Template documentation version 1.0
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This documentation is to help you regarding each step of customization. Please go through the documentation carefully to understand how this template is made and how to edit this properly.
When you purchase Colova from Themeforest, you need to login your account and download theme files from Themeforest. Please make sure you downloaded All file & Documentation option.
After you downloaded theme files you will find inside it;
Demo Content - Contains exported .xml files
Documentation - Contains Colova theme documentation
colova.zip - Theme file for WordPress installation, if you want to install your theme manually (with FTP) you must unzip this file.
colova-child.zip - Child Theme file for WordPress installation, if you want to install your theme manually (with FTP) you must unzip this file.
This installation is most easy and recommended way to install Colova. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Login your WordPress admin dashboard
Step 2: Navigate to Appearance > Themes
Step 3: Click on Add New or Add New Theme
Step 4: Click on Upload Theme
Step 5: Click on chose file, select "colova.zip" and click Install Now.
Step 6: After upload is finished, click on Colova to Activate
İf you want to install Colova manuall follow these steps below:
Step 1: Login to your hosting server via FTP client.
Step 2: Go to the folder /wp-content/themes
Step 3: Upload "colova.zip" extracted content
Step 4: Login your WordPress admin dashboard Upload Theme
Step 5: Navigate to Appearance > Themes
Step 6: Click on Colova to Activate
To install and activate Unyson Plugin follow these steps below:
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Unyson plugin locally uploaded in Colova theme folder, this is an extended version of Unyson plugin please do not install Unyson from WordPress.org
After you download theme files you will see a folder named "Demo Content", this folder contains an .xml file "colova.xml" , to install demo content follow these steps:
Step 1: Navigate Tools > Import in your WordPress admin dashboard.
Step 2: Click on WordPress > Install Now
Step 3: After plugin installation complete click on Run Importer
Step 3: Click on Choose File and choose .xml file you want to import.
Step 3: Click on Upload file and import.
After you install demo .xml you need to setup navigation menu. Follow these very easy steps below:
Step 1: Navigate Appearance > Menus in your WordPress admin dashboard
Step 2: You will see a menu named Main Menu created
Step 3: Scroll to bottom of the page
Step 3: Click Primary Menu checkbox
Step 3: Click on Save Menu
After you install demo .xml you need to setup home page. Follow these very easy steps below:
Step 1: Navigate Settings > Reading in your WordPress admin dashboard
Step 2: There is two variation for homepage display.
Step 3: Click on A static page(select below) checkbox, and select an home page.
Step 4: Select Blog in Posts page select menu.
Step 3: Click on Save Changes.
You Can find all theme settings in Appearance > Customize menu.
All portfolio showcase settings here, for customize a showcase page follow these steps below;
Step 1: Navigate Customize > Protfolio Settings in your WordPress admin dashboard
Step 2: Select layout you want to customize.
Step 3: Do everything you want here.
Step 4: Click on Save Changes.
You can find blog page and single blog page settings here. In this customization screen; you can enter blog page title and sub-title, You can select different styles for blog page and single blog page. You can setup sidebar positions.
You can upload your custom image for page loader here and you can select page loader skin.
Every page in Colova created with Unyson Page Builder (except fullscreen pages). Unyson Page Builder is very easy to create and edit page builder, working with drag and drop so you can create/edit pages easily. İn Unyson Builder you will see three tabs named; Layout Elements, Content Elements, Media Elements
Layout Elements - Columns and sections
Content Elements - Colova page build elements for example; portfolio , accordion, services..
Media Elements - Colova media build elements for example; video , image