Created: 14/04/2016

By: 0effortthemes 0effortthemes.com

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Version: 1.0

Install the Theme

Pre Installation Knowledge

If you are new to Wordpress, please learn how to use wordpress or wordpress themes along with the other features. Theme documentation is for the users who knows to handle Wordpress. Please find few links from where you can learn about wordpress.

There are two way to upload themes in Wordpress and we are describing them both now. You can either upload all theme files via Wordpress Theme Uploader or you can use FTP.

Using Theme Uploader :

Step 1 : Go to Dashboard Appearance Themes

Step 2 : Add New Upload

Step 3 : Choose creative.zip file and click into the Install Now.

Using FTP Clients:

Assuming that you know how to use the FTP clients like Filezilla,SmartFTP etc. If you dont have any experience with this please try it with Theme Uploader.

Activate the Theme:

Theme Plugins

Plugin Source Type Status
Ideas Custom Post Types Pre-Packaged Required Not Installed
Revolutions Slider Pre-Packaged Recommended Not Installed
Visual Composer Pre-Packaged Required Not Installed
Woo Commerce WordPress Repository Recommended Not Installed
Contact Form 7 WordPress Repository Recommended Not Installed
Mailchimp for Wordpress WordPress Repository Recommended Not Installed

Set Demo Content

Go to Tools Import Click into Wordpress to import the contents. If wordpress importer is not installed, it will ask you to install and activate the plugin before import.

Browse the demo content File : Theme Folder DemoContent [ File Name: demo_content.xml ]

Please select Author and check the Download and import file attachments (for images other related files to post and pages) before submitting it.

Revolution Slider Import File :
You need To import Revolution Slideres
Follow This steps:

  • Step-1:  Go to dashboard Slider Revolution Import Slider
  • Step-2:  Then Import Sliders From    Theme folder DemoContent home_slider.zip,service_inner.zip,front_service.zip,etc.

See This Screenshot

Home Page Settings

To set the content block in Home page we need to do the following.

  1. Step 1: Firstly create a page & choose home template from page attributes.
  2. Step 2: If you want to show this page as your site front page, then go to settings->reading->Select this page as static front page.
  3. Step 3: In order to show a page as a home page block in your front page, then you must need to select default page template.


    N.B.: REMEMBER, IF YOU INCLUDE A PAGE IN HOME PAGE, IT WILL SHOW ONLY CONTENT OF THAT PAGE(NOT THE SIDEBAR) YOU CAN CREATE A PAGE USING VISUAL COMPOSER & INCLUDE THAT AS A HOME PAGE BLOCK, IF YOU WANT.
  • 1. Click on Appearance.
  • 2. Click on Menu.
  • 3. Create a new menu, add pages as menu item, in order to add a page in home page then you need to select home page section as menu type.
  • 4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page & set primary menu.
  • 5. Click on Save Menu button.

Ideas Page Settings

Default Settings for Pages

  • 1.Background Color/Image 3.Background Opacity Background Image Settings
    1. 1. Background color/Image: To set the Background Image to the specific page.
    2. N.B:If you set the background color/image from here, then you have to set the opacity.
    3. 4. Background Opacity:You can change the opacity of the background from here.
  • Title & Sub-title Settings :
    1. 1. Title, Sub-title : Set color, fonts,alignment of ttitle & subtitle:

Ideas Logo Settings

There is a option to choose logo for individual page(whether you want dask logo or light logo). You have the option to upload dark/light logo from Ideas options.

Ideas Post Format

Gallery

* Gallery: There is a option to add galerry images:

Quote

* Quote: You can add quote text & author name from the respective option of this post format:

Audio

* Audio: For this post format you can either upload mp3 or embed mp3 for the post from the respective field.

Video

* Audio: For this post format you can either upload video or embed code for video for the post from the respective field.

Default Settings for Posts

Ideas Page Template Settings

  • Blog Template
    1. With other page settings these are the extra options available in for blog template to choosoe category.
  • Home Template:

    In order to show your site home page like our demo front page, then you need to choose this template.

  • Service Template
    1. This template lists all service from "Services" post type.
  • Shop Template
    1. If you want to set the shop page just like our demo, then use this template.
    2. You can select category from the respective field,which you want to display in filterable portfolio section.
  • Team Template
    1. This template lists all team members from "Team" post type.

Visual Composer Widgets

We are giving you theme specific visual composer widgets, which helps you to create layout just like our demo.

Once you installed visual composer plugin, you will get those option in "Built For Ideas" section.

Nano Widgets

Nano Widgtes, Go to Appearance Widgets. There are 3 widget areas.

  • 1. The Default widgets area.
  • 2. The Woocommerce widgets area. Place your Woocommerce widgets in here.
  • 3. The Footer widgets area.

General Settings

For settings, Go Settings Menu.

  • Reading Settings: create a page with default template and select it as Front Page.

Menu Settings

To set the Menus, Go Appearance Menus.

  • Select the Pages, categories and etc to show in the Menus.

Ideas Widgets

There are 4 theme specfic widgets available in Awesome Ideas.

  • 1. Ideas Categories: This will display all the categories of the theme like our demo in accordion looks.
  • Front end view:
  • 1. Ideas Flickr: This will display images from your flickr profile depending on your input from backend of number of images.
  • Front end view:
  • 1. Ideas Popular Posts: This is a tabbed widget. One of two tab will show the popular posts & other will show recent posts.
  • Front end view:
  • 1. Ideas Testimonial: This widget lists all the testimonial of "Testimonial" post type. There is a field to in widget backend to enter number of testimonial you want to show in front end.
  • Front end view:
  • Select the Pages, categories and etc to show in the Menus.

Ideas Options

  • General Settings

    1. Logo & Favicon : To set Logo & Favicon, Please check out the screenshots below.
    2. 1. Go to Dashboard Click on Ideas Options
    3. 2. Click on Logo & Favicon.
    4. 3. To add favicon, click on Upload button for Add/Edit Favicon field.
    5. 4. To add dark logo, click on Upload button for Add/Edit Dark Logo for home field.
    6. 5. To add lighter logo, click on Upload button for Light Logo for home field.
    7. 6. To add different logo for inner pages, click on Upload button for Logo For Other Page and Post field.
    8. 7. Click on Save Changes button to save all the settings.
  • Single Page and Post Sidebar Settings

    1. To set page post sidebar.
    2. 1. Go to Dashboard Click on Ideas Options
    3. 2. Click on Sidebar.
    4. 3. To set single posts & default page sidebar, you can select any of the sidebar layout from here.
    5. 4. To set archive page sidebar , you can select any of the sidebar layout from here.
    6. 5. Click on Save Changes butoon to save the settings.
  • Social Links

    1. Add Social links on header section .
    2. 1. Go to Dashboard Click on Ideas Options
    3. 2. Click on Social Links.
    4. 3. Add Social title here.
    5. 4. Add your social links here.
    6. 5. Add social icons here.
    7. 6. Click on Save Changes button.
    8. Front End View:
  • Single Project Settings

    To set the common part for all the details page of project post, you need to use this following option.

    1. 1. Project Page Common Title : Enter Title for Project Page.
    2. 2. Project Page Common Sub Title : Enter Sub Title for Project Page.
    3. 3. Project Page Common Common Content : Enter Content for Project Page Excerpt
    4. 4. Click on Save Changes button.
  • Single Blog Settings

    To set the common part for all the single post, you need to use this following option.

    1. 1. Single Post Common Title : Enter Title for Blog Page.
    2. 2. Single Post Common Sub Title : Enter Sub Title for Blog Page.
    3. 3. Single Post Common Common Content : Enter Content for Blog Page Excerpt
    4. 4. Click on Save Changes button.
  • Footer Options

    1. 1. Go to Dashboard Click on Ideas Options
    2. 2. Click on "Footer options" to get footer option settings.
    3. 3. You can add short text and site's copyright information from here.
    4. 4. You can add short text and company information from here.
    5. 5. Click on Save Changes button to save all the setting that you have edited.
  • Custom Codes

    1. 1. Go to Dashboard Click on Ideas Options
    2. 2. Click on "Custom Codes".
    3. CSS : Put your custom CSS here.
    4. Javascript : Put your custom javascript code here E.g Google Analytics.
  • Import/Export

    1. Import : Import Nano Options settings. [ DemoContent Nano options Settings : Nano_option_settings.json file ]
    2. Export : Can make a copy of your settings too.

Ideas Post types

Custom Post types for this theme has been defined in the Ideas Custom Post Types Plugin. If you have the plugin Installed you will get the following post types with their features.

  • Testimonials Post Type

    Here we described the settings for Testimonials Post Type.

    1. 1. Click on Testimonials in the Dashboard Menu to add, edit and delete tesimonial.
    2. 2. Add tesimonial title, content, featured image, author name and designation for the post.
    3. 3. Click on Update button.
    4. Fornt End View

    Team Post Type

    Here we described the settings for Team Post Type.

    1. 1. Click on Team in the Dashboard Menu to add, edit and delete team member.
    2. 2. Add team member title, content, team member image image, social network profile url and visit site button url for the post.
    3. 3. Click on Update button.
    4. Fornt End View

    Project Post Type

    Here we described the settings for Project Post Type.

    1. 1. Click on Team in the Dashboard Menu to add, edit and delete project.
    2. 2. Add project title, content, project image, view more button url for the post.
    3. 3. Also there is a otion to select the view of related products(Slider/Grid).
    4. 4. Click on Update button.
    5. Fornt End View

    Servie Post Type

    Here we described the settings for Servie Post Type.

    1. 1. Click on Servie in the Dashboard Menu to add, edit and delete servie.
    2. 2. Add service title, content, service image, view more button url for the post.
    3. 4. To show the blurb image of service post in front page, you need to add image from here, also you can adjust the background color from the respective field.
    4. 5. Click on Update button.
    5. Fornt End View

Woocommerce Shop Template

To set up a static shop page follow the steps described below.

  • Shop Template
    • If you want to set the shop page just like our demo, then use this template.
    • You can select category from the respective field,which you want to display in filterable portfolio section.
  • Support Team

    We always try make our themes errors and bugs free. If you still found any error or bug in theme please let us know to fix it ASAP and update the same. info@0effortthemes.com

    If you need any help or assistance in installation or setting up this theme or you are facing any difficulties in using this theme, you just need to contact our dedicated support team. Just goto our Support site.