- Getting Started
- Installation of the theme
- Setting up the Homepage
- Theme Features
- Theme Customization
- Footer area setup
- How to set up the sidebar
- Adding the Images to Layer slider
- Setting up Content pages and posts
- Blog page
- Portfolio (Rental Services)
- One-Click Demo content import
- WooCommerce shop
- Events page
Amber | Luxury Business WordPress Theme
A short guide and general information to help you get to know your new theme.
Above all, We would like to thank you for purchasing this theme, your contribution is very much appreciated.
This document covers the installation and use of this theme and reveals answers to common problems and issues - We encourage you to read this document thoroughly if you are experiencing any difficulties. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this document, feel free to pose them in the dedicated support forum.
Installation of the theme
Installation of the themeTo install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. For information regarding the installing of the WordPress platform, please see the WordPress Codex - http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress
InstallationWhen you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme itself. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways: FTP Upload - Using your FTP client, upload the non-zipped theme folder into the /wp-content/themes/ folder on your server WordPress Upload - Navigate to Appearance -> Add New Themes -> Upload. Go to browse, and select the zipped theme folder. Hit Install Now and the theme will be uploaded and installed.
2. WooCommerce (for online shop)
3. WordPress Importer
4. Ultimate Addons for Visual Composer
5. Layer Slider
6. Contact Form 7
Setting up the Homepage
Setting up the HomepageTo set up the homepage you must create a new page, you can do so by navigating to Pages > Add New. The title for this page can be up to your liking. Under Settings > Reading please setup the new Homepage. Actually you can set any page to be your homepage. Once it’s created you can compose your homepage layout. The design layout is created under Bootstrap framework which is split into 12 columns grid. Each widget has its own maximum and minimum widths, so depending on that you can work out the layout for each page. As you can see the homepage just like any the page is now 100% constructible out of the modules we have in Visual Composer. The homepage can be created by any element in Visual Composer. To view the short manual on how to use the Visual Composer, please follow this link:
Theme CustomizationOur theme is now supplied with the advanced Theme Options settings where you can regulate all the settings of the website in one place. You can go there via a link in the top bar and via a tab on the left panel in wp-admin. Header: In that folder you can upload logo, specify header position, type of header and colors of the theme elements. Footer: Here you can change the copyright text and split the footer into widgets. Also specify the amount of widget areas. Using Redux framework you can easily change:
- Header area
- Social media profiles
- Footer area
Footer area setup
Footer area setupThe footer is the same on all pages. You can set that up on the Widgets page (Appearance > Widgets) and choose from the suggested widgets. Please see the attached screenshot.
How to set up the sidebar
How to set up the sidebara) Please enter the Appearance > Widgets b) Select and Drag the widgets you need. c) Move to the Appearance > Customize and choose the sidebar under Widgets.
Adding Images to Layer slider
Adding Images to Layer sliderYou will need to upload various images to the Layer slider. You can add items from Layer Slider plugin in the WordPress backend. When you go there first you need to create the new Slider, and add new slides.
MenusThere is only one navigation on the site – in the top, so you can adjust it under Appearance - > Menus This is standard Wordpress functionality, you can choose from the pages, post categories, or custom links.
Setting up Content Pages and Posts
Setting up Content Pages and PostsAll pages can be created as simple content pages or built by means of Visual Composer page builder. You will need to first set up the page and then add and set up content blocks. Just add a row and add the modules to row from the Visual Composer dashboard. Now you can choose how to compose your template. Add Content modules, Testimonials, etc. You have everything to realize your imagination. We have also included extension packages for Visual Composer. You can use them free. Just pick the module you like and add it to the row. Then you can edit it. You can also edit the row background, add video or parallax images to the background. Just click on Row edit icon and you will see the options & features, which are available for this row.
Blog pageThe Blog page is a usual blog, formed from the posts which belong to categories created by you, which have tags and featured images that show in the post listings on the blog page. The blog page can have the sidebar on the left, right or no sidebar, and the contents of the sidebar, as described above, are set under the Appearance > Widgets. You can use shortcodes in text editor while creating a Blog post content. Blogs can be posted by someone who has the access to the backend of the site with admin or author role. Anyway that person will be able to log into the WordPress panel and have a user profile.
Portfolio (Rental Services)
Portfolio (Rental Services)Portfolio item is created as another custom post type called Rental Services. So basically, you create an individual post. You should also setup the thumbnail image for portfolio cover. Audio and Video: You can insert the embed video or audio instead of the photo gallery. You just need to insert another module “TS iFrame Embed”.
Content import in one click
Content import in one clickDon’t know where to start on building up your site? We have created an option for you to recreate our theme demo site in just one click. You should just go to Theme Options - > Demo Importer and click the import button.
WooCommerce shopWooCommerce is the most popular e-commerce plugin for WordPress. Now you can have a shop with all e-commerce features on WordPress. Before you start adding products, please go through the WooCommerce plugin settings and specify everything you need for your shop: Go to WooCommerce > Settings > Products > Display Adding the products: You can easily add new products via Products > Add Product Just specify all details with the description and shipping details. For a single product you can upload several photos in Product Gallery. More information about the WooCommerce features you can find here: