Thank you for using our Shopping Store Lite Theme.We are very obliged that you have chosen Shopping Store 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.
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 Shopping Store Lite
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 Shopping Store Lite 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 shopping-store-lite.zip file from your computer and click upload.
- Click Install Now
Method 2: Install Using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
- Unzip “shopping-store-lite.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 shopping-store-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
- 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
One Click Demo Import
You can import demo content with just one click and then you will have site exactly like our demo and edit the content as you require.First install the One Click Demo Import from here https://wordpress.org/plugins/one-click-demo-import/ .Go to Appearance/ Import Demo Data and click it.Then you will see the page like this and click Import Data button.That’s it
Generally there are 8 Theme Options. Listed as:
- General Options
- Header Phone and Email
- Banner Option
- Top Callout Option
- Product Listing Section
- Single Product Lisitng Section
- Footer Option
- Blog 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.
Header Phone and Email
There are 3 fields in header options.You can insert phone no and email.
There is slider banner option to choose in Homepage.
For Slider Banner Option, Create a new page , give title, add content and add featured image then save it.After That go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Banner Options 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.
Top Callout Option
You can add product category in this section.
For this, For this go to WordPress dashboard and Products/Categories.You will see Add New Category there.Add Name,Slug,Description,Thumbnail .After That go to customizer/ Theme Options/ Top Callout Option and choose the category you have just created.You can select upto 3 category.
Product Listing Section
Product Listing Section is where you can showcase your products beautifully.You can add maximum of 12 products in this section in free version.For Section title and subtite, Create a new page and add title and content and publish the page.Then from Customier/ Product Lisitng Section, Choose the page you have just created
For products, You can choose from 4 different categories New Products, Sale Products, Maximum Sale Products, Feature Products
Single Product Lisitng Section
You can showcase single product as a slider from this section.For products, You can choose from 4 different categories New Products, Sale Products, Maximum Sale Products, Feature Products
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.
For Section title and subtitle, Create a new page and add title and content and publish the page.Then from Customizer/ Product Listing Section, Choose the page you have just created.
You can display 4 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 Colorby 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/