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.
Wayfarer recommends a few plugins to extend it's functionality. These plugins can be installed automatically from the notification in WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard). Although, Wayfarer 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!
Add any custom CSS style to your website with ease. No need a child theme anymore!
A small pack of shortcodes to enhance your site functionality. You can easily add buttons, alerts, columns and more.
We have included Wayfarer 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 recommended plugins before importing the demo content such as Jetpack, TJ Team Content, WooCommerce, etc.
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 →
If you are migrating from another theme, then upon activating Wayfarer 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 Wayfarer'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, Wayfarer 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:
Wayfarer comes with typography option to allows you to change the body, heading and element font.
Wayfarer comes with color option to allows you to change the theme accent colors.
Wayfarer comes packed with multiple Theme Options available via the Customizer. To access it just select Appearance → Customizer then click on the Theme Options.
Featured posts is a slider posts displayed on home page. The featured posts is based on tag you choose via Customizer.
Promo box is a 4 columns box displayed on home page. You can use it for advertisement or featured important pages on your website.Posts
Posts listed an options for Single post. There 3 options available, show hide featured image, post tags, etc.
Display your profile. Please note, you can create the social links via Menu.
Display your instagram feed.Misc Options
There 3 options inside this panel.
All of our themes include a language file to make translating to a different
language easy. Inside the theme folder
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
/** * 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', '' );
wayfarer.potin Poedit. Translate as needed.