Ideabox Theme - Premium Q2A Theme

Created & Documentation by “Towhid” - Provided by QA-Themes

v2.0.0

Installation

Installing theme & Plugin

  1. Extract Ideabox-theme.zip.

  2. upload Content of Ideabox-theme directory to qa-themes/ directory in your Q2A site
  3. Log in as Administrator, then Go to Admin > General and select 'Ideabox-Theme' as your default theme.

  4. Go to Admin > Theme Options. there you can customize your theme.

if you had any problems installing or using this theme feel free to ask for help on Our Forum.

if you are paid customer you can contact me directly at QA-Themes.com

Making your site like our demo

visit "Admin > Users" and in "Default avatar" section upload an avatar and check it's option button. then in "Avatar size on question lists" field enter '20' and save the form. also activate "Show excerpt in question lists" and set it's value to something like 300.

Ideabox Theme offers a wide range of customizations that you can easily apply on your theme.

here is a list of options that is available in your Theme options. to access this options visit Admin > Theme Options

Theme Options

  1. loading bar: with this option enabled you will get a loading bar in each page load.
  2. Hide Navigation Menu: you can hide 'main navigation menu' from normal users, so all normal and anonymous users won't see it.
  3. Show Sub-Navigation Menu in homepage: it will add "Question Page's" sub-navigation to homepage .
  4. Excerpt in question list: this options let you to add a short description of your the question in lists.
  5. Background Customization: This options let you choose 'background color' & 'background image'. you can choose up to 350 backgrounds!
  6. Typography: you can change the Font & Font Size of nearly everything in this theme.
  7. CSS Style Files: you can choose any of CSS compressions

Customizations

you can easily customize and extend your theme. here is a list of tricks you can use:

Add More Backgrounds

you have more backgrounds that you want to try on your theme? simply save them as .png files and upload the file in 'qa-themes/Ideabox-theme/patterns' and it will be added to backgrounds list.

Custom CSS styling

you can easily add more CSS styles to your theme or customize them. your theme might also come with a few custom CSS files for adding different colors, typography, etc ...

to add a new CSS file you can upload it in 'qa-themes/Ideabox-theme/styles' or you can edit one of pre-made styles.

Language Customization

if you are planning to use IdeaBox Theme as an Idea & Suggestion sharing and collaboration tool you can upload "custom" directory inside "Custom-Language" directory into your Q2A's "qa-lang" directory. this will change your Q2A's interface text.

URL Customization

to use this theme as an Idea & Suggestion box you can change Q2A's default URL parameters. to do so you will need to edit $QA_CONST_PATH_MAP variable in "qa-config.php" file.

for example:

$QA_CONST_PATH_MAP=array(
	'questions' => 'ideas',
	'categories' => 'sections',
	'users' => 'contributors',
	'user' => 'user',
);

Product Support

For free support you can post your requests on Our Forum.

if you have suggestion or requests for free themes and plugins you can send them on our IdeaBox or vote other suggestions and ideas

you can also contact QA-Themes to hire a developer to request more features or personal customizations.

if you are a Premium user you can also get support for this theme using Contact form or send tickets in Project Manager.

Sources and Credits

This section discloses the sources of various files used within the theme and describes their function.