Installation & Demo Setup

FAQ: What do after installing the theme

ACTIVATE YOU LICENSE Paste the license code in theme options and click the button “CHECK LICENSE”. If you don’t know how to get your license check this help How to get your buyer license code from Theme Forest. How to activate the theme. Install Demo Content (Optional) Server Requirements for demo import max_execution_time 180 memory_limit […]

How to get your buyer license code from Theme Forest. How to activate the theme.

IMPORTANT: You must do this only once after you update or install WP Residence v 1.30.4. This will not be required again for future updates, unless you decide to reset database and start over.  Login in Theme Forest with your buyer account. Go to Downloads Go to your purchase and select License Certificate and Purchase […]

Google API Key

Google Maps requires you add your own API key before you start using it. This is a copy from Google Maps official announcement:  As of June 22, 2016 we are making the following changes to the Google Maps APIs Standard Plan: We no longer support keyless access (any request that doesn’t include an API key). Future product […]


Update the theme via  FTP if you have a translation file done in wpresidence/languages or add the language files in child theme before updating via wp-admin . Help : ———————- Download the theme again from the Theme Forest account, where you initially purchased it. The download will be under your buyer account – Downloads. Download […]

Theme WordPress / Server requirements

To use WPResidence, you must be running WordPress 4.4 or higher and PHP5.5 or higher. You will get errors if you use older PHP than 5.5 as APIs integrated in the theme do not use this obsolete PHP version. It is highly recommended you do not use it either. Please contact hosting to upgrade PHP (it’s a […]


IMPORTANT: Your server must have at least PHP 5.5 for the theme to work. Check your PHP version with this plugin – and contact hosting to update PHP version if it’s not at least 5.5 Before theme installation Each client must do all these steps: a. Choose hosting b. Buy a domain c. Install wordpress on domain. Here’s […]

Demo Setup – 1 Click Demo Import

If import fails, check this – We recommend to import only 1 demo. If you need to add a 2nd one, reset the installation with a wordpress plugin –  and the  do a new demo import. NOTE: some demo imported pages may not be able to be edited (during import wordpress breaks them). If […]

The package could not be installed. Theme is missing the style.css stylesheet error

A common issue that can occur when installing a WordPress themes is “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.” error message being displayed when uploading or activating the theme. One of the reasons you may receive this error is if you have uploaded the incorrect file. You have 2 […]