart version and upload all the files from "OpenCart x.x.x" to the directory you have installed OpenCart in.

3Theme activation

Go to OpenCart administration and activate the theme from System › Settings › Edit Store settings › Store tab › In Template dropdown menu select BooCity

Setup The Template


The step-by-step instruction how to configures the template to look like the demo site: http://themeglobal.com/opencart/boocity

We recommend to use this theme on a clean installation or existing shops without custom modifications.

IMPORTANT! Although BooCity doesn't overwrite any core files is a good practice to backup your system before making any upgrades or changes.


1Uninstall module Slideshow, Category and Banner

Find a module name Slideshow ,Category , Banner then Uninstall it

2 Adjust the image settings

Please find a menu item called System on the top menu. Select the System menu then, click on Setting->Edit->Image Tab.

Adjust the image settings with the following values:

Image Setting

3Enable ThemeGlobal BooCity Settings and install Sample Data

Go to Admin > Extensions > Modules

Find a module name ThemeGlobal BooCity Settings click on Install. After installing the module go to the editing of the module ThemeGlobal BooCity Settings. You should see the image presented below:

Image Setting

From the list choose the skin boocity_default and press the button Active skin.

After activating the skin you should see the image presented below:

Image Setting

Go to Install Data tab and Press all Install buttons. After that click Save Button.

This module allows you to set unlimited color combinations, full control over the colors of the site elements, custom background colors, textures and images, custom font options(200+ Google Font supported) and much much more.

4Install BooCity Custom Modules

Go to Admin > Extensions > Modules

Find a module name ThemeGlobal Boocity Category Accordion, ThemeGlobal Boocity Home Categories, ThemeGlobal BooCity HTML Content, ThemeGlobal BooCity MegaMenu, ThemeGlobal BooCity Revolution Slider click on Install.

5Enable Opencart's Module

Go to Admin > Extensions > Modules

Find a module name Featured, Latest and Information and adjust the settings with the following recommended values and Save the changes.

Featured - Content Top

Image Setting

Latest - Column Right

Image Setting

Information - Column Right

Image Setting

Congratulations! Installation is complete. Go back to your main store front to view the template installed on your site.

Upgrade


IT IS RECOMMEND TO ALWAYS BACKUP YOUR SYSTEM BEFORE MAKING ANY UPGRADES OR CHANGES!

Upgrade OpenCart

Firstly, make sure BooCity supports the OpenCart version you want to upgrade to. If you want to upgrade to higher OpenCart version, you must download the new OpenCart update from the official OpenCart site and then apply it (don't forget to run /install/upgrade.php, after you put the new OpenCart files). It is recommended to disable the BooCity theme (select the default theme) while upgrating to newer OpenCart version.

Upgrade BooCity

Download the latest version of BooCity from your themeglobal.com or opencart.com account. Make sure it supports the OpenCart version you are currently using.

To upgrade BooCity simply delete the old catalog/view/theme/BooCity and re-upload the files from FILES_TO_UPLOAD directory from the latest BooCity package. Refer to section 1) to determine the appropriate folder contantaing FILES_TO_UPLOAD.