Thank you for purchasing our theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email via my user page contact form here.
In order to successfully install our theme you must do following actions:
After downloading the achive from themeforest, you must extract it.
After Extraction the archive contains:
There are 2 ways to upload the theme to your wordpress installation:
Uploading the theme via wordpress is the easiest and faster way.
You must navigate to Appearance → Themes → Install Themes → Upload
Now select the archived template from your extracted folder and press install.
Now everything should be done.
Press activate and your theme is ready to use!
To do this you will need a FTP client like FileZilla.
Connect to your FTP server and navigate your wordpress installation.
Now locate wp-content/themes/ folder
Upload the folder called theme from your extracted folder.
Now you can navigate to Appearance → Themes in your wordpress administration panel.
You will see the theme appearing there. Click activate and it is ready to use!
In order for theme to fully functionate you must set the correct permissions. Locate the theme in your FTP client and ensure that the folder cache and timthumb.php file both have permission 755.
Before starting to work with our theme you must create two pages — Homepage and Blog.
While adding the pages in Pages → Add New you must specify page template in Page Attributes metabox.
Create both Homepage (specifying Homepage template) and Blog (Default Template).
When that is done — navigate to Settings → Reading and set the newly created pages as static pages.
Be sure to visit Settings → Permalinks page and set the URL to option "Post name".
In order to set up the Top Menu you must visit Appearance → Menus page.
Create the menu by entering the title of the menu in the field Menu Name and click Create Menu.
Then activate your freshly created menu by selecting your menu in the dropbox and click Save.
And finally you can add some pages to your menu.
You can also rearrage your menu and create sub-items by simply just clicking and dragging elements.
In order to add new sidebars you must navigate to Theme Management → Sidebar Settings.
You can also order your sidebars simply by clicking & dragging them.
You can manage your widgets in Appearance → Widgets.
Add your widgets by simply clicking & dragging them to to you sidebars.
You can also move your widgets to Inactive Widgets are to temporary disable them without losing any settings.
Theme management can be accessed from your wp-admin menu.
Theme management page has various options like:
The general settings are for managing global settings and page templates.
In general settings you can upload your Header and Footer logos.
You can add it by specifying the URL of the image or uploading it from your local computer by pressing Choose File
You can also upload or specify your favicon which is the small icon in your browser's address bar.
Simply specify the url of the image or upload it from your local computer.
In Sidebar Settings you can manage your sidebars.
You can learn on how to manage your sidebars in Creating Sidebars Section.
First make sure you have set up gallery page in Pages → All Pages.
If not — create a new page and select Photo Gallery Template in Page Attributes.
You can add new gallery in Gallery → Add New.
The process consists of following steps:
A window like this will appear:
Select the filter for images uploaded to this gallery.
Upload your images by browsing them or simply dragging&dropping.
Select the image you want to be the featured image and click Set Featured Image.
You can create your Contact Page in Pages → Add New.
Be Sure to select the Contact Page Template in Page Attributes.
In order to use everything that the contact page offers make sure that you:
Post thumbnails can be selected by clicking on Set Featured Image.
Follow these steps to learn more.
It is advisable to add Read More tag in every post. Thus on the homepage there will be only the introduction of the post and one will read the post in full only after opening it. It is also advisable to add only a few sentences before this tag, so that the introduction was not too long!
Our themes support several shortcodes that can be used in your website.
You can see all our shortcodes right here.
Photo with caption text
[caption title="Image Title" url="http://link.to/image.jpg"]
Gallery preview shortcode
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Bordeaux theme has multilanguage support! You can easily translate it to the desired language by using a free PostEdit program.
For more information you can visit Translating WordPress.
The translation files are located in /languages folder in theme's main directory.
Be sure to specify your language in wp-config.php file.
Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. No guarantees, but I'll do my best to assist. If you have a more general question relating to the themes on ThemeForest, you might consider visiting the forums and asking your question in the "Item Discussion" section.