Setup Instructions

Thank you for using our theme. This documentation will guide you to install the theme and setup your website. Have any installation issues, please feel free to get help at Support, we are here to assist you.

Theme Installation & Activate

Installing a theme through WordPress is quite easy.

  • Upload the theme file

    1. Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard.
    2. Click on the Add New button.
    3. Click on the Upload Theme button.
    4. Click Browse and select current version of blogasm-pro.zip in your computer.
    5. Click Install Now.

    After theme installed successfully you can activate theme by clicking Activate on link as appear in your screen.

  • Manually activate theme.

    If you wish to activate manually.

    1. Go to Appearance Themes in the WordPress menu.
    2. Hover over the theme thumbnail and press the Activate button.

    [ Note: Find more information for theme installation at: Installing & Using Themes by WordPress ]

Menu Setup

  • Go to Appearance > Menus
  1. Click on create a new menu to add new menu.
  2. Give a suitable Menu Name
  3. Select Pages you wanted to be appeared in Menu.
  4. Customise added first level menu items.
  5. Set checkbox to Primary Menu to show menu items in primary menu position.
  6. Click to Save Menu.

[ Note: Find more information at: Menus by WordPress ]

Responsive Tabs[Advanced User]

  1. This is one of most useful features in this theme for the advanced user who want to set their own content spacing for desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile device. To set the settings for each content spacing just go to customizer section and set values for each responsive tabs.

Theme Customizer

Coming Soon

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Coming Soon
  1. Settings
    Click on Toggle button to active Maintenance Mode and fill out all necessary fields.
  2. Social Profiles
    Click on Toggle button to display Social Section. Add new Social Profiles through Appearance > Customize > Social > Social Profiles.
  3. Countdown Timer
    Click on Toggle button to display Timer Section and select the lunch date of your site.
  4. Email Subscribe
    Click on Toggle button to register new Coming Soon Page sidebar widget area. Now drag & drop MailChimp Widget in Coming Soon Page sidebar area to work properly.
  5. Save Changes Save & Publish.

General Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Colors
    Set background color of website.
  2. Website Width
    Set website container width, padding, box-shadow as well as content wrapper width.
  3. Breadcrumb
    Enable/Disable breadcrumb of website as well as you can set breadcrumb separator.
  4. Button Settings
    Set Button settings such as margin, padding, border, colors, box shadow and typography. This settings reflect on entire website.
  5. Smooth Scroll
    Enable/Disable smooth scroll in site. To set new smooth scroll change Animation Time and Step Size
  6. Human Time Diff
    Enable/Disable to set posted time as humna time difference.
  7. Back to Top Button
    Enable/Disable Back to Top button and set custom button text.

Global Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Global Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Base Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Font Size, Variant, Line Height for tags: Body, H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6.
  2. Page Header
    Enable/Disable page header section just before breadcrumb of website. It includes lists of options such as padding, margin, background image, background overlay color, typography and so on.
  3. Post Meta
    Set post meta label text for website as well as you can choose the separator style for categories and tags listing.
  4. Read More Button
    Set Read More Button display type as well as margin, padding, border, colors and box shadow as per Read More Button type selection.
  5. Before/After Widgets
    Enable/Disable register sidebar widget area in before/after content of page. To display the widgets select widget area from given Dropdown lists for before content and after content.

Header

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Header
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Header Top Bar
    Enable/Disable header top bar section. You will get list of sortable elements in top header bar such as Top Menu, Social Menu and Top Header Text. You can also set the top header text color scheme, background color and columns alignment.
  2. Header Layout
    Set header display layout from this option. You will get total 8 header layouts.
  3. Header Image
    Set Header Image and Background Overlay Color for header section which will display just below the header section.
  4. Site Title & Tagline
    Set Logo, Logo Height, Short Site Title ( Replace Site Title while displaying site header ), Site Title, Tagline, Display Site Title ( Toggle button to show/hide Site Title, set Typography, Padding & Margin ), Display Tagline ( Toggle button to show/hide Site Tagline, set Typography & Margin ), Site Icon.
  5. Language Switcher
    Toggle to Enable/Disable the language switcher of website in header. According to header layouts selection WPML or Polylang language switcher display in header. Until and unless active WPML Or Polylang plugin and set languages it won’t be display in header.
  6. Social Profiles
    Toggle to Enable/Disable the social profiles header.
  7. Header Search
    Enable/Disable Header Search in header. It only work on certain header layouts those layouts having search icon. You can also set the search popup container in columns by selecting the number of columns. This columns selection register search widget area and you can place widgets.
  8. Slide-in Box
    Enable/Disable Slide-in Box in header. It only work on certain header layouts those layouts having Slide-in Box( 3 dots icon ). By enable the Slide-in Box crate new Slide-in Box widget area in which you can add widgets.
  9. Settings
    This options allow you to set the Header Display Type ( scroll, sticky & show on scroll upwards ), Header Container Padding and Margin ( top & bottom ), Header Box Shadow and Header Elements: Margin.
  10. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Font Size, Variant, Line Height for the header site title & tagline.

Primary Menu Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Menus > Primary Menu Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Header Menu Settings
    Set header menu container border, border color & margin. Like wise you can set menu item padding and primary menu colors from here.
  2. Highlighted Primary Menu
    Set highlighted menu item in header menu by selecting one of the primary menu item. It also allow you set colors, margin and padding for the highlighted primary menu item.
  3. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Spacing for the header menu and highlighted primary menu item.

Social

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Social
  1. Social Profiles
    This option allow to add Social Profiles and re-arrange the order of appearance. Social Profile icons will support font awesome icon as well as custom logo icon.
  2. Social Share
    This option allow to enable or disable lists of Social Share and re-arrange the order of appearance. Social Share icons will support font awesome icon.

Sidebar Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Sidebar Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Sidebar
    Set default sidebar layout option ( No Sidebar – Full width, Left Sidebar and Right Sidebar). You can also customize sidebar option for individual pages: such as Front Page, Archive/Blog Page, Single Post and Single Page. Even it allows more options such as choose sidebar area, sidebar separator, background for the sidebar area and widget border, border color and background color.
  2. Spacing
    Set sidebar spacing such as padding, margin, width and gap from here.
  3. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the sidebar widget title.

Homepage Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Homepage Settings
  1. Your homepage displays
    You can choose what’s displayed on the homepage of your site. It can be posts in reverse chronological order (classic blog), or a fixed/static page. To set a static homepage, you first need to create two Pages. One will become the homepage, and the other will be where your posts are displayed.
  2. Before/After Widgets
    Default widget area is inherit from global settings. Select new widget area from dropdown to set default widget area for homepage.
  3. Sidebar
    Set Sidebar option for Homepage, Default Layout is inherit from Sidebar settings > Sidebar. It also allow to set Sidebar (Widget Position) widget area by selecting the sidebar area from dropdwon lists.

Hero Section

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Hero Section
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Visibility
    Toggle to Enable/Disable Hero section according to tab selection.
  2. Content
    Add Hero Section content (Image, Title, Sub title, Short Description, Button text & URL. You can also make sortable hero content. If more then one content display as in slider. Sort the hero content to display according to sorting order.
  3. Button
    Set hero button display type as well as margin, padding, border, colors and box shadow as per button type.
  4. Content Settings
    Set hero display content settings content position, text alignment and overlay background color.
  5. Content Spacing
    Set hero section width, height, margin and padding from here.
  6. Slider Settings
    Set hero slider settings such as effect, speed, loop, autoplay, navigation & pagination etc.
  7. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the hero title, subtitle and description.

Featured Posts Slider

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Featured Posts Slider
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Enable
    Toggle to Enable/Disable Featured Posts Slider on Homepage
  2. Section Header
    Add section header detail of Featured Posts Slider ( Section Title)
  3. Content Settings
    Set load query to fetch the posts for the featured posts slider section. It also allow you to re-arrange and enable/disable the elements of content, text alignment, meta label & icon and excerpt of the posts.
  4. Content Spacing
    Set Featured Posts Slider section margin and padding from here.
  5. Settings
    Set featured posts slider section background color as well as border and border color too.
  6. Slider Settings
    Set slider settings such as loop, autoplay, delay and pagination.
  7. Read More
    Set read more button text of featured posts slider.
  8. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the section title, posts title, subtitle, excerpt and meta label.

Error 404 Page

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Error 404 Page
  1. Page Header
    Set Background Image, Background Attachment, Overlay Background Color, Color Scheme and Text Alignment for error 404 page header. Default value is inherit from global settings > page header. Select Enable or Disable to show page header on this current page.
  2. Content
    Set content title, error image and description for the error 404 page.
  3. Content Settings
    Set back to home button in error 404 page as well as enable/disable the elements on content section.
  4. Before/After Widgets
    Default widget area is inherit from global settings > Before/After Widget. Select new widget area from dropdown to set default widget area for Error 404 page.

Archive/Blog Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Archive/Blog Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Page Header
    Set Background Image, Background Attachment, Overlay Background Color, Color Scheme and Text Alignment for Archive/Blog page header. Default value is inherit from global settings > page header. Select Enable or Disable to show page header on this current page.
  2. Column Settings
    Set archive/blog column background color, border, box-shadow, enable/disable line separator for the columns and column effects.
  3. Content Settings
    Set content settings which allows to show or hide the elements as well as sort it. You can also set Text alignment, limit the post excerpt, show elements of featured image while hover it and show/hide tags label & icon too.
  4. Content Spacing
    Set archive/blog section margin and padding from here.
  5. Thumbnail Settings
    Set archive/blog thumbnail settings such as thumbnail hover: Image effect, content order on thumbnail image, content width, content spacing[ margin & padding ], content position, text alignment and colors.
  6. Read More
    Set read more button text of blog/archive pages.
  7. Pagination Settings
    Set pagination section settings such as padding, margin, alignment, colors, typography and box shadow. It act as global for homepage/archive page/blog page.
  8. Before/After Widgets
    Default widget area is inherit from global settings > Before/After Widget. Select new widget area from dropdown to set default widget area for archive/blog page.
  9. Sidebar
    Set Sidebar option for Homepage, Default Layout is inherit from Sidebar settings > Sidebar. It also allow to set Sidebar (Widget Position) widget area by selecting the sidebar area from dropdwon lists.
  10. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the post title, post subtitle, post excerpt and post meta.

Category Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Category Settings > Category Name ( individual category in which you want to change )
  1. Page Header
    Set Background Image, Background Attachment, Overlay Background Color, Color Scheme and Text Alignment for page header. Default value is inherit from archive/blog settings > page header. Select Enable or Disable to show page header on this current page.

Tag Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Tag Settings > Tag Name ( individual tag in which you want to change )
  1. Page Header
    Set Background Image, Background Attachment, Overlay Background Color, Color Scheme and Text Alignment for page header. Default value is inherit from archive/blog settings > page header. Select Enable or Disable to show page header on this current page.

Author Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Author Settings > Author Name ( individual author in which you want to change )
  1. Page Header
    Set Background Image, Background Attachment, Overlay Background Color, Color Scheme and Text Alignment for page header. Default value is inherit from archive/blog settings > page header. Select Enable or Disable to show page header on this current page. It also allow to show/hide avatar, website, biographical info and social profiles in page header section.
  2. Social Profiles
    Set list of sortable social profiles for this current user.

Single Post Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Single Post Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Page Header
    Set new background image, background attachment, overlay background color, color scheme, text alignment and sort visible elements for page header. Default page header is inherit from global settings > page header. Assign new default settings for page header of all single posts.
  2. Content Settings
    Set content settings such as text alignment and sort elements for content header, content footer section and enable/disable post meta icon & label text.
  3. Content Spacing
    Set single post content margin and padding from here.
  4. Post Navigation
    Set default layout of post navigation as well as image border color, radius and post title typography . It allow you display the post navigation as floating or static.
  5. Author Box
    Set author box section options such as section title, background, padding, boarder, avatar border & color and enable social profiles.
  6. Related Posts
    Set related posts section options such as section title text, content settings, content spacing, read more text and typography.
  7. Before/After Widgets
    Default widget area is inherit from global settings > Before/After Widget. Select new widget area from dropdown to set default widget area for the single post page.
  8. Sidebar
    Set Sidebar option for all single post, Default Layout is inherit from Sidebar settings > Sidebar. It also allow to set Sidebar (Widget Position) widget area by selecting the sidebar area from dropdwon lists.
  9. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the post title, post subtitle, post content, post meta and section title.

Single Page Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Single Page Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Page Header
    Set new background image, background attachment, overlay background color, color scheme, text alignment and sort visible elements for page header. Default page header is inherit from global settings > page header. Assign new default settings for page header of all single pages.
  2. Content Settings
    Set content settings such as text alignment and sort elements for content header, content footer section.
  3. Content Spacing
    Set single page content margin and padding from here.
  4. Before/After Widgets
    Default widget area is inherit from global settings > Before/After Widget. Select new widget area from dropdown to set default widget area for single page.
  5. Sidebar
    Set Sidebar option for all single page, Default Layout is inherit from Sidebar settings > Sidebar. It also allow to set Sidebar (Widget Position) widget area by selecting the sidebar area from dropdwon lists.
  6. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the page title, page subtitle, page content and section title.

Search Page Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Search Page Settings
  • Responsive Tab[Advanced User]
    As you can see the tabs[ > 1200px, > 992px, > 768px, > 576px & < 575px ] at the top of the each section. To set the settings for the each tab please go to Responsive Tabs.
  1. Page Header
    Set Background Image, Background Attachment, Overlay Background Color, Color Scheme and Text Alignment for search page header. Default value is inherit from global settings > page header. Select Enable or Disable to show page header on this current page.
  2. Column Settings
    Set search page column background color, border and box-shadow.
  3. Content Settings
    Set content settings such as show or hide the elements as well as sort it. You can also set Text alignment, content border and show/hide tags label & icon too.
  4. Content Spacing
    Set content spacing such as margin and padding from here.
  5. Read More
    Set read more button text of search result page.
  6. Before/After Widgets
    Default widget area is inherit from global settings > Before/After Widget. Select new widget area from dropdown to set default widget area for search page.
  7. Sidebar
    Set Sidebar option for Homepage, Default Layout is inherit from Sidebar settings > Sidebar. It also allow to set Sidebar (Widget Position) widget area by selecting the sidebar area from dropdwon lists.
  8. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the post title, post subtitle, post excerpt and post meta.

Instagram

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Instagram
  1. Account
    Set your Instagram account user name and access token key from here which acts as global for whole site.
  2. Show on Footer
    Toggle to enable to show Instagram Feeds in footer area of site and set the respective input fields.

Popup Box

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Popup Box
  1. Visibility
    Enable/Disable popup box by clicking the toggle button.
  2. Preview
    Toggle to enable preview the Popup Box. [ NOTE: Please disable it after customization is done. ]
  3. Content
    Set trigger title, short description and background of the popup box.
  4. Button
    Set button padding, margin, border and colors for popup box button.
  5. Settings
    Set Popup box settings such as text alignment, background image, overlay background color, popup width, padding, box shadow and trigger action.
  6. Typography
    You can set Typography options: Font Family, Variant, Text Transform, Font Size, Line Height, Letter Spacing for the title, description and button.

Footer

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer
  1. Settings
    Set footer margin top, separator height and separator background color
  2. Widgets
    Select layout for footer widget columns, background image and background overlay color. It generates some widget areas for Footer based on the layout. Footer Widgets Position Layout with 4 column is selected by default. Add widgets to any of column to enable. Toggle button to Enable/Disable footer widget area.
  3. Footer Bar
    Set visibility of Footer Bar elements (Copyright Text, Footer Menu and Social Profile Icons ), separator height & background color, column alignment, background color and color scheme.
  4. Copyright
    Set default copyright information in footer. You can also use shortcodes [the-year], [site-link], [separator], [precise-link] for current year, your site link, separator with span and Precise Themes site link respectively.

Static Front Page

By default Your latest posts is activated and shows 10 posts per page at front page of your site. If you want to set a static page as a front-page then you can follow those steps.

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Static Front Page
  1. Click on A static page to set a static page.
  2. Select a page from dropdown menu for Front Page.
  3. Select a page for posts page where your latest posts will be shown.
  4. Save Changes Save & Publish.

[ Note: Refer Home Page settings to create and manage beautiful front page as in demo ]

Blog Setup

Step 1: Create a Page with name “Blog”

Create a page Blog
  • Create a new page, Go to Pages Add New.
  1. Give a name Blog.
  2. You can leave it Blank.
  3. Publish to save and publish.

Step 2: Set a Posts page

Set Blog as posts page
  • Go to Settings Reading.
  1. Set radio button to A static page (select below).
  2. Select a page “Blog” ( recently created page ).
  3. Save Changes

Additional CSS

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS
  1. Add your custom style properties.
  2. Save Changes Save & Publish.

Widgets

Drag Widgets to Widgets Positions and customize each widget as your requirements.

  • Go to Appearance > Widgets
  1. Available Widgets are listed along with some useful widgets built by our developers.
    • PT: Recent Post Widget allow to display posts with by latest post or by category of post.
    • PT: Author Widget allow to display user ( Author ) details.
    • PT: Social Profiles Widget allow to display the social profiles.
    • PT: Instagram Feed Widget allow to display the Instagram Images.
    • PT: Facebook Page Widget allow to display the Facebook Page.
  2. Sidebar widget position allows to display widgets to the sidebar for single post and pages.