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/or you can download SuperNews blank child theme here.
You can read more about Child theme on WordPress Codex.
We have included SuperNews 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 Regenerate Thumbnails plugin to fix the image sizes. Every theme has different image dimensions, so this is important step to do.
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 4 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:
Not just the categories has ability to choose the layout style. Archive page like date, month, year, author and search also has this ability. You just need to go to Appearance > Theme Settings open the Archive tab, then you will see the option there.
Page Builder by SiteOrigin is the most powerful page builder in the market. With easy integration with the WordPress widgets, we can add custom widgets as many as we want. SuperNews has 7 custom widgets to be used within the page builder, so you can easily customize the page using this widgets.
Every block elements in the builder we call it a widgets. To add new widget to the builder is pretty easy.
In the popup page you see, please take a look to the left menu.
In the Page Builder Widgets menu you can see 7 custom widgets you can use to creating the home page.
After you add the widget to the builder, you also can edit it, because every widgets has their own option. Editing is pretty simple, you only need to hover the widget you want to edit, then Edit link will appear at the top right of the widgets. Click on it.
Creating home page (or any page) is super easy because the integration with the page builder plugin. Also, we provide some custom widgets to use within the page builder.
Before creating the home page, please install this requirement plugin.
For you who are not really familiar with the page builder, we created a prebuilt builder layout to get you quickly learn how the page builder works. Also, we use this prebuilt layout on our demo.
Once you have created a page that you would like to use as your homepage, follow these steps:
The most coolest and useful feature in SuperNews is this theme support 6 custom layouts!
By default, layouts support all post types including:
You can setup global or default layout for this theme, so, every page and post will follow this layout except you set up manually the layout per page/post basis.
SuperNews comes with optional Team member page to display you website editor or author. Please check the demo to see it in action.
By default, your site title will be used as a text-based logo. However, you can also use an image-based logo.
SuperNews support retina logo.
These favicons are good to have when someone bookmarks your site. Follow the below steps to add it.
This icon will be used when users add your website as a shortcut on mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, Android etc.
SuperNews 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:
If you want to change the footer text, then follow the below steps:
In some case you will need to add custom script to your website, for example google webmaster meta script or google analytics code. With theWorld you can easily to add it to your website.
SuperNews provides 2 spots for you to display advertisement withouth editing the theme.
This ads will appear at the top of your site, if you visit SuperNews demo you will see the big ads at the top.
This ads will appear on archive pages such as category, tag, etc.
In this page you can display your ads in two areas, before content and/or after content.
NoteYou can also display your ads via widget.
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", "");