Quick Installation Guide for Advanced Users
Unzip, upload and activate theme to your wordpress installation by manually uploading theme's zip file from FTP
OR by direct upload of theme's zip file from Appearance → Themes → Install (I assume you know how to)
Go to mPortfolio → Backup settings, and import Json file found in demo-data folder of your download. (Json file contains default settings backup that applies to your theme-options automatically, so that you can just get going without doing any setup except logo change).
Done! for more options and setup see below.
More on Installation of mPortfolio theme
link structure from Settings → Permalinks.
Note: [by default, Theme Options → Homepage all 4 options are on]
Please refer to shortcodes here for quick use of 'pre-formatted' in-built styles.
Custom Homepage ( Just like DEMO site homepage )
Create a page with page template “Home” and call it whatever you like.
Go to Settings → Reading.
Set 'Front page displays' as a static page and choose your page just created above.
Go to Theme-options → Homepage and do rest of setup as per your requirements , on page instructions are provided.
Slider setup ( Just like DEMO site homepage )
Thank you for your purchase. To setup slider just like demo , please follow these points.
Note: If you have done above step fine , Just create a page with page template 'Home' and slider will appear just like demo site.
2) Please go to admin → Slides and create some slides, put them in a category, say 'Featured' is the category you put them in. Slide is just a post type, you will see editor to put html/visual just like you see with the post.
3) Once you have created slides , please go to
wp-admin → Theme options → Homepage → Homepage Setup → Homepage Cover Area
and enter shortcode there like:
where featured is the category of the slides you want to showcase.
Note: To setup slider just like demo you would need some css knowledge , or you can just use demo data supplied with theme and customize the slides text and image to fit your needs.
Feel free to ask if you have questions.
PS : Better slider and slider management is coming in next version.
Create a page and choose 'Blog' as page template.
Additionally, go to Settings → Readings to choose no. of blog posts to show.
About Us (or 'Services')
Tip: Studio9 services demo page has quick and ready HTML code. (see the bottom of that demo page)
First create specific categories from Portfolio → “Portfolio Galleries”.
Add portfolio items from “Portfolio” → 'Add New' and assign (at least one) category.
Apply relevant 'Featured Image' to each portfolio item.
After creating portfolio items, create a page and select page template “Portfolio”.
[Optional] Embed video code for (YouTube, Vimeo or similar) for Portfolio Items from 'Studio9 Custom Settings'.
Note: All portfolio items have http://sitename.com/portfolio-items/ by default. Change this from Theme Options → Portfolio.
Use of HTML
and normal text allowed in Theme Options → Footer Customization → 'Custom Text (Left)' and 'Custom Text (Right)'