Alphabet

Kids/Children school WordPress Theme


Introduction


First of all, Thank you so much for purchasing this template and for being my loyal customer. You are awesome!
You are entitled to get free lifetime updates to this product + exceptional support from the author directly.

This documentation is to help you regarding each step of customization. Please go through the documentation carefully to understand how this template is made and how to edit this properly.

How to Install WordPress #back to top


Install Wordpress

Check out bellow video tutorial to install wordpress on your localhost. If you don't know how to setup WordPress on the server/hosting. Please contact me on the Support system to get installation service.


How to Install Theme #back to top

Upload via WordPress Admin

Unzip the file that you download after purchase. The following files and folders will be in the unzipped file:

  • alphabet.zip (Packed theme file for install)
  • Documentation/index.html (This file)

There're 2 ways to upload theme:

1. Upload via FTP Server:

Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped theme folder into the /wp-content/themes/ folder on your server.


2. Wordpress Upload:

Navigate to Appearance > Install Themes > Upload. Go to browse, and select the zipped alphabet.zip file. Hit Install Now and the theme will be uploaded and installed.

Once the theme has been uploaded, you need to activate it. Go to Appearance > Themes and activate alphabet theme.


Plugins Installation #back to top

After you Activate this theme you will see message in WP admin panel that you must install required plugins and can install recommended plugins. Don't worry - all plugins included with theme and you don't need to download or purchase something.

  1. Click Begin installing plugins in this message
  2. You must check all required plugins and can check recommended plugins (we recommend it to use, but theme will work without this plugins too):
  3. Select Install in dropdown Bulk Actions menu and click Apply
  4. You should get All installations have been completed message with installed Plugins table below it
  5. You should active the plugin
  6. Choose Yes, Install these extensions

Alphabet theme has included 1-click demo data import feature. This sample data contains menus, sample pages, posts and images. Your site will looks exactly as our demo site if you import sample demo data. We strongly recommend you to import Dummy Data first time when you use our theme first time.

Importing Demo Content #back to top

You can import all theme demo content with one click (posts, pages, products, categories, menus, sample images, sliders, plugins configurations).

  1. Go to Tools -> Demo Content Install then click Install button

Please install all plugins and compatible extensions before doing this step!.

Homepage setup #back to top

You don't need to create Homepage and Blog pages if you used 1-Click Demo Data import feature or imported theme demo content manualy.

First of all you need to create required pages and select it for frontpage display:

  1. Go to Pages > Add New
  2. Input some page name, for example Homepage (we will fill it some steps later)
  3. Publish homepage page
  4. Go to Pages > Add New
  5. Input some page name for blog, for example Blog and Publish it
  6. Go to Settings > Reading
  7. Choose Front page displays option "A static page", select Home page that you just created for Front page option and Blog page for Posts page option:

  8. Click Save settings

Menu Management #back to top

You don't need to do this step if you imported demo content.

You will setup menu for the theme in Dashboard > Appearances > Menus . To create a menu, just click add new menu choose the menu items from the left hand side, add theme to Menu, you can modify the lable of them, change the order and make theme be parent-child by dragging the items forward to the right a bit. Remember to check the box at the bottom to decide the location for the menu you've created

Specially in this theme, you can create 2 menus in 2 positons: Left Menu and Right Menu

  • Left Menu:
  • Right Menu:

Finally click Save to finish before you go somewhere else or start to make the next menu

Widget Management #back to top

In default, you can use widget in right sidebar and footer of a page.

  1. Go to Appearance > Widgets
  2. Move widgets from left "Available Widgets" block to right sidebar that you want to use to add it to display in theme
  3. Press Delete to remove widget

Some special widgets

  1. Newsletter Widget

    - Input:

    - Output:

  2. Search Widget

    - Input:

    - Output:

  3. Accordion Widget

    We consider to improve this widget in the next version.

    - Input:

    - Output:

Customizer #back to top

Make sure Unyson plugin is installed before using Customizer.

You can manage multiple theme settings with live preview in our Customizer setting.

  1. Go to Appearance -> Customizer from the left sidebar in WP admin panel
  2. You can manage a lot of panels, sections, settings, check all avaiable Tab with settings.
  3. When you change the value of one setting, the result'll appear without saving. You can test before saving by click to Save button

Some special customizes

  1. In general section, you can turn on/off preload and change avatar
  2. In page header section, you can:
    - Add image background in blog page
    - Add image left/right side in blog page
    - Turn on/off cloud header SVG
  3. In page footer section, you can:
    - Add copyright
    - Turn on/off cloud footer SVG

Translation #back to top

This method allows you to have your Wordpress installation display in ONE non-English language.

For multiple languages, please use the WPML plugin.

First, configure Wordpress to be displayed in your language Obtain the localization files for Wordpress by going to http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_in_Your_Language and download either a completely translated Wordpress package, or just the localization files (.mo and .po files).

Locate the localization files They are named .mo and .po. If you downloaded a translated Wordpress package, they are located in /wp-content/languages/.

Copy these files to wp-content/languages/. Open your wp-config.php file and find the line containing: define('WPLANG', ''); And replace it with (this example is for French): define('WPLANG', 'fr_FR'); Remember to replace "fr_FR" with your language code.

Poedit plugin

Download and install Poedit, this is needed to generate the localization files Run Poedit Go to File > New catalog from POT file and open the plugin's language template file located in /wp-content/themes/alice/languages/

Click OK to confirm the new catalog properties Poedit will prompt you to Save the file. Save it into the same folder as the .pot file and name it (this example is for French; replace "fr" with your language code): fr.po

ow you can translate each item in the catalog. Click Save to save your changes; Poedit will generate a fr.mo file which Wordpress uses to load translations


Loco Plugin

It's very easy to translate with Loco plugin. Please check here: Loco translate plugin

Theme Update #back to top

You can update theme to the latest version quickly by using Evanto Toolkit pluign.

Please make sure you did install Envato WordPress Toolkit plugin before

To setup Evanto Toolkit plugin, you need an API code from Themeforest. You will need to generate an API key to link your WordPress site to your Themeforest account.

Login to Themeforest, go to your dashboard and click on “My Settings.” The API Keys screen allows you to generate a free API key.

Check Update

The plugin will now alert you to theme updates – so long as you check the toolkit settings regularly.

Click on “install automatically” beside each of your themes to automatically update them.

The toolkit settings page also allows you to install themes that you haven’t already uploaded to your site, delete ones you don’t use and view version details. You can also set up theme backups.

Support Desk #back to top

Please remember you have purchased a very affordable theme and you have not paid for a full-time web design agency. Occasionally we will help with small tweaks, but these requests will be put on a lower priority due to their nature. Support is also 100% optional and we provide it for your connivence, so please be patient, polite and respectful.

Please visit our profile page or ask question Support Desk

Support for my items includes:
  • * Responding to questions or problems regarding the item and its features
  • * Fixing bugs and reported issues
  • * Providing updates to ensure compatibility with new software versions
Item support does not include:
  • * Customization and installation services
  • * Support for third party software and plug-ins
Before seeking support, please...
  • * Make sure your question is a valid Theme Issue and not a customization request.
  • * Make sure you have read through the documentation and any related video guides before asking support on how to accomplish a task.
  • * Try disabling any active plugins to make sure there isn't a conflict with a plugin. And if there is this way you can let us know.
  • * If you have customized your theme and now have an issue, back-track to make sure you didn't make a mistake. If you have made changes and can't find the issue, please provide us with your changelog.

Version History (Changelog) #back to top

You can find the version history on theme sale page.

Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. No guarantees, but I'll do my best to assist.