Firstly, a huge thanks for purchasing this theme, your support is truly appreciated!
This document covers the installation and use of this theme and often reveals answers to common problems and issues - we encourage you to read this document thoroughly if you are experiencing any difficulties. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this document, feel free to pose them in the dedicated support forum.
Now that you’ve downloaded this theme, there are two ways you can install the theme.
Important: One of the most common reasons people have issues is because they try uploading the full zip that includes sample data, documentation…etc which displays the “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.” error.
The theme is a powerful and makes use of all the latest WordPress functions to ensure the theme is coded as best as possible and is highly optimized, please make sure WordPress is fully up to date before installing the theme! You should ALWAYS be running the latest version of WordPress anyway, because otherwise you put your whole site at risk for potential threats. Never use an outdated version of WordPress!
Now that you made sure WordPress is up to date you can go a head and install the theme and there are 2 methods for doing so: via WordPress or via FTP. If you are working with WordPress and buying themes you should pretty much know how to install a theme, but below are some screenshots just incase you don’t know how!
Log into your WordPress website and browse to Appearance > Themes
Then click on the option to upload theme.
Your second installation option is to upload the theme via FTP. For this method first log into your site via FTP and browse to your folder located at wp-content/themes. Unzip the theme file you downloaded from Themeforest and upload only the extracted this themes folder to your server.
This theme should be installed without any errors, although on some occasions people to encounter error so here are the most common error and the solution:
One of the most common reasons people have issues is because they try uploading the whole theme main zip file that includes sample data, documentation…etc which displays the “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.” error. Please make sure you are uploading only the installable theme which is called theme-file-name.zip. When you download the theme from your ThemeForest downloads it will give you 2 choices one is to download the full zip which you will need to extract to locate the theme and the other one is just the installable theme. Please pay close attention to this.
You might have face such an warning and this error typically happens for one of two reasons:
If you can't use Demodata Wizard after theme activate please contact our support team or apply manual steps, we can help you free for demodata installations. If you accomplished to install the demo data with the help of Wizard installer panel, there is no longer need to read the entire installation sections provided in this documentation. You may directly post your questions us.
After activating this theme, you have to make sure that the theme required plugins are installed and activated in order to get the same demo data that you see on the live and to install the theme's required plugins
You can find the theme required plugins here : Appearance > Install Plugins and please also see the instructions provided below:
After a few minutes...That's it ! Now, you should activate the plugins for use them:
This is the second way of installing the demo data to your domain. In this option, you need to get the xml file, which you can see in the main theme file and then import the xml file with the use the WordPress Import plugin.
Please have a look at the following image in order to see how to import your xml demodata
Dashboard > Tool > Import > WordPress > Select your file.
If you've already installed the demo data with the Migrate file, then you can disregard this section as your frontpage and Blog page will be automaticaly selected. However, if you decide to install the demo data with the XML file , then you need to select manually your frontpage and a Blog page for your posts.
To set your frontpage and Blog page, please see the following instructions
In our theme, we tried to make it easier the customizability providing much options in the theme partials section. You can find both menu and logo in the header area, while you can find the social icons, widgets in the footer area and also you're able to find the sidebar options in the theme options. In this section, we're going to show you how to add these options providing images to make it more understandable.
The Usage of Header Menu : After selecting Primary Menu, please go to Appearance > Menu. and add your menu items
For Example : This is the ID of the shortcode ( section ) in your page : our-team. Now, put the # symbol in front of the our-team section and add this to your menu. If you do these steps in a correct way and when you click on the menu item such as our-team, then your menu item scroll down to the section, where the our-team are automaticly.
This theme provides you a varible options to add your own logo. You can use both Image logo or Text logo for both static and sticy header depending on your page design. If you want to add a logo that will be displayed on all the pages header, then please just go to Appearance > Theme Options > Logo . Here, you'll see the options for types of logos. This is the general logo options.
Adding widgets is simple. Browser to Appearance > Widgets and drag and drop your widgets into your footer Columns. The default Footer is composed of Widgets which you can add via Appearance > Widgets. You can also completely style and select your options for your footer via the Customizer. Look at the following images.
NOTE : You should in keep mind that you can add your contact form. What you need to do is copy-paste the shortcode of the contact form and drap-drop the ' text 'into the related area as already shown in the images provided below.
This template gives you a lot of functions that you can use on your website including the header and footer areas.Once you select this template type, you'll see many options at the bottom of that page and on the right side of that page and with the use of this options, you can easly customize your header and footer areas.
This template type just give you the option to create a page with a full sidebar option. Unlike the Custom Page Template, you can not add a custol logo or set the footer or header area.
Note : Some settings for these customizable pages are in the metabox area at the bottom of these pages, which will help you build different pages.
In our theme, our header area is consist of a kind of features including menu, logo, which we'd already talked about previously and also revolution slider as well. Even though it is most likely to see the header options in the theme options, it's also possible to provide some available options in the metabox area in the home page. By the way, better to keep in mind that some options may take place in the theme options. Now, in the following, we're going to explain each of the available features in the header area step by step.