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Introduction

Thank you for installing our WordPress Theme. The complete procedure to configure and manage a WordPress Website from the beginning is shown in this documentation in different portions.

What is WordPress CMS?

WordPress is an open source tool which is based on PHP and MySQL to create websites. It is a completely free content management system(CMS) and a strong blogging platform. With this CMS, you can develop websites and solid online apps. You hardly require any knowledge or technical capability to manage it. WordPress has become the most accepted website development software available because of it’s varied aspects like it’s easy usage and flexibility. Learn More

What is a Wordpress Template?

A WordPress template acts as a skin for the websites which are created on WordPress CMS. The installation of a WordPress Template is very easy. With the help of an installed new template, you can change the look of your WordPress website very easily. All the requisite source files are provided with a WordPress template and you can freely go for editing and increasing it the way you want.

Template Installation

File Structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:

    Screenshots -contains template screenshot. Not for production.
  • theme -contains wordpress theme files.
  • "vw-minimalist.zip" -this folder contains all the necessary files for the theme.
  • "license.txt" -contains license details.
  • "readme.txt" -contain information about theme images path, font use and usage script.

Template installation is very easy process.

All installation steps can be done within WordPress interface. It makes process comfortable and fast.

The installation process can be done in two ways.

1-Install a theme using wordpress admin.

First thing you need to do is to login to your WordPress admin area. Next, click on.

1. Go to the Dashboard >> Appearance >> Themes.

2. Once you are on the themes page, click on the Add New button at the top.

3. Click on Upload Theme button.

4. Click on Browse Button then select your vw-minimalist.zip theme and click on install now button.

The theme will not be activate untill its parent theme is installed. So please install its parent theme "VW Bakery".

Then, Your theme will be successfully install.

2-Install a Theme using FTP

Your second installation option is to upload the theme via FTP. For this method first log into your site via FTP and browse to your folder located at wp-content/themes. Unzip the theme file you downloaded and upload only the extracted Total folder to your server.

Next log into your WordPress site and navigate to Appearance >> Themes to activate Theme.

Setup Homepage Template

Setup Home page Template:-

Follow the below steps to setup the Home page demo content:-


1. Create a new page and name it as "Home" then select the template "Custom Home Page".

2. Go to Settings >> Reading

Select the option of Static Page, now select the page you created to be the homepage, while another page to be your default page.

Once you have done that, save the settings and now you have a custom homepage. You will now have a custom page being displayed as your front page.

Setup Logo

For Logo

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >>Site Identity


Video for logo, site title & tagline setup.

Setup Slider Section

In order to setup the Slider Section, follow the below steps of video.

Video to setup slider in free theme.

Setup Services Section

In order to setup Services Section, follow the below steps.

First you need to create the category

Go to Dashboard >> Posts >> Categories

Go to Dashboard >> Posts >> Add New

Add new post, add its name, Feature Image and assign category.

Repeat the above step for more posts.

Go to Customizer >> VW Settings >> Services Section

Add Section text, section title and select the category which you hve created for Services Section.

It will appear like this on the front end.


Setup Footer Section

In order to setup the footer section, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets

It will appear like this on the front end.

In this way you can setup Footer section.

Setup Copyright Text Section

In order to setup the footer text section, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Footer Settings

Here you can change the copyright top bottom padding and its alignment.

It will appear like this on the front end.

For Scroll To Top:

Here you can enable/disable scroll to top, change the icon and You can change its position.

Blog Post Settings

In order to setup the Post Settings, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Blog Post Settings >> Post Settings

Here you have options for enable/disable author, date, comments and share links respectively.

For Blog Layouts:

Here you can change the blog post layout.

It will appear like this on the front end.


Setup Button Settings

In order to setup the Button Settings, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Blog Post Settings >> Button Settings

Here you have options for blog post button padding, border radius and button text options.

It will appear like this on the front end.


Related Post Settings

In order to setup the Related Post Settings, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Blog Post Settings >> Related Post Settings

Here you have options for related post title, Show/hide related post and related post count options.

It will appear like this on the front end.


In order to setup the Related Post Settings, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Blog Post Settings >> Related Post Settings

Here you have options for related post title, Show/hide related post and related post count options.

It will appear like this on the front end.


404 Page Settings

In order to setup the 404 Page Settings, follow the below steps.

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> 404 Page Settings

It will appear like this on the front end.


Responsive Media Settings

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> VW Settings >> Responsive Media

Here you have options to show/hide slider, metbox and sidebar and also to change the icons of responsive open & close Menu icons in Mobile Media.

General Settings

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> General Settings

1. Widht Layout

In Theme Widht Layout there are three options

1) Full width
2) Fluid Container width
3) Box container width

In Full width, the theme width will be default.

In Fluid Container width, the theme width will be in container fluid.

In Global Typography the theme width will be in box container width.

Below Given Screenshot is for Box Conatiner Width .In below given example you can see that the theme width is changed.

It will appear like this on the front end.


2. Post Sidebar Layout: In this, you can change the Blog post sidebar layout.

3. Page Sidebar Layout: In this, you can change the page sidebar layout.

4. Sticky Header: In this, you can stick the header to top.

5. Shop Page Sidebar: In this, you have option to show/hide the Shop page sidebar.

6. Single Product Sidebar: In this, you have option to show/hide the Single Product sidebar.

7. Pre-Loader: In this, you have option to show/hide the Pre-Loader in the theme and also have option for Pre-Loader type.

Theme Topography

Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Typography

In Theme Typography there are three options

1) Content Typography
2) Headings Typography
3) Global Typography

In Content Typography you can change color, font style, font-size, line height, font-weight, letter-spacing of Paragraph and Anchor tags.

In Headings Typography you can change color, font style, font-size, line height, font-weight, letter-spacing of Headings.

In Global Typography one can change default color of theme completely.

Below Given Screenshot is for Global Typography .In below given example you can see that default color of theme is changed.

It will appear like this on the front end.


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Theme Customization
Responsive Design
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Slider Settings
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Template Pages 3 6
Home Page Template 1 1
Theme sections 2 9
Contact us Page Template 0 1
Blog Templates & Layout 0 3(Full width/Left/Right Sidebar)
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Gallery
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