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.
While we have tried to keep an easy-to-use user interface, we understand that you might have some questions about installing and using our theme. Following is a detailed step-by-step guide to help you with most of the questions or issues that you may be experiencing.
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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.
ImportantAfter activation, you will be presented with several plugins that you have to activate. Do not forget to activate them all or not all of the theme features will be available.
Venissa recommends a few plugins to extend it's functionality. These plugins can be installed automatically from the notification in WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard). Although, Venissa will work perfectly without any of these plugins, you may want to extend the theme's features with them.
To import content from our demo!
This plugin will give the theme extra functionality.
Adds extra shortcodes feature.
We have included Venissa 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 all recommended plugins. 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.
ImportantYou must install all the recommended plugins before import the demo data.
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/ or you can download Venissa blank child theme
You can read more about Child theme on WordPress Codex →
If you are migrating from another theme, then upon activating Venissa you may find previously added images display strangely with weird aspect ratios and sizes. Don't worry. It is normal. The image thumbnails are required to be recreated using Venissa's presets.
There is a very easy fix to this issue. Just install Force Regenerate Thumbnails plugin.
The Site Icon is used as a browser and app icon for your site. Icons must be square, and at least 512px wide and tall.
By default, Venissa styles the site title with pre-defined styles and displays it as Text Logo. If you'd like to upload your custom logo for your site, please follow the steps below:
By default, Venissa uses Playfair Display font as default theme font family. But Venissa provides an option to change it in case you dont like it. It is easy to change it, please follow the steps below.
Venissa allows you to change almost every element colors, but if you just want to change the accent color, please follow these steps:
Container layouts is a variation of the theme container. Venissa provides 3 option to choose:
Venissa also provides two more options, container width and container background color.
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', '' );
venissa.potin Poedit. Translate as needed.