BWT Multipurpose Blog WordPress Theme Documentation

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Files structure

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

  • screenshots - contains template screenshots. Not for production.
  • theme - contains WordPress theme files.
    • bwt-multipurpose-blog_1.0.zip and bwt-multipurpose-blog-child_1.0.zip - this folder content all the necessary files for the theme.
  • license.txt - contains license details.
  • readme.txt - contain information about theme images path and font use and usage scritps.

Template installation

Template installation is very easy process. The installation process can be done in two ways

1-Install a Theme using WordPress Admin

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

  1. Go to the menu Appearance > 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 bwt-multipurpose-blog_1.0.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 Pallete

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,Paragrapgh 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

How to set up homepage

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 have done with this you can see all the demo content on front page.

Setup Top Bar

In order to proceed with Top Bar,

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

Follow these instructions to setup top bar.

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Social Icon Color Option: Contains social icon color options for specifix icon.
  • Social Icons: Add links to display social icons on top bar.
  • Search Box: By default, the search box is present you can enable this search box through the Customizer.

Setup Slider

Follow the below steps to setup the slider

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

  • Number Of Slider To Show: Allow you to select no. of slider you would like to display.
  • Slider Image:Here you can set the images for slider.
  • Slide Title:Here you can set the title on slider.
  • Slide Description:Here you can add description on slider.
  • Slider Link:Here you can add the button link.
  • For Top menu:Create the menu from the dashboard and set it to the "Top Menu".
  • For Navigation: See the Setup Navigation tab of this section.

Setup Our Latest Categories

In order to proceed with Our Latest Categories,

1-Go to Dashboard >> Post >>Categories >> Add New

In this section you have to add new category for each post.

2-Go to Dashboard >> Post >> Add New

In this section you can add new post, In the post you can add the Title, Content, Image & select the category that you have added. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> Top Categories Section

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Add Section Title: Contains title options for specifix section.
  • Number Of Category To Show: Allow you to select no. of categories you would like to display.
  • Select Categories Option: From here you can select the category that you would like to display.
  • Heading Color and Font Family Option: Contains heading color and it's font family options.
  • Box Heading Color and Font Family Option: Contains heading color and it's font family options for specifix category box.
  • Category Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix category.
  • Box Background Color on hover Option: Contains background color options on hover for category box.

Setup Post Section

In this Post section you have to add first Post and categories. Click here to add Post and Category

Follow the below steps to customize this section :

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Themes Settings>> Post Section.

In this section you can display or disable the "Category Title", "Post Name", "Auther", "Publish date", "Comments", "Post Thumbnail", "Post Content", "Continue Reading" & "Social Sharing" on your Post through the customizer. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Number Of Post To Show Allow you to select no. of post you would like to display.
  • Post Box Background Color option: Contains box background color options for specifix post.
  • Category Title Color and Font Family Option: Contains title color and it's font family options for specifix category.
  • Post Title Color and Font Family Option: Contains title color and it's font family options for specifix post.
  • Post Content Color and Font Family Option: Contains content color and it's font family options for specifix post.

Setup Homepage Sidebar Section

This section is coming from the widget sibebar

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Themes Settings >> Home Page Sidebar

These sections will be setup from the admin pannel widget section. Add whatever widget you want to display on home page sidebar.

By default, the search box is present you can disable this search box through the Customizer.



Setup About Us Page

In order to proceed with About Us Page,

Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New

First, you have to select contact template to display the about page.

Whatever content you will add to the about page editor it will appear at the top to your about page.

It also have options to cutomize following things :

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Themes Settings >> About Us Page

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Trainers section display enable / disable option.
  • Quotes Content Allow you to set the cnotent to be display for specifix section.
  • Quotes Image Allow you to set the quote image to be display for specifix section.
  • Social Media Option: Includes settings to add url of different social-media.

Setup Footer

In order to proceed with Footer section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Themes Settings >> Footer

Footer have the three columns. You can add any widget there. It will be added from Appearance -> widget

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Pricing Plans section display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.
  • Section Heading Color and Font Family Option Contains heading color and it's font family options.
  • Section Paragraph Color and Font Family Option Contains paragraph color and it's font family options.

Footer Text

In order to proceed with Footer Text section,

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

In this section you add all the Title & url. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for What Client Say section display enable / disable option.
  • Title Allow you to set the title which to display.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.
  • Content Color and Font FamilyContains Content color and it's font family options.


Child Theme & Hooks

Custom theme editor is the easy process for editing the site,if you have to add section in the site , you can easily edit in child theme it can be change in parent theme.

Hook Code Below Slider


Hook Code Below Our Latest Categories


Hook Code Below Blog Post


Hook Code Below About Us Header


Hook Code Below About Us Footer


Hook Code Below Contact Us Header


Hook Code Below Contact Us Footer



Hook Code Below Full Width Blog Footer



Page Templates and Sidebars


Page Templates

  • Default Template (the default page template with a right sidebar position)
  • About Template (the default About template with no 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)
  • Contact Template (the default Contact template with no sidebar position)
  • Home Page Template (the default home page template with right sidebar position)

Posts, 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.

Custom Widgets

 How to Setup Additional Theme Add Ons

  1. First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file (bwt-title-banner-image.zip and bwt-gallery-images.zip)). Next, you need to go to WordPress admin area and visit Plugins » Add New page.
  2. After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page.
  3. This will bring you to the plugin upload page. Here you need to click on the choose file button and select the plugin file you downloaded earlier to your computer.
  4. After you have selected the file, you need to click on the install now button.
  5. WordPress will now upload the plugin file from your computer and install it for you. You will see a success message like this after installation is finished.
  6. Once installed, you need to click on the Activate Plugin link to start using the plugin.

BWT-Title-Banner-Image

Once you activate this plugins you will find the below option inside each and every page,post,registered posts etc.

  1. First, you need to choose the banner image that you would like to set on your post/page.
  2. On uploading any file, by default, the title will appear over the banner image.
  3. With the help of this plugin, you can hide the title if you do not want to display it on the banner simply by checking "Hide Title above banner" option.
  4. You can even show the title below the banner image by checking "Show Title below banner" option.
  5. When none of the options is selected and no file is chosen, then the title will be displayed in the default manner.

BWT-Gallery-Images

Once you activate this plugins you will find the BWT-Gallery on the Dashboard.

Click on Add new gallery button. And add the title. Add the number of images to show in a gallery.

You can also add gallery for each specific post and page that shows at the bottom of the page.

Once you have done with adding gallery images. Use the following shortcode(" [bwt-galleryshow bwt_gallery=1779 numberofitem="8"] ") to make your gallery appear on a particular page you want simply by replacing the gallery post_id in the Gallery shorthcode. See the images to get the id.

Thats It! Now you can view your page to see the gallery images....