ShopDock 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.

Install WooCommerce Plugin

This theme requires WooCommerce plugin. Additional Extensions such as wishlist, more payment gateways, impoter, etc. are available. Once you installed the WooCommerce plugin, you may customize the plugin settings as you like. If you want to follow our theme design, please set the product image sizes at WooCommerce Settings > Catalog as follow:

  • Catalog Images: 200 x 200px (product image in index pages)
  • Single Product Image: 300 x 300px (product image in single post view)
  • Product Thumbnails: 60 x 60px (product gallery thumbnails)

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For more details on how to use WooCommerce, please refer to WooCommerce documentation.

Sample Content

If you are starting a new site (read Installing Themes tutorial if you haven't installed the theme yet) and would like to import the sample content as seen on the demo site, here are the steps:

  1. Go to Tools > Import (yoursite.com/wp-admin/import.php). Click WordPress. You may be asked to install the importer plugin. If so, install the plugin.
  2. Upload the sample content XML file included in the theme folder.
  3. You will be asked to map a user to the content and import the file attachments. Check "Download and import attachments" to import the gallery images from our demo site. If you get any error message after the import, don't worry about it. Check the Posts and Pages to see if the sample content being imported.
  4. Now you may edit or delete the content as you like.

NOTE: The images shown on the demo site are not part of the theme package, nor are they included in the sample content. As such you will see placeholder images for the sample content and, should you wish to, these can be replaced after importing.

Shop Settings

Go to Themify > Settings > Shop Settings to customize the shop page, single product page, and product slider.

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Custom Front/Shop Page

To set the shop page as your front page, go to wp-admin > Settings > Front Page, select the Shop page as your front page:

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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).

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 Themify panel > Styling > Site Logo
  • Under "Site Logo", select "Image" radio button
  • Upload a logo image
  • Specify the image width and height

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

Slider

To display the slider on the homepage:

  • Go to wp-admin, click on the "Add New" link under the Slider menu.
  • Choose the layout option:
    • default: display the feature image on left, title and content on the right
    • image-only: display the feature image only (no title or content)
    • content-only: display the content only (title and feature image will not be displayed)
    • gallery: display the feature image, title, and content in gallery styleslider panel
  • Upload a feature image.
  • Image width and height is optional. If the field is empty, default image size will apply.
  • Image link is optional.

Slider Options can be found at Themify > Theme Settings.

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_gallery_plugins_args' 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($args){
    $args['theme'] = 'dark_square';
    return $args;
}
add_filter('themify_gallery_plugins_args', '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

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 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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