Documentation

1.Getting Started #

Thank you for using this theme. If this instruction doesn’t cover your queries feel free to contact us and we will do what we can. We have tried our best to keep it as simple as possible. If you think it can be made even simpler let us know we will be glad to change it.

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2.How to Install Theme #

nstalling Theme via WordPress interface

  • Go to Dashboard > Appearance > Themes
  • Click on Add New
  • Search for the Envo Multipurpose Theme.
  • Click on Install and activate the theme

Installing Theme Offline

  • Download a Copy of  Envo Multipurpose Theme from WordPress or our site.
  • You’ll get ‘envo-multipurpose.zip’ file save it in your storage.
  • Go to Dashboard > Themes > Click on Add New
  • Click on Upload Theme button.
  • Browse for the theme you’ve have downloaded.
  • Click on Install and  Activate the theme.

Installation Via FTP/Cpanel

  • Download a Copy of  Envo Multipurpose Theme from WordPress or our site.
  • Now Connect the FTP server using the FTP details and copy the extracted folder to ‘site-name/wp-content/themes/’ path.
  • Now, go to the Dashboard >> Appearance > Themes.
  • You will see the Envo Multipurpose theme in the theme dashboard.
  • Activate the Envo Multipurpose theme.
  • Click on Dashboard >> Appearance >> customize for further setup.
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3.Homepage Setup #

Envo Multipurpose is fully widgetized. By default the home page displays the Homepage Widgetized Area with the blog feed below.

There are 8 widgets bundled with the free Envo Multipurpose theme.

To start creating the magazine homepage go to Customizer >> Widgets (or Dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets).

Select/Drag the EM: ….. widget and drop it into Homepage Widgetized Area. Setup the widget options.

Allowed widgets in Homepage Widgetized Area:

  • EM: Blog Posts
  • EM: Services
  • EM: Slider
  • EM: Static Content
  • EM: WooCommerce Categories
  • EM: WooCommerce Products

If you put different widgets into this area, they will not fit probably. These widgets will not fit in other widget areas.

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3.1.Create static front page / disable blog feed #

To disable blog feed, you must create new custom page, set the “Homepage” template and assign this page as Front Page:

  • Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add new.
  • Enter the title of the page.
  • Select Homepage as a page template from Template drop-down option.
  • Click on Publish/Update button.
  • Create another new page
  • Enter the title of the page (for example “Blog“)
  • Publish the page
  • Go to Dashboard > Settings > Reading
  • Inside the Front page, displays set the option to A static page and choose the page you created using Home Page page template from the Front Page drop-down list.
  • Set the “Posts page” – choose the page “Blog” – this will be your blog feed page
  • Once done, Click on Save Changes button.
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3.2.EM: Static Content #


Use this widget to assign a page with unique content to display on your homepage. The widget will grab the featured image you set for the assigned static page, and apply it as a full width background image.

Youtube videos


With this widget you can display Youtube videos as background. To do this add Youtube ID into “Youtube video ID” field. If you set the page featured image, it will be displayed before the video loads and start playing.

However the Youtube videos are not allowed in some browsers (like Safari or some mobile browsers versions). In this case will be displayed the page featured image (if you set it).

Shortcodes


You can display any content with this widget. You can use some 3rd party plugins to display for example – contact forms, portfolios, testimonials, etc. Use plugins that allows you generate content with shortcodes. Create a page, add the shortcode and display the content with this widget.

Example plugins:

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3.3.EM: Services #

Use this widget to display services carousel. You can control the services globally and each service separately.

The widget displays 3 pages (services). If you add more than 3, the widget turns into carousel.

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3.4.EM: Slider #

Use this widget to display slider.  You can control the slider globally and each slide separately.

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3.5.EM: Blog Posts #

Use this widget to display your latest posts (or posts from selected category) on your homepage.

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3.6.EM: WooCommerce Products #

Use this widget to display WooCommerce products. You can display products:

  • By ID
  • Products in custom category
  • Recent products
  • Sale products
  • Featured products
  • Top rated products
  • Best selling products

The WooCommerce plugin must be enabled and you must have some products!

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3.7.EM: WooCommerce Categories #

Use this widget to display WooCommerce categories. You can display all categories or you can specify the displayed categories.

The WooCommerce plugin must be enabled and you must have some products & product categories!

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4.General Settings #

Configure site logo/title/favicon

  • Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity.
  • Click on Select Logo for upload or change site logo from existing logo. ( preferred size for logo is 300×50 ).
  • Enter Site Title and Tagline.
  • Check box option about site title and tagline display.
  • Click on Select Image for upload favicon.
  • Then, click on Save & Publish button.

Configure Background Color

  • Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customize >> Colors.
  • Choose the color for site background from Background Color color picker option.
  • Then, click on Save & Publish button.

Configure Background Image

  • Go to Dashboard >> Appearance  >> Customize >> Background Image.
  • Click on Select Image button.
  • Upload or choose an image for website background. Once select image then visible many settings about background image.
  • Then, click on Save & Publish button.

Configure Header Image

  • Go to Dashboard >> Appearance  >> Customize >> Header Image.
  • Click on Add new Image button and select/upload your new header image.
  • Then, click on Save & Publish button.
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4.2.Social icons in menu #

he theme automatically replaces links to popular social networks with icon equivalents.

Use “Custom link”, add the social page link and set the title. It should look similar to this:

 

Supported icons:

  • dribbble
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Foursquare
  • Google Plus
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Reddit
  • Tumblr
  • Twitter
  • Vimeo
  • WordPress.com
  • WordPress.org
  • YouTube
  • Twitch
  • Any mailto: link
  • RSS feeds
  • Search (put #search into the URL field)

You can also use social icons in widget. Create a menu with your social icons and use “Navigation Menu” widget

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5.WooCommerce #

Theme 100% supports WooCommerce plugin. Install and activate the WooCommerce plugin from WP.org repository: https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce/

To setup the plugin go to WP Dashboard – WooCommerce – Settings

To setup WooCommrece display go to Customizer – WooCommerce

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5.1.Header Cart & My Account #

The header cart and my account link will be displayed automatically after you activate the WooCommerce plugin.

You must setup the pages in the WooCommerce settings. Docs: https://docs.woocommerce.com/document/woocommerce-pages/


Floating

When you scroll down, the cart and my account link floats on the right with the scrolling page:


Mobile devices

On the mobile devices is the cart and my account link displayed in the menu bar:

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5.2.WooCommerce content / shortcodes #

You can display products and categories with our EM: WooCommerce Products widget and EM: WooCommerce Categories

WooCommerce comes with several shortcodes that can be used to insert content inside posts and pages.

Check this tutorial, how to “display” the products, categories, etc. with the shortcodes: https://docs.woocommerce.com/document/woocommerce-shortcodes/

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