Thank you for using our Hotel Pagoda Theme.We are very obliged that you have chosen Pagoda 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.
Before beginning the installation process, please make sure you are using the latest version of WordPress and the Theme.
Let’s get started! First, make sure that you have all the necessary things required to install Hotel Pagoda
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.
Step 1: Upload and Activation
There are two methods to install Hotel Pagoda 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.
- Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard
- Click on the Add New button.
- Click on the Upload Theme link.
- Click on Choose File, select the hotel-pagoda.zip file from your computer and click upload.
- Click Install Now
Method 2: Install Using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
- Unzip “hotel-pagoda.zip” file on your computer.
- Login using FTP client to access your host web server.
- Locate the wp-content folder in your WordPress install files.
- Upload the un-zipped hotel-pagoda 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
- Log in to the WordPress Administration Panel.
- Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress menu
- Hover over the theme thumbnail and click the Activate button.
Home Page Setup
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
Generally there are 8 Theme Options. Listed as:
- General Options
- Header Option
- Banner Option
- Hotel Info Page
- Hotel Info Stat Option
- Room Section
- Call to Action
- Blog Option
- Footer Option
General option contains options for sidebar alignment in inner pages.You can set your sidebar to left aligned or right aligned or even no sidebar.
To reset all settings of customizer, you can use reset all default settings.Note: This will delete all the data of customizer including all the data you have used in Theme Options field so use it cautiously.
There are 4 fields in header options.You can insert phone no, facebook link, twitter link, instagram link.
There are mainly 2 option for banner to choose in Homepage.One is Image Banner option and other is Slider Banner Options
For Image Banner option, Please create a new page , give title, add content and add featured image then save it.After That go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Banner Options/ Single Image Banner (default) and choose the page you have just created .
For Slider Banner Option, Also create a new page , give title, add content and add featured image then save it.After That go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Banner Options/ Single Image Banner (default) and choose the page you have just created .In free version you can just have only 2 slider items.In premium version, it is unlimited.
Hotel Info Page Options
For this, Please create a new page , give title, add content and add featured image then save it.After That go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Hotel Info Page Options and choose the page you have just created in Choose Introduction page.You can also place subtitle
Hotel Info Stats Options
You can use stat in a elegant way using stat option.Go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Hotel Info Stats Options adn insert value in title, number field.You can display 3 different stats.
You can display display rooms in homepage.You have to create each post (only post no page) for different rooms.For this, Please create a new post , give title, add content and, create and choose category add featured image then save it.After That go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Room Section and choose the category for room section.
You can also display title and subttile in room section.For this create a new page , give title, add content then save it.and then choose the page in room section option in customizer.
Call to Action Options
You can insert title, description, Button text, url in call to action option.Add background image and choose your Image overlay
For this You have to create each post (only post no page).Please create a new post , give title, add content and , create and choose category add featured image then save it.After That go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Blog Option and choose the category for Blogs.YOu can also display title, subtitle, add background image, select image overlay.
You can display 3 widgets in footer.Go to Appearance/ widgets and add the widgets in aech of the footer widget you like.
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.
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.
To set up Site Identity,
- Go to Appearance> Customize> Default Settings > Site Identity
- Click Select logo by clicking Select Logo.
- Upload and select the desired image.
- Enter the Site Title and Tagline
- Check Display Header Text for the Site title and Tagline to appear on your homepage.
- Click Select Image under Site Icon
- 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.)
- Click Save & Publish.
- Go to Appearance> Customize> Colors
- Change the Header Text Color / Background Color / Theme Color by clicking on the respective Select Color button
- Click Save & Publish.
- Go to Appearance> Customize> Additional CSS
- Enter the Additional CSS
- Click Save & Publish.
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.
Customization Request: https://www.pridethemes.com/customization/