“SmartBlog Module”

Thank you for purchasing SmartBlog Module. We appreciate your choice about selecting the best suitable Module for you. ‘SmartBlog Module” is a unique blend of Module which will enable you to customize your own in a maximum responsive way. So let us install it!

Smart Short Code Prestashop Module
  • To install SmartBlog module at your Shop: Click module menu at your shop backoffice menu bar.
  • Then click “add new module” button
  • Upload “SmartBlog.zip” module zip file from your local computer
  • Your “SmartBlog” module will appear modules list. Now click on “install” button to install it. module.
  • If SmartBlog module installed successfully you will see success message and “SmartBlog” module admin setting will placed and also some demo data will added automatically.
  • You will see a new Menu at your back office menu bar. You can create a new category, add new post, show all blog Comments and manage your blog image sizes from here.
  • Click Blog > blog category menu to add new blog category or manage existing blog category.
  • Click “add new” button to add new blog category.
  • Fill up all required fields to create a new blog category. Then click save button to add this category. You can add unlimited category to your shop blog.
  • Click Blog > blog post menu to add new blog post or manage existing blog post.
  • Click “add new” button to add new blog post.
  • Fill up all required field to add new blog post. Then click save button to add this post. You can add unlimited post to your shop blog.
  • You can manage your blog images also. If you want to define any kind of image size which you like to show at your blog pages` multiple position; you have to ….
  • Click Blog > image type menu to define new image height width or manage existing image type.
  • Click “add new” button to define new image type.
  • Fill up all required field and click save button to add this in image type list.
  • You will not find any blog related post or category or others to your shop frontend with just above installation. “SmartBlog” module is only adding blog system to your shop. Now if you want to see blog post, category, archive, latest post, popular post, recent comment, Blog search, fb comment and other feature at your shop frontend, follow the bellows-

Let`s see how to add this feature to shop frontend-

  • Do you want to see latest blog post at your shop home page?

    Install “smartbloghomelatestnews” module to add this option.

    Install help: follow step -2, 3, 4. After installation, you will see “configure” button at smartblog home latest news module. Click configure button to configure this module.

  • After clicking on configure button, following setting will appear.
  • After saving the setting, go to your shop frontend and latest news block for this blog module will be there.
  • Do you want to see blog category to your shop Left or Right Column and Blog page Left or Right Column?

    Install “smartblogcategories” module to add this option.

    Installation help: follow step - 2, 3, 4

    After installation you will see this option at your shop frontend left column.

  • How to transfer left to right column of this module?

    Go to back office module >position->click Transplant a module button

  • Select your module name which one you want transfer left to right.

    Now you will see this module in your shop Left and right- both side position.

  • Do you want to remove this module from left column?

    Go to back office menu module >position and Search removable hook name such as “displayleftcolumn” then search your removable module name such as “smart Blog Categories”

    Then click right site delete icon to this module list.

  • Do you want to see blog Recent Post at your shop Left or Right Column and Blog page Left or Right Column?

    Install “smartblogrecentposts” module to add this option.

    Install help: follow step -2, 3, 4

    After installation, you will see this option at your shop front end left column.

At the same way you can add our developing multiple smartblog feature at your shop blog page

  • Go to your back office menu

    Module>module

    Search “smartblog” module and go to smartblog “configuration”

    Smartblog configuration Page:

  • Blog main page Meta title. Meta also use in SEO Purpose.
  • Meta keyword is used in page source. Keyword use in Google search engine to show its search result.
  • Meta description is used in page source. Meta description use in Google search engine.
  • Main Blog Page URL. It uses only SEO friendly URL.
  • .html include in your SEO friendly URL.
  • Number of post shown in your Blog page.
  • If you enable auto accept comment to your posts, all comments will approved without permission and if you disabled this option all comments will pending for permission to be accepted.
  • When all post comment form and reply form are -

    a) Enabled:

    b) Disabled: only previous comment will appeared and comment form will disabled.

  • If “show author name” enabled :

    If “show author name” disabled:

    If author name style first name last name is selected:

    If author name style last name first name is selected:

  • Avatar used in blog post comments author picture:

  • This is custom design
  • Blog page column setting defines all blog page style setting. such as its defines- either blog page will use blog left and right side bar or only use prestashop default side bar.

    If using prestashop default sitebar:

    If using both SmartBlog Column:

    If Use SmartBlog Left Column:

    Use SmartBlog Right Column:

    If you want to transfer any module from smartblog left or right column or remove this column then-

    For example we are transferring prestashop default Categories Block module to smart blog right column. At first go to your shop directory modules/ blockcategories/ blockcategories.php
    After Line-342 replace this code.

    public function hookdisplaysmartblogright($params)
       {
          return $this->hookLeftColumn($params);
       }

    Note: any other module main file replace this code previous of last line.

    Then Go to back office menu bar module > position > click Transplant a module button

    Select your module name that you want to transfer prestashop left column to smart blog right column.

    This way you can transfer any module to smartblog left or right column.

    Do you want to remove any module in smart blog left column?

    Go to back office menu module > position and Search removable hook name such as “displaysmartblogleft” then search your removable module name such as “smart Blog Categories”

    Then click right site delete icon of this module.

  • Re generate thumbnail will generate those Images which you defined as your blog image type.

    When you need different size images at different place- define your custom image size and regenerate images to your custom sizes.

    If you select “delete old thumnails” enabled- old thumbnails will deleted and your all defined thumbnails will regenerated.

    If you select “delete old thumblr” disabled, only regenerate all defined thumbnail.

    Let`s see sample single image on multiple size-

Your currect SmatBlog version Upload the latest version of the module It will auto udpate what is necessary. All your data is safe. Nothing is deleted.
If all your smart blog page show 404 error after install , stand alone or any premium themes.
Which means that your smartblog module is not properly hooked in moduleRoutes.. Which is responsible for module url rewriting.
Normally smart blog will hooked bellow module routes possition

If your site smartblog module is not properly hooked in moduleroutes possition follow bellow instructions.

If your module is not hook then follow bellow instruction

go to your backoffice mmenu module->position and click 'Transplant a module' in top right side.select smartblog module and select moduleRoutes hook and save.