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Jarvis Wordpress Documentation-V2.0

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    Jarvis WordPress Theme

    By Rocknrolla Designs

    A how-to guide and general information to help

    you get the most out of your new theme.

    Firstly, a huge thanks for purchasing this theme, your support is truly

    appreciated!

    This document covers the installation and use of this theme and often reveals answers

    to common problems and issues - I encourage you to read this document thoroughly if

    you are experiencing any difficulties. If you have any questions that are beyond the

    scope of this document, feel free to pose them in the dedicated support forum.

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    1.Getting Started 4

    1.1Installation 4

    1.2 Configure Settings [Mandatory] 4

    1.2.1 Permalinks 4

    1.3 Installing Demo Data 4

    1.4 Setting up the Front page and Blog 5

    1.4.1 Setting up Front Page 5

    1.4.2 Setting up Blog 5

    1.5 Creating Front page Sections 6

    1.5.1 Creating Home Section 6

    1.5.2 Creating Normal Sections 7

    1.5.3 Creating Parallax Sections 8

    1.5.4 Creating Portfolio Section 8

    1.5.5 Creating Contact Section 9

    1.5.6 Creating Separate Pages 10

    1.6 Navigation Menu and including sections in the Front page 11

    1.7Home Variations 11

    1.7.1 Quote or Circular Quote 11

    1.7.2 Text Slider 12

    1.7.3 Subscribe Form 12

    1.7.4 Full Screen Slider 13

    1.7.5 Revolution Slider 14

    1.7.6 Background Video 15

    1.8Setting up the Portfolio 16

    1.8.1Adding Portfolio Items 16

    1.8.2Adding Images 16

    1.8.3Adding Video 16

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    1.8.4Adding Project Details 17

    2.Theme Options 17

    2.1General Options 18

    2.2Home Settings 18

    2.3Menu Settings 18

    2.4 Portfolio Settings 19

    2.5Contact Settings 19

    2.6Footer Settings 19

    2.7Blog Settings 19

    2.8 Twitter Settings 19

    2.9 Typography 20

    2.10 Social Sharing 20

    2.11 Backup Options 20

    3Custom Widgets and Shortcodes 20

    3.1 Custom Widgets 20

    3.1.1Custom Video Widget 20

    3.1.2Custom Flickr Photos Widget 21

    3.1.3Custom Latest Tweets Widget 21

    3.1.4Custom Blog Widget 22

    3.2Shortcodes 22

    3.2.1Column Shortcodes 22

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    1.Getting Started

    To install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed.

    For information in regard to installing the WordPress platform, please see the

    WordPress Codex - http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress

    1.1Installation

    To install the theme, first download the themeforest files and unzip it. Inside the

    extracted folder, you will find a folder by name upload. Open that folder and use the

    file jarvis_wp.zip to install in the wordpress.

    When you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then

    activate the theme itself. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways:

    FTP Upload: Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped theme folder into

    the /wp-content/themes/folder on your server.

    WordPress Upload: Navigate to Appearance > Add New Themes > Upload. Go

    to browse, and select the zipped theme folder. Hit Install Now and the theme

    will be uploaded and installed.

    Once the theme is uploaded, you need to activate it. Go to Appearance > Themes and

    activate your chosen theme.

    1.2 Configure Settings [Mandatory]

    After Theme Setup, you need to configure the below settings. These settings are

    mandatory.

    1.2.1 Setting up Permalinks:

    Navigate to Settings > Permalinks. Under Common Settings select post name. Now

    click on Save Changes.

    Caution: You may experience Site Load problems if you dont configure the above

    settings.

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    1.3 Installing Demo Data

    To install demo data content, Navigate to Tools -> Import. You will be given with a list of

    options. Click on WordPress, a popup will display if you havent got importer plugin

    installed. Then Click Install Now. You will be redirected to a page, Click on Choose

    file. A popup window will be opened, now browse and select the demo xml file

    provided inside the download folder inside package/demodata folder and click on

    Upload File and Import.

    The importing will take some time if youve selected to import Download and Import

    File attachments. Now, your site is installed with the demo content.

    1.4 Setting up Front Page and Blog:

    1.4.1 Setting up Front Page

    Before setting up the Frontpage, let me tell you that Front page and Home Section are

    different. Home section is the the first section in the Frontpage where as Frontpage

    is where all your sections will be displayed. This is different from the Home Section.

    To set up the Frontpage, you must first create a new page with no content inside it, you

    can do so by navigating to Pages > Add New. You can give this page a title of

    Frontpage. Under the page attributes section, Select "Page template as Front Page

    Template" and Click Publish.

    Once you have created your new page, Goto Settings->Reading. Select A static page

    and assign the Frontpage for Front Page:

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    If you havent applied these settings above, your frontpage sections will not be

    displayed.

    1.4.2 Setting up Blog:

    To set up the blog, you must create a new page, you can do so by navigating to Pages >

    Add New. You can give this page a title of blog yet you do not have to include any

    content. Click Publish.

    Once you have created your new page, Goto Settings->Reading. Select A static page

    and assign the blog for Posts Page:

    Your blog index is now created and can be viewed by visiting the page you just

    published.

    One Front Page is set, you need to create all the required pages and create a menu in

    Appearance > Menus and assign it to primary navigation menu at the bottom and

    save it. This will create you onepage theme perfectly.

    1.5 Creating Front page Sections

    Front page sections are all the sections which will be displayed in the Front page. There

    are four types of sections:

    1.5.1 Creating Home Section

    Home section should be the first section of the Front page. It supports Revolution

    Slider, Full Screen Slider, Background video , Full Width Content and Boxed Content.

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    To create a Home Section, create a new page, you can do so by navigating to Pages >

    Add New. You can give this page a title you do not have to include any content. Under

    the page attributes section the page template must be set to "Default Template" and

    Under the "Page Settings" metabox, Select "Assign Current page as" as "Home

    Section". Next, Set a featured image. Featured will be taken as the background image for

    your parallax section. Now click on "Publish".

    Your Home Section is now created, next you need to configure the home section with

    content. We've included many Home variations. You can refer to 1.7 on how to

    customize the home sections.

    The settings must be as follows:

    Note:

    1. There should be only one Home Section and it should be placed as the first

    section in the Primary NavigatiMenu.

    2. Check 1.8 Home Section Variation on how to customize your Home Section

    to Revolution Slider or Full Screen Slider or Background Video or Any other

    variations.

    1.5.2 Creating Normal Section

    To create a Normal Sections, create a new page, you can do so by navigating to Pages >

    Add New. You can give this page a title you do not have to include any content. Under

    the "Page Settings" metabox, Do not select anything for "Assign Current page as" and

    click Publish. Your settings should be as follows:

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    Your section is now created. Normal sections comes with White background and Dark

    Background. If you want to customize this, goto Theme Options->General settings and

    check Enable Dark skin for the theme.

    1.5.3 Creating Parallax Section

    To create a Parallax Sections, create a new page, you can do so by navigating to Pages >

    Add New. You can give this page a title you do not have to include any content. Under

    the "Page Settings" metabox, Select "Parallax Section" for "Assign Current page as".

    Your settings should be as follows:

    Next, Set a featured image. Featured will be taken as the background image for your

    parallax section. Now click on "Publish".

    1.5.4 Creating Portfolio Section

    To create a Portfolio Section, create a new page, you can do so by navigating to Pages >

    Add New. You can give this page a title you do not have to include any content. Under

    Make sure you uncheck this box if you want to appear

    it in the Frontpage.

    Check this box if you want to exclude

    the section from the navigation menu.

    Do not select anything here, if you

    want a Normal section.

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    the "Page Settings" metabox, Select "Assign Current page as Portfolio Section" and click

    Publish. Your section is now created.

    Before creating a Portfolio section, make sure you've added Portfolio items via Custom

    Post type. More i

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