Gateway: Theme Installation
1. Install & Activate the Theme
In the WordPress dashboard, upload the theme zip file from Appearance > Themes
2. Install & Activate Recommended Plugins
After the theme is activated. Install and activate the recommended plugins:
Be sure that you both "Install" and "Activate" the plugins in order to make them functional.
3. Import the Demo Data
The quickest way to setup your theme to mirror the demo is to import demo content. The demo content is entirely optional though.
There are two demo content files: an
.xml file for posts and pages and a
.wie file for widgets.
Navigate to Tools > Import and select WordPress. Install the WordPress Importer plugin. Activate and run the importer.
Next upload the demo content XML file with the WordPress importer.
Importing widgets with the
Install and active the Widget Importer & Exporter plugin
Navigate to Tools > Widget Importer & Exporter
.wie file and import.
4. Assign Home and Blog Pages
From the Reading Settings of your WordPress site, assign the Home page as the 'Front page' and the Blog page as the 'Posts page'.
5. Assign Menus
With your demo content imported, you can now assign the demo navigation menu at Appearance > Menus:
6. Theme Options
All theme options can be adjusted live in the WordPress customizer located at:
Appearance > Customizer