Dinner WordPress Theme Documentation


Thank you for purchasing a WordPress Theme. This documentation consists of several parts and shows you the entire process of setting up and administering a WordPress Website from scratch.

What is WordPress CMS?

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It enables you to build Websites and powerful on-line applications and requires almost no technical skills or knowledge to manage. Many aspects, including its ease of use and extensibility, have made WordPress the most popular Web site software available. Learn More

What is a WordPress template

A WordPress template is a skin for a website built with the WordPress CMS platform. In other words, you can easily change your WordPress Web site appearance by installing a new template in a few easy steps. With all its simplicity, a WordPress template is provided with all the necessary source files and you are free to edit or extend it the way you need.

Help and Support

Files structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:

  • documentation - contains documentation files.
    • documentation.html - the main documentation file. You are right here :)
  • theme - contains WordPress theme files.
    • dinner.zip - this folder content all the necessary files for the theme.
    • sample_data - contains files that can make your WordPress website look like our live demo.
      • demo.xml - contains all template sample data (posts, pages, categories, etc.).
  • license.txt - contains license details.
  • readme.html - contain html code for widgets and contact form 7 plugin .

Template installation

Template installation is very easy process. The installation process includes only two simple steps: theme installation and sample data installation.

All installation steps can be done within WordPress interface. It makes process comfortable and fast.

Step 1. Theme installation

  1. Go to the menu Appearance > Themes and click the Add New Theme button.
  2. Click the Upload link.
  3. Click the Browse button and navigate to the unzipped template package on your computer.
  4. Look for a file called dinner.zip Click on it to select, then click OK.
  5. Click the Install Now button and wait until the installation is complete.
  6. Click the Activate link to change the current layout of the site to the theme your purchased.
  7. Go to Appearance >> Theme Options >> Restore Default.

Congratulations, your theme have been successfully installed!

Step 2. Sample Data Installation

To make your WordPress website look like our live demo, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Go to the tools Select import option and select wordpress and install then browse xml file and you'r done. See below screenshot.

How to set up homepage

Setup Front Page

Follow the screenshot

  • Setup Home page: For setting home page got to Settings >> Reading >> Your homepage displays >> Click A static page >> select homepage as home and Posts page as blog >> then Click save changes

Setup Header

    Follow these instructions to setup header. Appearance >> Theme Option >> Home Page >> Section 1

    Shortcode for header section.
Where to add shortcode?

Edit home page

add shortcode

Setup Restaurant Menu

For setting up Restaurant menu section Go to >> Appearance >> Theme Options >> home page >> Section 3

For add menu item Go to >> Restaurant Menu >> Edit or Add New menu

Shortcode for Restaurant Menu.

Once you added above shortcode in the sections content area, you'r done. (Section 2.)

Setup Secion 4(Opening/closing hours)

For setting up Secion 4 Go to >> Appearance >> Theme Options >> home page >> Section 4

Shortcode for opening/closing hours.

Setup Section 5 (Order Online)

For setting up section 5 Go to >> Appearance >> Theme Options >> home page >> Section 5

For add order item Go to >> Order online >> edit or add order item

Shortcode for section 5.

Setup Section 6(Services)

For setting up Counter section Go to >> Appearance >> Theme Options >> home page >> Section 6

For add services go to >> Services >> edit or add new service

Shortcode for services Section.

Section 7 (Testimonial)

For setting testimonial section Go to >> Appearance >> home page >> Theme Options >> Section 7

For add testimonial go to >> Testimonials >> edit or add new testimonial

Shortcode/Content for Our Menu Section:

Section 8 (Gallery)

For setting up Gallery section Go to >> Appearance >> Theme Options >> home page >> Section 8.

For add Gallery images go to >> Galley >> edit or add new gallery image

Galley Shortcode:

Section 9 (Book a table)

For setting up Section 9 Go to >> Appearance >> Theme Options >> home page >> Section 9

section 9 Shortcode:

Recent Posts Section

For setting up Team section Go to >> Appearance >> Theme Options >> home page >> Section 10.

For add posts go to >> posts >> add new post

Recent post Shortcode:

Page Templates and Sidebars

Page Templates

  • Default Template (the default page template without a sidebar)
  • Full Width Page (a page template with one column without a sidebar)
  • Page with Left Sidebar (a page template with left sidebar position)
  • Page with Right Sidebar (a page template with Right sidebar position)
  • Blog no Sidebar (a blog templates with one column without sidebar)
  • Blog (Left Sidebar) (a blog templates with left sidebar position)
  • Blog (Right Sidebar) (a blog template with right sidebar position)
  • Contact Page Template (This template for contact page)

Posts, Categories and Post Formats

Adding category

Review the following article for more information on adding categories: http://codex.wordpress.org/Manage_Categories_SubPanel

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. With that done, click Categories for blog posts.
  4. Type in the name of your new category.
  5. After that, click the Add New Category button.
Click the Publish button.

Creating a Blog post

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. Click the Add New tab.
  4. Type in your post content. For more information on adding posts, please check the following link http://codex.wordpress.org/Posts_Add_New_SubPanel.










footer Widgets

for add footer widgets go to >> appearance >> widgets

for add first footer widget go to >> appearance >> widgets >> Footer first widget

first footer widget code

codes are in readme.html file

second footer widget code

codes are in readme.html file

third footer widget code

codes are in readme.html file

Theme Options

The following theme contains the Settings option. These settings allow you to change the content and images of your website. In order to use these settings, please go to Appearance → Theme Options.

Genaral Options

  • You can chage logo from here
  • You can chage favicon from here
  • You can chage blog page title from here
  • You can chage blog page subtitle from here
  • You can chage blog page header background from here

Contact form plugin

The following instructions are for setup Contact Form Plugin
Follow below instruction to use Contact Form Plugin.

Plugin Installation

    Follow below instructions...

  • Go to Plugins >> Add New search for plugin Contact Form 7 and install it in your wordpress dashboard.
  • After that you'll see Contact menu menu in left sidebar menu list.

Plugin Use

Get Code for Contact page form

codes are in readme.html file
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