First of all, thank you for buying this theme. To make your experience pleasant, we've added as much info as needed in this documentation. If you're stuck with anything, please refer to support forums.
There are two methods to install the theme. If the normal installation method (a) is not supported by your web host, you will have to use the alternate option (b).
/wp-content/themes/and place the theme folder inside it.
When the first time you activated the theme, you will see the notice above about recommended plugins. If you feel the plugins is not needed, then you can click the Dismiss this notice to hide the notice.
If someday you need to install those plugins, you can go to Appearance » Install Plugins . Choose which plugin you want to install.
Important Please note, those plugins is Recommended not required.
WordPress child theme allows you change the functionality of the theme without having to edit the original/parent theme template files. If you plan to making any customization, we recommend to create a child theme instead of editing the theme template files. Since the child theme is stored separately, you don't need to redo the changes next time you upgrade the theme.
There's a plugin you can use that will create a child theme from within the WordPress dashboard: http://wordpress.org/plugins/child-theme-configurator/.
You can read more about Child theme on WordPress Codex.
Before you setup another things please do a site setup below.
If you use this theme for existing website, we recommended you to install Regenerate Thumbnails plugin to fix the image sizes. Every theme has different image dimensions, so this is important step to do.
You should create these pages to get your site working properly, by default the theme home/index is only showing a list of latest posts which is should be used as Blog page.
These tags will be used to initialize our custom content (Featured and Headlines) .
There are a few things you need to know to setting up the home page, just to remind you before setting the home page you have to done the Site Setup above.
The posts content on home page is a widget based. It's mean, you have to drag n drop some widgets (Category Posts 1, Category Posts 2) to Home Sidebar - Col1/Col2/Col3 .
Another useful feature in this theme is it support some category post layout style each category. If you go to Posts > Categories You will find 3 new custom fields.
There are 3 layouts style to choose from:
Featured posts is a list of post based on tag you selected. Also, there are 2 featured post layout to choose from:
You can setup the post or page layout when add or edit the post or page. There are 3 types layout you can choose:
By default, your site title will be used as a text-based logo. However, you can also use an image-based logo.
These favicons are good to have when someone bookmarks your site. Follow the below steps to add it.
TrueNews also support WordPress core features Custom Background to help you customizing the background color or image.
If you want to change the default url with your feedburner url, then follow the below steps:
The social links will appear beside the Secondary menu and below the Footer sidebar.
In some case you will need to add custom script to your website, for example google webmaster meta script or google analytics code. With TrueNews you can easily to add it to your website.
You can use these shortcodes by installing our Shortcodes plugin which available for free! You can see the shortcodes in action here.
All of our themes include a language file to make translating to a different language easy. Inside the theme folder
/wp-content/themes/themename/languages, you'll find a language file named
themename.pot. Or in this theme file named
Before translating the theme, you'll need to make sure WordPress is setup correctly with your locale. Open
wp-config.php and modify the line below.
/** * WordPress Localized Language, defaults to English. * * Change this to localize WordPress. A corresponding MO file for the chosen * language must be installed to wp-content/languages. For example, install * de_DE.mo to wp-content/languages and set WPLANG to "de_DE" to enable German * language support. */ define("WPLANG", "");