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Postline Documentation

Installing The Theme

To install themes with the WordPress theme uploader:

  • Download the theme.zip from the member area
  • Login to wp-admin
  • Go to Appearance > Themes
  • Click on the "Install Themes" tab, then click on the "Upload" link
  • Upload the theme.zip (note: it is the theme.zip, not theme-psd.zip) that you just downloaded from the member area
  • Activate the theme

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You can also install the theme with a FTP software, read this tutorial for more details.

Demo Import

With the one-click import functionality in our themes you can quickly and easily import all the sample content from our demo sites into your theme with a single click.

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Importing Content

To import sample content into a theme you can use the "Demo Import" panel available under Themify > Transfer to access the one-click import functionality.

From here you can click the "Import Demo" button, and the process of importing will begin, which will import all the settings and content from our demo site.

Once this process is complete the button will change to say "Done" and you are ready to begin working.

NOTE: Due to copyright reasons, images from our demo sites will not be imported, and instead will be replaced with placeholder images.

Erasing Content

To erase sample content from a theme you can use the "Demo Import" panel available under Themify > Transfer to access the one-click import functionality.

You can now click on the "Erase Demo" button, and the tool will begin erasing all of the demo content. This will erase all of the sample content which was imported by the tool, but will keep any content which you have added/modified on your site.

Once this process is complete the button will change to say "Done" and the content will have been completely removed.

You can find more information on the One-Click Demo Import process in the documentation.

To set up the social media links:

  • Go to Themify > Settings > Social Links tab
  • The theme comes with some pre-filled social links. Simply enter your social profile URL in the Link input field. For example, enter 'http://twitter.com/themify' for the Twitter link.
  • You can replace the default icons by clicking on the Upload button and uploading your own graphic icon. You may download more free social media icons at IconDock.
  • To add more links, click on the Add Link button at the bottom.
  • To remove link, click on the delete icon.
  • To arrange the display order, drag and drop the link container

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Displaying The Social Media Links

Once you have the Social Links setup, go to WP > Appearance > Widgets, drop the Themify - Social Links from the Available Widgets panel to the Social Widget panel. Optional: enter the widget Title such as "Follow Us", check to "Show link name" and icon size.

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Hiding the RSS Icon

To disabling the RSS or social media icons: go to Themify > Settings > Theme Settings (under Exclude RSS link section).

To exclude the search form on the header, go to Themify > Settings > Theme Settings and check "Check here to exclude search form".

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Custom Menus

To create a custom navigation menu:

  • Go to Appearance > Menu
  • Click on the plus (+) sign to create a new menu (eg. Main Menu).
  • Add the menu items from the left panels (Custom Links, Pages, or Categories)
  • To create dropdown menu, drag the menu item toward the right (the item(s) will be indented)
  • When you are done adding the menu items, click "Save Menu"
  • Then on the top right panel where it says "Theme Locations", select the menu from the dropdown to assign it to the navigation location and click "Save"

Read Custom Menus for more detailed tutorial.

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To display a logo image instead of text:

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Site Logo and Tagline
  • Under "Site Logo", select "Logo Image" radio button
  • Upload a logo image
  • Specify the image width and height

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You can also change website Tagline from here:

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Site Logo and Tagline
  • Scroll down and under "Site Tagline", select "Text" radio button
  • Enter your site Tagline
  • Hit "Save & Publish"

Read Customizing the Site Logo and Description (Tagline) for more details.

Infinite Scroll / Pagination Navigation

To set the pagination option, go to Themify > Settings > Theme Settings.

  • Infinite scroll means the posts are automatically loaded when it hits to the bottom of the page. If "Disable automatic infinite scroll" is checked, it will display a Load More button instead of auto loading.
  • Numbered page navigation will display the navigation in page number 1, 2, 3, etc.

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WordPress Post Formats (Tumblr-like)

This themes comes with the following post format supports: standard (default), asidegallerylinkimagequotestatusvideoaudio and chat. To assign the post format to a post, select the radio button in the "Format" panel.

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When writing or editing a post, you should see the Themify Custom Panel (see image above). The following fields are required for the different post formats:

  • Video: Video URL (youtube, vimeo embed url). Examples: "http://vimeo.com/22391248" or "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Abjx1JJO1i8"
  • Image: Post Image, Content (optional)
  • Gallery: gallery shortcode in Content (eg.)
  • Quote: Content, Quote Author (optional), Quote Author Link (optional)
  • Audio: Audio URL (eg. http://themify.me/wp-content/audio/song.mp3), Post Image (optional)
  • Link: Link URL, Content (optional)

The gallery can be inserted in any post or page. To insert a gallery, click on "Add Media" button

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It will open a lightbox for you to create and insert gallery. Read this tutorial for more details on how to use WordPress Gallery.

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To link the featured image with a lightbox popup such as image zoom, video or an iframe window, enter the URL in the Lightbox Link field under the Themify Custom Panel. The Themify Custom Panel can be found in the post edit page.

  • Sample image: http://themify.me/demo/themes/pinboard/files/2012/06/133618178.jpg
  • Sample video: http://youtu.be/Abjx1JJO1i8
  • Sample iframe: http://themify.me?iframe=true&width=100%&height=100% (you need to add &iframe=true at the end of the URL)

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To change the theme of the lightbox overlay, you can use the 'themify_overlay_gallery_theme' filter in a custom-functions.php that you should create in the theme root folder, pasting the following code in it

<?php
function another_theme($theme){
	return 'dark_square';
}
add_filter('themify_overlay_gallery_theme', 'another_theme');
?>

In the example, the 'dark_square' theme was specified. You can specify these theme names:

  • light_rounded
  • pp_default
  • light_square
  • dark_rounded
  • dark_square
  • facebook

To set the Footer Widget column layout, go to Themify > Settings > Theme Settings. To drop the widgets in the Footer_Widgets, go to wp-admin > Appearance > Widgets.

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To replace the default footer text, go to Themify > Settings > Theme Settings (under Footer Text section).

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