1. Introduction
  2. Theme Installation
  3. Theme Plugins
  4. Theme Options Panel
  5. Import Demo Content
  6. Theme Layout Settings
  7. Theme Color Settings
  8. Theme Menu & Front Page Settings
  9. Evatheme Bilder Elements
  10. Home Page Setup
  11. Blog Page Setup
  12. Portfolio Page Setup
  13. Custom Sidebars Setup
  14. Revolution Plugin Installation
  15. Contact Form 7 Settings
  16. Footer Editing

Black Theme Documentation

WordPress Responsive Multi-Purpose Theme

Thank you for purchasing our theme. It has an understandable documentation that is easy to setup. If you still have some questions that you could not find in this help file, please contact us through email via our user page contact form here. You can also follow us on Themeforest for our future themes, that you could be interested in. Thank you very much!

Theme Installation

There are several ways to install wp themes, we prefer using FTP but you may choose any other ways. Please read more about theme installation on the official website at http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes

If you choose to use ftp, do the following:
Note, "Black Theme" contains built-in Evatheme Page Builder. You don't need to install the plugin. It will be activated automatically on the pages and posts sections after theme installation.

Theme Plugins

After activation of "Black Theme" you will be suggested to install the plug-ins listed below. For your convenience in the theme archive the plugins were not invested (1. WooCommerce and 3. Contact Form 7 (occupy a large space)). You will have to download them yourself.

1. WooCommerce - a powerful, extendable eCommerce plugin that helps you to sell anything. For more information please head to WooCommerce.

2. Slider Revolution - This plugin features tons of unique transition effects, an image preloader, video embedding, autoplay that stops on user interaction and lots of easy to set options to create your own effects. For more information please head to Slider Revolution.

3. Contact Form 7 - Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible. For more information please head to Contact Form 7.

Theme Options Panel Overview

This theme comes with its own theme options panel. You can manage general theme settings panel. Let's review it:

Import Demo Content

It is very simple.

If you are using the theme to build a new website which does not have any content yet, we strongly recommend to use the demo content files. This theme includes XML and settings data files which will allow you to upload the demo content to your website. The structure is the same as in the Live Demo Preview. (images are excluded)

You need to import Theme Option Settings for Admin Panel. For this you need to - open the settings.txt file located in archive - copy the code and paste it in the Transfer Theme Options data field, click Import Options and Save All Changes. If you perform the import correctly you should receive a confirmation message.

Next step is to import the import.xml data

Note: For correct import of all products you need to activate the plugin WooCommerce

Note: Do not forget to checkmark the "Download and Import File Attachments" option in order to import images too.

Theme Layout Settings

Our theme has the options which allow you to change its layout.

1. Deafult theme layout. You can set different theme layouts: Boxed, Fullwidth, Bg Image, Bg Color. To change the default theme layout, please go to Theme Options Panel => General.

2. Header and Footer. Here the setup header and the footer of the site are given. Changing the logo and favicon, hiding of the softkeys of Hader, footer layout, as well as text of the copyright. Theme Options Panel => Header and Footer.

You can also set individual settings of sidebar and its location, separately for each post or portfolio from work.

Theme Color Settings

You can easily change the colors of the main elements like links theme color, background color, header background color, footer widget area background color. Please review the Colors and Styling section in your Theme Options Panel. Also you have the possibility to change the color in some separate elements from Evatheme Builder.

Evatheme Page Builder Elements Overview

This WordPress theme comes with the built-in Evatheme Page Builder section, which allows you to create custom page layouts with ease.

Here is the full list of available modules:

Home Page Setup

Here is the explanation on how to setup your home page:

Blog Page Setup

Here we will explain you how to setup your blog page:

Portfolio Page Setup

To create a portfolio page on your site, please follow the steps below:

Revolution Plugin Installation

There are several ways to install WordPress plugin, we do prefer using FTP but you can choose other ways.
Please read more about plugin installation on the official website at http://codex.wordpress.org/Managing_Plugins

Contact Form 7 Plugin Settings

There are several ways to install WordPress plugin, we suggest to use FTP but you can choose any other ways.
Please read more about plugin installation on the official website at http://codex.wordpress.org/Managing_Plugins

The first thing you need to do is to create a contact form. Please go to the Contact plugin section. You can see it in the main WordPress menu.

If you want to get the form titles appear inside the contact form fields follow the instructions:

Code of contact form from the page "Contacts"

<div class="clearfix">
<div class="left_column">
[text* your-name watermark "Your Name"][email* your-email watermark "Your E-mail"][tel* your-phone watermark "Your Phone"][url your-website watermark "Web site"]

<div class="right_column">
[textarea your-message watermark "Message"][submit "Submit your message"]

Code of contact form the footer site

<div class="clearfix">[text* your-name watermark "Your Name"][email* your-email watermark "Your E-mail"]</div>

<div>[textarea your-message watermark "Message"]</div>

<div>[submit "Send"]</div>

When the form is created, you need to follow these steps to add the contact form to the page