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Introduction

Thank you for installing 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.

Help and Support

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-event-planner.zip" -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.

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 Dashboard >> 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-event-planner.zip theme and click on install now button.


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 to Appearance >> Themes to activate Theme.


Setup Homepage Template

Setup Home page Template:-

Follow the below steps to setup the Home page demo content:-


1. Create a new page and name it as "Home" then select the template "Custom Home".

2. Go to Settings >> Reading

Select the option of Static Page, now select the page you created to be the homepage, while another page to be your default page.

Once you have done that, save the settings and now you have a custom homepage. You will now have a custom page being displayed as your front page.


Theme Setup

1. Topbar Section

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

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Topbar Settings


In order to setup the Social Icons, follow the below steps.

Go to Appearance >> Widgets


It will appear like this on the front end.


2. Setup Slider Section

In order to setup the Slider section, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New

Go to Customizer >> VW Settings >> Slider Section

Select the created pages for slider and click twice the show/hide checkbox.

It will appear like this on the front end.

3. Setup Best Event Services Section

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

Go to Appearance >> Posts >> Categories.

Go to Appearance >> Posts >> Add new posts and assign the category.

Go to Customizer >> VW Settings >> Best Event Services

It will appear like this on the front end.

4. Customize Home Page

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Customize Home Page

Click on Edit button to edit the static page.


5. Setup Footer Section

In order to setup the footer section, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets

It will appear like this on the front end.

In this way you can setup Footer section.

6. Setup Footer Text Section

In order to setup the footer text section, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Footer

It will appear like this on the front end.

In this way you can setup Footer Text section.



Page Templates and sidebars

Page Templates

  • Default Template (The default page template with a right sidebar position).
  • Custom Home (the custom home page template ).

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 chairty 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 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.


Custom Widgets