2. Demo and Content Setup

HOMEPAGE

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 […]

HOW TO UPDATE THE THEME

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/ […]

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/ […]

If demo content import fails

Import process needs server to support full import.  Many shared hostings limit services such as: Your PHP memory, file upload size, and/or execution limits are set too low. And these have to be corrected by hosting on in your hosting account (if your hosting allows you to do that). Ideally these values should be: max_execution_time […]

Mega Menu: How to enable Mega Menu. How to customize 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 […]

Retina pin images. Pins not showing on retina devices.

If you use the theme default categories and actions – the retina images will be automatically loaded from wpestate/css/css-images If you add custom new pins for edited/new categories or actions from theme options, you MUST also add the retina version of your pins via wp-admin – media – add image 1. Add pin image (jpg […]

FOOTER

Theme Options Footer settings can be found in General-Footer Footer Widgets These are the footer area widgets: From Admin – Appearance – Widgets you can populate the footer columns widgets that are setup from theme options. To add content to each column use drag and drop. Footer Menu To create the menu go to Appearance -> […]