First of all, thank you so much for purchasing our theme. We’re really appreciated it and hope you enjoy it!
This guide provides instructions for installation, help on getting started and extensive documentation of features. It is recommended you read it thoroughly to fully leverage the theme's capabilities.
To install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed.
If you are struggling, follow the instructions in Wordpress Codex or you can watch the Instructional Video created by Woo Themes.
Having your server configured properly is crucial for the theme to function. Make sure that the following PHP server properties are set according to described below or contact your Host provider to support you.
We have two ways to installing the theme:
Step 1. Login to your WordPress admin panel
Step 2. Navigate to Appearance > Themes
Step 3. Click Add New
Step 4. Click Upload Theme
Step 5. Click Choose File and look for the "thebusiness.zip" in the Theme folder downloaded and click Install now (make sure you have unzipped the package downloaded).
Step 6. Click Activate
Step 1. Log into your hosting via an FTP client
Step 2. Unzip the thebusiness.zip file (make sure you have unzipped the package downloaded).
Step 3. Upload the extracted thebusiness theme folder into the remote folder wp-content > theme .
Step 4. Navigate to Appearance > Themes and activate the newly installed theme.
Once you have installed the theme, if you are planning to modify in some way the source code, we suggest you to install a child theme instead for editing the files inside the thebusiness theme folder.
The Business ships with a child theme located in the downloaded. Just install thebusiness-child.zip as it would be a theme, then you can add or modify the files inside the newly uploaded child theme.
Once you have installed and activated our theme you will be prompted to install required and recommended plugins. Just click the link to Begin installing plugins.
Next, check boxes to select all the plugins you want to install, select the bulk action of install from the dropdown box and then click the button to apply.
Select the plugins you had installed, and then apply the bulk action to activate them.
Finally, you will got a confirmation notice that your plugins were activeded.
To help you set up website with the least efforts, we include in the theme package dummy content file. After installing it, all content seen on the live demo will be imported.
there are two ways to upload demo content, 1 Click Demo Install, and Importing manually .xml files. Both methods are described below:
1. Go to Tools > Install Demo on the left menu.
2. Click on Install. Note: Before you begin, make sure all the required plugins are activated.
3. Please wait, it can take a couple of minutes.
4. Go to Plugins > Add New and search plugin "Regenerate Thumbnails" Install and Active itthen click "Regenerate All Thumbnails"
Now you have a website just like our demo.
To imprort the demo content by yourself, please follow the steps below:
If the script auto importing demo data doesn't works with your host, we had included sample data within the theme files, take a look at the folder /Sample_Data
Now you have a website just like our demo.
Visual Composer it's a very easy to use drag and drop page builder. We have however deeply extended and customized this plugin to allow a better integration with the Uncode core and a better usability. We have handpicked all modules available with the plugin and substituted some with our own. The frontend editor it's also been deactivated.
Please see here a small tutorial that shows how to get started with VC.
Create a responsive (mobile friendly) or fullwidth slider with must-see-effects and meanwhile keep or build your SEO optimization (all content always readable for search engines). See the heaps of custom transitions/animations for each object on the page!
Customize this slider with our convenient drag & drop backend to your very needs. This plugin features tons of unique transition effects, an image preloader, video embedding, autoplay that stops on user interaction and lots of easy to set options to create your own effects.
For premium support with this plugin please visit: Revolution Slider on Code Canyon
Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular form builders for wordpress.
We have created styles ready for you to use within your theme.
For detailed inforamtion and support on this plugin, please go to: https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/
Newsletter is a real newsletter system for your WordPress blog: perfect for list building, you can easily create, send and track e-mails, headache-free.
For detailed inforamtion and support on this plugin, please go to: https://wordpress.org/plugins/newsletter/
Woo Commerce is one of the most popular shopping cart plugins for wordpress.
For detailed inforamtion and support on this plugin, please go to: http://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce/
The theme options is the starting point of building your site if either you are starting from scratch or you have imported the demo content. Here you are laying the foundation for the layout throughout all your site structure and all the basic customizations. We have build an hierarchy with the theme options to allow more control over all the different page structure that WordPress creates, we will discuss this more detailed in the next section.
To Add Widget on Sidebar, please following these steps:
This theme includes support for the Visual Composer plugin. Visual Composer come with a lots of drag and drop modules to quickly and easily building your pages.
Please read documentation live at https://wpbakery.atlassian.net/wiki/display/VC/Visual+Composer+Pagebuilder+for+WordPress to know how it works.
List of builder items ( included buider items build special for this theme )
Visual Composer is a powerful Wordpress page builder that allows you to create complex page layouts without touching a single line of code. To switch to Visual Composer's Backend Editor, click on this button:
When Visual Composer's editing pane comes up, click on either of these buttons to Add Element.
A shortcode selecting panel will show up, you can see all the shortcode available in the theme. Select the one you would like to use.
You will then encounter a setting panel for the shortcode (each shortcode has it own setting options), after a bit of configuration, it will show up nicely on your page.
To display Grid in a page, we need select source from a post type (post, portfolio, ...) and make sure post type have some items.
To display Carousel in a page, we need select source from a post type (post, portfolio, ...) and make sure post type have some items.
Our themes are optimized by with H1, H2, H3, H4, H5 tags, clean code, HTML5 but if you want to get higher ranking on search engines, you must need some help from SEO plugins and Google Pagespeed Service:
You can update our theme using some ways bellow1, Update theme using Envato WordPress Toolkit
2, You can update manual theme
If you have any troubles while using auto update ( It is likely to be a permissions issue ) then you may want to manually update the theme via FTP or Cpanel.
Download the latest version of the theme on ThemeForest download page and simply replace with the old one via FTP or Cpanel.