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.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 ]

Theme Customizer

Header

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Header
  1. Site Title & Tagline
    Set Logo, Site Title, Tagline, Display Site Title ( Toggle button to show/hide Site Title ), Display Tagline ( Toggle button to show/hide Site Tagline ), Site Icon.
  2. Social Profiles
    Toggle to Enable/Disable the social profiles header.
  3. Header Search
    Enable/Disable Search Icon in header & it register new Search Popup Column 1 widget area and you can place widgets.

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 theme custom icon as well as upload custom image as custom icon.

Sidebar Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Sidebar Settings
  1. Sidebar
    Set default sidebar layout option ( No Sidebar – Full width, Left Sidebar and Right Sidebar) for all pages. Default option is Right Sidebar.

Archive/Blog Settings

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Archive/Blog Settings
  1. Sidebar
    Set Sidebar option for archive/blog, Default Layout is inherit from Sidebar settings > Sidebar.

Footer

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer
  1. Widgets
    Toggle button to Enable/Disable footer widget area and set background overlay color. It generates some widget areas for Footer. Add widgets to any of column to enable.

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.
  2. Sidebar widget position allows to display widgets to the sidebar for single post and pages.