2. Installation & Demo Setup

How to install the Theme & Included Plugins

Install WordPress first Many web hosts can automatically install WordPress for you. If you wish to do this yourself, check the following resources: WordPress Codex Instructional Video created by LearnWebCode Download the Theme from your buyer account The file you must download in in your buyer account from Theme Forest: “Installable WordPress File” – is the […]

Demo Setup

Install the theme Check this article to see how to  install the theme http://help.wpresidence.net/article/theme-installation/ Import Demo Content If you run into issues such as white screen, your demo import fails or takes a long time, it’s not imported completed, and other similar issues are all related to low PHP configuration limits. Demo import will come with less […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mandatory: Google API Key

Google Maps requires you add your own API key before you start using it. To create an API KEY, starting June 2018, you must have your billing account set too. The use of Google Maps API is free and paid services are free within $200/month limit. More here https://cloud.google.com/maps-platform/pricing/sheet/ https://mapsplatform.googleblog.com/2018/05/introducing-google-maps-platform.html?utm_source=em-anncmt&utm_medium=em&utm_campaign=fy18-q2-global-adhoc-email-cs-maps_none_maps_spicestandardplannobilling&utm_content=global%7Cen%7Chybr%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C%7C In order for your API […]

How to UPDATE Theme & Plugins

Each new theme update sends a notification to buyers via Theme Forest market. What to do before update Make sure you always check the update notes – http://help.wpresidence.net/article-category/change-log/ Do a backup the files and the database, in case something goes wrong with the server, use the backup to revert to the previous state. Clear the cache after you update […]

Demo Setup: Property Custom Templates

You can create your own custom template for property page and set it globally or per property. Help:  http://help.wpresidence.net/2016/05/13/property-page-custom-templates/ http://help.wpresidence.net/2016/05/13/property-page-custom-template-shortcodes/ To import the 4-page demo templates showcased on our demos follow these steps 1. Go to Admin – Tools – Import 2. Select and import the file property_demo_templates.xml from demo_content/demo property templates folder 3. The pages […]

SIDEBARS

Additional to the “Primary” and “Secondary” sidebars you can create unlimited sidebars and assign them to individual pages or posts. To create a NEW sidebar go to Appearance > Sidebars and use the “+ Add Sidebar” link.   Then go to Appearance -> Widgets and populate the sidebar with the Widgets Available. Use Drag and […]

FOOTER MENU

To create the menu go to Appearance -> Menu. Create a new menu and add the links using the panels listed on the left. You can also add a custom link to show in footer: Save It would be placed like this  

MOBILE MENU

To create the menu go to Appearance -> Menu. Create a menu and add the links using the panels listed on the left. You can create different menus for primary menu, footer menu and mobile menu. When the menu is ready go to Manage Locations. Select Primary Menu , Mobile Menu and Footer Menu and […]

Main Menu. Mega Menu

To create the menu go to Appearance -> Menu. Create a menu and add the links using the panels listed on the left. You can create different menus for primary menu, footer menu and mobile menu. When the menu is ready go to Manage Locations. Select Primary Menu , Mobile Menu and Footer Menu and […]

HOMEPAGE

Homepages are built with the regular WordPress page and a combination of shortcodes as content. You can create unlimited pages and select any of them as you homepage. To create a new page go to Admin -> Pages -> Add New Page -> Add content and click Publish when you’re done. Make sure that Default […]