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, a list of recommended plugins will be displayed at the top of the WordPress admin area. Install and activate those plugins by selecting ‘Begin installing plugins’.
Be sure that you both “Install” and “Activate” the plugins in order to make them functional.
If you are importing the demo content, WooCommerce shop pages will be included so you can select “Skip Setup” when prompted to install WooCommerce Pages:
3. Import the Demo Data #
The quickest way to setup your theme to mirror the demo is to import demo content.
Demo content will be available within the “All Files & Documentation” download package.
There are two demo content files: an
.xml file for posts and pages and a
.wie file for widgets.
.xml File #
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
.wie file #
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’. reading.png
5. Assign Menus #
With your demo content imported, you can now assign the demo navigation menu at Apperance > Menus: menus.png
The “Social Menu” will display social media icons.
If you aren’t importing the demo content which includes a demo social menu, you can create your own by using a custom link menu item and entering the name of the social service, linking to your social account.
A complete list of the currently support social icons:
- Google Plus
6. Theme Options #
All theme options can be adjusted live in the WordPress customizer located at:
Appearance > Customizer
To assign a specific page to display your home page content, navigate to:
Appearance > Customizer > Home Page > “Select the page that will display the main home page content.”