General informationBlo Version: 1.0
Created by: XpeedStudio
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Introduction and quick start guide.
Thank you so much for purchasing our theme called Blo - WordPress Theme. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or problems about this theme. No guarantee is provided, but we will do our best to provide you with the best possible assistance.
- Documentation - That's where you
- License - Some info's about theme licencing terms
- Dummy Content - Placeholder content for testing the theme
- SampleData - Import Data to get the exact Site as the Preview Page
- Upload - This is where all Theme files are (zipped & unzipped format)
What are Parent and Child Themes?
A WordPress child theme takes the functionality of another theme, named parent theme. It gives you the possibility to customize an existing theme. Instead of modifying the theme files directly, you can activate the child theme and work within it.
All customizations are stored in the child theme and anything in the child takes priority over the parent. So if the same file exist in both child and parent, the file from the child will control that aspect of the theme.
Working with child themes, your customizations are safeguarded from future upgrades because you only upgrade the parent theme, which you never edit, while the customizations are protected in your child theme which you don’t upgrade.
Why use a Child theme?
Safe Updates. You can easily modify your website using child themes without ever changing the parent theme. When a new version of the parent theme appears, you can safely update it as all your modifications are saved in the child theme.
Easy to Extend. A child theme has a great flexibility. It does not require writing a lot of code. You can modify only those template files and functions that you need.
Install Theme / required plugins / demo content and setup
- FTP Upload:
- Unzip the "blo.zip" file from theme folder
- Open up your FTP manager and connect to your hosting
- Browse to wp-content/themes
- Upload the Blo in theme folder
- Log Into WordPress and go to Appearance > Themes
- Find the Blo Theme and click activate
- WordPress Upload:
- Log into your WordPress backend
- Navigate to Appearance > Themes
- Click Install Themes
- Click Upload
- Now you just need to find the "Blo.zip" in the Upload folder and hit Install now.
- After complete installation click on active button to active The theme.
If you are experiencing any issues during the installation I would recommend to check out this
- ACTIVATE THEME
- .. That's it ! :) ...
Here's our demo data install screencast:
You can find all Theme Option from Appearance-> Customize->Theme Options
From General Settings, you can change Logo and Social links
To change the font family, font style, font color, font size etc. Go to Appearance > Customize >Theme Options > Styling Settings
For sticky header, topbar, search button, quote button on/off Go to Appearance > Customize >Theme Options > Header settings
Header edit with builder
Change your header style from header builder, go admin ->ElementsKit->My Templates->Header
More about header builder ElementKit Documentation
To page/post banner, go to Appearance > Customize >Blo Options > Banner Settings
To change the Blog layout and blog breadcrumb, go to Appearance > Customize >Theme Options > Blog Settings
Customize your footer area from here!
Footer Edit with Builder
Change your footer style from footer builder, go admin ->ElementsKit->My Templates->footer
More about footer builder ElementKit Documentation
Visual Page Builder
Accessing the editor
To start working with Elementor, go to the WordPress dashboard. Then, add a new page by clicking on Pages > Add New. Then, create a new page and save it with the 'full width' template and then click on the 'Edit with Elementor' button.
Elementor UI: Getting to know the interface
The Elementor page builder includes these main areas:
1. Panel (Top): Use the search field to find a widget.
2. Widgets / Widget Settings: Choose a widget and configure it.
3. Preview Button: Enables you to preview the page. Once clicked it hides/shows the panel.
4. Panel (Bottom): View page, Go back to Dashboard or Save page.
5. Content Area: Drag & drop widgets and design your page.
6. Add New Section / Add Template: Choose between creating a new section or inserting an existing template.
Creating your section
A section is the most basic element that you can work with. It's the building block of every page. A section can be set as full width and spread all over the screen, or receive the content area width (by default).
After you create a section you can drag and drop a widget inside. You can also divide each section to few columns. Every page you create can contain as many sections as you want. You can drag a section above or under another one to relocate it.
- Add New Section: Click this button to create a new section or simply drag a widget from the panel and drop it in the content area.
- Select Yout Structure: Choose a structure for your section (Later, you can edit the exact width of every column). You can edit, duplicate or delete a section. You can also save it as a template or add a new section above.
Adding columns to sections
Every section includes one or more columns. You are able to insert your content into each column. You can easily arrange and order the columns, simply by dragging and dropping them.
You can edit, duplicate, add or delete a column. You can also drag & drop it anywhere on your page. Resize Column: Drag right & left to change the width of your columns.
Inserting a widget
Click the content to edit, duplicate or delete a widget. You can also save it as a Global Widget. Add Widget: Drag a widget from the left panel and drop it into a column.
1. To edit a widget, click the pencil icon.
2. On the Panel header, you can choose to edit the widget's content and style.
3. Every widget has a different setting.
4. You can save your current changes at any stage.
5. When you have finished designing, click the 'X' button at the bottom panel and view the page.
Create Elementor Page
Blo Case Study
Blo Carrer Block
More Widgets Documentation From ElementKit
The Plugins/Components that were used to make this theme:
- Ajax chimp
- Unison Framework
Video Background Used:
Special Thanks to:
Personal images used in demo, and for demo content themeforest assets library.
Once again, thank you so much for purchasing our theme. As we said at the beginning, we are glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. Just contact us via email at [email protected] And please do not forget to rate this theme! :)