VW Education 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-education_1.0.zip and vw-education-child_1.0.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 only two simple steps: theme installation and sample data 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-education.zip and vw-education-child.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!

Custom 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

  • Setting Color Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Color Pallete.This option allow you to set colors for headings and button background on all your website
  • Theme Darkbox Text ColorAllow you to change the heading color for the section with no background image
  • Theme Lightbox Text ColorAllow you to change the heading color for the section with background image
  • Theme Background ColorAllow you to change the background color for the buttons

Default Color/Font settings

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 Featured Courses Section


Hook Code Below Search Courses Section


Hook Code Below Our Project Section


Hook Code Below Our Services Section


Hook Code Below We Offer Section


Hook Code Below Our Faculty Section


Hook Code Below Color Section



Hook Code Below Choose Courses Section


Hook Code Below Testimonial Section


Hook Code Below Testimonial Section


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Header Section



Hook Code Below Social Shearing Section


Hook Code Below Page Header Section




How to set up homepage

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 Featured Courses Section

In order to proceed with Our Featured Courses Section,

Go to Dashboard >> Featured Courses.

In this section you can add new post,In the post you can add the Title,Content & Image of Featured Courses offered according to your site. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Our Featured Courses.

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Featured Courses 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 Featured Courses Box you would like to display .

Setup Search Courses Section

In order to proceed with our service section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Search Courses.

In this section you can set the Title & Content of Search Courses.Here you can Search the courses :

  • 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.
  • Number of Days to show Allow you to select no. of working days and timings you would like to display.

Setup Our Project Section

In order to proceed with our project Section,

Go to Dashboard >> Our Project.

In this section you can add new post,In the post you can add the Title,Content & Image of Our Project offered according to your site. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

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

  • 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 .

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 change Image of Our 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 .

Setup We Offer Section

In order to proceed with we offer section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> We Offer.

In this section you can add the pages form the customizer of We Offer 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 .

Setup Our Faculties Section

In order to proceed with Our Faculties Section,

Go to Dashboard >> Faculty.

In this section you can add new post,In the post you can add the Title,Content & Image of Our Faculties offered according to your site. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

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

  • 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 .

Setup Our Colour Section

In order to proceed with colour section,

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

In this section you can Change the colour , number & tittle of Colour 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 .


Setup Choose Course Section

In order to proceed with Choose Course Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Choose Course.

In this section you can set the section Title,Timer & form to be offered according to the theme. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Pricing Plans 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 Plans to show Allow you to select no. of Plans you would like to offer and display .

Setup Testimonial Section

In order to proceed with Testimonial Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>>Quote Section.

In this section you can set the section Title,description & image of testimonial according to the theme. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Pricing Plans 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 Plans to show Allow you to select no. of Plans you would like to offer and display .

Setup From The Blog Section

In order to proceed with Blog Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> From The Blog.

In this section you can set the section Title & can select category whose post you would like to be get displayed in "From The Blog" section

All you need to do is create post and assign it a category and select that category in VW Settings>> From The Blog.



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:

  • Featured Courses[vw-courses] - used to display feature courses.
  • Gallery[vw-galleryshow vw_gallery=128 numberofitem=8] - used for Gallery images output.
  • Faculty[vw-team] - used to display Faculty.

Custom Widgets