First, thank you for purchasing our theme!
This guide provides instructions for installation, help on getting started and extensive documentation of features. It is recommended you read it thoroughly to fully leverage the Cytherea theme's capabilities. Please also make sure to check out our Video Tutorials as they explain everything covered in here in greater depth. We hope you enjoy building with Cytherea as much as we enjoyed developing it and continue to develop with new features!
Before beginning the installation and configuring of your new theme, you must first have WordPress already installed on a server.
If you are struggling, here is a very detailed guide at Wordpress Codex that will walk you through every step.
If you prefer something more visual, you can watch this video tutorial on how to install Wordpress by us
Once you have setup a copy of WordPress, there are two ways you can go about installing the theme:
Unzip the download and upload the theme directory /Cytherea/ into your WordPress themes directory /wp-content/themes/.
This is definitely the easier route for most. Simply navigate to Appearance > Themes > Add New > Upload Theme. Click the 'browse' button and locate the still zipped theme folder. The theme will be uploaded and installed in a matter of seconds.
Here is our video tutorial to help you through the process
After you have installed the theme successfully, you can optionally import the supplied dummy data in order to get a feel for things. If you're interested in importing the data, please check the Demo Data section below
Once you have installed and activated our theme you will be prompted to install required and recommended plugins. Just click the link to Begin installing plugins.
Next, check boxes to select all the plugins you want to install, select the bulk action of install from the dropdown box and then click the button to apply.
Next, just click the link to Return to Required Plugins Installer.
Select the plugins you had installed, and then apply the bulk action to activate them.
Finally, you will got a confirmation notice that your plugins were activeded.
Noted: Before you install our themes please see video install demo data:
To help you set up website with the least efforts, we include in the theme package dummy content file. After installing it, all content seen on the live demo will be imported except for images/videos.
There are two methods you can use, one is using our One-click Importer, the other is Importing manually. To go with the former option, please follow the steps below:
Now you have a website just like our demo, with the pictures replaced by grey images.
To imprort the demo content by yourself, please follow the steps below:
Now you have a website just like our demo, with the pictures replaced by grey images.
This is plugin required all our themes
This plugin provides an easy to use interface to create and administer custom post types and taxonomies in WordPress. This plugin is created for WordPress 4.x.
If you need dedicated support for this plugin, please visit: Custom Post Type UI
After installation, you will be suggested to install additional plugins. To install them and activate, please navigate to Plugins, you will see a list of required and optional plugins. We recommend that you install the following to get the best of our theme:
Visual Composer is the most popular drag and drop editor for wordpress.
If you need dedicated support for this component, please visit: Visual Composer on Code Canyon
Create a responsive (mobile friendly) or fullwidth slider with must-see-effects and meanwhile keep or build your SEO optimization (all content always readable for search engines). See the heaps of custom transitions/animations for each object on the page!
Customize this slider with our convenient drag & drop backend to your very needs. This plugin features tons of unique transition effects, an image preloader, video embedding, autoplay that stops on user interaction and lots of easy to set options to create your own effects.
For premium support with this plugin please visit: Revolution Slider on Code Canyon
Newsletter is a real newsletter system for your WordPress blog: perfect for list building, you can easily create, send and track e-mails, headache-free.
It just works out of box!
For detailed inforamtion and support on this plugin, please go to: Newsletter
Woo Commerce is one of the most popular shopping cart plugins for wordpress.
For detailed inforamtion and support on this plugin, please go to: WooCommerce
Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular form builders for wordpress.
We have created styles ready for you to use within your Cytherea theme.
For detailed inforamtion and support on this plugin, please go to: Contact Form 7
With the Page Options specially built for our themes, you can easily customize General, Page Title of every page.
Full Width: By turning On/Off the switch button, you can change the Page Layout to Full Width or not.
None padding from #main: By turning On/Off the switch button, you can change the page to None padding from #main or not.
Team, Event, Department, Portfolios, and Post are created using Shortcodes. For more detailed instruction, please head to Shortcode > CMS Grid
Testimonials , Clients , and Health Programs are created using Shortcodes. For more detailed instruction, please head to Shortcode > CMS Carousel
To Add Widget on Sidebar, please following these steps:
The options panel is home to all of the theme's extensive configuration options. To view the panel, click on Appearance > Cytherea Options in the left-hand menu. Here you have the ability to alter many core aspects that make up how your theme looks and behaves. Any of the options that have some ambiguity to them conviently have descriptions to explain their purpose.
With our built-in importer, you will be able to get your site ready in a flash. Simply select a layout and click Import now to start importing demo data.
You can select an image file in your library or upload a new file from your computer to set as logo. Follow the steps below to set up your logo:
Your logo will appear on the Header as below:
Here you can set up layout for all pages. Turning on Boxed Layout will change all page layouts from full width to boxed. You can change the layout of each page individually using Page Options. You can also customize the body's Background.
On this section, Cytherea had some available fonts for you. If you want to set a special font for a special class, you only need to insert your class into Selector section, and choose the font that you want on the Font dropdown box. Finally, you click Save changes and see your result, all completed.
1. Copy class that you want to change.
2. Select Font Family, Font Weight & Style and paste class on Selector section.
Visual Composer is a powerful Wordpress page builder that allows you to create complex page layouts without touching a single line of code. To switch to Visual Composer's Backend Editor, click on this button:
When Visual Composer's editing pane comes up, click on either of these buttons to Add Element.
A shortcode selecting panel will show up, you can see all the shortcode available in the theme . Select the one you would like to use.
You will then encounter a setting panel for the shortcode (each shortcode has it own setting options), after a bit of configuration, it will show up nicely on your page.
After creating several member profile items, it's time to display them in a page using CMS Grid shortcode.
After creating Event items, it's time to display them in a page using CMS Grid shortcode.
After creating Departments items, it's time to display them in a page using CMS Grid shortcode.
After creating portfolios items, it's time to display them in a page using CMS Grid shortcode.
After creating posts items, it to display them in a page using CMS Grid shortcode.
After creating client items, it's time to display them in a page using CMS Carousel shortcode.
After creating testimonial items, it's time to display them in a page using CMS Carousel shortcode.
After creating Program items, it's time to display them in a page using CMS Carousel shortcode.
After creating team items, it's time to display them in a page using Department head shortcode.
Our themes are optimized by with H1, H2, H3, H4, H5 tags, clean code, HTML5 but if you want to get higher ranking on search engines, you must need some help from SEO plugins and Google Pagespeed Service:
You can update our theme using some ways bellow1. Update theme using Envato WordPress Toolkit
2. You can update manual theme
If you have any troubles while using auto update ( It is likely to be a permissions issue ) then you may want to manually update the theme via FTP or Cpanel.
Download the latest version of the theme on ThemeForest download page and simply replace with the old one via FTP or Cpanel.