Custom Modules

Learn all about the exciting RocketTheme exclusive modules that are included in the Akiraka template release. Here you can find instructions for installation and configuration for each of the custom modules/scripts.

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Step One: Installing the Module

  • Download the akiraka-extensions-j15.zip archive from the Akiraka download section of the RocketTheme Joomla! Club. Unzip the archive and inside you will find individual zip files for each of the extensions
  • Login in to your administrator console on your Joomla! website and navigate to the Extensions menu item, and select Install/Uninstall from the dropdown menu.
  • In the Upload Package File section, click the Choose File button and select one of the mod_modulename.zip that was inside of the zip file you downloaded earlier. Next click the Upload File & Install button to install the module

Step Two: Publishing the Module

  • Now the module is installed it must be published in the appropriate module position and configured to suit our needs. From the top menu, select Extensions > Module Manager
  • This will take you to the Site Module Manager which allows you to configure the placement and configuration of all modules in your Joomla website
  • Locate the module from the list. Remember there could be a few pages. Once you have found it, you can publish in 2 ways: The first is selecting the cross next to the tile or clicking the title then set Publish to Yes followed by Save

RokAjaxSearch Module

RokAjaxSearch is a mootools enhanced search module. Simply type a search value into the box, and search results will dynamically appear in a popup allowing you quick access without having to load the search page.

We will take a quick look at the parameters you will find when you install this module. There are 4 columns, parameters, options, demo and description. The parameter column lists each available setting for the module; options lists the available options to choose from; demo lists the options chosen on the demo and description outlines what the module does.

Parameter

Show Title Enabled Position Module Class Suffix Search page URL Inlcude RokAjaxSaerch CSS Saerchphrase Order Limit Hide div id(s) Link to all results Show Description Include Category/Section Show Read More

Options

Yes : No Yes : No List of position Text Field Text Field Yes : No Any : All : Exact Phrase List of orders 5-50 Text Field Yes : No Yes : No Yes : No Yes : No

Demo

No Yes search leave blank index.php?option=com_search&view=search Yes Any Word Newest First 10 leave blank Yes Yes Yes Yes

Description

Enable/Disable the module header Enable/Disable the module Choose the module position Add an extra tag to the HTML Link to the search page Set No to load template specific CSS Search parameters Order of results Number of results Specify div IDs to be exempt from search Link all search results Show description with results Include category/section in results Show read more

RokNavMenu Module

RokNavMenu is now an essential ingredient of the RocketTheme templates. It provides various functions which are above and beyond what the mainmenu, and the subsequent template overrides. Therefore, much more sophisticated menus can be constructed providing you with a much greater degree of usability. It is an essential install for the integrated menu systems to operate.

We will take a quick look at the parameters you will find when you install this module. There are 4 columns, parameters, options, demo and description. The parameter column lists each available setting for the module; options lists the available options to choose from; demo lists the options chosen on the demo and description outlines what the module does.

Parameter

Show Title Enabled Position Menu Name Limit Levels Start Level End Level Always show submenus Menu Tag ID Menu Class Suffix Module Class Suffix Max Menu Depth Show Menu Icons Menu Icon Link

Options

Yes : No Yes : No List of positions List of menus Yes : No Number Field Number Field Yes : No Text Field Text Field Text Field Number Field Yes : No Yes : No

Demo

Yes Yes toolbar mainmenu No 0 0 No leave blank leave blank leave blank 10 No No

Description

Enable/Disable the module header Enable/Disable the module Position of the module Menu that is loaded Limit number of sub-levels Starting menu level Ending menu level Always show submenu items ID added to the menu code Class suffix to the menu Class suffix to the module Max number of menu levels Show menu icons Link menu icons

RokTabs Module

RokTabs, the fully independent and incredible flexible standalone version of the former RokSlide. The module itself is installable into Joomla and can be easier utilised on any template, not just Akiraka. As it name implies, its a tabbed based module to efficiently showcase your content to your visitors.

We will take a quick look at the parameters you will find when you install this module. There are 4 columns, parameters, options, demo and description. The parameter column lists each available setting for the module; options lists the available options to choose from; demo lists the options chosen on the demo and description outlines what the module does.

Parameter

Show Title Enabled Position Category Section Order Authors Theme Style Width Max # of Tabs Transition Duration Transition Type Transition Effect Tabs Position Tabs Title Incremental text Hide h6 tags Autoplay Autoplay Delay Module Suffix

Options

Yes : No Yes : No list of positions list of categories list of sections list of orders list of authors Text Fied Number Field Number Field Number Field Scrolling : Fading list of transitions Top : Bottom : Hidden list of options Text Field Yes : No Yes : No Number Field Text Field

Demo

Yes Yes Right FP Tabs RT Demo Content Recently Modified First Anyone base 230 8 600 Scrolling Quad.easInOut Top By Content Title Tab Yes No 2000 promo

Description

Enable/Disable the module header Enable/Disable the module Position of the module Category of content Section of content Ordering of content A filter for the authors Select a theme/style Width of the module Max number of Tabs Time for transition Type of transition The transition effect Position of the tabs Determine the tab title Set an incremental text Hide h6 titles Rotate automatically Set delay on auto-rotation A module class suffix
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