TZ Nicanian2 version1.2 Template

Documentation 1.2

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Quickstart Installation

Quickstart = Joomla + Nicanian2 Template + Demo Content. After installation you'll see complete site like a Demo Site. So, if you're running for new website, I do urge to install using the quickstart file. But, If you've already had a joomla website with your own content, you could install only the Template to keep your own data

Installing Quickstart package is quite easy as you install normal joomla!. Please follow these steps:

Please make sure your server suppoorts MySQLi Database. And if you're unsuccessful following the steps above, you could please PM me, I will send you the website files and SQL separatedly

Template Installation

Installation TZ Nicanian2 Template is easy and quick. Before installation you need extract zip file and install plugin T3 Framework for Joomla 3.0

Install this like a standard Joomla extensions (Extensions - Install/Unistall). Afterwards you can install TZ Nianian 2 Template. Please go to: Extensions Manager Find file on your computer browser and click "Upload and Install". Next go to: Extensions Manager - Template Manager choose TZ_Nicanian - Default and click "Make Default". Refresh your site.

make default theme

make default theme

Template Manager


Nicanian2 has 3 layout

View layouts

Go to template manager and choose edit template default

In tab "Layout" you can choose layout and view block, position in this layout

layout default

Use Layout

Example: create menu item "Home" and choose layout home

Step 1:

Go to menu/main menu/ create menu item "Home".

Step 2:

Go to Extensions/Template manager/choose template "tz_vania"

This template is written under T3 framework and mostly module positions are controlled through xml files. Those xml files are stored on etc > layouts folder. You could directly access those xml files through your template manager > layouts (tab). There are four xml files are available on this template (see our demo):

Modules Position

Please follow these below steps to know all module positions are used in this templates :

Theme option


Edit Style


Modules in Home page

Home page

Logo Default

Logo Image:
Logo is module
  • Module Type : Custom HTML
  • Module Position : logo
  • Module Class Suffix: _logo
  • Module content: upload image in to module
  • Change Logo

Module Text

  • Module Type : Custom HTML
  • Module Position : sidebar-1

Module Menu

  • Module Type : Menu
  • Module Position : mainnav
  • Module Class Suffix: sf-menu


  • Step 1: Create new menu
  • go to extension/ modules manager/ create new module and choose type "menu"



Module Twitter Widget

  • Module Type : TZ Twitter Widget
  • Module Position : Sidebar 1




  • Module Type : TZ FULL SLIDER
  • Module Position : slideshow

How to change music in slide:

You upload two music files with name (background_music.mp3 & background_music.ogg) to folder sounds in path(modules/mod_tz_fullslide/sounds)

You can convert mp3 to ogg in page:



upload background music file for module in here



  • Module Type : TZ VIDEO FULL SLIDER
  • Module Position : slideshow




  • Module Type : TZ LIVID
  • Module Position : slideshow

Config Module:


Config Article:


Modules in Blog page

Blog page
Module Popular Posts
  • Module Type : TZ News
  • Module Position : Sidebar 2
  • Config:
Module Text Widget
  • Module Type : Custom HTML
  • Module Position : Sidebar-2
Module Our Services
  • Module Type : TZ News
  • Module Position : Sidebar 2
  • Config:

Module in Contact page

Module Google map
  • Module Type : BT Google Maps
  • Module Position : Position 1
  • Module Class Suffix: _contact_map
  • Module options

Change style Template


On this section, I wouldn't explain all used plugin on this template. I would only remind about the plugins listed below should be enabled

Or you might be interested in more functionality of Editor - TinyMCE plugin, you could set its functionality into extended

Set up Portfolio page

How to show tags filter

How to show image type: Landscape, Portrait

Step 1:
Create group field: portfolio Step 2:
Create field: Landscape, Portrait Step 3:
Choose value in article Created menu item and choose menu type: Portfolio

Setting params:

Set up GuestBook page

Created menu item and choose menu type:

Setting params: in param "Advanced Options"

Set up Blog page

Created menu item and choose menu type: Category Blog in com Tz Portfolio

Setting params:

In tab "Advanced Options" in "Article Options"

find " Show "Read More" " and choose "Show"

Com TZ Portfolio

Creating Portfolio

T3 Framework 3.0 Documentation

Look documentation of T3 framework 2.0.

Videos of T3 framework 3.0:

Source and Credits


Icon & Image & Video Music