1. About Joomla version used in JUX Metro 

All JoomlaUX templates run on Joomla 3.x version (Joomla 3.0, 3.1…). Therefore, your site must install Joomla 3.x version to use our template. The installation of Joomla 3.x only requires a few steps and you can do within a minute!

2. About JUX Metro 

Designed with modern Metro style, JUX Metro template is a multi-purpose template for any business, corporate company, agency, personal website or even store showcase.

The template is responsive and retina ready - optimized for both desktop & touch, mobile devices. Your site's visitors will see the same site & enjoy the same remarkable experience no matter what device they use to access your website.

We put a lot of effort and love in making Metro so the template will be suitable for any kind of business with its sleek, intuitive layout including different display options for Homepage as well as Portfolio page. There are many beautiful animated CSS and color schemes to make your website fresh & vibrant.

Also, Metro features a specially customized blog page with nice effects, flat style color for blog modules. Plus, the template is very easily customized. You don't have to be a tech-savvy to use our template at all. Installing and configuring template is as easy as eating instant noodle! If you still find it not easy enough for you, you can always ask us for help via our support channels below.

No more words. Just try it & you'll love JUX Metro.

3. About JUX Metro  Template User Guide

The user guide provided is to help you to quickly learn about JUX Designer  template and how to use it easily. This documentation is recommended for both non-advanced & advanced users. Please read carefully.

Main aspects covered in the user guide:

4. Features

5. JUX Extensions Supported


6.3rd  Party Extension Supported

7. Layout & Module Positions


Here are 3 different layouts used in JUX Designer template:

Module positions

Take a look at the picture below for all modules’ position on JUX Metro



8. T3 Framework

T3 framework is a popular Template framework for Joomla 3.0 using Bootstrap. jux Apps uses T3V3 framework which comes with brand-new look, design approach and incredibly powerful customization feature. Please follow the links provided below to learn more about T3 framework and its implementation.  

8.1 T3 Framework Introduction

More about T3 framework, please visit HERE

8.2 T3 Installation

Please visit HERE

8.3 T3 Setting

Please visit HERE

8.4 Layout System

Please visit HERE

8.5 Customization

Please visit HERE



1. Plan your site Developer

1.1 Kick-start a New Joomla Site? - If you are planning to start fresh with a new Joomla site, then use our Quickstart package to quickly clone the demo site, then replace the demo content with yours. Check the How to install Quickstart Package documentation for the in-depth how-to guide for Quickstart Installation.

1.2 Installing on your existing live site ? - If you are planning to use this template for your existing Joomla site, then you should follow the How to make your site look like demo site guide first to dig in the steps involved.

2. Download Template and Extensions

To download JUX Capulus and extensions please go to  our website  and then log in, go to Download section by clicking on Download item on our Main Menu.

3. Install Template and Extensions

Once you successfully Download the files you need, You'll have to:

View how to install extension guide


Frontend of Homepage

Now we’ll guide you to create & configure module in Jux Metro template:

1. Module Slideshow

Module type: JUX Slideshow
Position: slideshow


Backend Setting

Alternative Layout

2. Module Footer

Module type: Footer
Position: footer


Backend Setting

3. Module Social Media

Module type: Custom HTML
Position: social
Module Class Suffix: social_media
Custom HTML
<ul class="menu">
<li><a class="fa fa-facebook" href="#"><span class="social-title">Facebook</span></a></li>
<li><a class="fa fa-twitter" href="#"><span class="social-title">Twitter</span></a></li>
<li><a class="fa fa-pinterest" href="#"><span class="social-title">Pinterest</span></a></li>
<li><a class="fa fa-rss" href="#"><span class="social-title">RSS Feed</span></a></li>
<li><a class="fa fa-google-plus" href="#"><span class="social-title">Google Plus</span></a></li>


Backend Setting

Module Class Suffix


Guide how to create & configure another page of Home

1. Module JUX Background Slideshow

Module type: JUX Background Slideshow
Position: slideshow


Backend Setting

Images Gallery

Suppersized Advanced Options

Advance Options

Note: Custom CSS:

body div.overlay,
.body .container{
background: none !important;
body div.overlay{
background: none !important;

To learn more about this, please see HERE

2. Module JUX Background Video

Module type: JUX Background Video
Position: slideshow


Backend Setting

Video Playlist

Advance Options

3. Module Overlay Slideshow

Module type: Custom HTML
Position: slideshow
Custom HTML
<div class="overlay-slideshow">
<div class="medium-text">MAKE THEIR LIVES</div>
<div class="large-text"><strong>EASIER!</strong></div>
<div class="small-text">Try out a few of the basic options to see what our Background Slideshow can do. There are many more options available on the Backend!</div>
<div class="overlay-btn"><a class="btn-overlay" href="#">VIEW PORTFOLIO</a></div>


Backend Setting

VIDEO TUTORIAL:  This is video tutorial how to create & configure Homepage on Jux Metro template.



Module Class Suffix

In K2 Page, each module on sidebar position has a class suffix which is module’s background color. Here are module class suffix we used in K2 page

Class suffix’s detail:

1. Bg-gray: module class suffix bg-gray displays module’s background color in frontend as gray color.

For example : Module Categories, with module class suffix: bg-gray



You can easily change module’s background color by changing module’s class suffix. For instance, you can change background color to green by changing class suffix: Module class suffix: bg-green


2. Bg- red: This module class suffix displays module’s background color as red color.

For example with module Categories: module class suffix: bg-red


3. Bg-yellow: This module class suffix displays module’s background color as yellow color.

For example: module Categories : module class suffix: bg-yellow


4. Bg-darkblue: this class suffix display module’ background color as darkblue color.

For ex: with module Categories: module class suffix: bg-darkblue

You can flexibly and easily change background color for modules in K2 pages by following the above guide.

Module type: K2 Tools
Position: sidebar-1
Module Class Suffix: bg-yellow
Module type: K2 Comment
Position: sidebar-1
Module Class Suffix: bg-red
Module type: K2 Tools
Position: sidebar-1
Module Class Suffix: bg-darkblue
Module type: K2 Tools
Position: sidebar-1
Module Class Suffix: bg-green
Module type: K2 Comments
Position: sidebar-1
Module Class Suffix: bg-darkblue


Blog page Setting

To have blog page look like in our demo site, please following these steps:

You can change frontend by changing leading count & primary count in category

Start Here


1. Creating new Template style

Template style feature (version 2.5 and above) is to assign different template styles to individual menu items. The default template style can be partially or completely overridden by assigning different template styles to the desired menu items in order to obtain a different look for their respective pages.

From backend: Go to Extensions→ Template Manager→ Select template jux_metro – Default then hit the “Duplicate” button to clone template style:

The duplicated template style inherits all settings from its parent template style except the menu assignment (the cloned template style is not assigned to any menu items). Open the cloned template style → Menu Assignment, then assign the template style to menu items. Those menu items will have template style overridden the default template style.

2. Layout Configuration

2.1 Layout Structure configuration

2.1.1 Clone layout:

To quickly create new layout, clone layout in the layout setting panel, all you have to do is hit the “Save as Copy” button. If you are new to T3, you should clone layout to customize so that you always has backup layout.

2.1.2 Switch layout for any template style

Open any template style, go to "Layout" tab, switch layout for current template style.

2.1.3 Assign module position

To assign module position, hover the position you want to change, hit the setting icon then select position. To change number of positions for spotlight block, just select number of position in the spotlight block

2.1.4 Change number of position in spotlight block

For spotlight block, you can select number of positions. It supports up to 6 positions.

2.2 Responsive layout configuration

2.2.1 Select responsive layout

In configuration panel, you will see supported responsive layouts: Large, Medium, Small and Extra Small, select responsive layout to configure.

2.2.2 Disable any position

For responsive purpose, some elements in your site does not fit in specific layout, you can disable the position in the layout. The configuration is only applied for current layout.

2.2.3 Resign positions in spotlight block

For modules in spotlight block, you can drag to resize its size.

3. Layout customization

Jux Metro template is built with T3 Framework , you can refer to T3 documentation for more detail:

4. Theme  magic configuration

ThemeMagic is to customize your themes based on pre-define parameters without changing any style file.

Firstly, you have to enable the "ThemeMagic" feature. Open any template style manager, in the General tab, enable the ThemeMagic option. Next, hit the "ThemeMagic" button on the top bar list to open the ThemeMagic working panel

Customize your theme with pre-defined parameters


Adding new group and parameters to ThemeMagic

If you want to add new group, parameters to ThemeMagic to customize your themes, please refer to T3 documentation.

Detail Documentaion

Video tutorial



1. Megamenu configuration and customization

1.1 When disable Megamenu

When Megamenu is disabled, the template will use Joomla drop down menu.

To disable Megamenu, open Template style manager, in the “Navigation”tab, disable “Megamenu” option


1.2 When enable Megamenu

Megamenu allows you to display your main menu in different ways and flexibly. You can display menu items in columns, add icon and style for menu item, load module for a module menu item..

1.2.1 Enable megamenu

Open the template style that you want to enable Megamenu, go to Navigation tab then enable the Megamenu option.


In the configuration panel of Megamenu, select menu item/submenu/column or row to configure.

For more detail of how to work with Megamenu, please check out the references below:

2. Off-Canvas Configuration

The new Off-canvas sidebar is now independent with Collapse Navigation for small screens. The Off-canvas sidebar displays content from defined position.

2.1 Enable Off-canvas sidebar

To enable Off-canvas sidebar, open Add-ons tab then enable Off-canvas sidebar

Assign module position to Off-canvas sidebar. By default, Off-canvas will be assigned to off-canvas position

Add content for Off-canvas sidebar by creating modules then assign them to off-canvas position

Frontend appearance

Use Off-Canvas as Navigator in small screens

In case you want to display Off-canvas sidebar as navigation in small screens like tablet, mobile, please disable Off-canvas sidebar in responsive layout.



Here is frontend of Jux Metro

1. Change the Logo image

There are 2 ways to change logo for Jux Metro template

#1: Change logo from Template Manager

Each style can go with different logo. To set style for the logo, please go to Extensions→Template Manager→ select Theme you’re using. Select image for logo on your site as shown in picture below:



#2:  Change the Logo from the variable.less file

Another way to change logo is changing logo image path in variables.less file, which is located in template/jux_metro/less

// --------------------------------------------------
@t3-logo-image:               "@{t3-image-path}/logo.png";


2. Logo Styling

To customize style for logo, open file style.css that is located in the template/jux_metro/less/style.css folder. Search for the logo text, you’ll find the style where you can either add more styles or customize it as you want.

// Logo
// ----
.logo {

 text-align: left;
 padding-top: 35px;
 -webkit-transition: all 0.4s ease;
 -moz-transition: all 0.4s ease;
 -o-transition: all 0.4s ease;
 -ms-transition: all 0.4s ease;
 transition: all 0.4s ease;

 // Left align the logo on  Tablets / Desktop
 @media (max-width: @screen-xs-max) {
   padding-top: 15px;

 a {
   display: inline-block;
   line-height: 1;
   margin: 0;

// Logo Image
// ----------
.logo-image {
 // Hide sitename and slogan
 span, small {
   display: none;

// Logo Text
// ----------
.logo-text {
 a {
   text-decoration: none;
   font-size: ceil(@font-size-base * 2);
   font-weight: bold;
 &:hover a,
 a:focus {
   text-decoration: none;

 // Taglines
 .site-slogan {
   display: block;
   font-size: @font-size-base;
   margin-top: 5px;


The above user guide should help one in replicating the Demo site settings for the template and extension on their site. 

If you are new or are confused, we recommend installing Quickstart on your local host and use it as reference for configurations. This is the best way to work with any template.

You should carefully read all the provided resources to take the maximum advantage of our products. 

Support: If you have any issue or question please raise your support queries in the forum, or our ticket system. We spend more time in getting the information from user in case the support guidelines are not followed.