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This guide covers the installation and use of this theme. We strongly recommend you read this documentation as it contains the solution to many frequently asked questions.View demoSupport forum
To install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. For information in regard to installing the WordPress platform, please see the WordPress Codex - http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress
When you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme itself. To upload a theme, use one of the following methods:
Once the theme is uploaded, you need to activate it. Go to Appearance > Themes and activate your chosen theme.
In order to take more advantage the theme ask for installing some plugins, we recommend to install all of them. So you can create every element and parts of the theme.
In this sense, once you will activate the theme you will see a notice in the top part where the plugin assistant ask you for installing the included plugins, to proceed click "Begin installing plugins".
After activating the theme, you will notice that a new submenu item appeared, under "Appearance" and it is called "Customize". If you click on it you will be taken to the WordPress customizer, a tool which will allow you to modify the look and feel of your website.
To set up your homepage, you first have to create a basic page, or any page template (about page templates later). After you decide what page do you want to use, go to Settings > Reading and in the "Front page displays" choose "A static page", then select your just created page.
These are the default steps that you need to do in order to setting up the menu:
Your custom menu has now been saved.
Congratulations! Your new custom menu has now been added to your site.
Detailed instructions on creating a menu are located on the WordPress website here - http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Menu_User_Guide
You should setup your permalinks to look pretty. You can go to Settings > Permalinks and choose the "Post name".
These are the default steps that you need to do in order to add a blog post:
The posts per page setting controls exactly how many posts should be displayed per page on your blog. This setting is found in Settings > Reading.
The process of adding pages is quite similar to adding posts:
As you might already noticed, there are a few Page Templates available for you to use. Each template will configure your page to look and act in a different way.
The process of adding projects is quite similar to adding posts:
Featured image will be used as the project thumbnail at the portfolio page. When uploading a featured image the theme will automatically crop your thumbnail to the correct dimensions.
You need to modify the date in order to sort your projects. The latest projects will be displayed the firsts in your portfolio grid. In order to achieve this, just click on "Quick Edit" option when hovering any project and modify the publishing date in order to re-arrange your items.
If you are new to WordPress you may not have heard of a "Shortcodes" before. It's a basically an easy way to include small snippets of code into content areas.
The available shortcodes have been included in a one-click menu. When creating a page or post, click the "Add Shortcode" button to reveal a list of shortcodes. Choose the functionality you wish to include, configure the options and insert.
define('WPLANG', '');. You simply need to add your language and locale code into the define. If you were to translate your theme into German, you would have this: