How to quickly setup and use this theme.
In order to install the theme, you have two options:
Appearance > Themes. Here, you should see a thumbnail of AppStack theme.
You will be promted in the WordPress Dashboard to install theme required plugins. Follow the prompts to install them.
Demo content has been included in your download to make it easier to set up the theme. It is of course completely optional.
Go to Tools/Import and install the WordPress importer plugin. You can then use it to upload the included appstack-demo.xml file.
Note: - Make sure you have installed the required plugins before importing the demo content.
This theme features advanced customization features with live preview. Click on
'appearance/customize' to open the customizer.
Highlight colors of the theme can be set.
You can upload a header logo.
Set a sitewide custom header image. The header image is shown on pages using the
Note: - You can overide the header image on individual pages (featured image).
Add your social links. Any fields with values entered will automatically display the social icon in the footer on the frontend.
'appearance/customize'and select the 'Static Front Page' tab. Set the 'Front page'.
'appearance/customize'and select the 'Static Front Page' tab. Set the 'Posts page'.
Note: - To set the same page as your homepage and main posts page, simply set the "Posts Page" to your desired page and leave the "Front Page" selection as the default -select-.
You can add widgets to the sidebar in
Appearance > Widgets. In posts you can select to display the sidebar or leave the page full width.
The AppStack theme supports several post formats. You can select 'gallery', 'quote', 'audio', 'video' or standard post format from the raio list on the right.
When you click the desired post format the post entry fields will change.
This is a regular post. You can anter a 'featured image' to display above the post.
This theme includes simple
'page builder' sections which allow you to quickly layout pages.
When you create a new page or post you will notice the 'layout' section. Simply click on the 'add row' button from the bottom right to pull up the sections menu. Simply select the section you would like to add.
Note: - The 'editor'section pulls up the main WordPress content editor.
Note: - Drag & Drop sections to reorder them. Or hover over the right edge to delete them.
Note: - The 'Parallax Header' section should only be placed first (at the top of a page) & will replace the page header..
You can add custom header images to pages/posts by uploading a 'featured image'. If no featured image is added the page will use the default header image set in appearance/customize/header image.
Note: - You can hide the header section on a page by checking the 'Hide Header' box.
Note: - header images are best at 1900px + wide.
You can create a child theme to add custom css. See more here.
The theme includes fontawesome icons which can be used in some page builder sections.