Created: 04 / December/ 2017


Latest Update: 25 / January/ 2018




By: DesignThemes

1 Theme Documentation

Thank you for purchasing this theme. This is one of the finest Shopify themes. Simba is packed with a lot of powerful features. We have put together this documentation in the best possible way to explain these features and help you set up your website using DesignThemes. Let's get Started!


Read the item documentation first

Many support queries and technical questions will already be answered in supporting documentation such as FAQ's and comments from previous buyers. We also make sure that all of the items sold on Envato Market have documentation included so always check the included information and if you can’t find the answer you’re looking for then consider whether the author might be able to help.


1.1About the Theme

Our team presenting new elegant theme Simba created for electronics manufacturers, online electronics retailers, electronics design studios and repair shops and antique / vintage electronics restoration firms.

We bring you wonderful technologies as Sass CSS, Owl Carousel, Front Awesome and Animation. Besides, we have included Responsive Slider, Product Carousel, Blog Carousel and Ajax Add to Cart functions.

It has been designed and developed to display beautifully across all of today’s modern devices including laptops, tablets, smartphones, laptops and of course desktop computers.Also, many powerful features are included on the theme for making an awesome visual experience for the viewers.

If you need any assistance that are beyond the scope of this help file, kindly contact us through mail. Thank you so much!


Theme Customization

Our support covers getting setup with the theme, theme related questions and bugs or issues that occur when using the theme. Customization can be any work you need done to the theme that is not covered by the scope of our support.

In most cases, this is anything that falls outside of the options the theme offers. We work with an amazing customization team, Codeable. They have unique offerings and can provide the services you need to customize your theme.

Note : if it's a minor customization means, we will do it for free. If any customization work takes more than 1 hour, we will charge $20/ per hour.

1.2 Download the Theme Package

When you purchase our theme from ThemeForest, you can download the Simba files via the ‘Downloads’ tab on your ThemeForest account. When you download Simba , you can choose the ‘All Files & Documentation’. This will includes the theme files and supporting documents.

Step 1 – Login to your ThemeForest account and navigate to the ‘Downloads’ tab.

Step 2 – Locate your Theme  purchase, and click the Download button. Choose between ‘All Files & Documentation’.

1.3 Shopify Information

To install this theme you must have a shopify store already. It can be trial store or premium one.

If you need help with understanding general details about shopify in Shopify. Below are all the useful links.

1.4 Theme Features

  • Responsive design: Looks great on desktops, laptops, tablets and mobiles. Give it a try on your iPhone or iPad now.
  • Draggable sections:Option to change the home page layout order using drag and drop option.
  • Highly customizable: Change colors, fonts, background image through the theme settings. No coding required.
  • Supports multi-currency: The currecies AUD,CAD,USD,GBP,JPY,EUR,NZD,INR,PHP are inbuilt with theme
  • Product sorting on collection pages: Sort by price, A to Z, newest etc.
  • Great for SEO: Uses the latest Shopify SEO features and product data is formatted for Google rich snippet, so that product listings are optimized for search engines.
  • Branded checkout: A seamless checkout for your customers using your logo and color scheme. You can also add a custom checkout header to your checkout screens!
  • Customer accounts: Customers can register, login, change addresses and view past orders.
  • Slick slideshow:This Slick slider displays your content the beautiful way. Whether it's a Slider, Carousel, Hero Scene.
  • Newsletter integration: Easily link your Mailchimp account to the newsletter form.
  • Social integration: Share by Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest.
  • Retina: "Retina" is Apple's term for a high pixel-density display—a screen packed with so many pixels you shouldn't be able to see the individual cells with your naked eye. It's more than just the resolution of the display; it's the pixels per inch (ppi).

Getting Started

Getting up and running with Simba is quick and easy. Simply create a Shopify account, purchase the theme and upload it. You'll then have the opportunity to customize it to your liking before publishing it as your main theme.If that sounds like a lot, don't worry… each step is outlined in detail below and it's entirely possible to go from scratch to a store running Boutique in under ten minutes!

If you already have a Shopify account, then you can skip ahead to the next section. If you're considering setting up a store but haven't done so yet, read on.

Shopify is a hosted eCommerce solution that allows you to set up and run your own online store. Pick an eCommerce website template (preferably from us!), list your products, accept credit card orders, and ship your goods — all with a few clicks of the mouse. With Shopify it's easy to sell online and there's no software to download or maintain.

1.5 Files Included In The Package

Below is a full list of everything that is included when you download the main files, along with a brief description of each item.

Please unpack the whole package after downloading it from Themeforest. On that extracted Simba-v1, You can find things like Documentation, , Log.txt and Readme.txt. You need to install a file ""

  • – This is the installable theme file you’ll need to install or upload.
  • Documentation Folder – this folder contains theme documentation.
  • Log.txt – this file contains theme change/update log.
  • Readne.txt – this file contains details about folder structure.

2Theme Installation

Installing Beauty Shop is easy and quick.To install the theme, please log in to your Shopify store and go to the Themes. From there, follow the instruction below:

1.In your back office go to: Online Store > Themes

2. Click Upload option.

3. Select file from extracted folder.

4. Once this files is loaded , just publish theme and do further setups.

2.1 Theme installation video

Kindly follow the steps given below for installing this theme.

2.2 Plugin/App Installation

Once you have uploaded and activated the theme, install and activate few other free apps/plugins as follows.

Required Plugins Used in Various Demos

  • MetaFields Editor – This plugin is free created by Shopify.An app used to show product specfic video
  • Product Review – This plugin is free. If you enable product review , don't foreget to install Product Review.
  • Sharing tool– For using social sharing option , Install Addthis sharing tool app.Sharing Tool.

3Text Editor

As per Shopify language translation supporting feature, we need to keying all the text based information on Language Editor section, so that we have loaded all this information with the same. Kindly refer the following screen shot to know about editing this information. Just go to your store's theme section and confirm which theme is going to be the primary one (Published theme), Then do the followings.


Header is an important theme feature, and is what users see first. This theme consists 3 different types of headers, it's easy to switch between one header to another. Following screen shot will explore the step by step instructions.

4.1 Header layout

Step 1 : Navigate to the ‘Header ’ tab in your customize section -> General settings.

Step 2 : Select your  Header Style  from select box.

Step 3 : Add then navigate to Header Model at sections.

Step 4 : Do required setup, click ‘Save ’.

6Setup Pages

When you first install Simba , it won’t contain all the extra pages setup by default that you might have seen in the live demo. For that you need to do followings setup for respective pages.

About us page

From your shop admin, go to the Online Store / Pages

Note :

  1. In a Online Store / Pages, find and click button "Add a page"
  2. Write in Title field as "About us
  3. Select Visibility: Visible
  4. Select Template: page.about
  5. Click save

Wishlist page

From your shop admin, go to the Online Store / Pages

Note :

  1. In a Online Store / Pages, find and click button "Add a page"
  2. Write in Title field as "Wishlist
  3. Select Visibility: Visible
  4. Select Template: page.wishlist
  5. Click save

Faq page

From your shop admin, go to the Online Store / Pages

Note :

  1. In a Online Store / Pages, find and click button "Add a page"
  2. Write in Title field as "Faqs
  3. Select Visibility: Visible
  4. Select Template: page.faq
  5. Click save

Contact page

From your shop admin, go to the Online Store / Pages

Note :

  1. In a Online Store / Pages, find and click button "Add a page"
  2. Write in Title field as "Contact
  3. Select Visibility: Visible
  4. Select Template:
  5. Click save

7 Sliders

You can change all the content, image , text color, links and button bg of slider banner in the "Slider" section itsSimba.

8 Home Settings

Home page options can be easily configurable via these settings.

8.1 Image with text overlay

8.2Image with text

8.3Product Tab

8.4Video Banner

8.5 Featured Slider


8.7 Blog posts

8.7 Brand Logos

9 Collection Page

Collection page contains following options.

  1. Sorting:  Sorting the products as low-price,high-price,best-products,new to old,old to new.
  2. Collection Filter:  Sorting the products as based on tags.

10 List collections

11Product Detail Page

12Blog Page

No matter which layout style you use to display your blog posts, the first thing you need to do is create the blog posts.

How To Create A Blog Post

Step 1 – Navigate to Blog Posts in your shopify admin sidebar.

Step 2 – Click on the Add blog post to make a new post. Create a title, and insert your post content in the editing field.

Step 4 – Add Tags from the right side. Type the name of the tag in the field, separate multiple tags with commas.

Step 5 – For a single image, click the Featured Image Box, select an image and click Save.

Step 6 – For a video post, paste the iFrame embed from either Youtube or Vimeo into the Video Embed Code field.

Step 7 – Once you are finished, click visible and save the post.

13About Page

About page page must be assigned to the respective template file while creating it.


Try to follow the image size guideline as shown near to upload field.

15Contact Page

Contact page page must be assigned to the respective template file while creating it.

Contact page options can be easily configurable using these settings.