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Hasten Lite Documentation

Thank you for using our Hasten Lite Theme.We are very obliged that you have chosen hasten Lite Theme for your website. The theme is very easy to use and we are here to guide and help you, so please read and follow the instructions and If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, you can submit a ticket.

Important Note:

Before beginning the installation process, please make sure you are using the latest version of WordPress and the Theme.

Getting Started

Let’s get started!  First, make sure that you have all the necessary things required to install Hasten Lite.

Theme Requirements

Make sure you have the latest version of WordPress installed, by checking the updates tab from your current WordPress dashboard.

If you haven’t downloaded WordPress already, you can download it from the WordPress repository via https://wordpress.org/download/ .

After you have the latest version of WordPress, download the theme ZIP file, and save it somewhere handy on your computer, as you will be using the included files for the rest of the installation process.

 

Theme Installation

Step 1: Upload and Activation

There are two methods to install Hasten Lite theme.  You may either upload the zipped theme file using the WordPress theme installer (Recommended), or you can upload the unzipped theme folder via FTP (Advanced).

Method 1 ( Recommended) : Install Using the WordPress Theme Installer

Log into your WordPress site and opens the Administration Panel.

  1. Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard
  2. Click on the Add New button.
  1. Click on the Upload Theme link.
  2. Click on Choose File, select the hasten-lite.zip file from your computer and click upload.
  1. Click Install Now

Method 2: Install Using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

  1. Unzip “haste-lite.zip” file on your computer.
  2. Login using FTP client to access your host web server.
  3. Locate the wp-content folder in your WordPress install files.
  4. Upload the un-zipped hasten-lite folder into the: wp-content/themes folder.

For More Information about installing theme using FTP visit :http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes#Adding_New_Themes

 

Activate the theme

  1. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panel.
  2. Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress menu
  3. Hover over the theme thumbnail and click the Activate button.

Welcome Page

After the activation of the the theme, you can see the welcome page where you can see all the recommended plugin, Demo Import, Support and as well you can see the Hasten Lite features Vs Hasten Pro features.

 

If you didn’t see the welcome page you can go from the Dashboard > Appearance > About Hasten Lite

 

Installing Plugin

 

In the welcome page you can see the recommended plugin. You need to instal and activate all the recommended plugin.

 

You can easily instal and activated the theme recommended plugin from the welcome page only. All the recommended plugin are listed in the welcome page recommended action tab via Dashboard > Appearance > About Hasten Lite > Recommended Action Tab.

 

Or you can simply use the WordPress default method to install and activate the recommended Plugins.

 

Homepage Setup

 

Homepage setup for hasten is much easier. Install and activate ONE CLICK DEMO INSTALL PLUGIN. And after installation follow the below steps.

 

Step 1: Go to backend. Navigate to Appearance > About Hasten Lite. ( please note that all the plugin must be install and activated before demo import.)

Step 2: On the about page you can find Demo Import tab. So, Choose any demo you want to import and rest of the work will be handle by demo import itself.

 

(Or if you want to setup manually without importing the demo then you can follow the steps below:).

 

To make your site’s homepage look like exactly like our demo,

Step 1: Go to Page, Click on Add New.

Step 2: Enter the title (example: ͞Homepage͟).On right sidebar there you can find Page Attributes, On Template please Select on Frontpage – Template.

Step 3: Click on Publish.

Step 4: Now go to Settings > Readings. Choose  A Static Page (Select Below). On Home page select the drop down page you just created above and click on Save Changes

 

Posts

 

Creating posts

 

Step 1: Navigate to Posts in your WordPress admin sidebar.

Step 2: Click on the Add New option to make a new post. Create a title, and insert your post content in the editing field.

Step 3: Select Post Format from the right side.

Step 4: Add categories from the right side. To assign it to the post, check the box next to the category name.

Step 5: Add tags from the right side. Type the name of the tag in the field, separate multiple tags with commas.

Step 6: you can add featured image. To do so, first click the featured image box, select an image and click the set featured image button.

 

How to set up FrontPage as shown in demo?

To make your site’s homepage look like exactly like our demo,

Step 1: Go to Page, Click on Add New.

Step 2: Enter the title (example: ͞Homepage͟).On right sidebar there you can find Page Attributes, On Template please Select on FrontPage – Template.

Step 3: Click on Publish and continue other steps described below.

 

Themes Options:

 

Generally there are 8 Theme Options. Listed as:

  1. General Options
  2. Banner Option
  3. Intro Option
  4. Services Options
  5. Portfolio Options (Need Jetpack Plugin)
  6. Testimonial Options (Need Jetpack Plugin)
  7. Call To Action Options
  8. Blog Options
  9. Footer Option
  10. Contact Section

 

Create menu

Step 1: Go to backend. Click Appearance > Menus.

Step 2: Enter Menu Name. And assign menu.

Step 3: Click on Create Menu.

Step 4: Now at the bottom you can find Menu Setting with auto add pages and display location. Click on Primary Menu and click on save. Now view the frontend or homepage for the menu you assigned.

 

Site Identity

To set up Site Identity,

  1. Go to Appearance> Customize> Default Settings > Site Identity
  2. Click Select logo by clicking Select Logo.
  3. Upload and select the desired image.
  4. Enter the Site Title and Tagline
  5. Check Display Header Text for the Site title and Tagline to appear on your homepage.
  6. Click Select Image under Site Icon
  7. Upload and select the desired image. (The Site Icon/ favicon is used as a browser and app icon for your site. The recommended Site Icon size is 512*512 pixels.)
  8. Click Save & Publish.

Colors

  1. Go to Appearance> Customize> Colors
  2. Change the Header Text Color / Background Color / Theme Color by clicking on the respective Select Color button
  3. Click Save & Publish.

How to change theme’s color?

Colors option lets you choose header text color, background color, theme color and main nav color.

  • Header text color changes color of site title.
  • Background color changes the background of site.
  • Theme color changes color of the theme
  • Main nav color changes the color of main navigation.

Additional CSS

 

  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Additional CSS
  • Enter the Additional CSS
  • Click Save & Publish.

 

 

Support

If you have any questions about the theme, or need assistance with anything related to the theme, please feel free to open a support ticket and our support team will be happy to assist you.

Shop: https://www.pridethemes.com/

Support: https://www.pridethemes.com/tickets/

Customization Request: https://www.pridethemes.com/customization/

Tickets:  https://www.pridethemes.com/submit-ticket/