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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.

Help and Support

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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-black-and-white.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-black-and-white.zip 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 to Appearance >> Themes to activate Total.

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


Theme Wizard


Follow the following steps to import content using Theme Wizard

1) Go to Dashboard >> Getstarted

2) Insert your key.

Refer video for Licence key activation:

3) Click on Setup Wizard and then Start Now button.

4) install Plugins.

5) Import your demo content based on Customizer and Gutenberg.

6) Click on finish button.

You can refer this video for setup your demo content based on


Theme Setup

Once you view your site after activating the theme, You will see the index page with the latest post. Now you will need to setup the home page template to show all the demo section on your front page.

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
  • Once you are done with this, you can see all the demo content on front page.


Setup Header

This section shows how to setup the header section. First step for is to add site logo.

Steps for adding site logo.

1. Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity.


2. For Menu Section, follow these steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New.


Follow same steps for the more pages.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Menu.

3. For Icon Section, follow these steps.

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


The output will look like this.

Refer video for create and setup menu:

Banner Section

This section shows how to setup the banner section.

Steps for adding banner section.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Banner Section Settings.





The output will look like this.

About Us Section

This section shows how to setup the about us section.

In order to setup this section.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> About us.




The output will look like this.


Our Services

To Create New Post Follow Below Steps

Go to Dashboard Feature Collection Add New.


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Our Services Section.



In this way you can setup Discover Image Section


Setup featured why chooses us section

In order to setup why chooses us section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Why Chooses Us.



The output will look like this.



Setup Featured Portfolio Section

In order to setup Portfolio section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Portfolio Section.



The output will look like this.


Setup Featured Our Clients Section

In order to setup our clients section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Clients Section.



The output will look like this.


Setup Counter Section

In order to setup counter section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Counter Section.



The output will look like this.


Setup Newsletter Section

In order to setup the Newsletter section you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

After installation, Contact option will appear on the dashboard follow these steps.

Go to Dashboard Contact Add New .


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Newsletter.



In this way you can setup Newsletter


Setup Our Team Section

In order to setup our team section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Our Team Section.



The output will look like this.


Setup Recent Blog Section

In order to proceed with Recent Blog section,

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section, First you need upload and activate Black & White Pro Posttype plugin.

After installation, Posts option will appear on the dashboard follow these steps.

Go to Dashboard Posts Add New .

Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Recent Post .

In this way you can Recent Blog section.


Setup Sponsar Section

In order to setup sponsar section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Sponsar Section.



The output will look like this.


Footer Text

In order to showcase Footer Text on home page.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >>Footer Text.



In this way you can add footer Text.

Setup Contact Page

In order to setup Contact Page Section.

1. You need to follow some initial important steps.

2. You need to add contact form 7 plugin.

Create contact form

Go to Dashboard >> Contact >> Add New

Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Setting >> Contact Us






The output will look like this.

Refer video for installation of Contact form 7 Plugin:

404 Page

In order to proceed 404 page section, follow the below steps.

Go to Appearance Customizer Theme Setting 404 page .


In this way you can setup 404 page section.

Setup FAQ Section

In order to setup faq section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> FAQ Section.



The output will look like this.


Page With No Sidebar -

  • Step 1. Go to Dashboard >> Page
  • Step 2.Click Add New button
  • Step 3 - Add Page Name
  • Step 4. select Page With No Sidebar template at right bottom of page
  • Step 5. Click publish button
  • select Page With No Sidebar template

    The output will look like this.

    select Page With Right Sidebar template

Page With Right Sidebar -

  • Step 1. Go to Dashboard >> Page
  • Step 2.Click Add New button
  • Step 3 - Add Page Name
  • Step 4. select Page With Right Sidebar template at right bottom of page
  • Step 5. Click publish button
  • select Page With Right Sidebar template

    The output will look like this.

    select Page With Right Sidebar template

Page With Left Sidebar -

  • Step 1. Go to Dashboard >> Page
  • Step 2.Click Add New button
  • Step 3 - Add Page Name
  • Step 4. select Page With No Sidebar template at right bottom of page
  • Step 5. Click publish button
  • select Page With Left Sidebar template

    The output will look like this.

    select Page With Left Sidebar template

Blog With No Sidebar -

  • Step 1. Go to Dashboard >> Page
  • Step 2.Click Add New button
  • Step 3 - Add Page Name
  • Step 4. select Blog with No Sidebar template at right bottom of page
  • Step 5. Click publish button
  • select Page With Right Sidebar template

    The output will look like this.

    select Page With Right Sidebar template

Blog With Left Sidebar -

  • Step 1. Go to Dashboard >> Page
  • Step 2.Click Add New button
  • Step 3 - Add Page Name
  • Step 4. select Blog With Left Sidebar template at right bottom of page
  • Step 5. Click publish button
  • select Page With Right Sidebar template

    The output will look like this.

    select Page With Right Sidebar template

Blog With Right Sidebar -

  • Step 1. Go to Dashboard >> Page
  • Step 2.Click Add New button
  • Step 3 - Add Page Name
  • Step 4. select Blog With Right Sidebar template at right bottom of page
  • Step 5. Click publish button
  • select Page With Right Sidebar template

    The output will look like this.

    select Page With Right Sidebar template
Refer video for create latest Post section:

Page Templates and sidebars

Page Templates

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

Refer video for Create Pages Using Shortcode:


Custom Widgets