1. Installation & Demo Setup

How to update WordPress to 5.0 version – Gutenberg editor

The new WordPress version 5.0 will automatically change the Classic Editor you are accustomed to seeing in admin dashboard pages to Gutenberg Editor https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ You can continue using the same classic Editor for Posts and Pages with Bakery Builder as when update to WordPress 5.0 version will get option to Install the Classic Editor. Our theme works […]

How to update the theme from Wp Estate 3.0

IMPORTANT: WpEstate 4.0 is not 100% compatible with the older theme version (3.07 or older). Rental Module has been removed entirely and cannot be used starting 4.0 update. Pages with custom shortcodes will need to be redone with the new shortcodes available and Visual Composer, features and amenities may have to be re-saved for old […]


Homepages are built with the regular WordPress page and a combination of shortcodes as content. You can create unlimited pages and select any of them as you homepage. To create a new page go to Admin -> Pages -> Add New Page -> Add content and click Publish when you’re done. Make sure that Default […]

Mandatory: Google API Key

!!! Starting November 29, Google maps will introduce new fees for  Elevation, Directions, Distance Matrix, Geocoding, and Places.  The price plans can be found here. More details can be found here. Google Maps requires you add your own API key before you start using it. To create an API KEY, starting June 2018, you must have […]


What to do before the update Make sure you always check the update notes –https://helpv4.wpestatetheme.org/article-category/change-log/ Do a backup the files and the database, in case something goes wrong with the server, use the backup to revert to the previous state. Clear the cache after you update (theme cache and browser cache) Backup your language (if it exists) from plugins/wpestatetheme-core/languages/ […]

Theme WordPress / Server requirements

CONTENT Before Installation WordPress Requirements Theme Requirements Check hosting Limits There are specific requirements that the theme needs in order to work. Before you install the theme Please be sure you do all the items below, which must be complete before installing any WordPress theme. Choose a hosting company. Choose a hosting dedicated for WordPress […]


IMPORTANT: Your server must have at least PHP 5.5 for the theme to work and you need at least 48MB upload size to add the theme via wp-admin. Check your PHP version and maxim upload size with this plugin – https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-php-info/ and contact hosting to update PHP version if it’s not at least 5.5 and to increase […]

Demo Setup – 1 Click Demo Import

If import fails, check this article – http://helpv4.wpestatetheme.org/article/demo-content-fails/ We recommend to import only 1 demo. If you need to add a 2nd one, reset the installation with a wordpress plugin – https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-database-reset/  and the  do a new demo import. NOTE: some demo imported pages may not be able to be edited (during import wordpress breaks them). […]

How to install child theme

How to install child theme Via wp-admin – Install wpestate theme – http://helpv4.wpestatetheme.org/article/theme-installation/ – Find in the theme pack downloaded from theme forest the wpestate-child.zip folder (download all files and documentation from theme forest and unzip) – Go to Themes – Appearance – Upload the wpestate-child.zip folder and activate child theme. – Save  menus http://helpv4.wpestatetheme.org/article/menu/ http://helpv4.wpestatetheme.org/article/footer-menu/ […]