Thank you for purchasing our theme. It has an understandable documentation that is easy to setup. If you still have some questions that you could not find in this help file, please contact us on our forum. You can also follow us on Evatheme for our future themes, that you could be interested in. Thank you very much!
To install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. You should ALWAYS be running the latest version of WordPress anyway, because otherwise you put your whole site at risk for potential threats. Never use an outdated version of WordPress.
If you need help installing WordPress, follow the instructions in WordPress Codex. Below are all the useful links for WordPress information.
Many issues that you may run into such as; white screen, demo content fails when importing, empty page content and other similar issues are all related to low PHP configuration limits. The solution is to increase the PHP limits. You can do this on your own, or contact your web host and ask them to increase those limits to a minimum as follows:
There are several ways to install WordPress themes, we prefer using FTP but you may choose any other ways. Please read more about theme installation on the official website at http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_ThemesIf you choose to use ftp, do the following:
You can now enable the Auto-Updating feature for Avantura. To do this, please first make sure that you have the Envato WordPress Toolkit plugin installed. If you haven't already installed this plugin, you should see a notification on the top of your Dashboard stating that some required plugins haven't been installed or activated. Install and activate all of the required plugins, including the Envato WordPress Toolkit.
After you have installed and activated the Envato WordPress Toolkit, please go to Envato Toolkit from your dashboard and enter your Marketplace Username and API Key. You can find your API Key by logging into your profile on Themeforest and navigating to Profile > Settings > API Keys.
When you have entered your Marketplace Username and API Key and clicked Save Settings, a new tab will appear at the top of the screen named "Themes". Click on this tab to see all the themes you have purchased. If there is an update available for a theme, you will be notified here. To update your theme, just click on the "Update Automatically" link.
Please note that each time you use the Auto-Update feature to update the theme, a backup file of the old version of the theme will be stored on your server in ".../wp-content/envato-backups".
You can update your theme manually by performing the following steps:
You can either start building your site from scratch, or import one of our demo sites and then modify it to fit your needs. We will now explain how to do the latter.
Avantura comes with one-click import module. Here's what you need to do:
You imported the entire content (Pages, Posts, Widgets, Theme Options)
What you need to do is follow the instructions that are taken from the Importing Content page from the WordPress website. To import from a WordPress export file into your blog follow these steps.
How to Use the XML File to Import the Demo Site’s Content
Sometimes an error occurs. due to the large amount of content.
You must edit the file
wp-includes/deprecated.php and find this line in (deprecated)
@set_time_limit ( 60 ); set the value to 300
after activation of theme it will be offered to you to establish plugins:
- Evatheme Page Builder - This WordPress theme comes with the Drag and Drop Evatheme Page Builder plugin, which allows you to create custom page layouts with ease.
- AccessPress Social Counter - A plugin to display your social accounts fans, subscribers and followers number on your website with handful of backend settings and interface..
The theme uses the 4th style of icons. Plugin Settings: AccessPress Social Counter -> Display Settings -> Theme 4
- Evatheme Redux Framework - is a simple, truly extensible and fully responsive options framework for WordPress themes.
- Instagram Feed - Display beautifully clean, customizable, and responsive Instagram feeds.
- Contact Form 7 - Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible. For more information please head to Contact Form 7.
- MailChimp for WordPress - MailChimp for WordPress by ibericode. Adds various highly effective sign-up methods to your site.
- Slider Revolution - Slider Revolution - Premium responsive slider.
- WooCommerce - An e-commerce toolkit that helps you sell anything. Beautifully.
This theme comes with its own theme options panel. You can manage general theme settings panel. Let's review it:
The theme has custom templates for creating non-standard pages. Please go to Pages -> click create a new Page or edit the required one -> on the right you can see "Page Attributes section". Don't select the Parent for the page, just indicate the required Template. When the template is selected, please click Publish button. The Page will display the Page Settings according your template.
Page - Coming Soon
The template is a good solution for website launching. Create a page with coundown timer. It allows to gather emails in a closed beta mode to notify visitors when the website will be available online.
Each page has its own unique page header and footer settings.
This WordPress theme comes with the Evatheme Page Builder plugin, which allows you to create custom page layouts with ease.
Here is the brief overview of all available page builder modules.
Setting Up Categories
Creating category. To start managing categories, You must to create category first. Please navigate to Posts → Categories. First do all the usual stuff: type the category name and slug. In the Avantura Theme is an opportunity to assign each category its own unique color.
8 styles of posts are available. Sorting posts by category, by date. Show or Hide Featured Image. 2 styles of Pagination.
The list of posts can be used with the sidebar. For this you need to choose the position of the sidebar, add a sidebar element,
select a list of widgets.
Avantura comes with 8 different post formats: Standard, Image, Gallery, Link, Quote, Video, Twitter, Instagram. When you're creating a new post, choose what post format you'd like and insert the necessary info. After selecting the format, you must fill in the field.
Avantura comes with 6 different custom widgets:
1. Evatheme Categories with Thumbnails;
2. Evatheme Flickr - Display images from Flickr;
3. Evatheme Instagram - Displays images from Instagram account;
4. Evatheme Last Tweets - Displays Tweets;
5. Evatheme Latest Posts - Displays selection of your latest posts. 4 styles: Grid, Two Columns, Big first post, Carousel;
3. Evatheme Social Links - Display social links.
Site also has custom widgets, made with html code. you need to select the default text widget and paste code to the textrea.
1. About Me
<div class="about_me_widget text-center" style="margin-bottom:-60px;"> <img src="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/monreal/demo/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/author.png" alt="" /> <p style="line-height:20px;font-size:12px;color:rgba(51,51,51,0.5);margin-bottom:0;">Travel Blogger</p> <h6>KERIMOV STANISLAV</h6> <a class="social_link facebook" target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/evatheme"> <i class="fa fa-facebook"></i></a> <a class="social_link twitter" target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/EVATHEME"> <i class="fa fa-twitter"></i></a> <p>One night a friend of mine said she’d met the managing editor of Outside magazine and that she thought I should apply for their internship.</p> <img src="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/monreal/demo/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/signature.png" alt="" /> </div>
<div class="text-center"><a href="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/cook-traveler/contact/"> <img src="http://demo.evatheme.com/wp/monreal/demo/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/banner.png" alt="" /> </a></div>
This theme is localized, which means it can easily be translated in your own language(easy but quite time consuming). To translate it you need to follow these steps: