Thanks for Buying

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).

a. Normal Installation

  1. Log into your WordPress admin panel and go to Appearance » Themes
  2. Click the Add New button at the top.
  3. Click the Upload Theme button at the top.
  4. Click the Choose File button and navigate to the location of the theme zip file.
  5. Click Install Now to begin the installation.
  6. Wait for the success message, then click Activate.

b. FTP Installation (alternate method)

  1. Unzip the theme zip file.
  2. Using an FTP client to access your host web server. Go to /wp-content/themes/ and place the theme folder inside it.
  3. Log in to your WordPress admin panel and go to Appearance » Themes
  4. Locate the theme thumbnail and click the Activate link.

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.

Creating a Child Theme

There's a plugin you can use that will create a child theme from within the WordPress dashboard: or you can download Posty blank child theme.

Download it here.

More About Child Theme

You can read more about Child theme on WordPress Codex →

We have included Posty with one-click demo importer feature. You can easily to import content from our demo then you can edit it with your content. But first please install the One-Click Demo Import plugin. Please take a look the Installing Recommended Plugins section to read how to install the plugin.

After that please go to Appearance → Import Demo Data, then click the Import Demo Data button. Depending upon the number of content, images and server speed, the process may take long to complete.

ImportantIn some themes you need to install some of the recommended plugins before importing the demo content such as Jetpack, TJ Team Content, Advanced Custom Fields Pro, WooCommerce, etc.

If you use this theme for existing website, we recommended you to install Force Regenerate Thumbnails plugin to fix the image sizes. Every theme has different image dimensions, so this is important step to do.

How To Use It?

  1. After you install it, go to Tools > Force Regenerate Thumbnails
  2. Click the Regenerate All Thumbnails button
  3. The process depends on how many images on your website. If you only have 10-30 images then process only takes a few minues.
  4. After the process done, you can deactivate and delete the plugin.

There are several plugins we recommend you to install. Some of this plugins will extend the theme so you'll get the maximum feature in this theme.

Recommended Plugins

1. Theme Junkie Shortcodes

If you need some custom content like columns, button or tabbed content, please install this plugin.

2. Theme Junkie Custom CSS

If you need to add custom styles to your website, you can use this plugin.

3. Theme Junkie Team Content

Add custom post type 'Team' to display your site members.

4. Instagram Slider Widget

Required to show Instagram Feeds on footer.

5. Simple Page Sidebars

You can add custom sidebar for your Post/Page using this plugin.

6. Ninja Forms

This plugin allows you to create a custom contact form.

7. Jetpack

Supercharge your website with cool Jetpack modules.

8. Polylang

Powerful plugin to make Posty as a multilanguage site/theme.

9. One-Click Demo Import

To import content from our demo!

How to Install the Plugins

  1. Log into your Dashboard page.
  2. Go to Appearance » Install Plugins.
  3. Click install link below the plugin you want to install.

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 posty.pot

Configure WordPress

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
* to wp-content/languages and set WPLANG to "de_DE" to enable German
* language support.
define("WPLANG", "");

Translating the Theme

  1. Download and install Poedit.
  2. Open posty.pot in Poedit. Translate as needed.
  3. Save the file with the locale. For example, if you translate the theme to German language then you would save your files as de_DE.po.
  4. Copy both these files(de_DE.po and under the languages folder of posty.

Our theme options are powered by WordPress Customizer. WordPress Customizer is a new and exciting feature that combines theme options with the ability to live preview those changes before saving them!

How To Access it?

  • Select Appearance
  • Then Click Customize
  • We provide a lot of options for you to customize your website easily and with live preview!

In the General panel you can setup some options like:

  • Change your default RSS feed url to something like feedburner.
  • Hide comments and comment form on all pages.
  • Enter your social links to be displayed on header, footer and/or Subcribe & Follow widget.
  • Setup Instagram thumbnails on footer (more about this on the next section).
  • Customize the footer text.

Posty provides an Instagram Thumbnail Feeds to be displayed on your footer.

Instagram Feeds

Setup Instagram Feeds

  1. First, make sure you have installed Instagram Slider Widget plugin.
  2. Or you can go to Appearance » Install Plugins. Click install under Instagram Slider Widget.
  3. Go to Appearance » Widgets, put the new Instagram Slider widget to Instagram Slider - Shortcode Generator widget area.
  4. Setup your widgets like example below:
  5. Instagram Setup Widget
  6. Note: You need to set Template to Thumbnails, other settings are optional.
  7. Copy the shortcode generated after you hit the Save button.
  8. Next, go to Appearance » Customizer » General » Footer Instagram.
  9. Under the Instagram Shortcode, paste the shortcode you have from the Widget setting above.
  10. Instagram Setup Options
  11. You can also change the Instagram Title to your preferences.
  12. Hit the Save button.

This customizer is one of the coolest feature of this theme. You can change the colors to almost all sections of the theme! That includes:

  • Upload and use a background image.
  • Change Background, Header, Border and the Primary color
  • Select an Accent color to replace the default green one.
  • Change Font Text color including body, heading/title, link and footer text color.

We package Posty with Google Fonts option, you can easily change the font family of the text content and the heading (h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6).

Posty Customizer Layout

Another coolest feature of this theme is you can control the layout to almost all pages of the site.

Couple of things you can do here:

  • Choose a global layout for your site, whether it's Full Width, Content with Right Sidebar, or Content with Left Sidebar
  • Show or hide the big slider in your homepage. You can also choose a specific tag, enter how many posts to be displayed, and how you want it to be ordered (random or recent).
  • Show/hide post meta, share button, related posts etc. in a Single Post.
  • Choose a layout for your Archive pages between Standard, Grid, or List. You can also show/hide some elements like category, excerpt, and share buttons here.

But please remember, all of those settings are page based which means you have to navigate the customizer preview (the right screen of the page) to the actual page. For example,

  • Posts means you have to click one of your post.
  • Page means you have to click or go to one of your page.
  • Category means you have to click one of your Category link to go to a category page.

Posty provide 3 spots to place an ads.

  • Header
  • Single post before content
  • Single post after content

The option also come with two method, first you can upload your image and add the url. Or second, you can use the textarea to put the ads code like Adsense.

Aside from Global Layout, you can also setup the layout per post or page. This is done when you add or edit the post or page. There are 3 types layout you can choose:

Layouts Type

  1. Full Width layout : Display the content in a full width mode or without sidebar.
  2. Left Sidebar layout : Display the content with sidebar on the left.
  3. Right Sidebar layout : Display the content with sidebar on the right.

Per Page/Post Basis Layout

  1. Assuming you're at the new post or page screen (Posts > Add New) or (Pages > Add New)
  2. After you create the post or page, scroll down and find Layout meta box.
  3. Choose the layout.

Posty comes with optional Team member page to display your website editor or author. Please check the demo to see it in action.

Page Setup

  1. To display the team data, first you need to install our Team content plugin.
  2. Please download on
  3. Or you can go to Appearance » Install Plugins. Click install under Theme Junkie Team Content.
  4. You will see a new Teams menu on the left.
  5. To add new member data, just go to Teams » Add New.

Displaying The Page

  1. Assuming you're at new page screen (Pages > Add New)
  2. Add the title with Teams or About Us or anything.
  3. Add the description in the Editor.
  4. Under Page Attributes switch the Template to Teams Template
  5. Click publish button.

You can use these shortcodes by installing our Shortcodes plugin which available for free! You can see the shortcodes in action here.

  1. Please download on
  2. Or you can go to Appearance » Install Plugins. Click install under Theme Junkie Shortcodes.
  3. Then go to the post or page editing screen.
  4. You should see Add Shortcode button(see image below) beside the Add Media button.
  5. Click on it, then you will see a selectbox to choose the shortcodes you wish to use.
  6. Finally, click the Insert Shortcode button.

You can use a custom Contact Form by installing Ninja Form plugin from repository for free. Please check the demo to see it in action.

  1. Please download
  2. Or you can go to Appearance » Install Plugins. Click install under Ninja Forms.
  3. Then go to the post or page editing screen.
  4. You should see Append A Ninja Form metabox (see image below) under the Featured Image metabox (around your bottom right corner screen).
  5. Select the Form you have created previously. Or use the default one to see how it'll look on your page.
    Note: you should check again and setup the default form to make it works as your preference (i.e. sending it to your Email as Admin)
  6. Alternatively, you can also put a shortcode to your Post/Page content to show the form.
    Sample shortcode: [ninja_forms id=1]
  7. Finally, click the Publish or Update button to update your Post/Page.