Hospital 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-hospital_1.0.1.zip and vw-hospital-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.

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-hospital.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

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


Hook code below Search Box


Hook code below About Us


Hook code below Our Services


Hook code below Services Timings



Hook code below What Client Say


Hook code below Facility Provided


Hook code below Latest News


Hook code below Tips And Department


Hook code below About Hospital


Hook code below Blog Header


Hook code aside Blog Social icon



Hook code below Page Header




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 Top Bar Section

In order to proceed with Top Bar section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Top Bar.

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


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 Book An Appointment Section

Go to "Theme plugin" tab to read more about it."

Setup About Us Section

In order to proceed with About Us Section,

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

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 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 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 What Our Client Say Section

Go to "Theme Plugin" tab to read more about it.

Setup Facility Section

In order to proceed with Facility Section,

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

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 Latest News And Events Section

In order to proceed with What Latest News And Events Section,

Go to Dashboard >> post >> category.

In this section You have add the new category .

Go to Dashboard >> post.

In this section you can add new post,In the post you can add the Title,Content,Image & select the category that you have added in category of Latest News And Events offered according to your site. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Latest News And Events.

  • 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 Tip From Our Doctors Section

In order to proceed with Tip From Our Doctors Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings>> Tip From Our Doctors.

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 About Hospital Section

In order to proceed with Tip From About Hospital Section,

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

In this section you can Change the pages which is created on the dashboard & tittle of About Hospital 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 .


 How to Setup Hospital Post Types Plugin

  1. First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file (hospital post types.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 two register posttype namely:Doctors, Appointment and Testimonials on the Dashboard. This plugin will help you to setup Book An Appointment Section.

1.Doctors

In order to showcase your "Doctors" section on your home page

Go to Dashboard >> Doctors >> Doctors category

Here you can create different categories to which doctors belong.

Once you have done with the categories go to Doctors >> Add New Doctor.

Scroll to the bottom you will find the setting contains two fields "Working shift", "Available from" as shown in the above screenshot. Fill that two fields. And select the category to which the doctor belong from the doctor category section present in right sidebar.

Once you done with this open your site front end you will see the doctor categories in the "practice area". When you select any category it will show you the doctors specialize in this category in the doctors drop downs.

From there choose any doctor. This will automatically set the doctor working time span and his shift.

When you Send appointment by filling the details added above with the email and name it will get stored in the "Appointment" section on dashboard.

2.VW-Testimonials

Similarly In order to display your Testimonials on homepage inside "WHAT CUSTOMERS SAY" section you simply need to follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> VW-Testimonials >> Add New Post

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

This post will then appear on homepage inside "WHAT OUR CLIENT SAYS" section as a carousel.

Here you can add various meta custom-fields to display extra options to your testimonials

Shortcode([vw-testimonial])


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.
  • Gallery[vw_gallery] - used for Gallery images output.

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....