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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-musician-band-artist-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 Musician Band Artist 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-musician-band-artist-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

1. Setup Site Identity

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

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


Setup Slider Section

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

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




The output will look like this.


Setup Services Section

In order to proceed with Services Section

Go to >> Dashboard >> Services >> Add New

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



The output will look like this.


About Us

In Order To Setup About Us Section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> About Us



The output will look like this.


Recording Studio

In order to proceed with Recording Studio Section,

first you need to upload and activate the vw-musician-band-artist-pro-posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard >> Recording Studio >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Recording Studio Section.



The output will look like this.


Video Section

In order to setup video section

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


The output will look like this.


Setup Featured Portfolio Section

In order to setup Portfolio section,

Go to >> Dashboard >> Portfolio >> Add New


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


The output will look like this.




Latest Release

follow the below steps to setup the Latest Release Sections.

Go to >> Dashboard >> Latest Release >> Add New


Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Latest Release Section.


The output will look like this.




Setup What We Use Section

In order to setup what we use section

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> What We Use Section.



The output will look like this.




Setup Our Team Section

In order to setup our team section

Go to Dashboard >> Team >> Add New


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

The output will look like this.




Setup Latest News Section

In order to setup recent works section

Go to Dashboard >> Post >> Add New


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


The output will look like this.


Setup Bookings Section

In order to setup bookings section

Go to Dashboard >> Contact >> Add New


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


The output will look like this.



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 Page




The output will look like this.



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 Footer Section

In order to proceed with Footer,

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section, First you need upload and activate classic weight plugin.

There are four columns in the Footer Widgets. Each column have different element to show. These sections will be setup from the admin pannel widget section. Add whatever widget you want and you can update the widget.

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.


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


  • The output will look like this.


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


  • The output will look like this.


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


  • The output will look like this.



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



  • The output will look like this.



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



  • The output will look like this.



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



  • The output will look like this.




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:


Custom Widgets



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