I’ve been wrestling with both ionicPopover and ionicModal, and it looks as if the .fromTemplate() method doesn’t work as documented. Here’s my codepen - http://codepen.io/toychicken/pen/xbwNLW which is based on the ionic Nightly for modal.
My understanding is that you can pass a template string in, like
var template = '<p>Popover / Modal content</p>'
then use the .fromTemplate method to create the popover / modal like
Any help is much appreciated.