Saloon WordPress Theme Documentation

Introduction

Thank you for using Saloon 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 :)
  • screenshots - contains template screenshots. Not for production.
  • theme - contains WordPress theme files.
    • theme####.zip - this folder content all the necessary files for the theme.
    • demo-content - contains files that can make your WordPress website look like our live demo.
      • demo-content.xml - contains all template sample data (posts, pages, categories, etc.).
      • various images and other media files

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 saloon.zip Click on it to select, then click OK.
  5. Click the Install Now button and wait until the installation is complete.
  6. 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 Header

Follow these instructions to setup header.

  • For Site Name/Logo: For changing site name go to Settings >> General >> Site Title OR if you want to uplaod logo for your site go to Appearance > Theme Option > header Layout.
  • For Navigation: See the Setup Navigation tab of this documentation.
  • For Slider: Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Slider Layout > slide1,slide2,slide3,slide4 tabs

Special Service Boxes Section

For setting up Special Service Boxes section Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > service tab.


Welcome Section

For setting up Welcome section Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > about tab.


Hair Experts

For setting up Hair Experts section Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > Expert tab.


Products

For setting up Product section Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > product tab.

Add/Edit Product Info.

We have used Woocommerce Pluging for products.

Go to >> Products >> Select any product and click edit/add button

Update photo and product content and click Update button


Client's Testimonial

For setting up Client's Testimonial Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > Testimonial tab.

Go to >> Testimonial >> Select any Testimonial and click edit/add button

Update photo and profiles for user and click Update button


Awesome Portfolio Section

For setting up Portfolio Section section Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > Portfolios tab.

Go to >> Portfolio >> Select any portfolio and click edit/add button

Update photo and profiles for user and click Update button


Latest News From Blog

For setting up Latest News section Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > Blog tab.

Go to >> post >> Select any post and click edit/add button

Update photo and content for articles and click Update button


Membership Section

For setting up Contact Saloon Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > membership tab.


Membership Section

For setting up Contact Saloon Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Home Layout > membership tab.



Page Templates and Sidebars


Page Templates

  • Page Layouts:
  • Default Template (the default page template with a right sidebar position)
  • Full Width Page (a page template with one column without a sidebar)
  • Left Sidebar (a page template with left sidebar position)
  • Blog Layouts:
  • Blog (Left Sidebar) (a blog templates with left sidebar position)
  • Blog (Right Sidebar) (a blog template with right sidebar position)
  • Blog (Full Width) (a blog templates with one column without sidebar)
  • Contact (Full Width) (a contact template with add google map position)

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.

Custom Widgets

Other Theme Options

The following theme contains the Settings option. These settings allow you to change the theme’s color palette, Change Font Family and do lots of other things. In order to use these settings, please go to Appearance → Theme Options.

Typography Settings

For change theme color and font family Go to Appearance > Theme Option > Typography.

404 page

For setup 404 layout Go to Appearance > Theme Option > 404 page.