We've turned up the Heat!
Who would have thought we could offer even more features in a single x-cart template? Well, we have, with Busy Kitchen we have developed our most advanced template yet, as a result you will find this to be the easiest x-cart template you will ever have to configure or style.
The power is in your hands... "Busy Kitchen" is our most advanced x-cart template to date, it comes loaded with the following:
Comprehensive Template Settings Manager
Control & customise many features of the Busy Kitchen template via our new template settings page. Quickly change the dynamic and layout of your website in seconds using our template settings - you will not believe what we have in store for you here.
Template Settings page includes:
- Easy upload company logo, favicon & page background image
- Quickly change the colour scheme of your menus with out in-built colour picker
- Simple HTML & Banner Manager facility
- Seamless integration with Predictive Search & xBanners (xReviews & xMenus)
- Homepage Featured Category Listing
- Integrated 'Socialize' or 'AddThis' social media support on product pages
- Easy publish Googlemap to your 'Contact Us' page
- Configurable Quick & Customer Service links
- jQuery slider for featured, recently viewed & recommended products
- Display Manufactures & All Categories in top menu
- Configurable Social Media, copyright & icon and links setup
- Play Template Settings video tutorial »
Easy Logo Management
Okay, so the first thing you will want to do with your new x-cart template is add your company logo, so what smarty .tpl file should you edit??
Forget about it... with Busy Kitchen, we've done all the hard work for you. Now you can quickly upload your company logo, favicon (we've even included our own .ico generator), HTML page background image, you can even change the colours of the header mini-cart and search textfield. Keep in mind, you can do all of this without even looking at a line of Smarty or CSS.
Easy configurable menu colour schemes
To help you get that exact look and feel you are after, you can now assign colours to all the top main menus on your site using our easy colour picker facility - go crazy and colour-code all your top level menu items and categories or just stick to a single colour for all menus, the choice is yours.
Configurable Quick & Customer Service links
Add useful page links directly into your homepage and footer area. This is a great way to promote relevant and timely content, whilst also building up your keyword rich link farm to help get your links indexed on all major search engines.
Simple HTML & Banner Manager facility
Using the Busy Kitchen template settings page, you can choose to upload 4 simple static images to appear on your homepage. No need to edit smarty template files, just create your banner and save it to the acquired position on your website. For those of you looking for something more in the area of Banner management, then keep in mind that Busy Kitchen has been especially designed to work with our xBanners module - the perfect addition to your store when you want to impress your customers with your promotional offers. xBanners for x-cart just rocks.
Seamless integration with xBanners, Predictive Search, xReviews & xMenus
As always, when creating a template our goal is to create a "complete package" - with Busy Kitchen we have focused our design efforts to seamlessly accommodate our xBanners & Predictive Search modules. As an added bonus, Busy Kitchen will also be 100% compatible our next 2 commercial modules xReviews & xMenus. These modules can be purchased separately or as part of the template bundle.
Homepage Featured Category Listing
What better way to direct your users to those 'hard to reach' sub-categories then to set up a direct link from your homepage. This is exactly what we have done with Busy Kitchen, now you can select any of your sub-categories to appear on the homepage of your website. This is the perfect way to keep the content on your homepage fresh and relevant - help encourage traffic to all parts of your catalogue with our exclusive 'Homepage Featured Category Listing' module.
Automatic Sidebar Navigation, sub-categories are displayed within the left sidebar when there are sub-categories to display, if not all product lists are presented in "full width", taking up 100% of the available width of the page.
Support x-cart Socialize or ‘AddThis’ social media integration
Adding social media abilities to your products has never been this easy - simply create your 'AddThis' account and paste your account/media icons code into the Busy Kitchen template page and that's it - you're entire product catalogue is now ready to reach the ever expanding world of social sharing.
Add a Googlemap to your x-cart Contact Us page
What has the x-cart "Contact Us" page been missing for ages? You guessed it... a Googlemap, has anyone else noticed that? We've added a great feature to our Busy Kitchen template - instant Googlemap - just type in your address and let our Googlemap module take are of the rest. Done.
jQuery sliding Feature Products
Elegant, clean design is at the heart of our Busy Kitchen template. To help optimise space within our pages, we have added a super cool sliding products panel to your "featured", "recently viewed" & "related" products pages.
Search engine friendly 'All Categories' page
Busy Kitchen comes with its own 'All Categories' page - this provides two benefits, the first is from an SEO perspective. Now you can have all of your categories and sub-categories listed on one single page - perfect for search engines to crawl and secondly great for your customers to get a full overview of your websites catalogue structure and layout.
Tabbed Product Info
Product tabs are a great way to keep your customers focused on the page content that appears in front of them, without presenting too many distracting options. All the usual product pages are presented, including:
- Product Description
- Customers also bought
- Customer feedback
- Send to friend
- Recently Viewed
All of which are neatly presented to the user, allowing for easy access when they require.
Semantic Code optmised for SEO
We have focused our design on emphasising important keywords and html elements. By moving important page elements higher up in the source code such as the page content and h1 tag and ensuring that header and footer content (common page elements) lower down in the source - all of these techniques add priority and weight to your templates page ranking.
FREE future upgrades
Any future updates or changes for every template will be offered for FREE
Busy Kitchen, seems to defy all normal logic when you compare features and price, we have added over 50% more features (compared to xtreme Gear) yet the price has remained the same. Like everything we do, this just screams out "GREAT VALUE". With Busy Kitchen, you have the option to bundle xMenus, Predictive Search & xBanners at a massively discounted price, saving you up to €70 along the way (including FREE installation).
Busy Kitchen Template Settings
In this tutorial, we show you how to quickly configure your Busy Kitchen template using it's dedicated admin settings page (our most advanced template settings page to date). Stamp your custom look and feel onto this template in minutes, by uploading your company logo, favicon, page background image, change menu colours, adding some eye-catching banners, nominate featured categories and a whole lot more...
Busy Kitchen is our most advanced x-cart template to date. This time around we put all our efforts into making this template as configurable as possible, providing you as a store owner or web designer the ability to easily stamp your own unique design onto the template. This template is guaranteed to set your ecommerce store apart from the competition - they will think you have spent thousands on design work.
Busy Kitchen, is more than a template, it is a complete package. Every page was designed from scratch and it's crammed full of tiny details and features all of which are exclusive to The xCart Store.
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