Corporate WordPress Theme Documentation

Introduction

Thank you for buying our WordPress Theme. The complete procedure to configure and manage a WordPress Website from the beginning is shown in this documentation in different portions.

What is WordPress CMS?

WordPress is an open source tool which is based on PHP and MySQL to create websites. It is a completely free content management system(CMS) and a strong blogging platform. With this CMS, you can develop websites and solid online apps. You hardly require any knowledge or technical capability to manage it. WordPress has become the most accepted website development software available because of it’s varied aspects like it’s easy usage and flexibility. Learn More

What is a WordPress template

A WordPress template acts as a skin for the websites which are created on WordPress CMS. The installation of a WordPress Template is very easy. With the help of an installed new template, you can change the look of your WordPress website very easily. All the requisite source files are provided with a WordPress template and you can freely go for editing and increasing it the way you want.

Help and Support

Files structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:

  • Screenshots - contains template screenshots. Not for production.
  • theme - contains WordPress theme files.
    • vw-corporate_1.0.2.zip and vw-corporate-child_1.0.1.zip - this folder content all the necessary files for the theme.
  • license.txt - contains license details.
  • readme.txt - contain information about theme images path and font use and usage scritps.

Template installation

Template installation is very easy process. The installation process includes simple steps: theme installation.

All installation steps can be done within WordPress interface. It makes process comfortable and fast.

Step 1. Theme installation

  1. Go to the menu Appearance > Themes and click the Add New Theme button.
  2. Click the Upload link.
  3. Click the Browse button and navigate to the unzipped template package on your computer.
  4. Look for a file called vw-corporate.zip Click on it to select, then click OK.
  5. Click the Install Now button and wait until the installation is complete.
  6. Click the Activate link to change the current layout of the site to the theme your purchased.
  7. Go to Appearance >> Customize >> vw settings.

Congratulations, your theme have been successfully installed!

Section Color/Font Pallete

Color/Font is very easy process.At a single glance of click you can set the color and fonts of the Headings,Paragrapgh and Buttons

Every individual section have an option to set the color pallete for Headings,Title/Text,Paragraph,Button Text and Button Background depending upon the number of option that are available in that respective section

Default Color/Font settings

How to set up homepage

Setup Home Page Template

Follow these instructions to setup Home page.

  • 1. Create Page to set template: Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New Page.

    Label it "home" or anything as you wish. Then select template "home-page" from template dropdown.

  • 2. Set the front page: Go to Setting -> Reading --> Set the front page display static page to home page
  • Once you have done with this you can see all the demo content on front page.

Setup Header

Follow these instructions to setup header.

  • For Slider: Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Slider Settings >> Upload image,Add Title, Description & Link to Learn More.
  • For Site Name/Logo: For changing site name go to Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity >> Here you can set Logo,Site Title,Tagline & Site Icon for your site. Please see the theme option tab in this documentation for more details.
  • For Navigation: See the Setup Navigation tab of this documentation.

Setup Our Services Section

In order to proceed with Our Services section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Our Services.

In this section you can set the Image,Title & Content of Services offered according to your site. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.
  • Number of Box per section Allow you to select no. of Service Box you would like to display .

About Us

In order to proceed with About us,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>>About Us.

In this section you can set the Title & Content of About Us.Additional feature is given to set the Workout days and timings. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for About Us section display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.

Meet Our Talented Team

In order to proceed with Meet Our Talented Team,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>>Meet Our Talented Team.

In this section you can set the section Title, video to be given according to the theme. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Trainers section display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.

Add Post: Here you can give the detail about post

Add Title: Here you can give the title of post.

Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.


Setup New Arrivals Section

In order to proceed with New Arrivals Section, You have to add "Woocommerce Plugin" and activate this plugin. After activating the plugin, you can easily add your products for New Arrivals section with its Name, Image, description, and Price.

Go to Dashboard >> Products >> Add New.

In this section you can set Section Title and you can show woocommerce page by inserting woocommerce short code. You can use any short code to fetch the product page. For instance we are using following short code (" [products per_page="12" columns="4" orderby="date" order="ASC"] ") in customizer.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> New Arrivals Section.

In this section you can set following points through the customizer :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for What Client Say section display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.
  • Heading Color & Font family Option: Contains heading color and it's font family options.

Happy Clients

In order to proceed with Happy Clients section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Happy Clients.

In this section you can set your the Client Image,Name,Designation & Description. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for What Client Say section display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.
  • Number of clients to show Allow you to select no. of clients you would like to display .

Our Sponsers

In order to proceed with Our Sponsers,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Our Sponsers.

In this section you can set your the Corporate Image,Title. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Meet Our Experts section display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Sponers Image Contains image options for specifix section layout.
  • Title Allow you to set the title to be display.

Add Post: Here you can give the detail about post

Add Title: Here you can give the title of post.

Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.


Newsletter

In order to proceed with Newsletter section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Newsletter .

In this you can set the section title, sunheading. And to show the newsletter add the shortcode. t is a contact form shortcode. So create a contact form and add it's shortcode in the specified field.


Contact Us

Go to Appearance >> Theme Options >> Contact Us.

  • For footer top contact/social: Go to Appearance >> Theme Options >> Basic Setting >> Add Address & Social Content
  • Setting options: Includes settings for Contact Us section display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Background Image: Contains image options for specifix section layout.
  • Section Title: Allow you to set the title.
  • Section Description: Allow you to set the description.
  • Contact Form Shortcode:This shortcode is given for Contact form Setup.
  • Latitude/Longitude:Here you can set the lantitude and longitude for the address you wish to see on Map.
  • Address title:Here you can give the title for the address section .
  • Our Address:Here you can give the detail address for further communication.
  • Contact no.:Here you can give the contact number for further communication.
  • Email Address:Here you can display the email-address.


 How to Setup Corporate Post Type Plugin

  1. First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file (corporate-post-type.zip)). Next, you need to go to WordPress admin area and visit Plugins » Add New page.
  2. After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page.
  3. This will bring you to the plugin upload page. Here you need to click on the choose file button and select the plugin file you downloaded earlier to your computer.
  4. After you have selected the file, you need to click on the install now button.
  5. WordPress will now upload the plugin file from your computer and install it for you. You will see a success message like this after installation is finished.
  6. Once installed, you need to click on the Activate Plugin link to start using the plugin.

Plugin Configuration

Once you activate the plugin it will create three register posttype namely:Team, Sponsers and Testimonials on the Dashboard. This plugin will help you to setup team, sponsers and testimonail Sections.

1.Team

In order to showcase your Team on your home page

Go to Dashboard Dashboard >> Team >> Add New

Fill the details Team person name, image, description, and it's social links (Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Tumbler, LinkedIn, Pinterest) to connect with the team. It will appear like this on your front page.

You can show team testimonial on any page or post by using these shortcode.

Shortcode: [vw-team]

2.Sponsers

In order to showcase your Sponsers on home page.

Go to Dashboard >> Sponsers >> Add New

Add the images of Sponsers. It will appear like this on your front page.

You can show team testimonial on any page or post by using these shortcode.

Shortcode: [vw-sponsers]

3.Testimonials

Similarly In order to show your Testimonials, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Testimonials >> Add New Post

Add Title,Description,social icon links and featured image to your testimonial post and click publish.

Then create a new page named it testimonial or something else as you wish. And add the Shortcode "[vw-testimonial]". See screenshot below.

View the page which you have created. It will show testimonial like this.


Child Theme & Hooks

Custom theme editor is the easy process for editing the site,if you have to add section in the site , you can easily edit in child theme it can be change in parent theme.

Hook Code Below Slider Section


Hook Code Below Services Section


Hook Code Below About us Section


Hook Code Below Meet Our Talented Team Section


Hook Code Below Happy Clients Section


Hook Code Below Our Sponsers Section


Hook Code Below Newsletter Section


Hook Code Below Contact us Section


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Blog Header



Hook Code Social Shearing


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Page Header




Page Templates and Sidebars


Page Templates

  • Default Template (the default page template with a right sidebar position)
  • About Template (the default About template with no sidebar position)
  • Page (Full Width) (a page template with one column without a sidebar)
  • Page (Left Sidebar) (a page templates with left sidebar position)
  • Page (Right Sidebar) (a page template with right sidebar position)
  • Blog (Full Width) (a blog templates with one column without sidebar)
  • Blog (Left Sidebar) (a blog templates with left sidebar position)
  • Blog (Right Sidebar) (a blog template with right sidebar position)
  • Contact Template (the default Contact template with no sidebar position)

Posts, Categories and Post Formats

Adding category

Review the following article for more information on adding categories: http://codex.wordpress.org/Manage_Categories_SubPanel

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. With that done, click Categories for blog posts.
  4. Type in the name of your new category.
  5. After that, click the Add New Category button.
Click the Publish button.

Creating a Blog post

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. Click the Add New tab.
  4. Type in your post content. For more information on adding posts, please check the following link http://codex.wordpress.org/Posts_Add_New_SubPanel.

Shortcodes

A shortcode is a powerful content building tool http://codex.wordpress.org/Shortcode. Shortcodes are easy to use. First of all, make sure that the editing mode is set to Visual.

All available shortcodes are conditionally divided into these groups:

  • Testimonials[vw-testimonial] - used for testimonials output.
  • Sponsers[vw-sponsers] - used for Gallery images output.
  • Team[vw-team] - used to display Corporate Team.

Custom Widgets

 How to Setup Additional Theme Add Ons

  1. First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file (vw-title-banner-image.zip and vw-gallery-images.zip)). Next, you need to go to WordPress admin area and visit Plugins » Add New page.
  2. After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page.
  3. This will bring you to the plugin upload page. Here you need to click on the choose file button and select the plugin file you downloaded earlier to your computer.
  4. After you have selected the file, you need to click on the install now button.
  5. WordPress will now upload the plugin file from your computer and install it for you. You will see a success message like this after installation is finished.
  6. Once installed, you need to click on the Activate Plugin link to start using the plugin.

VW-Title-Banner-Image

Once you activate this plugins you will find the below option inside each and every page,post,registered posts etc.

  1. First, you need to choose the banner image that you would like to set on your post/page.
  2. On uploading any file, by default, the title will appear over the banner image.
  3. With the help of this plugin, you can hide the title if you do not want to display it on the banner simply by checking "Hide Title above banner" option.
  4. You can even show the title below the banner image by checking "Show Title below banner" option.
  5. When none of the options is selected and no file is chosen, then the title will be displayed in the default manner.

VW-Gallery-Images

Once you activate this plugins you will find the VW-Gallery on the Dashboard.

Click on Add new gallery button. And add the title. Add the number of images to show in a gallery.

Once you have done with adding gallery images. Use the following shortcode to make your gallery appear on a particular page you want simply by replacing the gallery post_id in the Gallery shorthcode.

Thats It! Now you can view your page to see the gallery images....