2. Installation & Demo Setup

How to INSTALL Theme & Plugins

Install WordPress first Many web hosts now offer tools to automatically install WordPress for you. However, if you wish to install WordPress yourself, follow the instructions in WordPress Codex or you can watch the Instructional Video created by LearnWebCode. Download the Theme from your buyer account “Installable WordPress File” – is the zip that includes  only the theme files […]

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 […]

Google API Key is Missing. Add the Key before starting to use the theme.

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 […]

How to UPDATE Theme & Plugins

When a new theme update is published, you will receive an email notification from ThemeForest. Before updating Wp Residence make sure you follow the below recommendations in order to ensure your customizations done in the code are not lost. Best practice 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 […]

Demo Setup

Install the theme Check this article to see how to  install the theme – http://help.wpresidence.net/article/theme-installation/   Check the Recommended PHP Configuration Limits max_execution_time 600 memory_limit 128M post_max_size 48M upload_max_filesize 48M http://help.wpresidence.net/article/theme-wordpress-server-requirements/  How to import demo How to add missing images in the featured category shortcode:     How to import: Go to WPResidence Import You will find […]

Demo Setup: How to import demo property page custom templates

From 1.16.1 theme update 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/ and 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: Go to Admin – Tools – Import Select and import the file property_demo_templates.xml from demo_content/demo property templates folder […]


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 […]


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  


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 […]