Mobile Star theme installation

Copy all files into your magento directory

Simply copy all files from “template source x.x.x” directory into your magento store directory.

Turn your magento cache off

Navigate to Admin -> System -> Manage Cache and disable cache for your store.

Adjust WISIWYG editor settings

Navigate to Admin -> System -> Configuration > Content Management and set WYSIWYG editor to “Disabled by Default” mode.

Install homepage

You don’t need to make any changes to your homepage. However, if you want to add some blocks to the homepage, navigate to Admin -> CMS -> Manage Pages -> Homepage

  1. Change content of Layout Update XML at Design tab to add some blocks
  2. Use reference="" instead of reference="content"

Modify default slider

Change default slider at Admin -> CMS -> Easyslide

Create static blocks

Navigate to Admin -> CMS -> Static Blocks

  1. Create block homepage with following code:

    {{block type="easyslide/slider" name="homepage.m001" slider_id="default_m001"}}
    {{block type="catalog/navigation" name="home.nav" template="catalog/navigation/top.phtml"}}
    <script type="text/javascript">
     new MobileNavigation();
    {{widget type="highlight/product_new" title="New Products" products_count="4" template="highlight/product/sidebar/list.phtml" class_name="highlight-new"}}
    {{widget type="highlight/product_special" title="Special Products" products_count="4" template="highlight/product/sidebar/list.phtml" class_name="highlight-special"}}
    {{widget type="highlight/product_reports_viewed" title="Recently Viewed" products_count="15" template="highlight/product/sidebar/list.phtml" class_name="highlight-recently"}}
    {{block type="newsletter/subscribe" name="left.newsletter" template="newsletter/subscribe.phtml"}}
  2. Create block footer_links_mobile with following code:

        <li><a href="{{store direct_url="about-magento-demo-store"}}">About Us</a></li>
        <li><a href="{{store direct_url="customer-service"}}">Customer Service</a></li>
        <li class="last"><a href="{{store direct_url="contacts"}}">Contact Us</a></li>
  1. Navigate to Admin->Cms->Static Blocks page and open footer_links_mobile block. Add the following content to the bottom of the block:

        <li class="last"><a href="{{store direct_url="mobileswitcher/index/desktop"}}" rel="nofollow">Desktop Version</a></li>
  2. Open the footer_link static block of your desktop theme and add the following link to it:

    <a href="{{store direct_url="mobileswitcher/index/mobile"}}" rel="nofollow">Mobile Version</a>

Selecting Theme in admin configuration

Please navigate to Admin -> System -> Configuration -> Design -> Themes and add exception m001 to the fields Layouts, Templates and Skins. Please also add Matched Expression in order to detect mobile devices iPhone|iPod|BlackBerry|Palm|Googlebot-Mobile|Mobile|mobile|mobi|Windows Mobile|Safari Mobile|Android|Opera Mini

That’s all. Navigate to your home page and check how your new store looks.

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Use cases

Mobile navigation

By default when you click on category link it opens category page. If you want to disable it and only expand subcategories, follow these steps:

  1. Go to CMS > Static Blocks > Homepage mobile.
  2. In Content field fine the code

    <script type="text/javascript">
     new MobileNavigation();

    and replace it with the next code

    <script type="text/javascript">
        var mobileNav = new MobileNavigation();
        $('nav').select('.level-top').each(function(el) {
            el.observe('click', function(e) {
                if ('ul')) {
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