Exemag

Exemag theme documentation version 1.1


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  • Item Name : Exemag
  • Item Version : Version 1.1
  • Minumum Required : WordPress Version 4.3
  • Author by : TavillaThemes

Exemag – Multipurpose WordPress Template is based on 12 column Responsive Bootstrap Framework. Also it uses Extended settings panel, based on OptionTree framework, Visual Composer pagebuilder and Revolution Slider.

How to Install Theme #back to top

Install Exemag via WordPress Admin

You can easily install Exemag template via WordPress Admin panel. This short video demonstrate theme and plugin installation process, and will helps you to do it easily and fast.

Necessary Plugins #back to top

Visual Composer

Visual Composer is required plugin for Exemag theme. Exemag theme has 7 widgets, compatible with Visual Composer plugin. Visual Composer is distributed as a part of theme package.

OptionTree

OptionTree is a Theme options Plugin, that integrated with Exemag theme.

Also you need to install and activate following plugin - Exemag VC Widgets, Exemag Profile Social Links, Exemag Views and Exemag Likes.

For additional functionality is also recomended to install following plugins: WooCommerce, WP Term Colors, WP Term Images.

Theme Options Configuration #back to top

General Options - #back to top

There you can set page background image (for boxed layout) and set style for default headers (with or without bottom border).



Header Options - #back to top

There you can set header layout, put header advertise code (acceptable for first and third layout), enable search and hamburger menu icons in navigation bar, set copyright and text for Hamburger Menu bottom and set social icons, that will appear in header and Hamburger Menu bootom. Also there you can set your logo (available default and Retina logo sizes).



In this section you can set color options for footer section and set, how many columns will be available in the footer (each column contain widget area). Also there you can set copyright text, that will go after footer.



Blog Options - #back to top

There you can set blog and category layout for your theme (list or grid with 2 or 3 columns), how many custom sidebars you want to use in your site (from 1 to 10) - You can select one from custom sidebar for single post. Also you can choose to display meta information (post author, date, categories, tags), author information block (You can add author Bio and social links in user profile page), prev/next post navigation links and social share buttons.



404 Page Options - #back to top

There you can set Title and custom text for 404 page.



Google Fonts Options - #back to top

There you can add fonts from Google Fonts pack, that you can use in Typography settings.



Typography Options - #back to top

There you can set, different fonts for different theme elements (Menu, titles, text).


Custom JS/CSS Options - #back to top

There you can paste custom JS or CSS code.

How to Create Page #back to top

To add new page you need to go to Pages -> Add new. After that you need to setup page settings (see section after WYSIWYG editor). You can check this demonstration video to see, how each page options works.

Also if you want to create page to output lists of site authors - you can set page template to "Authors Page" in right part of page editing screen.

How to Create Post #back to top

Create Categories

First you need to add some categories. To do this you need go to Posts -> Categories. If you installed and activated "WP Term Colors" and "WP Term Images" plugins, you can set custom color and image for each category. Also you can add some description for category. Description and category image uses on category page. Category color uses in different widgets.




Create and configure Post

To add new post you need to go to Posts -> Add new. After that you need to add some content. Also can to setup post layout (see section after WYSIWYG editor) and set post format. Please check video to see, how different layouts will looks like.

Visual Composer Widgets #back to top

Add Visual Composer Elements - #back to top

To Add Visual Composer Elements you can manually add Visual Composer row, set all necessery settings and then add widgets to it.


Posts Horizontal Layout (1 + 2) - #back to top

This layout outputs 3 posts - one post in left side and two posts in right side of widget.


Posts Horizontal Layout (1 + 4) - #back to top

This layout outputs 5 posts - one post in left side and four posts in right side of widget.


Posts Vertical Layout (1 + 2) - #back to top

This layout outputs 3 posts - one post in in top part with big thumbnail and two posts with small thumbnails below. Please use this layout in Visual Composer column.


Posts Vertical Double (2 + 4) - #back to top

This layout similar to previous, but it outputs two vertical layout side by side.


Posts Lists - #back to top

This layout outputs posts in list format. You can filter posts by categories and use post sorting options. Also you can set, how many posts output on one page.


Posts Grid - #back to top

This layout outputs posts in grid format. You can filter posts by categories and use post sorting options. And you can set option to output only featured posts in this widget Also you can set how many posts output on one page, and how many column use in grid (2 or 3). Also you can set, what meta information output for posts in this layout.


Posts Grid with Inner text- #back to top

This layout very similar to Post Grid Widget, but in this widget post text and meta information will be placed over post featured image.


This widget outputs posts carousel. You can set, how many posts output in this layout.


Contact Info - #back to top

This layout outputs contact information widget. You can see example of this widget on contact page. There you can set some text, your address, office and mobile phone, two email and social links to your profiles (facebook, twitter, instagram, google plus, linkedin).



Version History (Changelog) #back to top

You can find the version history there or you can check changelog on theme sale page.

Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. No guarantees, but I'll do my best to assist. If you have a more general question relating to the themes on ThemeForest, you might consider visiting the item page and asking your question in the "Comments" section.


Changelog


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                        Version 1.1 - 18.04.2017
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                                ADDED : New Vlogger Demo.
                                ADDED : New Header style.
                                ADDED : New Latest Posts widget style.
                                ADDED : New Visual Composer Widget.
                                ADDED : New Social Icons.
                                ADDED : New Theme Options (share buttons control).
                                ADDED : WooCommerce 3+ support.
                                FIXED : Style bugs.
                                UPDATED : Documentation (added demonstration videos).
                                UPDATED : Visual Composer in theme package to 5.1.1.

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                        Version 1.0.2 - 13.03.2017
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                                ADDED : Related post feature.
                                FIXED : Some bugs.
                                UPDATED : Visual Composer in theme package to 5.1

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                        Version 1.0.1 - 07.03.2017
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                                ADDED : RTL support.
                                FIXED : Some bugs.
                                UPDATED : Demo content.

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                        Version 1.0 - 3 March, 2017
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                                Initial Release.