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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. Because of its varied aspects, like its ease of usage and flexibility, WordPress has become the most accepted website development software available. Learn More

What is a Wordpress Template?

A WordPress template acts as a skin for the websites that are created on the 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 about editing and increasing them 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-multivendor-marketplace-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 Multivendor Marketplace 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-multivendor-marketplace-pro-posttype Plugin, Contact Form 7.

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

click on the install now button and activate.



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



Theme Wizard


* This is new feature added in the version (1.0.1)

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 Wizard and then start now.

4) Install Plugins.

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

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


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 Header Section

In order to proceed with the Header Section

Setup Top Bar.

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

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

In this way you can add the menu section.


Setup Site Identity.

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

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


Setup Search Header

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

Go to Appearance >> >> Customize >> >> Theme Setting >> >>Search 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

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


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.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >>Slider Settings



In this way you can add the slider section.


3. Trust Bar

In order to proceed with Search Tour Section

Go to Appearance >> Customizer >> Theme Settings >> Trust Bar


In this way you can add the slider section.


4. Trending Products

In order to proceed with Trending Products Section.

first you need to upload and activate the vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-posttype plugin.

First need to create the Categories

Go to Dashboard >> Product >> Categories >> Add New


Go to Dashboard >> Product >> Add New


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


In this way you can setup Tour Places section.


5.New Collection Section

In order to proceed with Tour By Interest Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> New Collection Section



In This Way You Can Setup New Collection Section.



6. Best Selling Products

In order to proceed with Best Selling Products Section.

First you need to upload and activate the vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-posttype plugin.

First need to create the Categories

Go to Dashboard >> Product >> Categories >> Add New


Go to Dashboard >> Product >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Best Selling Products


In this way you can setup Popular Product Section.



7. Best Deal Section

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

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Best Deal Section


In this way you can setup Best Deal Section.



8. Limited Offer Section

In order to proceed with Limited Offer Section

First you need to upload and activate the vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-posttype plugin.

First need to create the Categories

Go to Dashboard >> Product >> Categories >> Add New


Go to Dashboard >> Product >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Limited Offer Section


In this way you can setup Limited Offer Section.



9.Home Category Section

In order to setup the Home Category Section, follow the below steps.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Home Category Section


In this way you can setup Home Category Section.



10. Products Category Section

In order to proceed with Products Category Section

First you need to upload and activate the vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard >> Product >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Products Category Section

In this way you can add the Products Category Section.


11. Become Seller Section

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

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >>Become Seller Section



In this way you can see Become Seller Section.


12. Latest News Section

In order to proceed with Latest News Section Follow the steps given below

first you need to make the required post.For adding the post follow the belowed metioned steps

Go to Dashboard >> Posts >> Add New


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


In this way you can setup Latest News Section.



13. Setup Footer Widgets

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

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets

In order to proceed with Newsletter, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Contact >> Add New

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.


15. Setup Pages

Page With Left Sidebar.

In order to setup the Pages With Left Sidebar you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

In order to procced with this Pages With Left Sidebar.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New


In this way you can setup Pages With Left Sidebar.

Page With Right Sidebar.

In order to setup the Pages With Right Sidebar you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

In order to procced with this Pages With Right Sidebar.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New


In this way you can setup Pages With Right Sidebar.

16. Setup Blog Pages

Blog With No Sidebar.

In order to setup the Blog With No Sidebar you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

In order to procced with this Blog With No Sidebar.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New


In this way you can setup Blog With No Sidebar.

Blog With Left Sidebar.

In order to setup the Blog With Left Sidebar you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

In order to procced with this Blog With Left Sidebar.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New


In this way you can setup Blog With Left Sidebar.

Blog With Right Sidebar.

In order to setup the Blog With Right Sidebar you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

In order to procced with this Pages With Right Sidebar.

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New


In this way you can setup Blog With Right Sidebar.

17. Setup Contact form

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

In order to procced with this contact Form

Go to Dashboard >> Contact >> Add New


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


In this way you can setup Contact form



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-multivendor-marketplace-pro-posttype plugin.from the source which will be a .zip file.



Setup VW Multivendor Marketplace Pro Posttype


Go to Dashboard >> Tour >> Add New





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)
  • Tour page (Add Tour serch page template )
  • Hotel page (Add Hotel serch 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 blog posts.
  4. Type in the name of your new category.
  5. After that, click the Add New Category button.
  6. 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:

  • Destinations-[vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-destinations]

  • Tours-[vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-tours]

  • Testimonials-[vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-testimonials]

  • Hotels-[vw-multivendor-marketplace-pro-hotels]

Top Destinations Shortcode

Go to Dashboard >> Page >> Add New


After adding shortcode ,Destinations page look



Custom Widgets



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