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Introduction

Thank you for buying our WordPress Theme. The complete procedure to configure and manage a WordPress Website from the beginning is shown in this documentation in different portions.

What is WordPress CMS?

WordPress is an open source tool which is based on PHP and MySQL to create websites. It is a completely free content management system(CMS) and a strong blogging platform. With this CMS, you can develop websites and solid online apps. You hardly require any knowledge or technical capability to manage it. WordPress has become the most accepted website development software available because of it’s varied aspects like it’s easy usage and flexibility. Learn More

What is a Wordpress Template?

A WordPress template acts as a skin for the websites which are created on WordPress CMS. The installation of a WordPress Template is very easy. With the help of an installed new template, you can change the look of your WordPress website very easily. All the requisite source files are provided with a WordPress template and you can freely go for editing and increasing it the way you want.

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File Structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:

    Screenshots -contains template screenshot. Not for production.
  • theme -contains wordpress theme files
  • "vw-automotive-pro" -this folder contains all the necessary files for the theme.
  • "license.txt" -contains license details
  • "readme.txt" -contain information about theme images path, font use and usage script

My site was working fine before? Who changed the File Permissions?

Incorrect file permissions can block WordPress from creating folders, upload images, or run some scripts

WordPress needs permissions to manage files and create folders on the server.

  • After that select all folders in root directory and then right click to select ‘File Permissions’.
  • wp-config >> permissions dialog box >> click on checkbox read and write >> Click on the OK button to continue
  • same process repeated for wp-content folder

Template Installation

Template installation is very easy process.

All installation steps can be done within WordPress interface. It makes process comfortable and fast.

The installation process can be done in two ways

1-Install a theme using wordpress admin

First thing you need to do is to login to your WordPress admin area. Next, click on

1.Go to the menu Appearance >> Themes

2. Once you are on the themes page, click on the Add New button at the top.

3. Click on upload theme button.

4. Click on Browse Button then select your VW Sirat Pro theme and click on install now button.


5.WordPress will now install your theme and show you a success message along with the link to activate or live preview.

Congratulations!! Your theme have been successfully installed.

2-Install a Theme using FTP

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 and upload only the extracted Total folder to your server.

Next log into your WordPress site and navigate toAppearance >> Themes to activate Total.

Plugin Installation.

To install a WordPress Plugin manually by .zip archive and follow the below steps for Upload plugin .

Install Required Plugins:

VW Automotive Pro plugin, Contact Form 7.

In order to use Vw Automotive Pro plugin you need to install and activate Sirat theme. without this theme you can not display your content on your site.

Go to Dashboard >> plugin >> Add New >> Upload plugin.

click on the install now button and activate.


Demo Content Importer

Import demonstration content with one click to get your theme setup.This content will guide you through building your website for website creation

Before Run Importer you have to install all the required Plugins Such as VW Automotive Pro, Contact Form.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Get Started

Click on "Demo Content Importer" and then "Run Importer".

For more details about of Demo Importer you can follow this video

Section Ordering

How to Arrange and Reordering Section

Section reordering basically means to arranage the section as per our requirement. in order to proceed with this section you need to drag section on top or bottom where you need it. when you will drap any section top or bottom your front view will change according customizer values.

For Section Re-ordering,you just need to simply drag-and-drop options into any order as per your wish .

In order to proceed with Section Ordering.

Step 1 Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customizing >> Theme Settings >> Section Ordering

Click on "Demo Content Importer" and then "Run Importer".

Section Color/Font Pallette

Color/Font is very easy process. We have given these options in all sections of customizer. It is a complete image to show you about color and font pallete. At a single glance of click you can set the color and fonts of the Headings, Paragraph and Buttons

Every individual section have an option to set the color pallete for Headings, Title/Text, Paragraph, Button Text and Button Background depending upon the number of option that are available in that respective section.

Default Color/Font settings


Setup Homepage Template

Setup Home Page Template

Follow these instructions to setup Home page.

  • 1. Create Page to set template: Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New Page.

    Label it "home" or anything as you wish. Then select template "home-page" from template dropdown.

  • 2. Set the front page: Go to Setting >> Reading >> Set the front page display static page to home page

Theme Setup

1. Setup Top Bar Section

In order to proceed with the Top Bar Section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Top Bar.

Setup Site Identity

In order to setup the Site Identity, follow the below steps.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Site Identity.


In this way you can setup Topbar and Site Identity Section


Setup Header

In order to setup the Header, follow the below steps.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> >> Theme Setting >>Header.



Sticky Header :

When you scroll down the page then the header navigation menus fixed and stick at the top of page.

Setup Menus

In order to setup the Menus, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> add new page with addition of image if you want to and allot the page to that section. You can do this several times for creating multiple pages to allot in same section

For menu you need to add pages from Pages >> Add new and then add them to the Appearance >> Menus

Repeat the same steps if you want to add more pages.

In this way you can add the menu section.


In this way you can setup final header with menu navigation


2. Setup Slider Section

In order to proceed with slider Section, follow the below steps.




In this way you can add the slider section.



3. Find It Here

In order to proceed with Find It Here Section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >>Find It Here



In this way you can setup Find It Here section.


4. Feature Cars Spacial Off

In order to proceed with Feature Cars Spacial Off Section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >>Feature Cars Spacial Off



In this way you can setup Our Feature Cars Spacial Off section.


5. Our Services

In order to setup the Our Services Section, follow the below steps.

First you need to upload and activate the VW Automotive Pro plugin.

Go to Dashboard >> Services >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Our Services



In this way you can setup Our Services




6. Trending Car

In order to setup the Trending Car Section, follow the below steps.

First you need to upload and activate the VW Automotive Pro plugin.

Go to Dashboard >> Car >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Trending Car



In this way you can setup Trending Car




7. Car Categories

In order to proceed with Car Categories Sections.

First need to create the Car Categories

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Car Categories



In this way you can setup Car Categories




8. Our Process

In order to proceed with Our Process Sections.

First need to create the Our Process

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Our Process


In this way you can setup Our Process




9. Awesome Video

In order to proceed with Awesome Video Sections.

First need to create the Awesome Video

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Awesome Video


In this way you can setup Awesome Video




10. Best Seller

In order to setup the Best Seller Section, follow the below steps.

First you need to upload and activate the VW Automotive Pro plugin.

Go to Dashboard >> Car >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Best Seller


In this way you can setup Best Seller




11. Records & Newsletter

In order to setup the Records & Newsletter Section, follow the below steps.

First you need to upload and activate the Contact 7 form plugin.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Records & Newsletter




12. Our Records

In order to setup the Our Records Section, follow the below steps.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Our Records



In this way you can setup Our Records




13. Newsletter

In order to setup the Newsletter Section, follow the below steps.

First you need to upload and activate the Contact 7 form plugin.

Go to Dashboard contact >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Newsletter


In this way you can setup Newsletter


In this way you can setup Records & Newsletter




14. Testimonial

In order to setup the Testimonial Section, follow the below steps.

First you need to upload and activate the VW Automotive Pro plugin.

Go to Dashboard >> Testimonial >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Testimonial



In this way you can setup Testimonial Sections




15. Our Team

follow the below steps to setup the Our Team Sections.

First you need to upload and activate the VW Automotive Pro plugin.

Go to Dashboard >> Team >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Team



In this way you can setup Team Sections




16. Latest News

follow the below steps to setup the Latest News Sections.

Go to Dashboard >> Post >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Latest News



In this way you can setup Latest News Sections



17. Setup Post Settng

follow the below steps to setup the Post Settng.

Go to Customizer >> Theme Settings >>Post Setting




18. Setup Footer Widgets

In order to proceed with Footer Widgets Section, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >>Appearance >> Widgets

Appearance >> Customize >>Theme Setting>>Footer Widgets.

Follow these instructions in order to set up this section.

  • Do you want this section : Here, Enable and Disable options are provided so that if you don't want this section, you can disable it here and if you want this section, just let that be enabled.
  • Background Color:This option allows you to set background color of this section.
  • Background Image:Instead of setting background color, if you want to set background image, you can set it with the help of this option.
  • Footer Heading Color: With this option, you can set the title color of this section.
  • Footer Heading Font Family: With this option, you can set the title font family of this section.
  • Footer Content Color: With this option, you can set the Content color of this section.
  • Footer Content Font Family: With this option, you can set the Content font family of this section.

In this way you can add the Footer Widgets.







21. Setup Contact Page

In order to setup the Contact Page you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

In order to procced with this contact Page

Go to Dashboard >> Contact >> Add New


Go to Dashboard >> Pages >>Add new >> Contact


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Contact



In this way you can setup Contact Section




Theme Plugins

Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress.

How to activate plugins If you want these functionalities in your theme for which you need to activate plugin. Follow these instructions to activate plugin in your theme.

First, you need to download VW Automotive Pro plugin.from the source which will be a .zip file.






Page Templates and sidebars

Page Templates

  • Default Template (the default page template with a right sidebar position)
  • Blog with Full Width (a blog templates with one column without sidebar)
  • Blog with Left Sidebar (a blog templates with left sidebar position)
  • Blog with Right Sidebar (a blog template with right sidebar position)
  • Contact (the default Contact template with no sidebar position)
  • Home Page (Template to show home page content)
  • Page with Left Sidebar (a page templates with left sidebar position)
  • Page with Right Sidebar (a page template with right sidebar position)

Post, Categories and Post Formats


Adding category

Review the following article for more information on adding categories: http://codex.wordpress.org/Manage_Categories_SubPanel

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. With that done, click Categories for blog posts.
  4. Type in the name of your new category.
  5. After that, click the Add New Category button.
Click the Publish button.

Creating a Blog post

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. Click the Add New tab.
  4. Type in your post content. For more information on adding posts, please check the following link http://codex.wordpress.org/Posts_Add_New_SubPanel.


Shortcodes


A shortcode is a powerful content building tool http://codex.wordpress.org/Shortcode. Shortcodes are easy to use. First of all, make sure that the editing mode is set to Visual.

All available shortcodes are conditionally divided into these groups:

  • services-[vw-automotive-pro-services]

  • Projects-[vw-automotive-pro-projects]

  • Testimonials-[vw-automotive-pro-testimonials]

  • team-[vw-automotive-pro-team]



Custom Widgets