Multipurpose Blog Pro

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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
  • "bwt-multipurpose-blog_1.0.2.zip and bwt-multipurpose-blog-child_1.0.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. 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 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 Bwt multipurpose blog theme.

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,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

Demo Importer

Import demonstration content with one click to get your theme setup. This content will guide you through building your website for website creation.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Get started

Click on"Demo Importer" and then "Run Importer".


How to set up Home Page

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 a 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 Top Bar

In order to proceed with Top Bar,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >>Top bar section

Follow these instructions to setup top bar.

  • Setting Options: Includes settings for topbar display enable / disable option. This is very important setting. If you want this section on you site, then just be it enabled otherwise disable it. You can see this setting in the screenshot beside.
  • Background Color Option : Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Social Icon Color Option: Contains social icon color options for specific icon.
  • Social Icons: Here, you can 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.
  • For Navigation: See the Setup Navigation tab of this section.
  • Go To >> Appearance >> Menus.

    Your output will look like this.

    Setup Slider

    In order to proceed with slider

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

      Follow these instructions to set-up slider.

      • Number of sliders 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 of slider.
      • Slide Description: Here, you can add description on slider.
      • Slider Link: Here, you can add the button link.

    Setup Our Latest Categories

    In order to proceed with Our Latest categories,

    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 top categories display enable / disable option.
    • Add Section Title: Contains title options for this specific 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 specific category box.
    • Category Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific category.
    • Box Background Color on hover Option: Contains background color options on hover for category box.

    Setup About Section

    In order to proceed with about section.

    Go To >> Appearance >> Customize >> About section.

    Setup Post Section

    In this Post section, you have to add first Post and categories.

    Go To >> Dashboard >> Posts >> Category >> Add new.

    Go To >> Dashboard >> Posts >> Add new.

    Here you need to assign the category to the post.

    Repeat the same step if you want to add more post.

    Follow the below steps to customize this section :

    Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >>Post Section

    In this section you can display or disable the "Category Title", "Post Name", "Author", "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 post section display enable / disable option.
    • Post Box Background Color option: Contains box background color options for specific post.
    • Category Title Color and Font Family Option: Contains title color and it's font family options for specific category.
    • Post Title Color and Font Family Option: Contains title color and it's font family options for specific post.
    • Post Content Color and Font Family Option: Contains content color and it's font family options for specific post.

    Setup Home Page Sidebar Section

    This section is coming from the widget sidebar

    Go To >> Appearance >> Widgets.

    Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Settings >> HomePage 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 Instagram Section

    In order to proceed with instagram section first you need to install the instagram feed plugin.

    Refer to the screenshot for better understanding.

    Go To >> Dashboard >> Plugins >> Add Plugins.

    After installation instagram option will appear on the dashboard.

    You need to copy the shortcode and paste it in customizer as option present in instagram section.

    Instagrm Section will be Appear on page like this.


    Setup Contact Us Page

    Add the contact form 7 plugin to your wordpress account. Activate the plugin and create your own form. Once you are done with this, copy it's shortcode.

    Then Go to Dashboard >> Contact >> Contact Forms

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

    Go to Pages -> Add New Add title "Contact" and select the template "Contact".

    Open the page that you have created and add the shortcode to the page editor. Make sure "Text" should be enable.

    It also have options to cutomize following things :

    Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Themes Settings >> Contact Us

    • Setting Options: Includes settings for contact us section display enable / disable option.
    • Section Heading: Here, you can add heading for this section.
    • Title and Content Option: You can add title and content for specific section.
    • Icon Option: Contains Icon Image option and you can easily add icons through the customizer.
    • Latitude and Longitude Option: You can add latitude and longitude of your address on the google map.

    Setup About Us Page

    In order to proceed with About Us Page,

    Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New

    First, you have to select about 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 about section display enable / disable option.
    • Quotes Content Allow you to set the content 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.

    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

    • Title: Allows you to set the title for this section.
    • Background Color Option: Contains Background Color Option for specific section layout.
    • Background Image Option: Here, you can set background image for this section.
    • Content Color and Font Family: Here, you can set the color and font family of contents of this section.

    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 template 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 (with left sidebar) (a blog templates with left sidebar)
    • Blog (with right sidebar) (a blog templates with right sidebar)
    • Contact Template (the default Contact template with no sidebar position)
    • Home Page Template (the default home page template with right 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.

    Widgets

    Go To >> Appearance >> Widgets

    Additional Theme Addons

     How to Setup Additional Theme Addons
    1. 2. After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page.
    2. 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.
    3. 4. After you have selected the file, you need to click on the install now button.
    4. 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.
    5. 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.

    Go To >> Dashboard >> Pages >> Add new.

    1. 1. First, you need to choose the banner image that you would like to set on your post/page.
    2. 2. On uploading any file, by default, the title will appear over the banner image.
    3. 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. 4. You can even show the title below the banner image by checking "Show Title below banner" option.
    5. 5. When none of the options is selected and no file is chosen, then the title will be displayed in the default manner.

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