Shopo 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. 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 product 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.

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.

Shop Settings

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

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Feature 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.

Product Slider

To enable the product slider on the homepage, go to Themify > Settings > Shop Settings, check "Enable" in the Product Slider section. Select the product category and enter the number of products to be queried.

  • Visible = means the number of slides to be visible at the same time
  • Auto Play = auto play the slider in number of seconds
  • Scroll = number of slides to scroll
  • Speed = speed of the animation
  • Wrap Slides = wrap the slides so it loops back to the beginning

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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).

Header Widget (horizontal banner ad)

To insert a horizontal banner ad/code as shown in our demo:

  • go to Appearance > Widgets
  • drop a Text widget in the Header Widget panel
  • enter the following sample html code or your ad code:
    <a href="http://themify.me"><img src="http://themify.me/banners/themify-468x60_1.jpg" alt="" /></a>
  • you may insert Google Ad or any ad code as you want

Welcome Message

The welcome message can be entered at Themify > Settings > Theme Settings (under the Welcome Message section). The welcome message can be HTML tags. Below is an example.

<h3>Welcome Message</h3> 
More text here...

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.

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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