3. Installation FAQ

How to copy VP bakery shortcode to a new page

If you need to copy one section or all shortcodes from a current page to a new one, please follow the steps from the below video:   Sometimes, demo pages might break and details like header cannot be changed as the change does not save.  In this case, you need to create the page again.  […]

404 – Page Not Found on Properties and Categories pages

When installing the Core Plugin Functionality – since this plugin holds the theme custom post types – you may see 404 – Not Found for Properties, Archives, Category. If you see Page Not Found for properties, categories, save Permalinks for the new plugin functions to apply correctly. It’s done only one time when you activate […]

Update to WordPress 5.0 version – Gutenberg Editor

Wp Residence works with WordPress 5.0 version without any issue, but doesn’t have Gutenberg blocks at the moment. We have been preparing for Gutenberg version by creating our theme shortcodes for Gutenberg editor, but these are still in development as have been many changes in WordPress core before launch and it was difficult to develop […]

The link you followed has expired

If you get this error on theme installation The link you followed has expired Check the following: Check you’re doing the correct installation – http://help.wpresidence.net/article/theme-installation/ Check server requirements are met, and especially the max upload size – http://help.wpresidence.net/article/theme-wordpress-server-requirements/ The max upload size can be solved only by hosting. So please contact them to make the change. A […]

Wp Residence Cache. How to improve my website speed. My website is too slow. How many properties can I have.

To use WPResidence, you must be running WordPress- 4.4 or higher and PHP7.0 or higher. PHP influences your site speed. For tests, we don’t recommend to use PageSpeed Insights as a testing tool. Please read more here https://wp-rocket.me/blog/the-truth-about-google-pagespeed-insights/ We have a dedicated server and a demo with 2500 properties here http://demo3.wpresidence.net/ with an average of 4 […]

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 […]

How to install WpResidence child theme

About WordPress Child Theme It’s recommended to install and activate also the Child Theme provided with Residence theme pack if you have in mind to make modifications to theme core files, or to translate the theme.  A child theme automatically inherits the parent theme’s features, styles, and templates. This allows you to make changes to […]

Mandatory: PHP 7.0 minimum

If after theme installation you have white screen, please check the following: Enable wp-debug and set to true: https://codex.wordpress.org/WP_DEBUG If you see this error: Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_FUNCTION in /wp-content/themes/wpresidence/libs/3rdparty.php on line 266 This means your server PHP is older than 5.3. Please ask hosting to upgrade your PHP to at least 7.0 for […]

Mega Menu

To set a Main Menu item as Mega Menu – Check the option as in below screenshot and SAVE How to add background color: To add background color to the mega menu content, use CSS. See example below. Change the color code to your color code. background-color: #fafafa; How to add background image for mega […]

Shortcodes and Widgets IDs

The post Ids are mostly used in shortcodes like Recent Items,  Featured Agent. Featured Property or Recent Items for posts and many others. Now you can find them in admin in lists: For properties:   For Taxonomies: For Agents: For Posts: