SM Deal

This guide will help you install SM Deal step by step. When you buy the module the first time, you will have the latest version.



1REQUIREMENT – Back to top

At the basic level, this module will require the following conditions:

  • Compatible with Magento 1.9.x (require: php 5.4 and Memory_limit no less than 256Mb)

2INSTALLATION – Back to top

Extension Installation

There are two ways to install extension:

  • Step 1: Download and unzip extension contents on your computer and navigate inside the extracted folder.
  • Step 2: Upload folders skin and app from our download package to your Web server’s document root (from here on, referenced as {docroot}). You should see a directory layout like this:

    {docroot} /magento/

  • Step 3: Log into your Admin Panel on the stage localhost: http://localhost/magento/index.php/admin/.

OR you also install the steps as following:

Step 1: In the Administrator page, Navigate to System >> Magento Connect >> Magento Connect Management

Step 2: Click Browse and Upload package file

Important Note:

  • After installing extension, you should logout first and then login Admin Panel to ensure all functions work normally.
  • You should disable all caches in cache management in the installation and configuration process.


Module Configuration

Notes: We used the images of module’s installation on Magento 1.9.x to illustrate

In the Administrator Page, navigate to System -> Configuration and find SM Deal (in the left of column) to configure.
The parameters are divided into the following groups:

  • General Settings
  • Source Options
  • Product Options
  • Advanced Options

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

General Settings

  • Enable/Disable – Choose to publish/unpublished the module parameter.
  • Title of Module – Fill in the Title of Module.
  • Link target – Target to open links:
    • New window – Open the link in the new window/tab
    • Same window – Open the link in the same window/tab
    • Popup window – Open links in new pop-up window
  • # Column – Set # column for devices:
    • For devices have screen width from 1200px up to greater.
    • For devices have screen width from 768px up to 1199px.
    • For devices have screen width from 480px up to 767px.
    • For devices have screen width less than or equal 479px.

Source Options

  • Product Source – Allow to select product source: from “Catalog” Or “Product IDs” .
  • Select Category – Allow to select one or more categories.
  • Child Category Products: Include or Exclude Products from Child Categories.
  • Category Depth: Allow to select the number of child category levels to return.
  • Featured Products: Allow to Show/Hide/Only Featured Products
  • Product Field to Order By: Set Product Field to Order By
  • Ordering Direction: Allow to order ascending/descending direction
  • Product Limitation: Allow to set product limitation. The default value here is 8 products

Product Options

Product Image

  • Display – Allow to display image of product OR not.
  • Image Width – Set image width.
  • Image Height – Set image height

Product Title

  • Display – Allow to display title of product OR not.
  • Max Length – The limited number of characters on product title.

Product Description

  • Display – Allow to display description of product OR not.
  • Max Length – The limited number of characters on product description.


  • Display Price – Allow to display price OR not.
  • Display Reviews Summary – Allow to display reviews summary OR not.
  • Display Add To Cart – Allow to display Add To Cart OR not
  • Display Add Wishlist – Allow to display Wishlist OR not.
  • Display Add Compare – Allow to display Add Compare OR not
  • Display Readmore Link – Allow to display Readmore link not.
  • Readmore Text – Allow to input name of Readmore text. For example: Details

Advanced Options

  • Pre-text – The content to show at the top of module
  • Post-text – The content to show at the end of module


To display this module on front page, go to CMS >> Pages.

Create a new page in Page Management section.

Copy and paste the following code into the Content field:

{{block type="deal/list" name="deal.list.default" template="sm/deal/default.phtml"}}
5 PRODUCT DISPLAY – Back to top 

To display products of this module on front page, please following these steps

    • Step 1: In the Administrator page, Please navigate to Catalog >> Manage Products.

  • Step 2: Choose your product that you want it appear to your SM Deal on the Magento site.
  • Step 3: You will have to change the deal price and set the time period for the deal product.

6SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this module. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Support Tickets System

Thanks so much!