Thank you for purchasing our theme. It has an understandable documentation that is easy to setup. If you still have some questions that you could not find in this help file, please contact us on our forum. You can also follow us on www.evatheme.com for our future themes, that you could be interested in. Thank you very much!
There are several ways to install wp themes, we prefer using FTP but you may choose any other ways. Please read more about theme installation on the official website at http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_ThemesIf you choose to use ftp, do the following:
You can update your theme manually by performing the following steps:
You can either start building your site from scratch, or import one of our demo sites and then modify it to fit your needs. We will now explain how to do the latter.
Chika comes with one-click import module. Here's what you need to do:
You imported the entire content (Pages, Posts, Widgets, Theme Options)
What you need to do is follow the instructions that are taken from the Importing Content page from the WordPress website. To import from a WordPress export file into your blog follow these steps.
How to Use the XML File to Import the Demo Site’s Content
after activation of theme it will be offered to you to establish plugins:
- Contact Form 7 - Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible. For more information please head to Contact Form 7.
- MailChimp for WordPress Lite - MailChimp for WordPress lets you create a highly customizable sign-up form. You can show the form anywhere you want using a simple shortcode, widget or template function. You can also add MailChimp sign-up checkboxes to various other forms on your site, like your comment or contact forms. MailChimp for WordPress Lite.
- Instagram Feed - Display beautifully clean, customizable, and responsive Instagram feeds.
- WPCustom Category Image - "Customization is a good thing." The Category Image plugin allow users to upload their very own custom category (taxonomy) image to obtain a much more personalized look and feel.
This theme comes with its own theme options panel. You can manage general theme settings panel. Let's review it:
The theme has custom templates for creating non-standard pages. We present a list of templates you can use for the theme.
Please go to Pages > click create a new Page or edit the required one > on the right you can see "Page Attributes section".
Page - Blog Custom
This template will allow you to display on a page listing your posts. After selecting this template you will have the settings for the page. Here you can choose the style of the Top Slider (you have 4 types), grid for posts, blog style, set the number of posts per page, the number of columns.
Page - Coming Soon
The template is a good solution for website launching. Create a page with coundown timer. It allows to gather emails in a closed beta mode to notify visitors when the website will be available online.
Chika comes with 3 different custom widgets:
1. Evatheme Flickr - Display images from Flickr;
2. Evatheme Latest Posts - Displays selection of your latest posts;
3. Evatheme Social Links - Display social links.
Site also has custom widgets, made with html code. you need to select the default text widget and paste code to the textrea.
1. About Me
<div class="about_me_widget text-center" style="margin-bottom:-60px;"> <img src="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/monreal/demo/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/author.png" alt="" /> <p style="line-height:20px;font-size:12px;color:rgba(51,51,51,0.5);margin-bottom:0;">Travel Blogger</p> <h6>KERIMOV STANISLAV</h6> <a class="social_link facebook" target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/evatheme"> <i class="fa fa-facebook"></i></a> <a class="social_link twitter" target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/EVATHEME"> <i class="fa fa-twitter"></i></a> <p>One night a friend of mine said she’d met the managing editor of Outside magazine and that she thought I should apply for their internship.</p> <img src="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/monreal/demo/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/signature.png" alt="" /> </div>
<div class="text-center"><a href="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/cook-traveler/contact/"> <img src="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/monreal/demo/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/banner.png" alt="" /> </a></div>
Chika comes with 4 different post formats: Standard, Image, Gallery, Link, Quote, Audio and Video. When you're creating a new post, choose what post format you'd like and insert the necessary info.
You can also tailor the look of your post by going to Appearance > Theme Options > Blog to hide/show different elements on the post page.
Child themes should be used when direct customizations of the theme files are required. We've prepared a child theme that you can use below to help get you started:
To use the child theme:
If updates are made to the child theme, then the direct customizations you've made won't be overwritten when the parent theme is updated.
More information about using WordPress Child themes.
This theme is localized, which means it can easily be translated in your own language(easy but quite time consuming). To translate it you need to follow these steps: